Emerging Global Leaders - OTA Women’s Fellowship (EGLOW)


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Emerging Global Leaders - OTA Women’s Fellowship Program (EGLOW)

Scholarship applications are now closed for 2024


  • Recognize the achievements of women orthopedic surgeons who are emerging leaders in their low and lower middle income home countries.
  • Provide educational opportunities that will enhance their practice of orthopedic trauma and potentially raise the level of trauma care in their local home communities.
  • Offer mentorship, role modeling, and community for these surgeons within the field of orthopedic trauma.


  • One to Two fellows will be selected per year and will be a female orthopedic surgeons from low or lower income countries as designated by the World Bank.
  • Application process will include a personal statement, 2 letters of recommendation, and cv.
  • Applications would be reviewed and voted upon by both the Humanitarian and Diversity Committees.
  • The fellowship will include travel expenses to the OTA annual meeting as well as a 3-5 day observership at a North American institution.
    • Transportation for the fellow from their country to the OTA annual meeting
    • Hotel arrangements for the fellow while in North America
    • Any potential travel to the site of the North American observership
    • Annual meeting registration fees
    • One year of OTA membership fees
  • The fellow will be introduced and recognized at the Women in Orthopedic Trauma Reception

Application Deadline - April 23, 2024