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$60,000 stipend plus $6,000 departmental maintenance
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.
Your application is to include:
- your career and employment details
- your research proposal including: your project aim and research questions; research objectives; scientific literature references; research design; participants; data analysis; limitations and assumptions.
- a summary of how your research will benefit the people of Queensland
- a list of your five most important publications, along with an upload of the cover page of each that clearly shows all authors (optional)
- a list of your five most important conference presentations (optional)
- proposed budget
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.
A percentage of the selection score will give preference to applicants who are enrolled in a higher degree.
Recipient obligationsThe 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.
PaymentThis 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.
The following Surgical News article features a previous recipient of this scholarship:
Eric Chung (PDF 227.3KB), 2015 recipient, June 2016 edition