The French Society for Orthopaedic Surgery (SOFCOT) awards various fellowship grants. The SOFCOT grant comes in the form of a €10000 6-month stipend (plus an extra €1000 for students outside the EU), or a €20000 1-year stipend (plus an extra €2000 for students outside the EU), provided to French orthopaedic surgeons looking looking undertake a fellowship for 6 months or 1 year.
Candidates must be under 40 years of age, and must not have received grants in the past from SOFCOT, the French College of Medicine, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or the French Government. Those looking to apply must have completed their specialist training, or be in their last year. Applicants must have a letter of recommendation.