Purpose of the grant

The grant will be awarded to a young surgeon wanting to learn more about wrist surgery and wrist arthroscopy.

The grant should be used for travelling to learn from a senior, to develop new ideas or to perform studies within the field of wrist arthroscopy.

Amount and duration

The grant will be 2’000€ but may be adapted upon decision of the council and financial situation of the society.


The applicant must be

  • A surgeon
  • An IWAS member

How to apply

Candidates can send their applications before October 1st of each year to the address secretary@wristarthroscopy.org and must include the following documents (SAVED AS SEPARATE DOCUMENTS):

  • A short CV focused on the candidate’s interests in arthroscopy
  • Two letters of recommendation signed by IWAS members
  • Application form with personal statement


The IWAS Executive Council will evaluate applications at the regular meeting in November of each year.

The winner will be notified, and his/her name will be presented at the next FESSH meeting in June.

The grant will be paid in October of the same year.

The winner will deliver a 5 minutes report on his/her experience and achievements in the immediate next FESSH meeting, during the IWAS symposium.


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