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Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh (RCSEd)

The RCSEd has a range of bursaries available to members of its affiliate network to assist with medical student electives, as well as providing excellent resources for all students and Foundation Doctors interested in a career in surgery.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
The RCSEd is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and advancement in surgical practice, through its interest in education, training and examinations, its liaison with external medical bodies and representation of the modern surgical workforce.

For over 500 years the College has represented the surgical and dental workforce. Today, the College is a modern international network with some 19,000 Fellows, Members and Affiliates worldwide. The College prides itself on its reputation for friendliness and approachability combined with innovation and prestige.

Affiliate Network
The RCSEd has a UK-wide affiliate network, aimed at medical students and Foundation Doctors with an interest in pursuing a surgical career. As well as being a valuable addition to your CV, affiliating to the Student, Foundation Doctors’ or Pre-MRCS Network gives you access to a range of benefits, professional support and opportunities, including eligibility to apply for our range of elective bursaries.

The College offers four types of grants and bursaries to affiliates undertaking an elective or a surgical research project, ranging from £125 to £700. For more information, please visit our Awards and Grants page. .

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