2020 - HKSSH Asia-Pacific Scholarship

Posted by AHSS

on 07/01/2020

Secretary General and fellow members
Member Nations of APFSSH

Dear Sir/Madam,

On behalf of the Council of the Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand, I am pleased to announce that the 2020 HKSSH Asia-Pacific Scholarship is now open for application.

This grant is intended to provide a one-off financial support to young hand surgeons from the Asia-Pacific region who wish to participate in the Annual Congress of our Society and the HKSSH Week Programme. Details of the Scholarship are as follows:

  • Eligibility: Young surgeon in active practice of hand surgery and/or microsurgery applicable to orthopaedic practice
  • Number of grants: 2
  • Details: Registration fee of the Annual Congress, 3 nights hotel accommodation fee and fee for local transportation from and to the irport will be waived (amounting to -HKD5000), with the following requirements:
    - Participate in the Annual Congress and the Week Programme of the HKSSH personally
    - Present a scientific paper relevant to hand surgery or microsurgery applicable to orthopaedic practice during the Annual Congress
    - Participate in all social functions during the Annual Congress and the Week Programme
  • To comply with local law on visitor visa entry, cash will not be granted directly to the applicant. The HKSSH will assist the applicant in arrangement of accommodation.
  • Deadline for submission of grant application: 15th March 2020, 17:00 (Hong Kong time).

To apply for this scholarship, please complete the attached application form and send it to the HKSSH Secretariat on or before the deadline at hksshsecretariat@gmail.com together with a brief curriculum vitae and an electronic copy (JPEG form) of your recent photo.

Thank you for your interest in HKSSH Asian-Pacific Scholarship.

With best regards,

Dr Edmund Yau
Honorary Secretary
The Hong Kong Society for Surgery of the Hand

 For application form, please email the AHSS Secretariat at admin@austhandsurgery.com.au