Scholarships, Awards, Lectures and Prizes

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Overview

The College offers a large number of scholarships, awards, lectures and prizes. Please be careful to read all terms and conditions when making an application for a scholarship, award, lecture or prize, as different terms apply for each.

Research and Travel Scholarships

The College Scholarship Program offers Research and Travel Scholarships and Grants. The program, under the umbrella of the Foundation for Surgery, includes awards totaling more than A$1 million in funding annually to the most academic and able surgical Trainees, Fellows and other worthy applicants from Australia and New Zealand.

International Scholarships

The International Development Program provides awards, fellowships, grants and scholarships to surgeons to fund training opportunities and facilitate professional contact with medical personnel. The recipients are from Asia and the Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

Awards

The College presents awards in the form of medals and prizes whose recipients are approved by the Council, after a recommendation is made by the Awards Committee. The Committee is related to honorific awards only, and is not involved in decisions about the allocation of research and training awards that have monetary value or in recommending named lecturers.

Lectures and Prizes

The College has a range of lectures and prizes that are run on a regional and national level. Each state has awards, prizes and lectures which are awarded by the respective State Committees. Information on regional lectures and prizes as well as the list of past recipients can be found on the regional pages of the website. Some College Sections also offer prizes.