Postgraduate Travelling Scholarship in Medicine and Surgery


To encourage younger graduates to undertake further work in specialised aspects of medicine and surgery, including the acquisition of modern techniques and the carrying out of research.

The successful candidate is expected to work for at least 9 months under the direction of a senior member of staff in a hospital or university department outside Dublin approved by the Board of the College.


Open to all candidates.


  • Annual

Study Length

1 year

Award Value

€22,220 plus the Sheppard Memorial Prize value €5,078, together with the Sir John Banks medal in medicine or the Edward Hallaran Bennett medal in surgery.

Application procedure

Applications should be mailed to the Graduate Studies Office, Trinity College.

Closing date

See website for details.


John Banks Fund, E. Hallaran Bennett Fund, Bicentenary Fund, and Dr H. Hutchinson Stewart Fund

Study Level

  • Research

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College builds on its four-hundred-year-old tradition of scholarship to confirm its position as one of the great universities of the world, providing a liberal environment where independence of thought is highly valued and where staff and students are nurtured as individuals and are encouraged to achieve their full potential.

The College is committed to excellence in both research and teaching, to the enhancement of the learning experience of each of its students and to an inclusive College community with equality of access for all. The College will continue to disseminate its knowledge and expertise to the benefit of the City of Dublin, the country and the international community.

Contact Details

  • 1 896 1166/353 1 896 1000/353 1 896 1999
  • 353 1 896 1000
  • Graduate Studies Office
    Arts Building
    Trinity College
    College Green

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Trinity College Dublin by using the links below.


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