• Policy and guideline
    Before applying, please refer to the:

    - Learning and Development grant policy (PDF 496.34KB)
    - Murray and Unity Pheils Colorectal Travel Grant guideline (PDF 109.68KB)
  • Who can apply?

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


  • Activity

    The grant funds international travel to obtain further training and experience at a specialist colorectal unit.

    The activity for which funding is being sought must commence after the grant application closing date but prior to the end of the grant year (December 31st). All grant recipients will be required to provide an activity report at the end of the grant year outlining their progress against their proposal timeline.

  • Application requirements

    Your application is to include:

    - your career and employment details
    - your activity proposal including: how your activity will benefit your professional development; and contribute to improving Australian and/or Aotearoa New Zealand surgical standards and knowledge base
    - the expected outcomes of your activity
    - proposed costs

  • Selection and awarding

    Selection is via the written application.
    The selection panel is comprised of representatives of the ANZ Scholarship and Grant Committee (ANZSGC).

    - payment is made directly to the recipient by 1 March in the scholarship year (following receipt of a valid invoice)

  • To apply
    Application is via the Scholarships and Grants Program online platform, RACS Unlock, hosted by Survey Monkey Apply.
    You may register as an applicant on RACS Unlock at any time, however applications will not display on your dashboard until the Scholarships and Grants Program application opening date. There is no need to re-register if you already have a RACS Unlock registration.

    Please note: emailed applications are not accepted.

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  • Contact
    Scholarship and grant team
    Email: [email protected]