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About the Scholarship

To increase Plastic Surgeon Density in Sub-Saharan Africa, College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) and Operation Smile are providing a 5-year scholarship to 8 individuals wishing to train with COSECSA.

  • Programme starts January 2024.
  • Preference will be given to Malawi or D.R.Congo candidates
  • Scholarship covers two years of COSECSA MCS and three years of COSECSA FCS Plastic Surgery programme.
  • Applicants MUST pursue COSECSA FCS plastic surgery programme once they complete the MCS.
  • The applicant must have applied for the COSECSA MCS programme and has been accepted in a COSECSA Accredited training facility.
  • Applicants will also have unique opportunities to engage with Operation Smile.

Click here for more details and application process.