EFORT-APOA Travelling Fellowship April 2018

With the common aim to foster and develop teaching, education and research in orthopaedics and traumatology worldwide, the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association (APOA) and EFORT are offering the EFORT-APOA Travelling Fellowship.

In 2018, EFORT will send two European fellows to join the APOA Travelling Fellowship at the biennial APOA congress, which in 2018 is taking place in Antalya, Turkey, from 10 to 14 April. The fellowship itself will already start on 7 April and it will take place at a centre of excellence in or around Antalya. The two fellows sent by EFORT will join the group of ten Young Ambassadors selected by APOA.

EFORT will cover the travel expenses for the two EFORT fellows from the country of origin to Antalya and APOA will cover any travel expenses occurring in Turkey as well as accommodation for seven nights from 7 to 14 April 2018. All participants are also guests of the biennial APOA congress in Antalya and invited to the official Opening Ceremony of the congress on 11 April, the Young Ambassadors’ Dinner with the APOA Board on 12 April as well as the official Congress Dinner on 13 April 2018.

For more information about the APOA congress 2018, please visit their website at http://apoa2018.org/.

With this letter, we kindly ask your support this common programme and spread the news among your orthopaedic community.

To be eligible to apply, candidates must

  •   Be trainees in their last year of training within a recognised European training scheme programme
  •   (Candidate) member of an EFORT National Member Society
  •  Provide a CV and motivation letter

    All applications received before 31 January 2018 will be taken into consideration and candidates will be informed about the decision at the beginning of February 2018. Please note that EFORT will contact the respective National Society to confirm the information provided in the application.

    You will find all this information as well as the application form online on the EFORT website under https://www.efort.org/fellowships/efort-apoa-travelling-fellowship/.

    Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the EFORT Head Office, Mrs. Nina Nürnberger at nina.nuernberger@efort.org.