• Who can apply?

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to be a RACS Fellow, Specialist International Medical Graduate (SIMG) or SET Trainee. 


  • Value
  • Activity

    Your research activity needs to:

    - focus on epidemiology, prevention, protection, rehabilitation or immediate or definitive management in trauma
    - have a flow-on benefit for Queenslanders.

    It is not a requirement that the research be conducted in Queensland.

    Funds may be expended on salaries and/or expenses.

  • Selection

    Selection is via assessment of the application with shortlisted applicants invited to interview. 

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

  • Recipient obligations
    In addition to the annual end-of-year report, upon request the recipient is required to provide RACS with a mid-year report.

    The recipient is 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 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.
  • 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.

  • More information

    The following Surgical News article features a previous recipient of this scholarship:

    Eric Chung (PDF 227.3KB), 2015 recipient, June 2016 edition

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