Ian and Ruth Gough Surgical Education Scholarship


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Ian and Ruth Gough Surgical Education Scholarship 2019

This Scholarship was established by Ian and Ruth Gough to encourage surgeons to become expert surgical educators.

Who can apply

RACS Fellows and current SET Trainees

Note that this scholarship is not available to 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 Ian & Ruth Gough application form (PDF 858KB). Email the completed application to scholarships@surgeons.org 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:

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 0900
Fax: +61 8 8219 0999
Email: scholarships@surgeons.org