Ethicon Foundation Fund Travelling Fellowship


Fellows and Members in a higher training post




Maximum per award. Higher awards considered in exceptional circumstances


02 October 2021
April and November annually


The objective of the Ethicon Foundation Fund Travelling Fellowship, established through the generosity of Ethicon Limited, is to promote international goodwill in medicine and surgery by means of grants to assist the overseas travel of surgeons.

The following conditions for the receipt of an award apply:

  • Applicants must be MRCS(Glasg) or FRCS(Glasg) and in a higher training post in the UK, or equivalent elsewhere in the world.
  • The proposed work experience, research or other study should be of clear benefit to the individual's training and to the NHS- or equivalent- on return.
  • Periods abroad should generally be between 1-12 months.
  • Awards will not be given for the sole purpose of attending meetings, or conferences to present papers or for undertaking a series of brief visits to multiple centres.

To Apply

Download and complete the application form and return the completed form to the address given. Make sure to include in your application:

  • Your CV
  • A signed letter of support from your current supervisor
  • A signed letter from the centre you will be visiting confirming that you are welcome

If successful you will be required to submit a report within two months of completing the scholarship. Reports may be published here on this website, and are retained in the college library.


Create a login

New users must create a login. You do not need to be a member of the College in order to create a login.



Having difficulty registering or logging in? Forgotten your username or password?

Get Help