Grants & Award Programs


The International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP) offers International Medical Graduates the opportunity to undertake clinical training and experience in the UK National Health Service (NHS) for a maximum of two years.

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The next American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Scientific Meeting will be held from 19-23 May 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.

ASCRS is now accepting applications for the International Travel Scholarship.

This scholarship provides funding for young colorectal surgeons residing outside the United States and Canada to attend the meeting.

Selection of the scholarship recipients will be based on the applicant's experience and potential to impact the specialty and their community.

This is a great opportunity for international surgeons to expand their knowledge and network at the largest meeting in North America devoted exclusively to colon and rectal surgery.

Detailed criteria, eligibility and the application can be found on the ASCRS website:

Please note that the deadline for submitting completed applications and all supporting documentation is October 2, 2017.

All the best!