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.
ActivityYour activity can involve undertaking postgraduate study or training, in Australia or overseas.
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 obligationsThe 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.
PaymentThe 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.
Applications for 2022 activity are now closed.
Before applying, please read:
The application is to include an outline of the proposed benefit of the activity to the South Australian surgical community.