This grant is intended to support RACS Trainees and Fellows who are undertaking or wish to undertake a small clinical or research project or who require limited funding to purchase equipment to carry out a research project.

Who can apply?

RACS Fellows, Trainees and International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

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.



Subject to availability of funds, up to five grants will be awarded annually.

Please read the Small Project Grant policy (PDF 136.59KB) before applying. It is essential that you also read the Important General Conditions on this website to ensure you are eligible to apply.



$10,000 per grant


One year


Download and email the completed Research Scholarships and Fellowships Application Form (PDF 1.12MB) to 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

Please read an article about this grant (PDF 304.13KB) published in Surgical News.



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