Who can apply?
To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to be:
- a RACS Fellow, Specialist International Medical Graduate (SIMG) or SET Trainee
- enrolled (or intending to enrol) in a higher degree such as a Masters, PhD or the equivalent.
ActivityYour research activity needs to be undertaken as part of a higher degree and should relate to the surgical care of patients.
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 obligationsRecipients 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.
PaymentThis 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.
The following Surgical News articles feature previous recipients of this scholarship:
Ruth Mitchell, 2015 recipient, August 2017 edition
David Liu, 2013 recipient, June 2017 edition
Anthony Glover, 2015 recipient, April 2017 edition
Rana Dhillon 2014 recipient, Nov/Dec 2016
Anannya Chakrabarti, 2013 recipient, September 2016
Simon Tsao, 2014 recipient, July 2015 edition
Alexander Cameron, 2013 recipient, Jan/Feb 2012 edition
Iwan Bennett, 2013 recipient, April 2014 edition
Penelope De Lacavalerie, 2013 recipient, March 2013 edition