YOUNG PLASTIC SURGEONS SCHOLARSHIP

Scope of the Scholarship

Poster Scholarships

Five scholarships are awarded every year in order to foster and encourage training in Plastic Surgery across Europe. These Scholarships provide a one or three month experience to be spent in a European department of plastic surgery, or in a centre run by a EURAPS active member, included in the list of Institutions.

Eligibility

Candidates must be European citizens (Eastern European Countries included) and have obtained the specialty in Plastic Surgery (or Board). The maximum age is 37 years. Evidence that candidates have not had their 38th birthday must be submitted (photocopy of passport).

Application

The following documents must be sent to office@euraps.org before December 1st, each year:

1. Letter written by the candidate indicating the purpose of his/her visit and the Department(s) where he/she wishes to spend the Scholarship
2. C.V. + proof of thesis (ISBN-code, if available)
3. Letter of recommendation from the Sponsor (EURAPS Full Member) illustrating the choice of candidate

Selection

A four-Member EURAPS Committee, appointed by the General Assembly, will consider and select the most worthy applications.

Conditions

The scholarships must be completed before the end of the following year, and must be spent in a European department of plastic surgery, or in a centre run by a EURAPS active member, included in the list of Institutions.

The EURAPS Secretary General will write to the head of the Institute(s) to be visited, recommending the successful applicant(s) after the award is decided at the annual meeting. All the recipients are expected to attend the EURAPS Annual Meeting of his/her nomination, to be awarded during the Social dinner. There will be one-month scholarship of € 1.500 or three-months of € 3.500 available. The first half of the allowance will be paid before the commencement of the scholarship, while the second half will be paid upon receipt of a report (formatted according to the Euraps template) from the recipient and co-signed by the host of the Institute, sent to the Chair of the Scholarship Committee and to EURAPS Secretary General at the end of the visit.

The best scored candidate will give a 4 minutes presentation with regard to his/her educational experience at the next Euraps meeting during Friday lunch-break session. In case the above mentioned requirements have not been fulfilled, the whole or second part of the stipend will not be paid.

Scholarships Institutions

LocationInstitutionEURAPS Member
Aarau, SwitzerlandKantonspital AarauJan PLOCK
Bern, SwitzerlandDepartment of Plastic and Hand Surgery
Inselspital University Hospital Bern
Esther VÖGELIN
Mihai A. CONSTANTINESCU
Barcelona, SpainUniversity Hospital Vall d’HebronJuan BARRET
Edinburgh, United KingdomNHS LothianKenneth STEWART
Frankfurt am Main, GermanyMarkus Hospital
Goethe University
Ulrich RIEGER
Ghent, BelgiumDepartment of Plastic Surgery
Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent
Phillip BLONDEEL
Gothenburg, SchwedenDepartment of Plastic Surgery
Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Anna ELANDER
Heidelberg, GermanyEthianum Klinik HeidelbergHolger ENGEL
Helsinki, Finland Department of Plastic Surgery
Töölö Hospital
Virve KOLJONEN
Innsbruck, AustriaUniversitätsklinik für plastische, rekonstruktive und ästhetische chirurgieGerhard PIERER
Istanbul, TurkeyMarmara University Medical SchoolBülent SAÇAK
Klagenfurt, AustriaKlagenfurt am Wörthersee KlinikumMatthias RAB
Leuven, BelgiumDepartment of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
KU-Leuven University Hospitals
Jan J. VRANCKX
London, United KingdomGreat Ormond Street HospitalNeil BULSTRODE
London, United KingdomDepartment of Plastic Surgery
St. Thomas Hospital
Jian FARHADI
Losanne, SwitzerlandCentre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois Pietro DI SUMMA
Madrid, SpainUniversity Hospital GetafeAndres MALDONADO
Munich, GermanyDepartment of Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Burn Surgery - Munich Clinic BogenhausenMilomir NINKOVIC
Nijmegen, The NetherlandsRadboud University Medical CenterDietmar ULRICH
Paris, FranceChirurgie Plastique Cranio-faciale
Hopital. Necker Enfants MaLades
Eric ARNAUD
Rome, Italy
Department of Plastic Surgery
Sant'Andrea Hospital
Fabio SANTANELLI DI POMPEO
Rome, Italy
Tor Vergata University HospitalBenedetto LONGO
Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery
Netherlands Erasmus Medical Center
Irene MATHIJSSEN
Swansea, United KingdomReconstructive Surgery and Regenerative Medicine Research GroupIain WHITAKER
Tampere , Finland Department of Plastic Surgery
Tampere University Hospital
Hannu KUOKKANEN
Thessaloniki, GreeceAristotele University of ThessalonikiEfterpi DEMIRI
Uppsala, SwedenDepartment of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery
Uppsala University Hospital
Andres RODRIGUEZ LORENZO
Vienna, AustriaDepartment of Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery
University Clinic for Surgery, Medical University Vienna
Oskar ASZMANN
Zagreb, CroatiaDepartment of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic
surgery School of Medicine University of Zagreb
Zdenko STANEC
Zurich, Switzerland
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University Hospital Zurich
Pietro GIOVANOLI

Scholarship Recipients

WINNERS OF THE EURAPS YOUNG PLASTIC SURGEONS SCHOLARSHIP

YearRecipients
2020Georgios PAFITANIS (UK)

Aidan ROCHE (UK)

Özlem ÇOLAK IMREN (Turkey)

Bürak OZKAN (Turkey)

Mieke PLEUMEEKERS (The Netherlands)
2019Bong SUNG KIM (Switzerland)

Billar SEGZIN (Turkey)

Gökce YILDIRAN (Turkey)

Evgenious EVGENIOU (UK)

Orest PANCHUK (Ukraine)

Riccardo SCHWEIZER (Switzerland)

Daghan DAGDELEN (Turkey)
2018Mauro BARONE, Rome, Italy, Sponsor: Paolo PERSICHETTI

Anil DEMIRÖZ, Istanbul, Turkey - Sponsor: Sühan AYHAN

Sedat TATAR, Malatya, Turkey - Sponsor: Selahattin ÖZMEN

Mustafa HANCI, Istanbul, Turkey - Sponsor: Furkan Erol KARABEKMEZ

Hakan TEYMUR, Ankara, Turkey - Sponsor: Ali Riza ERÇÖCEN

Erich FABBRI, Bologna, Italy - Sponsor: Riccardo CIPRIANI

Randy De Baerdemaecker, Brussels, Belgium - Sponsor: Moustapha Hamdi
2017Zeynep AKDENIZ, Ankara,Turkey - Sponsor: Sühan AYHAN

Ahmet BIÇER, Ankara, Turkey - Sponsor: Sühan AYHAN

Roisin DOLAN, Dublin, Ireland - Sponsor: Philip BLONDEEL

Maximilian NEUWIRTH, Klagenfurt, Austria - Sponsor: Matthias RAB

Antonios TSIMPONIS, Thessaloniki, Greece - Sponsor: Efterpi DEMIRI
2016Elisabeth KAPPAS, Basel, Switzerland - Sponsor: Daniel KALBERMATTEN

Evangelos SARANTOPOULOS, Munich, Germany - Sponsor: Nikolaos PAPADOPOULOS;

Gabriel DJEDOVIC, Innsbruck, Austria - Sponsor: Stan MONSTREY

Domagoj ELJUGA, Zagreb, Croatia - Sponsor: Zdenko STANEC

Nihal Durmus KOCAASLAN, Istanbul, Turkey - Sponsor: Sühan AYHAN

Guilherme CARDINALI, Sao Paulo, Brazil - Sponsor: Milomir NINKOVIC

Osman KELAHMETOGLU, Istanbul, Turkey - Sponsor: Yener DEMIRTAS
2015Candemir CERAN, Ankara - Turkey - Sponsor: Sühan AYHAN

Maximilian EDER, Munich - Germany - Sponsor: Hans-Günther MACHENS

Burak ERSOY, Istanbul, Turkey - Sponsor: Ali Riza ERÇÖÇEN

Haldun KAMBUROGLU, Ankara, Turkey - Sponsor: Ibrahim VARGEL

Luca LANCEROTTO, Padua, Italy - Sponsor: Franco BASSETTO

Rosaria LAPORTA, Rome, Italy - Sponsor: Fabio SANTANELLI DI POMPEO

Francesca TOIA, Palermo, Italy - Sponsor: Adriana CORDOVA
2014Argine AZATYAN, Yerevan, Armenia - Sponsor: Gerhard PIERER

Björn BEHR, Bochum , Germany - Sponsor: Hisham FANSA

Beniamino BRUNETTI, Rome, Italy - Sponsor: Paolo PERSICHETTI

Piyush DURANI, Manchester, UK - Sponsor: Angus McGROUTHER

Lars H. EVERS, Paris, France - Sponsor: Erkki TUKIAINEN

Sarah L. VERSNEL – Rotterdam, The Netherlands – Sponsor: Irene Mathissen
2013Bülent SACAK - Istanbul, Turkey – Sponsor: Sühan AYHAN

Antonio IODICE - Lyon, France – Sponsor: Catherine BRUANT-RODIER

Enrique OLIVARES PARDO - Madrid, Spain – Sponsor: Bernardo HONTANILLA

Avni Tolga ERYIMAZ, Ankara, Turkey – Sponsor: Selahattin ÖZMEN

Thomas Jan BIESGEN, Cambridge, United Kingdom – Sponsor: Francoise FIRMIN

Monika MATTESICH, Innsbruck, Austria – Sponsor: Gerhard PIERER
2012Jörn LOHMEYER - Munich, Germany – Sponsor: Hasn-Günther MACHENS

Özlenen ÖZKAN, Antalya, Turkey – Sponsor: Ege ÖZGENTAS

Ilker YAZICI, Ankara, Turkey- Sponsor: Sühan AYHAN

Vasi KARRI, Essex, United Kingdom – Sponsor: Loshan KANGESU

Kemal FINDIKCIOGLU, Ankara, Turkey – Sponsor: Sühan AYHAN
2011Filippo BORIANI, Bristol, UK - Sponsor: Riccardo CIPRIANI

Ahmet BOZKURT, Aachen, Germany - Sponsor: Norbert PALLUA

Damir KOSUTIC, Ptuj, Slovenia – Sponsor: Jaume MASIÀ

Eugenia KYRIOPOULOS, Athens, Greece - Sponsor: Othon PAPADOPOULOS

Steven J. LO, Glasgow, UK - Sponsor: John BOORMAN

Ulrich M. RIEGER, Innsbruck, Austria - Sponsor: Laszlo KOVACS

Iain S. WHITAKER , Cheshire, UK - Sponsor: Moshe KON
2010Cristina AUBA, Pamplona, Spain - Sponsor: B. Berenguer

C. Nurdan ÖZTURK, Istanbul, Turkey - Sponsor: S. Ayhan

Rossella SGARZANI, Bologna, Italy - Sponsor: R. Cipriani

Gülsüm TETIK MENEVSE, Ankara, Turkey - Sponsor: E. Özgentas
2009Aram BOROYAN, Yerevan, Armenia - Sponsor: F. SANTANELLI DI POMPEO

Kresimir BOZIKOV, Ljubljana, Slovenia - Sponsor: Z. ARNEZ

Vincent LEMAIRE, Liege, Belgium - Sponsor: J. FISSETTE

Maziar SHAFIGHI, Chelmsford, UK - Sponsor:  A. BANIC

Serhan TUNCER, Ankara, Turkey - Sponsor: S. AYHAN

Dietmar ULRICH, Aachen, Germany - Sponsor: N. PALLUA
2007Cenk DEMIRDOVER, Izmir, Turkey - Sponsor: G. ÖZCAN

Daniela MASIA, Olbia, Italy - Sponsor: F. SANTANELLI DI POMPEO

Savas SEREL, Ankara, Turkey - Sponsor: S. AYHAN
2006Oguz ACARTURK, Adana, Turkey - Sponsor: M. ÖZCAN

Salvatore D’ARPA, Palermo, Italyn - Sponsor: G. SALIMBENI

Andreas GRAVVANIS, Athens, Greece - Sponsor: O. PAPADOPOULOS

Gennaro SELVAGGI, Bari, Italy - Sponsor: S. MONSTREY

Cigdem UNAL, Istanbul, Turkey - Sponsor: G. ÖZCAN
2005Yener DEMIRTAS, Ankara, Turkey - Sponsor: S. AYHAN

Adnan MENDERES, Izmir, Turkey - Sponsor: O. EROL

Colin MORRISON, Belfast, UK - Sponsor: S. MONSTREY

Ömer ÖZKAN, Antalya, Turkey - Sponsor: H. E. OZGENTAS

Emilio GARCIA TUTOR, Pamplona, Spain - Sponsor: J. M. PALACIN
2004Daniel KALBERMATTEN, Basel, Switzerland - Sponsor: A. McGROUTHER

Irene MATTHIJSSEN, Rotterdam, Netherlands - Sponsor: S. HOVIUS

G. Yesim ÖZGENEL, Bursa, Turkey - Sponsor: M. ÖZCAN
2003

Selahattin ÖZMEN, Ankara, Turkey - Sponsor: G. ÖZCAN

Marco PIGNATTI, Verona, Italy - Sponsor: G. RIGOTTI
2002     Naci CELIK, Istanbul, Turkey - Sponsor: O. EROL

Christophe HEITMANN, Ludwigshafen, Germany - Sponsor: G. GERMANN

Fabrizio SCHONAUER, Naples, Italy - Sponsor: F. SANTANELLI DI POMPEO
2000Dennis von HEIMBURG, Aachen, Germany - Sponsor: N. PALLUA

Beatriz BERENGUER, Madrid, Spain - Sponsor: R. DE LA PLAZA

Ovidiu IVAN, Cluj-Napoca, Romania - Sponsor: J.Ph. NICOLAI
1999Dominique CASANOVA, Marseille, France - Sponsor: G. MAGALON

Fulvio LORENZETTI, Pisa, Italy - Sponsor: S. ASKO-SELJAVAARA
1998Aydin SARAY, Ankara, Turkey - Sponsor: N. KOSTAKOGLU
1997 Gian Luca CAMPIGLIO, Milano, Italy - Sponsor: A. GRISOTTI

Anton SCHWABEGGER, Innsbruck, Austria - Sponsor: M. NINKOVIC

Robert HIERNER, Hannover, Germany - Sponsor: A. BERGER