• Who can apply?

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:
    - be an early-career RACS Fellow (within ten years of obtaining Fellowship)
    - Specialist International Medical Graduate (SIMG) or
    - SET Trainee.

  • Value
    $60,000 stipend plus $6,000 departmental maintenance
  • Activity

    Your activity needs to focus on a surgical research program or activity that supports the advancement of surgical technologies, techniques and treatments.

    Unless otherwise negotiated or stipulated in the respective guideline, the commencement date for scholarships is 1 January in the year following application.

  • Application requirements
    Your application is to include:

    - your career and employment details
    - your research proposal and proposed budget.
  • Selection and awarding

    - assessment is via written application with shortlisted applicants invited to interview.
    - the selection panel is comprised of representatives of the ANZ Scholarship and Grant Committee.

    - this scholarship is comprised of a stipend only and will be paid to the administering institution following receipt of a valid tax invoice. Payment will be made in one instalment prior to 1 March in the scholarship year. 

  • 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.
  • 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 392.74KB) specific to this opportunity as stated on this page.



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