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Scholarship opportunities

14 June 2018

A number of scholarships are available to successful applicants for the MSc in Physician Associate Studies.

Blackrock Clinic and the Galway Clinic will each fully sponsor one candidate's fees for the duration of the two-year programme. 

Bon Secours Health System will part-fund two candidates for the duration of the course.

To be eligible, applicants must first apply to and be accepted by RCSI to the programme. Successful candidates are then eligible to apply directly to the sponsor for all or any of the scholarship options available. Terms and conditions, as defined by the sponsor, apply to each of the scholarships. On graduation, successful applicants must be willing to work as a physician associate in any of the clinical locations operated by the scholarship sponsors.

About the sponsors

Blackrock Clinic, located in Blackrock, Co Dublin is the longest established private hospital and clinic in Ireland. Since it opened in the mid-1980s, the clinic has built a strong reputation in new high-tech surgical procedures, medical treatments and ground-breaking diagnostics.

The Galway Clinic opened in June 2004 and offers a range of services to people living in the west of Ireland, including radiotherapy, open heart surgery, robotic assisted surgery and a private emergency room.

Bon Secours Health System is Ireland's largest independent hospital group with five modern acute hospitals in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Tralee and a care village in Cork. With approx. 3,000 staff and 400 consultants, Bon Secours treats in excess of 280,000 patients a year.

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