Frequently Asked Questions

The Donnell D. Etzwiler International Scholars Program is available to those individuals who are invited to and attending the Rising Stars program only.

Who should apply?

All physicians attending the Rising Stars Educational Program – Berlin 2018.

How to apply?

You can access the form by clicking here.  The application form is a Word document that is downloaded from the website.  Please save to your computer and complete the questions on the form.  A full description of the program is on the Etzwiler Scholars Program main tab.  If you have any questions regarding the application please contact Jane Norstrom.

When are applications due?

Applications must be received by IDC on or before: September 17, 2018.

What is the selection process?

Applications will be reviewed by a team including IDC staff and guest reviewers.

When will the 2019 Etzwiler International Scholars be announced?

The Etzwiler International Scholars will be announced at the Rising Stars post-program reception and dinner in Berlin.

Where will the Etzwiler International Scholars Program take place, and when?

International Diabetes Center (IDC)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
May 2019 – Exact dates to be determined

What is the cost of the program?

Program fees, travel, accommodations, and daily expenses will be paid by a special grant.  There is no cost to you.


If you have questions, please contact:

Jane Norstrom
International Diabetes Center
Phone: 952-993-3934