Paul Mackay Bolton Scholarship for Cancer Research 2019
This Scholarship was established by Harry Bolton in memory of
his late son, Paul. Professor Paul Bolton was a distinguished
surgeon, teacher and researcher who died from colorectal cancer in
1978 aged 39. The scholarship is intended to support applicants who
wish to take time away from clinical positions to undertake a
full-time research project, under the supervision of an experienced
investigator, into the prevention, causes, effects, treatment
and/or care of cancer.
Who can apply?
RACS Fellows and SET Trainees. SET applicants are also eligible
to apply for a scholarship in anticipation of their acceptance into
the SET Program. They must be accepted into the program prior to
the commencement of the scholarship in order to take up the
Young researchers, who are relatively early in their careers and
show promise, will be given preference over more senior established
researchers. Preference will also be given to projects which are
likely to have clinical relevance within a relatively short period
of time. Preference will be given to applicants enrolled in or
intending to enrol in a higher degree and to applicants from
Queensland and Tasmania.
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);
research departments will be expected to provide 25% of the
Up to two years
Research application form (PDF 632KB). Email the completed
application to firstname.lastname@example.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.
The following articles feature previous recipients of this
scholarship, as reproduced from Surgical News:
Joseph Kong, 2017 recipient, March 2017 edition (PDF
Adam Frankel, 2010 and 2011
recipient, January 2013 edition (PDF 646KB)
The following article featured in Fax Mentis:
Kong, 2017 recipient
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