Herbert and Gloria Kees Scholarship


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Herbert and Gloria Kees Scholarship 2019

The Herbert and Gloria Kees Scholarship was established from a generous donation from the estate of the late Gloria Joyce Kees. The purpose of the scholarship is to support medical research and/or the advancement of surgical technologies, techniques and treatments.

Who can apply?

SET Trainees and SET applicants, IMGs accepted into RACS as a Trainee and Fellows who have had their Fellowship for five years or less (since 2012).

SET applicants are eligible to apply for a scholarship in anticipation of their acceptance into the SET Program. They must be accepted into the program by 1 August in the year prior to the commencement of the scholarship in order to take up the award.


All applicants need to demonstrate how the financial assistance will be utilised.

Please make sure you go to the Scholarships Policies web page to read the full Conditions contained in the specific policy for this award before applying. It is essential that you read the Important General Conditions (PDF 80KB) to ensure your eligibility.


$66,000 ($60,000 stipend plus $6,000 departmental maintenance).


One year


Download the Research application form (PDF 632KB). Email the completed application to scholarships@surgeons.org by the closing date.

Closing Date for Applications

Midnight ACST Thursday 26 April 2018

Applicants will be notified of outcome in early August 2018

No late applications will be accepted.


ANZ Scholarship & Grant Coordinator
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
199 Ward Street
North Adelaide SA 5006 Australia

Telephone: +61 8 8219 0900
Fax: +61 8 8219 0999
Email: scholarships@surgeons.org