EOA/SICOT Travelling Fellowship (closed)

Funded by SICOT


Every year, SICOT offers one Egyptian surgeon a two- or three-month Fellowship at a centre of his/her choice (but recognised as a SICOT Host Centre).

Should the centre provide accommodation, SICOT will reimburse up to EUR 1,000 (economy ticket only) for travelling expenses. If accommodation is not provided for by the host centre, SICOT will reimburse up to EUR 2,500 for travel (economy ticket only) and lodging expenses, depending on the length of the stay. Taxis will only be reimbursed to a reasonable amount. Airport shuttle bus service must be used in priority to taxis.



  • 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 and the year before)

  • must be a member of the Egyptian Orthopaedics Association (EOA)

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

  • must have at least 4 years of professional experience

  • health insurance coverage during stay at centre

  • medical check-up before travel


Please send the following documents to the SICOT Egyptian section at sicot.egypt@gmail.com

  • CV

  • a 500-word application letter containing:

    • aim of travel

    • how this fellowship will benefit your home country or hospital

    • proposed hospital to visit

    • an acceptance letter from the host centre and contact person

  • two references with e-mail contacts

  • proof of having obtained a Master of Science degree from an Egyptian university or Egyptian Board Exam

  • proof of membership of SICOT and EOA

  • recommendation letter from Head of Department

  • recent health certificate (including lab results for blood tests)


Deadline for applications1 November 2019



2015: Ramy SOLIMAN (Egypt)