The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has made available a Travelling Fellowship up to a maximum value of £1,000 to enable a non-consultant hospital doctor, who is a Member of the Section of Coloproctology of the Royal Society of Medicine, to travel to Ireland and attend the Annual Meeting of the Irish Association of Coloproctology on 9-10th May 2015, where he/she will be invited to present a paper. The fellow will also be hosted at the St Vincent’s Colorectal Unit (Dublin) from Monday to Thursday of the same week. A cheque in the amount of £1,000 will be presented to the candidate during his/her stay. The candidate should make his/her own travel and accommodation arrangements. The Travelling Fellowship will be awarded on the basis of an abstract submitted for inclusion in the scientific programme.
1. Candidates must submit one electronic copy and one hard copy of the following:
a) completed application form
b) abstract(s) of submission(s) to the scientific programme
c) curriculum vitae including a full list of authors of publications claimed jointly by the candidate
2. Abstracts should not include the name(s) of the author(s) nor mention the institute where the work has been done; the necessary information should be included in a covering letter
3. Completed applications (one electronic copy and one hard copy) should be returned to:
4. Applications must be received before 5.00pm, Wednesday 25th March 2015
If you wish to apply, please request an application form from myself at
This is a unique opportunity of which I encourage you to apply for.