• Who can apply?

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


  • 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, however it must be shown that the potential benefits flowing from the research will assist Queenslanders. 

    Funds may be expended on salaries and/or expenses.

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

  • Tenure
    1 year
  • Application requirements

    Your application is to include:

    - your career and employment details
    - your research proposal and proposed budget
    - a summary of how your research will benefit the people of Queensland

  • 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.
    - a percentage of the selection score will give preference to applicants who are enrolled in a higher degree.

    - payment is made to the administering institution in one instalment by 1 March of the scholarship year (upon receipt of a valid invoice). 

  • Recipient obligations
    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.
  • 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
    Email: scholarships@surgeons.org