Who can apply?
Applicants need to be:
- a RACS Fellow, Specialist International Medical Graduate (SIMG) or SET Trainee*
- a permanent resident of South Australia
Applicants may reside temporarily outside South Australia for the purpose of postgraduate study or training but must intend to live and work in the state following the conclusion of their scholarship.
*SET applicants are ineligible.
Value$90,000 plus $10,000 accommodation and travel expenses.
The scholarship supports travel and costs associated with postgraduate study or training, in Australia or overseas.
The proposed travel program must commence before the end of 2023.
Your application is to include:
- details of the proposed research to be undertaken
- a statement from the head of department or a senior representative of the host institution advising that you are acceptable for the program
- an outline on commencement and conclusion timing for the proposed research activity
- an outline of previous research experience and related activities
- uploaded evidence that you are intending to return to South Australia after the scholarship
Preference will be given to applicants wishing to travel overseas to undertake postgraduate studies or 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.
The recipient must present an outline of the outcomes of their scholarship activity at the SA, NT & WA Annual Scientific Meeting in the year following the scholarship activity.
Note that the tristate ASM is held in WA, NT & SA on a rotational basis, therefore the recipient would need to be available to present in the host state.
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.