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Scholarships for International Surgeons

2017 International Scholars

The American College of Surgeons offers scholarships for our international surgeons. If you have any questions, please contact

Read about the experiences of:

  • 2018 International ACS NSQIP Scholar, Dr. Chao-Wen Chen of Taiwan
  • 2018 Community Surgeons Travel Awardee, Dr. Fernanda Lage Lima Dantas was recently honored for her work as a rural pediatric surgeon, and her ACS scholarship.
  • 2017 Dr Elias Hanna International Guest Scholar, Dr Neil Smart of Newton Abbot, UK

Read about the history of our International Guest Scholarship in an article published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons and review past winners of the International Guest Scholarship. See the interactive map of global distribution of ACS international scholarships.

ACS celebrates 50 years of international scholarships

The College's International Liaison, Kate Early, provides a brief history of the College's commitment to international surgeons via its scholarship programs.


International Scholarships