Funded by the HSE, the Dr Richard Steevens’ Scholarship gives Irish SpRs an opportunity to train abroad in subspecialties and specialised skills for which training in the Republic of Ireland is limited or unavailable.
The scholarship is designed to support training in novel areas of medicine that will enrich the Irish health service. Winners of the scholarship receive funding from the HSE equivalent to their current point on the SpR salary scale. The minimum period funded is three months, the maximum is one year.
The scholarship is open to SpRs who are within two years of CSCST.
If you win a scholarship, you must complete the period of funded training within the duration of your HST programme and prior to the award of a CSCST.
You must apply through your training body by 4 November 2018. There are six training bodies in RCPI:
Please include a completed copy of this coversheet with your application - It must be typed, not hand-written.
A Word document will download onto your computer/phone when you click on the link.
Applications for the scholarship are submitted to the relevant Training Body, which will consider each application under the criteria listed below. Each Training Body can shortlist a maximum of four applicants.
When considering the applications received, Training Bodies will take into consideration
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