HKSSH Scholarship

  1. HKSSH Scholarship for Local Doctor

  2. HKSSH Scholarship for Local Associated Member

  3. HKSSH Traveling Scholarship for Special Conference ( Ad hoc)

  4. HKSSH Ambassadorship

  5. HKSSH Chinese Scholarship

  6. HKSSH Asian-Pacific Scholarship


  1. HKSSH Scholarship for Local Doctor
  • Purpose

The scholarship aims at providing an one-off financial support to local doctors who intend to have overseas visit outside Hong Kong in the interest of academic activities pertained to Hand surgery or Microsurgery applicable to orthopaedic practice.

  • Amount

The scholarship provides a grant of up to a maximum of HK$ 10,000 per year. If there are more than one applicant being accepted as successful candidates, the grant will be shared among the successful applicants.

  • Qualification

The applicant must be a Full Member of the Society who has paid the biennial membership fee.

  • Application procedure

The applicant shall fill in an application form as available through the Secretary of the Society and return to the Secretary before the deadline of application together with the following document :

i. Proposed plan of overseas visit

ii. Brief curriculum vitae

iii. One recent photo

  • Deadline of application

The deadline is usually at the 30th of April immediately preceding the Annual Congress of the Society. The deadline may change subject to notification through the Newsletter or other official channels.

  • Selection and Issuing Process
  1. All applications will be processed in the Council meeting of the Society and priority for selection will be given to applicant who has not received any form of scholarship issued by the HKSSH before.
  2. Formal notification letter of acceptance will be sent out to individual successful applicant before the issue of the Scholarship at the Annual Congress.
  • Duty of successful applicant
  1. The applicant should accomplish the proposed trip personally.
  2. The applicant should provide certified documentation of the trip together with a written report to the Secretary within one month upon return from overseas.

The report will be published in the Newsletter of the Society.

  1. Under normal circumstances, the scholarship grant will be reimbursed after the accomplishment of the overseas visit.
  2. The applicant must have accomplished the overseas trip before the time of the next HKSSH Annual Congress.


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 2. HKSSH Scholarship for Local Associate Member

  • Purpose

The scholarship aims at providing an one-off financial support to local Associate Members of the Society who intend to have overseas visit outside Hong Kong in the interest of academic activities pertained to Hand surgery or Microsurgery applicable to orthopaedic practice.

  • Amount

The scholarship provide a grant of up to a maximum of HK$ 10,000 per year. If there are more than one applicant being accepted as successful candidates, the grant will be shared among the successful applicants.

  • Qualification

The applicant must be an Associate Member of the Society who has paid the biennial membership fee.

  • Application procedure

The applicant shall fill in an application form as available through the Secretary of the Society and return to the Secretary before the deadline of application together with the following document :

  1. Proposed plan of overseas visit
  2. Brief curriculum vitae
  3. One recent photo
  • Deadline of application

The deadline is usually at the 30th of April immediately preceding the Annual Congress of the Society. The deadline may change subject to notification through the Newsletter or other official channels.

  • Selection and Issuing Process
  1. All applications will be processed in the Council meeting of the Society and priority for selection will be given to applicant who has not received any form of scholarship issued by the HKSSH before.
  2. Formal notification letter of acceptance will be sent out to individual successful applicant before the issue of the Scholarship at the Annual Congress.
  • Duty of successful applicant
  1. The applicant should accomplish the proposed trip personally.
  2. The applicant should provide certified documentation of the trip together with a written report to the Secretary within one month upon return from overseas . The report will be published in the Newsletter of the Society.
  3. Under normal circumstances, the scholarship grant will be reimbursed after the accomplishment of theoverseas visit.
  4. The applicant must have accomplished the overseas trip before the time of the next HKSSH Annual Congress.



 

3. HKSSH Scholarship for Special Conference

  • Purpose
  1. The scholarship aims at providing an one-off financial support to local doctors and associated members who intend to participate in selected major overseas conferences outside Hong Kong pertained to the practice of Hand surgery or Microsurgery applicable to orthopaedic practice.
  2. The scholarship is set up on an ad hoc and non-recurrent basis , depending on the relative importance and the scientific value of the conferences. The Society shall announce the opening of such scholarship for application through the Newsletter . Typical examples include IFSSH Congress, APFSSH Congress and Triennial Congress of Hand Surgery Society of Chinese Medical Association..
  • Amount

The scholarship provide a variable amount of grant to each successful applicant per event. If there are more than one applicant being accepted as successful candidates, the grant will be shared among the successful applicants.

  • Qualification

i. The applicant must be a Full or Associate Member of the Society who has paid the biennial membership fee.

ii. The applicant shall register and participate in the specified conference personally.

  • Application procedure

The applicant shall fill in an application form as available through the Secretary of the Society and return to the Secretary before the deadline together with a brief curriculum vitae and one recent photo.

  • Deadline of application

The deadline is set according to the specific condition of the selected conference. The date shall be announced through the Newsletter or other official channels.

  • Selection and Issuing Process

i. All applications will be processed in the Council meeting of the Society . Priority for selection will be given to applicant who has not received any form of scholarship issued by the HKSSH before and who has scientific paper(s) accepted for presentation during the conference.

ii. Formal notification letter of acceptance will be sent out to individual successful applicant before the conference date.

  • Duty of successful applicant
  1. The applicant should participate in the specified conference personally.
  2. The applicant should provide certified documentation of the trip together with a written report to the Secretary within one month upon return from overseas. The report will be published in the Newsletter of the Society.
  3. Under normal circumstances , the scholarship grant will be reimbursed after the accomplishment of the overseas visit.
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4. HKSSH Ambassadorship

  • Purpose

This is a provisional ambassadorship exchange programme between the HKSSH and the Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand (JSSH). The first programme shall be on trial run in the year of 2000. Permanent programme is yet to be established. The ambassadorship aims at promoting fraternity and mutual exchange of knowledge, skill and experience between the two sister Hand Societies.

  • Amount

The ambassadorship shall provide full sponsor of one return economic class air-ticket for the ambassador to attend the Annual Meeting of the JSSH, which is usually held in May. The hosting Society shall waive the registration fee and hotel accommodation fee of the ambassador during his/her visit in Japan for the Meeting. In return, the HKKSH shall waive the registration fee and hotel accommodation fee for the visiting ambassador from Japan.

  • Qualification
  1. The applicant must be a Full or Associate Member of the Society who has paid the biennial membership fee.
  2. The applicant shall register and participate in the Annual Meeting of the JSSH personally.
  • Application procedure

The applicant shall fill in an application form as available through the Secretary of the Society and return to the Secretary before the deadline together with a brief curriculum vitae and one recent photo.

  • Deadline of application

The deadline for the 1st trial run programme in year 2000 is on 31st December, 1999.

  • Selection Process

All applications will be processed in the Council meeting of the Society . Priority for selection will be given to applicant who has been awarded the ?HKSSH Best Paper Award ?in the HKSSH Annual Congress and those who have not received any form of scholarship issued by the HKSSH before.

  • Duty of successful applicant
  1. The applicant shall register and participate in the JSSH Annual Meeting
  2. The applicant should present an oral scientific paper during the Annual Meeting. The scientific content of the paper should be relevant to Hand Surgery or Microsurgery applicable to orthopaedic practice.
  3. The applicant shall participate in all social functions provided by the JSSH during the Congress as far as possible to promote fraternity
  4. The applicant should provide certified documentation of the trip together with a written report to the Secretary within one month upon return from overseas . The report will be published in the Newsletter of the Society. The applicant may be requested to present his/her experience in the following Annual Congress of the HKSSH.
  5. Under normal circumstances , the ambassadorship grant will be reimbursed after the accomplishment of the visit.
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5. HKSSH Chinese Scholarship

  • Purpose

The scholarship aims at providing an one-off financial support to young hand surgeon from Mainland, China who intend to participate in the Annual Congress of the Society and the HKSSH Week Programme.

  • Amount
  1. The scholarship provide a grant of HK$ 3,000 per applicant. Normally 3 scholarships are available for application each year.
  2. All successful applicants will enjoy waiving of the registration fee for the Annual Congress and Week programme of the Society. They will also be invited to participate in all social functions during the event including the welcoming dinner and annual banquet.
  • Nomination
  1. Nomination of candidates should go through the Hand Surgery Society of Chinese Medical Association.
  2. Formal notification letter of acceptance will be sent to individual successful applicant by the HKSSH. Successful applicant should then submit to the Secretary of the HKSSH a brief curriculum vitae, two recent photos and an abstract of paper intended to be presented during the Annual Congress.
  • Duty of successful applicant
  1. The applicant should participate in the Annual Congress and the Week Programme of the HKSSH personally.
  2. The applicant should present a scientific paper during the Annual Congress. The content of the paper should be relevant to Hand Surgery and /or Microsurgery applicable to orthopaedic practice.
  3. Under normal circumstances , the scholarship will be granted to individual during the Annual Congress, provided that the applicant has undertaken the duty to present a paper during the Congress.
  4. The applicant is encouraged to participate in all social functions during the Annual Congress and the Week Programme.
  5. The applicant should be responsible for paying his/her own accommodation and transport fee during his/her visit in Hong Kong.

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6. HKSSH Asian-Pacific Scholarship

  • Purpose

The scholarship aims at providing an one-off financial support to young hand surgeons from Asian-Pacific region who intend to participate in the Annual Congress of the Society and the HKSSH Week Programme.

  • Amount
  1. The scholarship provide a grant of HK$ 5,000 per applicant. Normally two scholarships are available for application each year.
  2. All successful applicants will enjoy waiving of the registration fee for the Annual Congress and Week programme of the Society. They will also be invited to participate in all social functions during the event including the welcoming dinner and annual banquet.
  • Qualification

The applicant should preferably be a young surgeon in active practice of Hand surgery and/or microsurgery as applicable to orthopaedic practice.

  • Application procedure

The applicant shall fill in an application form as available through the Secretary of the Society and return to the Secretary before the deadline together with a brief curriculum vitae and two recent photos.

  • Deadline of application

The deadline is usually on the 31st of January immediately preceding the Annual Congress of the Society. The deadline may change subject to individual notification

  • Duty of successful applicant

  1. The applicant should participate in the Annual Congress and the Week Programme of the HKSSH personally.
  2. The applicant should present a scientific paper during the Annual Congress.
  3. Thecontent of the paper should be relevant to Hand Surgery or

    Microsurgery applicable to orthopaedic practice.

  4. Under normal circumstances , the scholarship will be granted to individual during the Annual Congress, provided that the applicant has undertaken the duty to present a paper during the Congress.
  5. The applicant is encouraged to participate in all social functions during the Annual Congress and the Week Programme.
  6. The applicant should be responsible for paying his/her own accommodation and transport fee during his/her visit in Hong Kong.
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