Medical Bursaries

Sherief Elsayed provides three annual bursaries for healthcare professionals interested in the pursuit of a career in Spinal Surgery.

One bursary is available each for:

Each bursary has a value of £250 and can be used in any means deemed fit by the winner of the bursary, be it for travel, accommodation or the promotion of Spinal Surgery.

To apply, please email with 'Bursary' in the subject heading.  A 500 – 1,000 word essay detailing your interest in Spinal Surgery, career plans and how the monies would be spent is all that is required.

Bursaries are announced (to winners only) each year on July 31st.


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Sherief Elsayed's Achievements

  • Fellowship-trained Consultant Spinal Surgeon

  • Lead Clinician for Spinal Surgery, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals

  • Executive Committee Member - British Association of Spine Surgeons

  • Ambassador, City of Nottingham, City of Brighton & Hove

  • Experienced Medicolegal Expert

  • Winner, British Association of Spinal Surgeons / British Scoliosis Society Presidents' Travelling Fellow, 2015

  • International Editor, Miller Review of Orthopaedics, 6th Edition – the seminal Orthopaedic text

  • Personally taught over 11,000 medical students and doctors

  • Winner, Lecturer of the Year, Joint 1st Place, Miller UK Orthopaedic Review Course 2012

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