• Who can apply?

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to be a RACS Fellow, Specialist International Medical Graduate (SIMG) or SET Trainee.

    You may not re-apply if you have previously received this scholarship.

  • Value
    $10,000
  • Activity
    Your activity needs to focus on research into the efficacy of existing surgical education or innovation of new surgical education practices.
  • Application

    Your application is to include:

    - your career and employment details
    - your research proposal including: your project aim and research questions; research objectives; scientific literature references; research design; participants; data analysis; limitations and assumptions.
    - a list of your five most important publications, along with an upload of the cover page of each that clearly shows all authors (optional)
    - a list of your five most important conference presentations (optional)
    - proposed budget
    - a summary of your experience in obtaining and delivering surgical education research projects (max 100 words)
    - a statement on the anticipated future contribution you will make to surgical education in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand (max 50 words)

  • Selection
    Selection is via assessment of the written application only.

    The selection panel is comprised of representatives of:

    - the ANZ Scholarship and Grant Committee
    - the Academy of Surgical Educators
    - the Education Board
  • Recipient obligations
    Recipients will be required to:

    - submit scholarship research for presentation at the Surgical Education stream of RACS Annual Scientific Congress, during or in the 12 months following the scholarship period
    - speak at ASE events when invited
  • Payment
    This scholarship will be paid directly to the recipient, upon receipt of a valid tax invoice as requested by the Scholarship and Grant department. Payment will be made in one instalment prior to 1 March in the scholarship year.
  • To apply

    Applications for 2023 activity are closed.

    Before applying, please read:

    - general information on the Scholarships and Grants Program 
    - program conditions and recipient obligations 
    - conditions (PDF 911.46KB) specific to this opportunity as stated on this page

  • Contact
    Scholarships and grants department
    Telephone: +61 8 8219 0924
    Email: scholarships@surgeons.org