ACS-COSECSA Women Scholars Programme 2023


Application Deadline: February 15, 2023.

To help address this problem, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) have developed a scholarship program to support women in surgical residency, help them complete their training, and encourage other women in medicine to consider surgery as a profession.


  • The program is open to junior female surgical trainees enrolling in the COSECSA surgical fellowship program
  • The usage of this award is to register into the fellowship program
  • The scholarship will be administered by the COSECSA secretariat

Application Procedure:

Applicants should include a personal statement indicating future goals, a current curriculum vitae, and a letter of support from their surgical training program director.

Completed applications should be sent to the COSECSA Scholarship Committee at Scholarship Reference Number to select on the application portal is ACS-COSECSA/2023/T1

Applications are due no later than February 15, 2023.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the ACS-COSECSA Women Scholars Programme 2023