AO Alliance-COSECSA Orthopaedic Surgery 2021/2022

Apply for the AO Alliance-COSECSA Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship Program 2021/2022. Caring for the injured is essential. It must be a priority in the development of strategies to curb the devastating effects of orthopaedic injuries.

AO Alliance-COSECSA Orthopaedic Surgery Scholarship Program 2021/2022


October 15, 2021

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


  • Each scholarship is worth USD $1,400. The number of awards is fifteen (15).


  • 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 Program Entry (enrollment) and Fellowship (FCS) examination expenses.


  • Applicants should include a personal statement indicating expected results or outcomes, a current CV, and a letter of support from the surgical training Program Director of the COSECSA accredited hospital in which the trainee is training.
  • 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

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