• 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.


  • Value
    $10,000
  • Activity

    The grant may be used to fund attendance at a local or international relevant course or conference, hospital visits or other activities as relevant to the Surgical Skills program content.

  • Selection
    The selection panel is comprised of members of the Prevocational and Skills Education Committee (PSEC) and the RACS education department.
  • Recipient obligations
    The recipient agrees to be involved with a skills course program for a minimum of five years.
  • How to apply

    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.

  • Conditions and application

    Applications for the 2023 program have now closed. 

    - general information on the Scholarships and Grants Program
    program conditions and recipient obligations
    conditions specific to this grant (PDF 376.32KB) as stated on this page

  • Contact
    Scholarships and grants department

    Phone: +61 08 8219 0940
    Email: scholarships@surgeons.org