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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  
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. Deadline  for receipt of applications for 2016 is now closed.

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 hereDeadline for receipt of applications for 2016 has now closed.

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 hereDeadline for receipt of  applications for 2016 is now closed. 

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 is Friday 6th May 2016.

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 hereDeadline for applications for 2015 has now passed.  Information for future award will be uploaded during the coming months.

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. Closing date for receipt of applications for 2016 is Friday 13th May 2016.  Further details and Application form  

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