The French Society for Orthopaedic Surgery (SOFCOT) awards various fellowship grants. The Congress grant comes in the form of a €500 stipend, and free access to the SOFCOT congress. There are 10 of theses grants available to foreign surgeons.
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. Applicants must have a letter of recommendation and a 3-page résumé.