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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 Friday 15th January 2016.

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 is  Friday 30th October 2015.

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 applications for 2015 has now passed.  Information for 2016 will be uploaded during the coming months.

The Millin Lecture

The 38th Millin Lecture will take place in the RCSI in November 2015.  This is a prestigious award and open to all the surgical specialties.  Fellows of the College are invited to nominate candidates. Deadline for applications for 2015 has now passed.  Information for 2016 will be uploaded during the coming months

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 2016 will be uploaded during the coming months.

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.