The scholarship aims at providing a one-off financial support to local young hand surgeons who intend to attend the AAHS 2020 Annual Meeting to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA on 8 - 11 January 2020.
The scholarship provides a grant of maximum HKD10,000 per applicant for sponsorship of one return economy class air-ticket, hotel accommodation fee and registration fee of the meeting. One scholarship is available for application.
The applicants must be HKSSH Life Members or paid-up HKSSH full members and preferably be a young surgeon (< 40 years old) in active practice of hand surgery and/or microsurgery as applicable to orthopaedic practice.
The applicant shall send an e-mail to the Secretary of the Society between now and 20 August 2019 together with a brief curriculum vitae and a copy of recent personal photo.
Deadline of application
20 August 2019
Selection and Issuing Process
All applications will be processed in the Council meeting of the Society. Priority for selection will be given to applicants who have not received any form of scholarship issued by the HKSSH before. Formal notification letter of acceptance will be sent out to individual successful applicant before the issue of the Scholarship.
Duty of successful applicant
The applicant should accomplish the proposed trip personally.
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 should also present an oral report at the next HKSSH Annual Congress.
Under normal circumstances, the scholarship grant will be reimbursed after the accomplishment of the overseas visit.