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  • Mrs. Esther F. C. Wu Memorial Fund Travelling Scholarship

    The College received a donation for setting up a scholarship under the above named fund in 2001 to provide opportunities for surgeons in Hong Kong to go overseas for acquisition or furtherance of surgical knowledge and skills. Only fellows of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong are eligible to apply.


    The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong has establish Research Grants under the aegis of the Research Committee since 2006 to promote research activities of trainees. The Research Grants will be awarded to Higher Surgical Trainees on a competitive basis to support their research projects.

    All Higher Surgical Trainees of the College are eligible to apply for the Grants. Invitations will be sent to all individual HSTs when there is an opening of applications for the Grants, HSTs can also check the announcements at our website.

    The granted trainees have to fulfill the obligations to submit a full report, which will be published in the Journal of Surgical Practice, to the Research Committee upon completion of the research projects and present their projects at the College Annual Scientific Meeting.


    The Best Research Award was established to encourage the high-quality submission of research projects from Higher Surgical Trainees and recognises those outstanding submissions. Every year, the Research Committee would assess the research projects of HSTs with the following grades:

    •         Pass

    •         Pass with Merit and

    •         Pass with Distinction

    The committee would nominate research project(s) for the Best Research Award (1st Prize and 2nd Prize) and the nomination is subject to the decision of the Committee. This award consists of a certificate and cash award. The recipient is presented with the award at the Diploma Conferment Ceremony every year.