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Annual MANSAG Travel Fellowship Award

The Educational Committee invites applications from eligible candidates for the 2023 MANSAG Travel Fellowship Award. Eligible applicants for this award are paid-up junior doctor/allied health professional members of MANSAG and, in exceptional circumstances, medical students. Over the years, there have been outstanding recipients across different medical specialties. The last recipient was Dr. CJ Kenechukwu (MTI Neonatology / Paediatrics at the Wirral University Teaching Hospital) for his work with Synaris Health – a startup he co-founded to seek out ways to improve patient outcomes in Low- and Middle-Income countries.

The value of a single award is up to a maximum of £1,500.00, which can be used to supplement other grants. In certain cases where there are 2 equally deserving top candidates, the maximum value of the award will be shared between the eligible applicants. The grant is available in any one of the following areas:

  • Major Overseas Grant: to enable candidates to acquire clinical /research experience
  • Conference & Educational Grant: to enable successful candidates to attend courses & meetings to present their research work.
  • Thesis Grant: to help with completion of a higher

All awards are at the discretion of the MANSAG Educational Committee. Applications, including the purpose of the request, a comprehensive statement of the cost and a brief CV, must be submitted by email to Dr Mosun Fapohunda, MANSAG Educational Committee (

The deadline for submission of applications is 23:59 pm on Friday, 31st March 2023. The successful candidate(s) will be contacted by 7th April 2022. It is anticipated that the candidate(s) will make a short presentation at the 14th MANSAG Educational Symposium and Charity Ball in May 2023.

On completion of the fellowship, the awardee(s) must submit a report to the Educational Committee, and the candidate(s) will be expected to give a short presentation at the 26th Annual MANSAG Conference in October 2023.

I look forward to receiving your entries. Yours sincerely

Mosun Fapohunda

For MANSAG Educational Committee