• Who can apply?

    To be eligible for this grant, you need to:

    - be a RACS Fellow, Specialist International Medical Graduate (SIMG) or SET Trainee*
    - permanently reside in South Australia, and/or, for the purpose of postgraduate study or training, reside temporarily outside the state of South Australia.

    *SET applicants are ineligible.


  • Activity
    Your activity can involve undertaking postgraduate study or training, in Australia or overseas.
  • Selection

    Preference will be given to applicants wishing to travel overseas to learn a new surgical skill that will be of benefit to the surgical community of South Australia.

    Selection is via assessment of the written application. The selection panel is comprised of members of the South Australian Regional Committee.

  • Recipient obligations
    The recipient is expected to present an outline of the results of their scholarship activity at the South Australian Annual Scientific Meeting (SA ASM) in the year following the scholarship activity.
  • Payment
    The scholarship will be paid directly to the recipient 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 article features a previous recipient of this scholarship, as reproduced from Surgical News:

    Sam Boase (PDF 258.75KB), 2016 recipient, May 2017 edition

  • 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.

    The application is to include an outline of the proposed benefit of the activity to the South Australian surgical community.

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