• Who can apply?

    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 the equivalent.

  • Activity
    Your activity needs to focus on a medical research project. Research is to be 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 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:

    Steven Due, 2017 recipient, October 2017 edition 
    David Liu (JPG 281.16KB), 2015 recipient, June 2017 edition 
    Johnny Wong (PDF 217.03KB), 2015/16 recipient, September 2017 edition 
    Ajay Iyengar (PDF 296.05KB), 2013 recipient, May 2013 edition

  • To apply

    Applications for 2022 activity are now closed.

    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