ANZ Scholarship & Grant Program
1. Are RACS scholarships tax
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