• Policy and guideline

    Recipients are required to:

    - present their research at the annual meeting of the Surgical Research Society of Australasia (or an agreed equivalent) at least once during, or in the 12 months following, the scholarship period.

    Before applying, please read the:

    - Scholarships and Grants Program Research Scholarship policy (PDF 584.32KB)

    - Small Project Grant guideline (PDF 117.43KB)

  • Who can apply?

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:
    - be a RACS Fellow
    - Specialist International Medical Graduate (SIMG) or
    - SET Trainee.

    Recipients can receive this grant up to four times – this need not be consecutive.

  • Activity

    Your activity needs to be a small clinical research project or the grant may fund the purchase of equipment needed to undertake a research project.

    Any equipment purchase is to remain the property of the institution upon project completion.

    Unless otherwise negotiated or stipulated in the respective guideline, the commencement date for scholarships is 1 January in the year following application.

  • Tenure
    1 year
  • Application requirements
    Your application is to include:

    - your career and employment details
    - your research proposal and proposed budget.
  • Selection and awarding

    - assessment is via written application only. There is no interview for this scholarship.
    - the selection panel is comprised of representatives of the ANZ Scholarship and Grant Committee.

    - this grant funding consists of departmental payment only. The grant will be paid to the nominated institution or department upon receipt of the invoice. 

  • To apply

    Application is via the Scholarships and Grants Program online platform, RACS Unlock, hosted by Survey Monkey Apply.

    You may register as an applicant on RACS Unlock at any time, however applications will not display on your dashboard until the Scholarships and Grants Program application opening date in April. There is no need to re-register if you already have a RACS Unlock registration.

    Please note: emailed applications are not accepted.

    RACS Unlock

  • Contact
    Scholarships and grants department
    Email: [email protected]