The Peter King Research Scholarship was established in recognition of the contributions of Mr Peter King to RACS, particularly in the area of rural surgery. The purpose of the scholarship is to support research on a topic relevant to the practice of surgery outside metropolitan areas.

Who can apply?

RACS Fellows and Trainees.

SET applicants are eligible to apply for a scholarship in anticipation of their acceptance into the SET Program. Evidence of acceptance into the program must be received by the ANZ Scholarship and Grant Coordinator by November in the year before the award commences in order to be eligible.

Conditions

Applicants must be enrolled in or intending to enrol in a higher degree. Preference will be given to those with their topic relevant to the practice of surgery outside metropolitan areas and also to academic surgeons early in their career.

Please read the Peter King Research Scholarship policy (PDF 50.97KB) before applying. It is essential that you also read the Important General Conditions on this website to ensure you are eligible to apply.

Value

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

Tenure

One year

Application

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.

Contact

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