John Loewenthal Project Grant 2020
The Foundation for Surgery John
Loewenthal Research Scholarship was previously established in
honour of Sir John Loewenthal who served as President of RACS from
1971-1974 and was intended to promote surgical research.
In 2015 it was decided to change the
conditions of the scholarship to broaden its appeal, raise its
profile and increase applications. As a result, it was rescoped and
relaunched as the John Loewenthal Project Grant.
Who can apply
RACS Fellows and Trainees, either as
individuals or as a group wishing to undertake a surgical or
research project with definite aims and outcomes or for funding of
an innovative service or piece of equipment.
Applications must be in order to undertake a surgical research
project with definite aims and outcomes; or for funding of an
innovative service or piece of equipment.
Preference will be given to applicants early in their
Please read the John Loewenthal Project Grant policy and
General Conditions page before applying to ensure
$100,000 per annum
Two years. Continuation subject to satisfactory performance.
Download the Research application form (PDF
Email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org
by the closing date.
Closing Date for Applications
Midnight ACST Monday 15 April 2019
Applicants will be notified of outcome in early August 2019
No late applications will be accepted.
The following articles feature previous recipients of this
scholarship, as reproduced from Surgical News:
Kong, 2016 recipient, March 2016 edition (PDF 149KB).
ANZ Scholarship & Grant Coordinator
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
199 Ward Street
North Adelaide SA 5006 Australia
Telephone: +61 8 8219 0924