• Policy and guideline

    Before applying, please refer to the:


    - Learning and Development grant policy (PDF 496.34KB)

    - Grant guideline (PDF 107.91KB)

  • Who can apply?

    To be eligible for this grant, you need to be a RACS Fellow or SET Trainee.

    Please note this grant is not available for SET applicants. FRACS applicants and Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) may apply for this grant providing they meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the Who can apply? webpage.

  • Activity

    This grant may be used to fund overseas travel, accommodation, living expenses and course or conference fees to expand knowledge and expertise in a field to benefit the Fellow or Trainee, the College and the community.

    The activity for which funding is being sought must commence after the grant application closing date but prior to the end of the grant year (December 31st). All grant recipients will be required to provide an activity report at the end of the grant year outlining their progress against their proposal timeline.

  • Application requirements

    Your application is to include:

    - your career and employment details
    - your activity proposal including: how your activity will benefit your professional development; and contribute to improving Australian and/or Aotearoa New Zealand surgical standards and knowledge base
    - the expected outcomes of your activity
    - proposed costs

  • Selection and awarding


    The selection panel is comprised of members of the ANZ Scholarships and Grants Committee.


    Payment is made directly to the recipient by 1 March in the scholarship year (following receipt of a valid invoice).


  • To apply
    Application is via the Scholarships and Grants Program online platform, RACS Unlock, hosted by Survey Monkey Apply.

    You may register as an applicant on RACS Unlock at any time, however applications will not display on your dashboard until the Scholarships and Grants Program application opening date. There is no need to re-register if you already have a RACS Unlock registration.

    Please note: emailed applications are not accepted.

    Visit RACS Unlock
  • Contact

    Scholarships and grants team

    Email: [email protected]