• Who can apply?

    Applications for 2022 activity are now closed.

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to be:

    - a RACS Fellow, Specialist International Medical Graduate (SIMG) or SET Trainee
    - enrolled (or intending to enrol) in a higher degree such as a Masters, PhD or equivalent

  • Activity
    Your activity needs to focus on a research project undertaken at an approved research institute under the supervision of an experienced investigator.
  • Selection

    Selection is assessed via written application with shortlisted applicants invited to interview.

    The selection panel is comprised of representatives of the ANZ Scholarship and Grant Committee.

  • Recipient obligations
    Recipients are required to present their research at the annual meeting of the Surgical Research Society of Australasia (or an agreed equivalent) at least once during or in the 12 months following the scholarship period.
  • Payment
    This scholarship is comprised of a stipend component and a departmental component and will be paid to the administering institution upon receipt of a valid tax invoice as requested by the Scholarships and Grants department. Payment will be made in one instalment prior to 1 March in the scholarship year.
  • More information

    The following Surgical News articles feature previous recipients of this scholarship:

    Ruth Mitchell, 2015 recipient, August 2017 edition 
    David Liu, 2013 recipient, June 2017 edition 
    Anthony Glover, 2015 recipient, April 2017 edition 
    Rana Dhillon 2014 recipient, Nov/Dec 2016 
    Anannya Chakrabarti, 2013 recipient, September 2016 
    Simon Tsao, 2014 recipient, July 2015 edition 
    Iwan Bennett, 2013 recipient, April 2014 edition
    Penelope De Lacavalerie, 2013 recipient, March 2013 edition 

  • To apply

    Before applying, please read:

    - general information on the Scholarships and Grants Program 
    - program conditions and recipient obligations 
    - conditions specific to this opportunity as stated on this page.

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