Hugh Johnston Travel Grant


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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.


Hugh Johnston Travel Grant 2019

This Grant arose from a bequest of the late Eugenie Johnston in memory of her late husband, Hugh Johnston. It was established to assist needy and deserving RACS Fellows and SET Trainees to take time away from clinical positions to gain specialist knowledge/expertise overseas in a field to benefit the Fellow/Trainee, RACS and the community.

Who can apply

RACS Fellows and current SET Trainees

Note that this grant is not available for SET applicants.


Please make sure you go to the Scholarships Policies web page to read the full Conditions contained in the specific policy for this award before applying. It is also essential that you read the Important General Conditions (PDF 80KB) to ensure your eligibility.




12 months


Download the Travel and Education application form (PDF 879KB). Email the completed application to by the closing date.

Closing Date for Applications

Midnight ACST Thursday 26 April 2018

Applicants will be notified of outcome in early August 2018

No late applications will be accepted

More Information

The following articles feature previous recipients of this scholarship, as reproduced from Surgical News:

Sebastian King, 2014 recipient, March 2016 edition (PDF 322KB)

Sebastian King, 2014 recipient, March 2015 edition (PDF 299KB)

Arul Bala, 2012 recipient, October 2013 edition (PDF 915KB)


ANZ Scholarship & Grant Coordinator
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
199 Ward Street
North Adelaide SA 5006 Australia

Telephone: +61 8 8219 0900
Fax: +61 8 8219 0999