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WFSA Scholarships

The scholarship programme provides vital opportunities for young anaesthesiologists from low resource countries to attend international congresses in order to improve their knowledge and skills as well as to build up their professional networks. WFSA Scholarships also provide an opportunity to present research with over 70% of scholars presenting a poster or an abstract at the congress they attended. The learning gained and networks created during these events prove invaluable to these future leaders in anaesthesia. 

Since 2008, over 250 scholars from 75 countries have been supported to attend 30 congresses.


Over 500 scholarships were made available for the 17th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists. WFSA’s support for these scholarships was aided by generous donations by partner organisations and individuals.

World Congress of Anaesthesiologists Scholarships

WFSA is excited to announce the opportunity for anaesthesiologists from low and middle income countries to apply for scholarships to attend the 17th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA), 1 – 5 September 2021.

Application deadline: Monday, 14 June 2021 – 23:59 CET

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