Frequently Asked Questions

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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.

 

ANZ Scholarship & Grant Program


1. Are RACS scholarships tax exempt?

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website has an interactive decision tool that will assist you to determine if your scholarship is taxable.

In New Zealand please see information from the IRD.

RACS recommends that applicants also seek tax-related advice from their personal financial advisor.

2. Are scholarships available for overseas surgeons to undertake research in Australia or New Zealand?

Generally, scholarships offered by RACS are for permanent residents of Australia and New Zealand.  However there are exceptions.  Please read the information about each opportunity for details on conditions and eligibility.

3. Are there scholarships for Australian and New Zealand surgeons conducting research overseas?

Most research scholarships offered by RACS are for funding Australian and New Zealand-based research. However the Board of Surgical Research may consider these on a case by case basis. There also may be some awards available that fund training or research conducted overseas by Australian and New Zealand surgeons. Please read the information about each opportunity for details on conditions and eligibility.

Many travel scholarships offered by RACS may be suitable in assisting financially for Australian and/or New Zealand surgeons conducting research overseas.

Please also see the Global Health Scholarships web page