Margorie Hooper Travel Scholarship


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Margorie Hooper Travel Scholarship 2020

This Scholarship has been made possible through the generous bequest of the late Margorie Hooper of South Australia. It is designed to enable surgeons to travel overseas to learn a new surgical skill for the benefit of the SA surgical community (preference). Alternatively, applications are accepted for the recipient to undertake postgraduate studies and reside temporarily outside the State of SA, either elsewhere in Australia or overseas.

Who can apply

RACS Fellows and Trainees


It is mandatory for the scholarship holder to make a presentation at the SA, NT & WA Annual Scientific Meeting in the year following the conclusion of the scholarship year. In 2021 this will be held in the Northern Territory.

Applicants must reside permanently in South Australia and/or for the purpose of postgraduate study reside temporarily outside the State of South Australia.

Please read the Margorie Hooper Travel Scholarship policy and the Important General Conditions page before applying to ensure eligibility


$65,000 plus a provision for accommodation and travel expenses (upon application)


12 months


Download the Travel and Education application form (PDF 1355KB).

Email the completed application to 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.

More Information

The following articles feature previous recipients of this scholarship, as reproduced from Surgical News:

Sam Boase, 2016 recipient, May 2017 edition (PDF 211KB)
Greg Rice, 2011 recipient, October 2014 edition (PDF 437KB)


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

Telephone: +61 8 8219 0924