Tour de Cure Cancer Research Scholarship


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Tour de Cure Cancer Research Scholarship 2019

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Tour de Cure is an Australian charity, entirely dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. Through it's cycling tours and events across Australia, Tour de Cure raises funds for cancer research, support and prevention projects. Together with the Foundation for Surgery, Tour de Cure has generously offered to fund the newly-created and prestigious Foundation for Surgery Tour de Cure Cancer Research Scholarship.

Who can apply

Applications for this Scholarship are open to RACS Fellows and current SET Trainees and are conditional on the applicant being a permanent resident or citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or an International Medical Graduate (IMG) accepted into RACS as a Trainee.


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.


The Gross value of this scholarship is $125,000 ($112,500 stipend plus $12,500 department maintenance).  The successful applicant will be required to procure $25,000 of this amount from their research department, with RACS funding $100,000.


One year


Download the Research application form (PDF 632KB). Email the completed application to 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.

More information

To see more information on Tour de Cure, please go to, including their Funding Opportunities page.

Please read an article about Tour de Cure as produced in the February 2014 of Surgical News here (PDF 1146KB)

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

Anthony Glover, 2016 recipient, April 2017 edition Surgical News (PDF 173KB)
Andrew Gogos, 2015 recipient, October 2015 edition (PDF 798.51KB)
Lipi Shukla, 2014 recipient, April 2016 edition (PDF 273KB)


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Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
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