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Surgical Fellowships & 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 the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland who are in good standing

The following fellowships & 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 20th January 2017. Further information and application form available.

Dr Richard Steevens Scholarship

Applications for the Dr Richard Steevens Scholarship 2017 for SpR training overseas are now open, please see informationapplicant guide and application form.The closing date for receipt of applications for 2017 is 25th November 2016.

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.  Further details here. Application Form available here.  Deadline for receipt of applications for 2017 is 28th October 2016.

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 13th January 2017.  Application Form available hereFurther details available here.

The Millin Lecture

The 39th Millin Lecture will take place in the RCSI in November 2016.  This is a prestigious award and open to all the surgical specialties.  Fellows of the College are invited to nominate candidates. Further details here. Deadline for receipt of applications for 2016 is now closed.

Section of Coloproctology, The Royal Society of Medicine 

The value of this award is stg£1,000 to enable a trainee to attend the annual (overseas) meeting of the Section.  Further details available here.  Aplication form available here.  The closing date for receipt of applications for 2017 is 10th March 2017.

The RCSI/IITOS Travelling Fellowship

This Fellowship is open to Fellows and Members of the RCSI who are in their final year of the RCSI Higher Specialist Training programme in Trauma & Orthopatedic Surgery. Details for 2017 will beploaded in the coming weeks.     

The Rowan Nicks United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Fellowship 2016

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons invites suitable applicants to apply for the Rowan Nicks United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Fellowship 2016.  Further details here.

American College of Surgeons - International Guest Scholarships 2016 

The American College of Surgeons invites applications for its International Guest Scholarships 2016.  Further details here.

The Price Thomas Travelling Fellowship 2016

This prestigious bursury is open to Surgical trainees at ST7 or more senior by May 2016 and to consultants within 10 years of appointment.  Further details here