Awards & Fellowships
SICOT Travelling Fellowships 2015 (open)
Funded by SICOT & Ã rhus University Hospital, Denmark
Every year, SICOTÂ offers two young surgeons three-month fellowships to visit an international medical centre. The aim is to attend and learn at a renowned education centre to improve knowledge and surgical skills. The value ofÂ each fellowship is EUR 4,000, which includes travel and accommodation.
The fellowships are:
Danish Travelling Fellowship: at Ã rhus University Hospital in Denmark specialised in Spine Surgery.
International Travelling Fellowship: at a centre of your choice. This centre should have a SICOT member, or the corresponding surgeon is known to, or in contact with, SICOT.
Prerequisites: The applicant must be a member of SICOT (dues for 2014 must be paid), under 40 years of age, and must have previously attended a SICOT international meeting.
Applicants should send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Two references with e-mail contacts.
- Application letter containing:
aim of travel (travel should take place in 2015), specialty of interest and Fellowship being applied for (1 choice);
- how this Fellowship will benefit your home country or hospital;
for the International Travelling Fellowship: proposed hospital for travel and contact person, and his/her SICOT contact. Please ask your contact person to e-mail SICOT.
Application deadline: 31 December 2014
Successful applicants are required to submit a report to SICOTÂ upon completion of their fellowship.Â
Fellows in 2014
- Danish Travelling Fellowship: Peace Ifeoma Amaraegbulam (Nigeria), Kenny Kwan (Hong Kong), Adetunji Toluse (Nigeria), Kedar Phadke (India)Â
- International Travelling Fellowship: Mrinal Sharma (India)
Fellows in 2013
- Danish Travelling Fellowship: (to be announced)
- International Travelling Fellowship: Ahmed Ismail Ahmed Hammouda (Egypt)Â
Fellows in 2012
- Danish Travelling Fellowship: Mohamed El Maksoud Ismail (Egypt)
- German Travelling Fellowship: Sunil Gurpur Kini (India)
- International Travelling Fellowship: Tanveer Singh Bhutani (India)
Fellows in 2011
- German Travelling Fellowship:Â Mayank Agrawal (India) Read report...
- International Travelling Fellowship:Â Alfredo Pozzo (Bolivia) Read report...
Fellows in 2010
- Danish Travelling Fellowship:Â Dharmendra Singh (India) Read report...
- German Travelling Fellowship:Â Hamed Abdelmoula Alhawary (Egypt) Read report...
- International Travelling Fellowship:Â Ahmed Abdel-Azeem (Egypt)Â Read report...Â (pdf)