Application for the APOA Trauma Travelling Fellowship 2017 is closed.


FIVE (5) fellowships available.

Fellows will spend one week touring trauma centres of excellence in Malaysia. This is a unique opportunity to interact and learn from renowned trauma surgeons in Malaysia.

The fellowship will take place during the week of the APOA Trauma & Infection Meeting 2017 [26th March 2017 (Sunday) to 2nd April 2017 (Sunday)].

Guidelines and Criteria for Application:

  • Individuals must submit an abstract for the Free Paper Presentation competition taking place during the APOA Trauma & Infection Meeting 2017 by 30th November 2016.
  • Individuals must be a Chapter or Federation Member of the APOA for at least a year upon the APOA Trauma & Infection Meeting 2017.
  • Individuals must submit their curiculum vitae, which should include a reference from either the President of the National Orthopaedic Association or Council Member of the APOA.

The fellowship package covers the following:

  • Economy-class return flight to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Accommodation
  • Registration fee (worth USD 300) for the APOA Trauma & Infection Meeting 2017
  • APOA – University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) Trauma Course registration fee (worth USD 300).

Successful applicants will be given assistance towards securing their air tickets and accommodation. Successful applicants MUST present a certificate of health and proof of health insurance coverage. The fellow is responsible for obtaining and payment of his/her own visa and visa fee respectively, as well as for their personal health and travel insurance. APOA Trauma will not reimburse visa fee, health and travel insurance.

The closing date for receipt of complete Fellowship applications is 30th November 2016.

Submit your application on this page, by filling up the attached application form and submitting the required documents stated.

For any inquiries regarding the fellowship, email


Application for the APOA Trauma Travelling Fellowship 2017 is closed.

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