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Travelling Fellowships


Fellowship in Dental Education and Clinical Experience 

The Fellowship in Dental Education and Clinical Experience is open to Fellows and Members of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Applicants must be in good standing with the College.

The Fellowship provides funding for travel to the United Kingdom from Malaysia to gain further experience and training in Dental Education and Clinical Experience. Applicants will either be: 

  • Trainee Dental Surgeons, around the time of their appointment to a Consultant post, to enable them to study in centres with particular expertise relating to the Dental Education and Clinical Experience;
  • Dental Surgeons making short visits to learn new techniques, or to work in centres developing a Dental Education and Clinical Experience service;
  • Dental Surgeons who are Higher Surgical Trainees who have not yet attained Consultant grade.

Applicants must be based, or have trained, in Malaysia.

Applications are now closed


Tuanku Muhriz Fellowship in Rural Surgery 

The Tuanku Muhriz Travelling Fellowship is open to Fellows and Members of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Applicants must be in good standing with the College.

The Fellowship provides funding for travel to Malaysia to gain further experience and training in rural surgery. Applicants will either be:

  • Surgeons who are Higher Surgical Trainees who have not yet attained Consultant grade.
  • Trainee General Surgeons, around the time of their appointment to a Consultant post, to enable them to study in centres with particular expertise relating to the rural surgery;
  • Surgeons making short visits to learn new surgical techniques, or to work in centres developing a rural surgery service;

Applicants must be based, or have trained, in the United Kingdom.

Closing date for applications: TBC


 The Alban Barros D'Sa Memorial Travelling Fellowship in General Surgery

The Alban Barros D'Sa Travelling Scholarship allows those starting out in their surgical careers to attend education events which would otherwise be out with their grasp. The Scholarship was generously donated by the family of the late Alban Barros D’Sa, Fellow and Examiner at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Mr Barros D’Sa’s interest was in supporting surgeons in training, and the scholarship will provide up to £1,000 towards attending international educational meetings and conferences.

Applications for the Alban Barros D’Sa Memorial Travelling Fellowship are invited from Members or Fellows of the College, in good standing, who are Higher Surgical Trainees who have not yet attained Consultant grade. The Fellowship provides funding for travel abroad to gain further experience/training.

The funding for this Fellowship contributes in part, or in whole, to the cost of one period of study/attachment. You must itemise the various costs of your proposed Travelling Fellowship. Funding for £1,000 only will be considered. Funding sought above this level will lead to disqualification of application.

Guidance notes found here.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS- Wednesday 3 June 2020

Applications and all documentation should be sent electronically to: Mrs Cathy McCartney c.mccartney@rcsed.ac.uk


The Sir James Fraser Travelling Fellowship in General Surgery

In 1998 Lady Fraser gifted a sum of money to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in order to set up a trust fund in the memory of her late husband, Sir James Fraser. A Travelling Fellowship has been established and is known as The Sir James Fraser Travelling Fellowship.

Applications for the Sir James Fraser Travelling Fellowship are invited from Members or Fellows of the College, in good standing, who are Higher Surgical Trainees in General Surgery but who have not yet attained Consultant grade. The Fellowship provides funding for travel abroad to gain further experience/training in the field of General Surgery.

Funding will be £2,000 and awarded biennially.

Guidance notes found here.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION – Wednesday 3 June 2020

Applications and all documentation should be sent electronically to: Mrs Cathy McCartney, c.mccartney@rcsed.ac.uk


The Cutner Travelling Fellowship (Orthopaedics)

Applications for the Cutner Travelling Fellowship are invited from Fellows or Members of the College in good standing. The Fellowship provides funding of up to £3,000 towards travel abroad for either:

(a) Trainee orthopaedic surgeons around the time of their appointment to a consultant post, to enable them to study in centres with particular expertise relating to the responsibilities of their new appointment, or

(b) Surgeons making short visits to learn new orthopaedic techniques, or to work in other centres to develop orthopaedic surgery.

Guidance notes found here.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS – Wednesday 3 June 2020

Applications and all documentation should be sent electronically to: Mrs Cathy McCartney, c.mccartney@rcsed.ac.uk


Joint RCSEd/SOMS/Shanghai Head & Neck Fellowship 2020

Applications are invited from Members/Fellows (MRCS/FRCS) of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Scottish Oral and Maxillofacial Society (SOMS) for a 4-6 weeks Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology in Shanghai at the department of Cranio-Maxillofacial Science, School of Stomatology, 9th Peoples Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, and the Cranial Base Unit 9th Peoples Hospital, Shanghai.

The funding for this Fellowship is £4,500 to cover costs.

From the experience of previous Fellows, the level of operative experience required to benefit most from the time is equivalent to a final year post FRCS (Intercollegiate) trainee. Other applicants, including Consultants up to two years post appointment, will be considered on merit, but this level of operative experience should be seen as a benchmark.

Guidance notes found here.

Application is by letter and CV (no more than 4 pages) along with two written current references which should be emailed to Mrs Cathy McCartney at c.mccartney@rcsed.ac.uk by WEDNESDAY 8 JULY 2020.

Information supplied in this application will be held and used by the College for the purpose of administering this fellowship, for successful applicants this may include the College contacting fellowship recipients some years after the award in order to see how the award has impacted on them and their careers.

Applicants may be invited to interview if required.

Further information can be obtained from Mr Roger Currie at r.currie@rcsed.ac.uk


CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP

Applications for the Cardiothoracic Surgery Travelling Fellowship are invited from Members or Fellows of the College, in good standing, who are Higher Surgical Trainees who have not yet attained Consultant grade. The Fellowship provides funding for travel abroad to gain further experience/training.

Guidance notes found here.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS - Wednesday 3 June 2020

Applications and all documentation should be emailed to c.mccartney@rcsed.ac.uk


B Braun Fellowship in General Surgery 

Applications for the B Braun Fellowship are invited from Members or Fellows of the College, in good standing, who are Higher Surgical Trainees who have not yet attained Consultant grade.  The Fellowship provides funding for travel abroad to gain further education and training. The Fellowship is generously supported by B Braun Medical Ltd as part of their commitment to supporting excellence in surgery.

Guidance Notes and Application Form

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 03 June 2020

 

 


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