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ReSurge-COSECSA Scholarship Program 2021 for African Medical Students

ReSurge International and the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa have developed a scholarship program to support final year COSECSA trainees to complete their Fellowship training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Application Deadline: 30th March 2021.

About the Award: Approximately 30% of the global burden of disease is from surgical conditions and there is an estimated shortfall of more than 5 million reconstructive Plastic Surgery operations annually.

To help address this problem, ReSurge International and the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) have developed a scholarship program to support Final year COSECSA trainees to complete their Fellowship training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Type: Fellowship

Eligibility:

  • The program is open to final year Plastic Surgery Trainees who are preparing to take the Fellowship – FCS examination in 2021.
  • The award should be used for Fellowship examination expenses, including the examination; examination travel; accommodation; graduation; and five-year membership dues to COSECSA.
  • The scholarship will be administered by the COSECSA Secretariat

Eligible Countries: African countries

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: Each scholarship is worth $3,500. The number of awards will depend on quality of applications and available funds.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants should include a personal statement indicating expected results or outcome, 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.
  • The subject of the email should read: “ReSurge International Scholarship Program 2021”
  • Completed applications should be sent to COSECSA Scholarship Board using the following email: [email protected]

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  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
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