Who can apply?

RACS Fellows and Trainees. Non-RACS members with a special interest in the ethical issues of modern surgery are also eligible to apply.

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.

Non-RACS members with a special interest in the ethical issues of modern surgery may apply for this scholarship. Non-RACS applicants must be sponsored by a RACS Fellow.

 

Conditions

All applicants must be enrolled in, or intend to enrol in, a higher degree with the topic relevant to ethical problems confronting surgery.

Non-RACS applicants must be sponsored by a RACS Fellow.

Preference will be given to academic surgeons early in their career.

Please read the Research Scholarship in Surgical Ethics policy (PDF 51.18KB) 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