• Policy and guideline

    Recipients are required to:
    - present their scholarship activity at the annual meeting of the Surgical Research Society of Australasia or an agreed equivalent, within the 12 months following the scholarship period.

    Please also refer to the:
    - Research Scholarship policy (PDF 584.32KB)
    - Ian and Ruth Gough Surgical Education Scholarship guideline (PDF 224.41KB)

  • Who can apply?

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    - be a RACS Fellow or SET Trainee
    - have experience in obtaining and delivering surgical education programs.

    Please note, this scholarship is not available to:

    - SET applicants
    - past Ian and Ruth Gough Surgical Education Scholarship recipients.

  • Tenure

    1 year

  • Application requirements

    Your application is to include:
    - your career and employment details
    - your activity proposal
    - proposed budget
    - evidence of your confirmed visit to a specialist centre or course enrolment that will enhance your ability to become an expert surgical educator
    - a statement summarising your experience in obtaining and delivering surgical education programs and the anticipated future contribution you will make to surgical education in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.

  • Selection and awarding

    - assessment is by written application only. There is no interview for this scholarship.
    - the selection panel is comprised of representatives of the ANZ Scholarship and Grant Committee and Professor Gough or his nominee

    - payment is made directly to the recipient by 1 March in the scholarship year (following receipt of a valid 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.

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  • Contact
    Scholarship and grant team
    Email: [email protected]