The annual Convention Travel Grant - run under the auspices of
the Perth Convention Bureau's Aspire Porgram - is open to all
Fellows, Trainees and International Medical Graduates on the
pathway to Fellowship. The grant offers the recipient the chance to
broaden their networks and horizons and bring kudos to themselves,
the College and the wider community.
The 2016 Convention Travel Grant consists of one $10,000 to
assist in personal and professional development through attendance
at a relevant international conference.
Entry is open to all RACS Fellows, Trainees and International
Medical Graduates on a pathway to Fellowship. Selection preference
will be given to, but application is not limited to, Younger
Fellows, Trainees and International Medical Graduates on a path to
Fellowship who are pursuing, or hope to pursue a career in academic
surgery in Australia or New Zealand.
- Nominate an internatjonal conference pertinent to your
discipline or research. This conference may be attended up to 5
years after the travel grant is awarded.
- List the reasons why this meeting should be held in Western
Australia in the future, by providing detail on the local expertise
and facilities in your field that could be showcased to
- Advise how attendance at this conference would benefit yourself
- Provide a Curriculum Vitae and the names and contact details of
two (2) referees who may be contacted.
How is your application assessed?
A selection committee nominated by the Executive Director for
Surgical Affairs (Australia) including representatives from the
Section of Academic surgery and the Education Board will undertake
The grant will be presented at the RACS Annual Scientific
Congress held in Brisbane, 2-6 May 2016.
Submit your application to Dr John Quinn FRACS, FACS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application deadline is Monday, 29 February 2016.
Dr John Quinn FRACS, FACS
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
250-290 Spring Street
East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9249 1203
Fax: +61 3 9276 7412