Travelling Fellowships

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.

Application form and full guidance notes.

Closing Date Wednesday 3 November 2021 at 11:59 PM GMT


The Faculty of Remote, Rural & Humanitarian Healthcare (FRRHH) Fellowship

RCSEd’s Faculty of Remote, Rural & Humanitarian Healthcare (FRRHH) are excited to announce their very first faculty Fellowship, open to members of FRRHH in good standing who wish to or currently work within remote, rural, and humanitarian healthcare. The fellowship will provide financial support for projects and activities that support individuals’ access and exposure to different healthcare systems and contexts.  Those that will develop the knowledge, skill and experience required to work in remote, rural and humanitarian healthcare.

Individuals are invited to apply for a maximum of £5000 per fellowship application. Funding will support project activity such as research, training, education, and travel opportunities for individuals relating to remote, rural, and humanitarian healthcare. All disciplines, career grades and nationalities are welcome to apply, including clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals.

The faculty is delighted to bring this fellowship to members so early in the faculty’s development.  To apply or find out about joining The Faculty of Remote, Rural & Humanitarian Healthcare, please email frrhh@rcsed.ac.uk

Closing date is 1 October 2021.


 

Fellowship in Dental Education and Clinical Experience 

The Fellowship in Dental Education and Clinical Experience is open to Fellows and Members of the Faculty of Dental Surgery 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.
  • Those dentists whose specialty is linked with the specialist lists recognised by the General Dental Council of the United Kingdom. Please see https://www.gdc-uk.org/registration/your-registration/specialist-lists

Application and guidance notes can be found here. Closing Date Wednesday 17 November 2021 at 11:59 PM GMT.


​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.

Applications are now closed

For further information, please contact the Research and Grants Co-Ordinator, Development and Partnerships Office by email at awards@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.

Applications are now closed

For further information, please contact the Research and Grants Co-Ordinator, Development and Partnerships Office by email at awards@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.

Applications are now closed

For further information, please contact the Research and Grants Co-Ordinator, Development and Partnerships Office by email at awards@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.

Applications are now closed

For further information, please contact the Research and Grants Co-Ordinator, Development and Partnerships Office by email at awards@rcsed.ac.uk


 

Joint RCSEd/SOMS/Shanghai Head & Neck Fellowship

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.

Applications are now closed

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


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

 


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