The John Kelly Prize in Clinical Surgery

  • Bachelor
  • Up to 600 EUR (€)

The friends, past students and admirers of John Kelly, MB, FRCS, a former Lecturer in Surgery in University College Cork, subscribed a fund of €1,182 for the provision of an annual prize to be known as "The John Kelly Prize in Clinical Surgery".

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University College Cork

The university was founded in 1845 as one of three Queen’s Colleges located in Belfast, Cork, and Galway.

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You must be a current UCC Student to be eligible for this scholarship

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The prize (currently valued at c. €600) is awarded to the candidate who has obtained the highest marks in Clinical Surgery at the Final Medical Examination, the award being made by the Extern Examiner in Surgery, provided that:

  • The Academic Council considers a sufficiently high standard to have been attained.
  • The successful candidate has been a student in University College Cork, for the three years immediately preceding the examination.
  • He/she had not passed the Third University Examination in Medicine more than three years before the Summer of the year in which the Final Medical Examination is taken, provided that, in the case of a student who has interrupted his/her medical studies at any time subsequent to passing the Third University Examination in Medicine in order to proceed to the BSc (Hons) Degree or to pursue any other non-medical programme of study approved by the College of Medicine and Health, the period of time devoted to such non-medical studies shall not be counted when computing the interval between his/her passing of the Third University Examination in Medicine and Final Medical Examination.
  • He/she has taken the whole of the Final Medical Examination and has taken each subject of the examination for the first time.