Who can apply?
Applications are open to SET Trainees and RACS Fellows who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, including being eligible to be a member of the Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association (AIDA) and who have demonstrable links to their community
The Grant may fund an activity or a field of study to advance the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. These costs may include but are not limited to education costs, postgraduate studies, course fees, research projects, mentoring programs, travel and accommodation expenses
Preference will be given to applicants wishing to use the Grant to contribute toward attaining a Master's degree or PhD.
Selection is via assessment of the written application.
The selection panel must include the Chair (or nominee) and a second member of the Indigenous Health Committee, the President (or nominee) of AIDA and at least one of any of the following College representatives, as appropriate:
- Chair (or nominee), ANZSGC
- Chair (or nominee), Board Surgical Education
- Training Chair (or nominee), Prevocational and Skills Education Committee
- Chair (or nominee), Fellowships Services Committee
- Censor in Chief (or nominee)
How to apply
Applications are to include:
- a submission of up to 1,000 words describing the applicant's aspirations, relevance to the current stage of training or medical career, a breakdown of the proposed use of the Grant funding, and envisaged benefits to advancing the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
- letter/s of support from AIDA or a community leader
Condition and application
Before applying, please read all conditions as stated on this webpage.
When you have read the above conditions, click below to start your application: