Fellowship of the College is open to any surgeon who has been successful in:
- an Intercollegiate Specialty Examination (JCIE or JCSFE)
- the FRCS (Ophthalmology) examination offered by this College
Fellowship is also open to surgeons who, in the opinion of College, have made substantial contributions to their specialty, or who are senior members of the surgical profession and whose published works and attainments are of such distinction as to justify election. Specialty doctors who have an appropriate UK qualification, experience and / or are on the GMC's Specialist Register may also be considered for fellowship.
For existing Members seeking elevation to fellowship, a minimum of 4 years consecutive membership of this College is expected before nomination.
How to apply
Fellowship is granted automatically to those who have passed an Intercollegiate Specialty examination or the FRCS (Ophthalmology) examination.
For all other applicants, please complete the Proposal for Fellowship Form.
Current Members and / or those who hold the intercollegiate MRCS diploma are required to submit their completed form along with a brief CV and the name of one sponsor. All other applicants should submit a CV and the names of two sponsors with their completed form.
Sponsors should be Fellows of this College in good standing, one of whom should provide a brief statement in support of your application.Download application