Assiut University/SICOT Training Fellowship (closed)

Funded by SICOT, SICOT Foundation & Assiut University, Egypt


Four annual fellowships for a 3 to 6 months' training programme in the Assiut University Teaching Hospital are available for young English-speaking surgeons from Africa. The fellowship includes:

  • free full-board accommodation at the hospital,

  • USD 100 per month for expenses, and

  • a round trip economy class air ticket up to EUR 1,000.

The purpose of the fellowship is to receive training and experience. Permanent training programmes start in March and September.



  • Must be a SICOT member with membership dues paid two years in a row at the time of the application (the year of the application deadline and the year before)

  • Must be 45 years or under at the beginning of the fellowship

  • Must have at least four years of professional experience at the time of application

  • Health insurance coverage during stay at centre

  • Medical check-up before travel (including lab results for blood tests) 

  • Application form must be filled in

  • Priority is given to candidates having attended one or more SICOT Congress(es) in the past 4 years

  • Preference will be given to international fellows. SICOT will not cover the travelling costs of national fellows.


Documents to submit to [email protected]:

  • Application Form to be filled in

  • Copy of birth certificate or passport 

  • Up-to-date CV mentioning

    • the date of birth

    • the logbook

    • the academic achievements

    • other achievements

    • the professional experience in Orthopaedics (with month and year of beginning and ending)

    • the field(s) of interest

  • Two recommendation letters, one must be from the current Head of Department

  • A document proving the English level

  • Motivation letter showing the motivation and the reason for wanting to attend this fellowship

  • Recent medical check-up (including lab results for blood tests)


Deadline for applications: 30 May 2023



Prof Faisal F. Adam
Faculty of Medicine
Assiut University

E-mail: [email protected]