Who can apply?

RACS Fellows are eligible to apply for this Fellowship. Preference will be given to academic surgeons early in their career.


Please read the full conditions contained in the Foundation for Surgery Research Fellowship policy (PDF 51.25KB) before applying.

It is essential that you also read the Important General Conditions on this website to ensure you are eligible to apply.


$66,000 ($60,000 stipend plus $6,000 departmental maintenance); research departments will be expected to provide 25 per cent of the funding.


Up to three years. Continuation each year is subject to satisfactory performance.


Download and email the completed  research scholarship application form (PDF 1.12MB) to scholarships@surgeons.org by the closing date.

Closing date for applications

Midnight ACST Tuesday 14 April 2020.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome in early August 2020.

No late applications will be accepted.

More information

The following articles feature previous recipients of this scholarship, as reproduced from Surgical News:

Cherry Koh (PDF 338.02KB), 2014 recipient, January/February 2015 edition
Paul Burton (PDF 313.31KB), 2011 recipient, March 2012 edition


ANZ Scholarship & Grant Coordinator
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Office: 51-54 Palmer Place, North Adelaide SA
Postal: 199 Ward Street, North Adelaide SA 5006 Australia

Telephone: +61 8 8219 0924
Email: scholarships@surgeons.org