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COSECSA/AO ALLIANCE Orthopaedic Surgeons Scholarship Programme 2021/2022

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COSECSA/AO ALLIANCE Orthopaedic Surgeons Scholarship- The scholarship programme is aimed at advancing trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Capacity in sub-Saharan Africa. See full details of how to successfully apply for the scholarship below.

COSECSA-AO ALLIANCE Orthopaedic Surgeons Scholarship

Caring for the injured is essential. It must be a priority in the development of strategies to curb the devastating effects of orthopaedic injuries.

To help address this problem, the AO Alliance and the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) have developed a scholarship programme to support orthopaedic surgeons in Training, help them complete the Programme by Examination, and advance Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Capacity in sub-Saharan Africa in COSECSA member countries.

Financial Support/Benefit

  • Each scholarship is worth USD1,400. The number of awards is fifteen (15).

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About this scholarship

  • The program is open to final-year COSECSA FCS orthopaedic trainees; Non-COSECSA Orthopaedic surgeons working in a COSECSA accredited hospital who wish to advance their knowledge and  Final year (Fifth year) MMed trainees intending to take the Fellowship (FCS Ortho) examination in 2022.
  • The award should be used for Programme Entry (enrollment) and Fellowship (FCS) examination expenses.
  • The scholarship will be administered by the COSECSA Secretariat.

How to Apply for COSECSA/AO ALLIANCE Orthopaedic Surgeons Scholarship

  • Applicants should include a personal statement indicating expected results or outcomes, a current CV, and a letter of support from the surgical training Programme Director of the  COSECSA accredited hospital in which the trainee is training.
  • Please use COSECSA/AO ALLIANCE/2021/1 as the Scholarship Reference Number.
  • All applications must be submitted online through the scholarship application form addressed to the COSECSA Registrar using  the following Link: Scholarship Application Form

Closing Date for Application

The closing date for application is 30th October, 2021.

Successful applicants will be notified within 2 weeks

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