RACS Visitor Grant Program
The College is committed to excellence in surgical education and
practice and recognises that Fellows within sub-specialties and
other groups wish to enhance their annual scientific meetings by
inviting scientific visitors of note, from Australia, New Zealand
and internationally. RACS will support these initiatives through
the RACS Visitor Grant Program.
Groups are invited to apply for funding towards the cost of
travel, accommodation and registration for their 2020 visitor(s).
Application are open to any recognised society of assocation of
Applications for Meetings in 2020
Applications for meetings in 2020 will be accepted between 15
January and 18 March 2019. Applicants will be notified of the
outcome of their applications by 10 May 2019.
Application form (PDF)
The PDF should be saved to your desktop before commencing the
application, and the completed form sent as an attachment to the Secretariat.
Scanned or handwritten applications will not be accepted. If you
have any difficulties with the form, please contact the Secretariat
who can provide a Word version.
We recommend that you read the Selection Criteria (Item
3.3, RACS Visitor Grant Program (For Non-RACS Meetings) Policy)
and focus on addressing them in your application.
What if our visitor will not be confirmed prior to the
We realise that visitors may not be invited or confirmed at this
stage. Please complete as much of the application form as you can,
and forward further details to the Secretariat as they become
Manager, Fellowship Services
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
College of Surgeons Gardens
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9276 7415