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NCS Fund a Fellow Campaign Supports Research Training Fellowship By J. Claude Hemphill III, MD Fund a Fellow is our program where NCS goal, the funds will be rolled over into the next year’s members can make a difference through Fund a Fellow campaign; or better yet, let’s raise enough member contributions and support for the so that we can award two in 2017! NCS Research Training Fellowship. Since we started at the Annual Meeting banquet 2) Contribute during your annual membership renewal. in Philadelphia with our t-shirt auction, we have raised over $30,000 through the Fun 3) Participate in the NCS Annual Meeting Fund a Run, t-shirt and karaoke auctions, and giving Fellow Golf Tournament, Fun Run, or fundraising during membership renewal towards our auction. research mission. Contributions are recognized in four different donation levels: But we need everyone’s help. Our goal is to use member-based giving to fund at least one NCS Research Training Fellowship each NCS Ledge Seekers: $1-$99 year. As you know, the request for application for the fi rst award NCS Mountain Climbers: $100-$499 is out and applications are being prepared. This one-year award NCS Peak Performers: $500-$99 for a total of $77,000 ($70,000 in direct funding plus 10% indirect NCS Summit Viewers: $1,000 & over costs) will be awarded in 2016. We will be announcing our fi rst NCS Research Training Fellowship There are many ways that you can contribute: Award recipient at the 2015 NCS Annual Meeting in Scottsdale. Your participation in Fund a Fellow will ensure their success. 1) Go to this Research Fund Donations page on the NCS website and donate directly to the Fund a Fellow drive. We will report regularly on progress with a list of donors and a graphic showing our progress. If we exceed our $6700 $1000 $1500 $2400 $5300 18


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