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World Federation of Neurology (WFN) Fellowship Programme 2019 for African Neurologists (Fully-funded to Cairo, Egypt)


The World Federation of Neurology (WFN), with support from the Association of British Neurologists, is again pleased to partner with the WFN Teaching Centre – the Department of Neurology of Cairo University, Visiting Fellowship Programme for one newly trained African neurologist.

Application Deadline: 5th July 2019

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): Cairo, Egypt

About the Award: The WFN, with the ABN, will offer a one-year neurology fellowship at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt.

The purpose is to enhance neurological training within the African continent, meet new colleagues, and foster future cooperation. The training in Cairo will be a one-year Fellowship in general neurology. Training will be conducted in English.

Type: Fellowship


  • In addition to graduation from a medical school, the applicant must have recently completed his/her neurology training.
  • The applicant must be a resident of an African country
  • The applicant must be born after 31.12.1975
  • English proficiency: oral and written.

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Award: The Fellow will receive the following support for the training period:

  • Reimbursement for one economy round trip ticket from the Fellow’s country of residence to Cairo, Egypt (once per year)
  • Free accommodation
  • A monthly allowance for living expenses (food and beverage)

Attention: Please note that support is provided for the visiting fellow only, and does not include family or dependents. WFN is not responsible for financial issues other than related to the project.

Duration of Award: The fellowship will offer a 1-year neurology fellowship in English – Start date: January 2020.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae, a supporting statement and a letter of recommendation from their Head of Department by email to [email protected] by 5th July 2019

For any questions regarding the application, please contact the same at [email protected] or by writing to Mrs Jade Levy, Executive Assistant Education Project Coordinator at the WFN Education Committee:

World Federation of Neurology
Chester House
Fulham Green
81-83 Fulham High Street


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