A guide to AwArd And grAnt opportunities from rCsi
CSI supports the ongoing development and career
opportunities of its trainees, Fellows and Members
by providing grant, fellowship and bursary
opportunities. These awards are primarily aimed
at trainees in the later stages of their training and
offer advanced trainees the opportunity to benefit
from experiences outside their domestic training programme,
typically in centres of clinical excellence around the world.
These awards are advertised throughout the academic year both
on our website and directly to trainees. The following describes the
awards that are normally offered or facilitated through the College.
Some of the awards involve outside sponsorship and are, therefore,
subject to agreement on an annual basis.
ethicon founDation short term
clinical visits travel awarD
This award provides short term clinical visits to centres of excellence
for a period of up to three weeks to enhance/refresh clinical skills.
Applications are invited from higher surgical trainees in RCSI, who
are Members or Fellows of RCSI and consultant surgeons practicing
in Ireland who are Fellows or Members of RCSI.
ethicon founDation travel grant
The grant is awarded towards travel abroad to visit centres of
excellence for clinical training purposes. Applicants must have
clear and specific objectives for the proposed visit. Requests for
retrospective awards will not be considered. Applications are invited
from higher surgical trainees in RCSI, who are Members or Fellows
of RCSI and Fellows or Members of RCSI who have completed their
surgical training in RCSI within two years from date of application.
rcsi colles travelling fellowshiP in surgery
This prestigious RCSI Fellowship is offered by the College to
exceptional candidates to encourage the acquisition of additional
surgical skills and knowledge, where this will involve relocation for a
protracted period of time.
Applications for funding are invited from higher surgical trainees in
RCSI, who are Members or Fellows of RCSI and Fellows or Members
of RCSI who have completed their surgical training in RCSI within
two years from date of application. The funding attached to this
Fellowship is available for up to one year abroad and includes a
stipend and travel allowance to the maximum of 45,000.
Joint acs-rcsi resiDent exchange Programme
This programme is a collaborative programme between RCSI and the
American College of Surgery to facilitate the visitation of a trainee
to the respective College's leading surgical meeting each year. The
funding (US $2,500) is intended to support the trainees travel and
subsistence expenses during the period of the Clinical Congress.
rcsi/anthony walsh/iPsen travelling
fellowshiP in urology
The College, in conjunction with Ipsen Pharmaceuticals Limited,
offers a higher surgical trainee in urology the opportunity to attend,
for research or training purposes a meeting or to visit an international
centre of urological excellence.
section of coloProctology -
royal society of meDicine
The Council of the Section of Coloproctology, Royal Society of
Medicine, offers an Irish Travelling Fellowship to enable a non-
consultant hospital doctor, who is a Fellow or Member of RCSI, to
attend the annual (overseas) meeting of the Section which is usually
held in May/June annually.
the millin lecture
The Millin lecture takes place at the Millin meeting which is held
annually in the College in November. This prestigious award is
open to all surgical specialties. Fellows of the College are invited to
nominate candidates who are either Members or Fellows of RCSI for
The chosen theme for the lecture must be of clinical interest,
embodying original research, and be suitable for presentation as a
formal lecture. The lecturer will receive an honorarium of 650 and
the Millin Medal.
Dr richarD steevens' scholarshiP
The Dr Richard Steevens' Scholarship was established by the
Health Service Executive to provide a valuable opportunity for
clinical trainees to train overseas in novel areas of training which
are unavailable or limited in Ireland. The programme is aimed at
supporting clinical training as distinct from research and is targeted
at Specialist/Senior Registrars in the latter stages of higher specialist
training. Successful candidates will be awarded the Dr Richard
Steevens' Scholarship and will receive their current salary point for
the duration of the Scholarship.
For more information about the College's awards,
grants, application processes and criteria, please visit
www.rcsi.ie/fellowships_and_awards or contact Ger
Conroy, department of Surgical Affairs, Royal College of
Surgeons in ireland, 121 St. Stephen's Green, dublin 2.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org tel: 00 353 1 402 2187
*only Fellows & Members in good standing are eligible to apply.
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