• Who can apply?

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to be:

    - a RACS Fellow or SET Trainee*
    - a citizen or permanent resident of, and residing in, Aotearoa New Zealand
    - enrolled (or intending to enrol) in a higher degree such as a Masters, PhD or the equivalent.

    *Specialist International Medical Graduates (SIMGs) are ineligible.

  • Activity
    Your research activity must be undertaken at an approved research institute under the supervision of an experienced investigator.
  • Selection
    Selection is assessed via written application with shortlisted applicants invited to interview. The selection panel is comprised of representatives of the ANZ Scholarship and Grant Committee.
  • Recipient obligations
    Recipients are 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.
  • Payment
    This 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.
  • More information

    The following Surgical News article features a previous recipient of this scholarship:

    Deborah Wright (PDF 271.41KB), 2014 recipient, January/February 2015 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.

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