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.
ActivityYour activity needs to focus on research into the efficacy of existing surgical education or innovation of new surgical education practices.
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)
SelectionSelection 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 obligationsRecipients 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
PaymentThis 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.