Scholarships, Awards, Lectures and Prizes


Find a surgeon

The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.


The College offers a large number of scholarships, awards, lectures and prizes. Please be careful to read all terms and conditions when making an application for a scholarship, award, lecture or prize, as different terms apply for each.

Research, Travel and Education Scholarships

The ANZ RACS Scholarship and Grant Program offers Research,Travel and Education Scholarships, Fellowships and Grants. The program, under the umbrella of the Foundation for Surgery, includes awards totalling more than A$1.5million in funding annually to the most academic and able surgical Trainees, Fellows and other worthy applicants from Australia and New Zealand.

Global Health Scholarships

The Global Health Scholarships Program provides awards, fellowships, grants and scholarships to surgeons to fund training opportunities and facilitate professional contact with medical personnel. The recipients are from Asia and the Pacific, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.


The College presents awards in the form of medals and prizes whose recipients are approved by the Council, after a recommendation is made by the Awards Committee. The Committee is related to honorific awards only, and is not involved in decisions about the allocation of research and training awards that have monetary value or in recommending named lecturers.

Lectures and Prizes

The College has a range of lectures and prizes that are run on a regional and national level. Each state has awards, prizes and lectures which are awarded by the respective State Committees. Information on regional lectures and prizes as well as the list of past recipients can be found on the regional pages of the website. Some College Sections also offer prizes.

Foundation For Surgery

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Scholarships and grants are essential to ensure higher levels of surgical and clinical practice. If you would like to support these important scholarships and grants please donate today.