The Research Scholarship in Military Surgery is offered through the Military Section of the College and is part of an International Surgical Exchange with the United States of America.

Funded by the American Department of Defense, it has been established for the scholarship recipient to work on Combat Casualty Care Resuscitation Research with the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USUHS), Maryland.

Who can apply?

RACS Fellows and current Trainees. Applicants must be a permanent resident of and hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship. Preference will be given to serving members of the Australian Defence Force.

Please note that this scholarship is not available to SET applicants.


Please read the Research Scholarship in Military Surgery policy (PDF 39.03KB) for before applying. It is essential that you also read the Important General Conditions on this website to ensure you are eligible to apply.



One year

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.

Please note that this award has not been offered for 2021. This will be reviewed for 2022.


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