OTA Humanitarian Scholarship

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OTA is proud to announce Humanitarian scholarships!

The OTA will award up to three scholarships funded by the Wyss Foundation, Dr. Todd Mailly and several other individual donors.

  • Scholarships are awarded to eligible orthopaedic surgeons from countries with limited resources (determined by the World Bank country classifications). 
  • Scholarships are merit based and will be awarded to the primary author of the selected abstracts submitted to the OTA Annual Meeting.
  • Applicants are ranked on the quality of their abstract as well as their potential contribution to the development of orthopaedic care in their home country.
  • Individuals should have completed their Orthopaedic training, and show promise as leaders, educators, and researchers. 
  • Funding covers travel to the OTA Annual Meeting as well as a 3 to 5 day observership at a US Institution.

All abstract must be submitted through the OTA abstract submission site by February 10, 2023. In addition, applicants must also complete an online application by February 24, 2023.

 

 

Meet the OTA Scholarship Recipients

2022 Scholar - Dr. Rajiv Maharjan

2022 Scholar - Dr. Rajiv Maharjan

BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
Dharan, Nepal
Observation:  Tampa General 
Hospital

 

2022 Scholar Award - Mark Abriol Santos

2022 Scholar - Dr. Mark Brian Abriol Santos

Zamora Medical Clinic
Philippines
Observation:  Orlando Health

2022 Scholar - Dr. Dominic Konadu-Yeboah

2022 Scholar - Dr. Dominic Konadu-Yeboah

Komfo Anokye teaching Hospital, Kumasi
Ghana
Observation:  Pending Travel 2023

2021 Scholar - Dr. Dennis Rono

2021 Scholar - Dr. Dennis Rono

Medical School at Egerton University
Nakuru Kenya
Observation:  Baylor College of Medicine - Ben Taub Health Clinic

2021 Scholar - Dr. Chloe Marie Samarita

2021 Scholar - Dr. Chloe Marie Samarita

Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital 
Philippines
Observation:  Pending Travel 2023

2021 Scholar - Dr. Bhat Devendra Singh

2021 Scholar - Dr. Bhat Devendra Singh

United Mission Hospital Tansen
Nepal
Observation:  Pending Travel 2023

2020 Scholar - Dr. Daniele Scuito

2020 Scholar - Dr. Daniele Scuito

Samburu County Referral Hospital
Samburu County Kenya
Observation:  2021 San Jose Regional Hospital

2020 Scholar - Dr. Samuel Hailu

2020 Scholar - Dr. Samuel Hailu

Addis Ababa University, Black Lion Hospital
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
Observation:  2021 Baylor College of Medicine - Ben Taub Health Clinic

2020 Scholar - Dr. Faseeh Shahab

2020 Scholar - Dr. Faseeh Shahab

Shahab Orthopaedic Hospital
Peshawar, Pakistan
Observation:  Pending Travel 2023

2019 Scholar - Dr. Linda Chokotho

Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon
Department of Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Malawi
Observation at: Denver Health and Hospital

View Dr. Chokotho's Trip Summary

2018 Scholar - Dr. Billy Haonga

2018 Scholar - Dr. Billy Haonga

Head of Orthopaedic Trauma Dept. at Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, Africa
Observation at: IGOT/OTI/UCSF 

2018 - Dr. Kisitu (Dan) Kyengera, MD

2018 Scholar - Dr. Kisitu (Dan) Kyengera, MD

Mulago Hospital
Uganda, Africa
Observation:  Shock Trauma, Baltimore MD

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