Who can apply?
This grant is open to RACS members and non-members. To be eligible to apply, you need to hold current senior instructor or director status in one of the following RACS programs: ASSET, CCrRISP®, CLEAR, EMST, OWR or TIPS.
The grant may be used to fund attendance at a relevant course or conference, hospital visits or other activities in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand as relevant to the Surgical Skills program content.
SelectionThe selection panel is comprised of members of the Prevocational and Skills Education Committee (PSEC) and the RACS education department.
Recipient obligationsThe recipient agrees to be involved with a skills course program for a minimum of five years.
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
- name and email addresses for two referees (recommenders) who will then receive an invitation to view parts of your online application and provide a recommendation.