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2016 Rowan Nicks UK and Republic of Ireland Fellowship

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11 Nov 2014

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons invites suitable applicants who are citizens of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland to apply for the 2016 Rowan Nicks United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Fellowship.

The Rowan Nicks United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland Fellowship is intended to promote international surgical interchange at the levels of practice and research, and increase interaction between the surgical communities of Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

Application Criteria*:

Applicants must
-    hold his/her country’s post-graduate qualification in surgery or its equivalent and must have completed his/her specialist surgical training program within ten years of the closing date for applications.
-    provide evidence that he/she has passed the final exit exam which allows him/her to obtain a Fellowship of one of  the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland Colleges by the time selection takes place.

Selection Criteria*:
The Committee will
-    consider the potential of the applicant to become a surgical leader and his/her ability to provide a particular service that may be deficient in his/her chosen surgical discipline.
-    assess the applicants in the areas of surgical ability, ethical integrity, scholarship and leadership.

The Fellowship is not available for the purpose of extending a candidate’s position in Australia or New Zealand, either in their existing position or in another position.

Value: Up to $50,000 pro-rata, depending on the funding situation of the candidate and provided sufficient funds are available.
Tenure: 3 - 12 months

Application forms:
Application forms are available from the College website: www.surgeons.org

Closing date: 5pm Monday 4 May, 2015.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by 30 October 2015.

Please contact:
Secretariat, Rowan Nicks Committee
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
250 - 290 Spring Street,
East Melbourne VIC 3002 AUSTRALIA
Email: international.scholarships@surgeons.org
Phone: + 61 3 9249 1211 Fax: + 61 3 9276 7431

*For a complete list of application and selection criteria please refer to the application form.

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