Pickard Robotic Training Scholarship


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Pickard Robotic Training Scholarship

Mr Gordon Pickard has been a strong supporter of robotic surgery in South Australia and now wishes to provide training opportunities to South Australian surgeons to expand their expertise in innovative robotic techniques.

Who can apply

RACS Fellows, SET Trainees as well as other surgeons and non-surgeons who are undertaking robotic surgical training and/or research.

Applications are welcomed from clinicians working in robotic surgery (surgeons and non-surgeons).


To be eligible you are required to reside in South Australia or have a clear contractual commitment to the South Australian public hospital system for the period of two years immediately following the conclusion of the scholarship.

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.


A total of $100,000 will be awarded to approximately three to five applicants (average scholarship value $25,000).


One scholarship year.


Download the application form

Please email a digitally signed copy of the application to scholarships@surgeons.org.

Closing Date for Applications

Midnight ACST 3 May 2018 (note extended deadline to other awards)

Applicants will be notified of outcome in early August 2018



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