Ian and Ruth Gough Surgical Education Scholarship


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Ian and Ruth Gough Surgical Education Scholarship 2020

This Scholarship was established by former RACS President Professor Ian Gough and his wife Ruth Gough to encourage surgeons to become expert surgical educators.

Who can apply

RACS Fellows and current Trainees

Note that this scholarship is not available to SET Applicants


Please read the Ian and Ruth Gough Surgical Education Scholarship policy and the Important General Conditions page before applying to ensure eligibility




One year


Download the Travel and Education application form (PDF 1355KB).

Email the completed application to scholarships@surgeons.org by the closing date.

Closing Date for Applications

Midnight ACST Monday 15 April 2019

Applicants will be notified of outcome in early August 2019

No late applications will be accepted

More Information

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

Adam Watson, 2017 recipient, Oct 2018 edition (PDF 188KB)

Carolyn Vasey, 2016 recipient, Nov/Dec 2017 edition (PDF 199KB)

Rhea Liang, 2015 recipient, October 2016 edition (PDF 174KB)

Tony Palasovski, 2013 recipient, June 2014 edition (PDF 708KB)

Darren Katz, 2012 recipient, October 2012 edition (PDF 771KB)


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

Telephone: +61 8 8219 0924
Email: scholarships@surgeons.org