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Surgical Fellowships and Awards

The College is committed to encouraging the acquisition of additional training and skills outside the structured programmes of the College and, to this end, provides a range of scholarships and grants in postgraduate surgery to assist surgeons-in-training and recently-appointed consultant surgeons, to gain additional expertise in centres of excellence overseas.

*Applicants must be Fellows or Members of RCSI who are in good standing

The following fellowships and awards are available:  

RCSI Ethicon Travel Grants

Open to higher surgical trainees in Ireland. The number and value will be at the discretion of the Ethicon Advisory Board. The value of each grant will be up to a maximum of €2,500. The closing date for receipt of applications for 2017 is 20 January 2017. Further information and an application form is available here.

Dr Richard Steevens Scholarship

Applications for the Dr Richard Steevens Scholarship 2017 for SpR training overseas are now closed. If you would like to know more about the scholarship, you can read our information flyer and applicant guide. Information on the 2018 Dr Richard Steevens Scholarship will be available in the coming months.

RCSI Colles Travelling Fellowship in Surgery

Open to higher surgical trainees in Ireland. The fellowship must be full-time and tenable for one year. The value is up to a maximum of €20,000 plus a College Medal. Additional travelling grants up to a maximum value of €30,00 may also be awarded to either the fellowship winner and/or other worthy candidates. The deadline for receipt of applications for 2017 has now passed but if you would like to know more applying for the fellowship in 2017, you can consult this guide.

RCSI-Anthony Walsh/Ipsen Travelling Fellowship in Urology

The value of this award is €6,000 to enable a higher surgical trainee in urology, to attend a meeting, or to visit a centre of urological excellence. Deadline for receipt of applications for 2017 is Friday, 13 January 2017. Application form available hereFurther details available here.

The Millin Lecture

The 40th Millin Lecture will take place in the RCSI in November 2017. This is a prestigious award and open to all the surgical specialties. Fellows of the College are invited to nominate candidates. Further details here. Information on the 2017 Millin Lecture will be available in the coming weeks.

Section of Coloproctology, The Royal Society of Medicine

The Council of the Section of Coloproctology, Royal Society of Medicine, has made available an Irish travelling fellowship to enable a non-consultant hospital doctor, who is a Fellow or Member of RCSI in good standing, to attend the annual (overseas) meeting of the Section. For the 2017 season the meeting will be held in Bordeaux, on 18-19 May 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to attend the full duration of the overseas meeting. Completed applications, together with relevant documentation, must be received by Friday, 10 March 2017Criteria and details can be found here. The application form is available here

The RCSI/IITOS Travelling Fellowship

This Fellowship is open to Fellows and Members of RCSI who are in their final year of the RCSI Higher Specialist Training programme in trauma and orthopaedic surgery. Completed applications must be received by Friday, 17 February 2017Criteria and details can be found hereThe application form is available here.

The Rowan Nicks United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Fellowship

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons invites suitable applicants to apply for the Rowan Nicks United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Fellowship. Details for 2017 will be available soon.

American College of Surgeons - International Guest Scholarships

The American College of Surgeons invites applications for its International Guest Scholarships 2016. Details for 2017 will be available soon.

The Price Thomas Travelling Fellowship

This prestigious bursary is open to surgical trainees at ST7 or more senior and to consultants within 10 years of appointment. Details for 2017 will be available soon.