AO Alliance-COSECSA 2021 Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa

In order to curb the devastating effect of orthopedic injuries, the AO Alliance and the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) have developed a scholarship program to support orthopedic surgeons in Training.

To support them complete the Programme by Examination, and advance Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Capacity in sub-Saharan Africa in COSECSA member countries.

About College of Surgeons of East & Central and Southern Africa

COSECSA is a nongovernmental organization with the mission to widen and improve postgraduate education in surgery and provides surgical training in the East, Central, and Southern Africa regions. COSECSA molds and leads the training, examination, and accreditation of surgeons in the East, Central, and Southern Africa (ECSA) region.

The organization aims to foster and honor the dignity of the surgical and allied professions and to ensure that the highest ethical standards in the practice of the surgery are followed and maintained throughout ECSA.

In addition, COSRCSA strives to ensure the health and living conditions of the people are treated with medical professionalism and extreme carefulness while promoting the need for post-graduate education and research in surgery which is relevant to the region.

Requirements for AO Alliance-COSECSA Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship Programme

  • 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 the AO Alliance-COSECSA Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship Programme

To apply for the ongoing AO Alliance-COSECSA Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship Programme is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started

Application Deadline

It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the AO Alliance-COSECSA Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship Programme on or before October 30, 2021.

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