• Who can apply?

    To be eligible for this grant, you need to be a RACS Younger Fellow. RACS Younger Fellows are defined as obtaining Fellowship within the past ten years.

  • Value

    $5,000

    The AAS funds the recipient’s airfares (from a metropolitan city), accommodation, transfers and conference expenses (including meals).

  • Activity
    The grant enables the recipient to attend the annual Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) Congress.
  • Selection
    The selection panel is comprised of representatives of the Younger Fellows Committee. 
  • Applications

    Your application is to include:

    - your career and employment details
    - a demonstrated understanding and involvement in RACS governance functions
    - a demonstrated understanding of and advocacy for, Younger Fellows' issues
    - demonstrated leadership skills and experience
    - 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
    - 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. 

  • To apply

    Applications are now closed for 2022 activity. 

    Before applying, please read:

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

  • Contact
    Scholarships and grants department
    Phone: +61 03 9249 1216
    Email: scholarships@surgeons.org