ISSM Scholarships to School of Sexual Medicine

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2021 Scholarships. The cycle for the 2022 ISSM Scholarships to the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2022.

ISSM Scholarships available to attend ESSM School of Sexual Medicine or the Advanced Course 2021

Every year the ISSM is offering 10 scholarships covering the full amount of the registration fee to attend the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine or the Advanced Course. The registration fee is inclusive of tuition fees, meals and accommodation. ISSM scholars will need to pay for their own travel and any additional expenses. The funds will be paid out directly to the ESSM.

Due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ESSM was forced to postpone the ESSM School and Advanced Course. The new dates are 18-27 November 2022. The cycle for the 2022 ISSM Scholarships to the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2022.

Program and requirements

Participants of the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine will have the opportunity to learn the essentials of sexuality that are necessary for effective clinical practice. The newly introduced advanced course is dedicated to the experienced scientists Health Care professionals.

In order to improve the program and to adjust to the requirements of the participants, ESSM has established (since 2019) two separated courses (an ESSM school and the Advanced Course) according to level of knowledge and skills. Click here for more information on the ESSM School and the Advanced Course.

Who can apply to the ESSM School or Advanced Course?

The ESSM program is intended for clinicians seeking to acquire the knowledge and skills essential for practice (school course) or to gather advanced knowledge and improve skills (Advanced course) in Sexual Medicine and Clinical Sexology.

Requirements to apply for the Advanced Course

  • More than 5 years working clinically in Sexual Medicine or Clinical Sexology AND
  • Attended specific training in Sexual Medicine/Clinical Sexology or ESSM school

PLUS

  • Work in multidisciplinary team OR
  • Already FECSM or ECPS

Eligibility for the ISSM Scholarship

  • Scholarships are available to first-time attendees only.
  • Applicants must be ISSM full members in good standing, before the application deadline (not a member yet? Apply here);
  • Applications can be submitted by members at various stages of their professional career (e.g., Masters and PhD students, postdocs, and lecturers), but applications from those working in lower-income countries and/or who are experiencing financial hardship will be given priority;
  • A completed scholarship online application form should be submitted including a resume and a short explanation of the need for the scholarship.
  • A written proof* of professional degree is required (* Written proof: a letter from your organization signed by the chairman of the department where you are employed stating your professional degree.).

Application and deadline

Scholarships are available to first-time attendees only. The deadline to apply for an ISSM scholarship will be announced in the first quarter of 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. The scholarships will be allocated based on need. The assessment will be made by the Grants & Prizes Committee and reviewed by the ISSM Executive Committee. Applicants will be informed about the status of their application Mid July, 2022.

More information

For more information on the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine and Advance Course please visit: www.essm.org/education/essm-school-of-sexual-medicine/ .

How to apply:

The link to apply for an ISSM scholarship to attend the ESSM School of Sexual Medicine or the Advance Course 2021 will be made available in the first quarter of 2022.

Post-Scholarship Requirements

Recipients are asked to submit an evaluation of their School of Sexual Medicine experience to the ISSM Executive Office within 30 days after the school. Final Reports may be published on the ISSM website and/or in the ISSM Update.

Previous ISSM Scholarship Recipients

Year

Grant type

Awardee

Project Name

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Bhat, Gajanan Shripad

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Elrefai, Hala

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Fowler, Chantal

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Hafi, Bishurul

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Islam, Towhidul

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Morshed, A.S.M..

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Musa Obadia, Paul

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Rahman, Mohammad Mahmudur

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Sadigova, Shabnam

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2019

ISSM Scholarship

Sharma, Aditya Prakash

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2019

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Booysen, Nina

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Du Toit, Maria Magdalena

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Flores, Renee

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Gressler, Marina

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Hiwale, Surabhi

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Krishnappa, Pramod

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Rodríguez Martínez, Jesús Eugenio

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Scafuri, Ariel Gustavo

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Shivaram, Vikramadithya

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2018

ISSM Scholarship

Simelane, Nompumelelo

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2018

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Arafat,  S.M. Yasir

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Arian, Iurii

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Mendis, Balapuwaduge

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Nagpal, Mehak

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Ponnusamy, Arun Karthik

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Ragheb, Ahmed

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Rai, Yugesh

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Roy, Susmita

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Ventura-Aquino, Elisa

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2017

ISSM Scholarship

Yousef, Amr Abdelhamed Ali

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2017

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Arrus, Jose

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Ayandele, Omotola

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Basso, Veronica

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Bovolini, Tatiana Tognolli 

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Castiglione, Fabio

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Ismail, Shaiful Bahari

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Kamal, Mohammad Zillur

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Maruf, Mohammad Muntasir

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Roy, Polash

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

2016

ISSM Scholarship

Uribe Arcila, Juan Fernando

ESSM School of Sexual Medicine 2016

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