Aspire Post CSCST Fellowship Program - ICO

The Irish College of Ophthalmologists has partnered with HSE NDTP to establish a number of world-class Post CSCST Fellowships in the area of ophthalmology.

The Aspire Fellowship is a 12-month program for doctors in receipt of a CSCST from an Irish Postgraduate Training Body. The program offers exceptional individuals high-quality training and exposure to specialty training and advanced clinical skills, in addition to an SpR salary for the duration of the fellowship.

There are 40 world-class Aspire fellowships permanently established across the acute, primary care and mental health specialties.

Aspire Post CSCST Fellowships offers:

  • A structured educational experience
  • A personal supervisor
  • Opportunities for audit and research
  • SpR salary for the duration of the fellowship

2024 Program Information

Fellowship commences: July 2024

Duration: 12 months

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a CSCST from an Irish Postgraduate Training Body and be within three years of completion of Higher Specialist Training in July 2024 or have entered the specialist division of the MCI register within two years.

Call for Proposals: The Irish College of Ophthalmologists have an open call for proposal until July 31st, 2023. You can download program information and the application form here.

Applications: Aspire Fellowship positions commencing in July 2024 will be advertised on this page in October 2023. We will also post on our @eyedoctorsirl account. 

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29th May 2023