Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

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 for 2015:  

RCSI Ethicon Travel Grants  
ETHICON will offer two types of Travel grants: (1) The Ethicon Travel Grants, which range in value up to €1,200 each, are available to trainees at an advanced stage of Higher Surgical Training or who have completed surgical training in the RCSI within the previous two years and (2) The Ethicon Short-Term Clinical Grants, up to the value of €400 each, are available to surgical trainees or consultant surgeons. Further details here

Dr Richard Steevens Scholarship

Deadline for applications for 2015 has now passed. 

RCSI Colles Travelling Fellowship in Surgery 
Open to higher surgical trainees in Ireland. The Fellowship, which must be full-time, is tenable for one year and up to a maximum value of €45,000.  Further details here.

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. Further details here.

The Millin Lecture - details to follow

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 here.