MAIC-RACS Trauma Scholarship


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Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC)-RACS Trauma Scholarship 2019

The MAIC-RACS Trauma Scholarship was established from a grant from the MAIC (Queensland Motor Accident Insurance Commission) being matched by the Foundation for Surgery to enable RACS to offer annual research funding for research into trauma.

Who can apply?

RACS Fellows and SET Trainees. SET applicants are also eligible to apply for a scholarship in anticipation of their acceptance into the SET Program. They must be accepted into the program prior to the commencement of the scholarship in order to take up the award.


Proposed research may be in any of the following areas: epidemiology, prevention, protection, rehabilitation or immediate or definitive management in trauma. It is not a requirement that the research be conducted in Queensland, but it must be shown that the potential benefits flowing from the research will assist the people of Queensland.

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 essential that you read the Important General Conditions (PDF 80KB) to ensure your eligibility.




One year


Download the  Research application form (PDF 632KB). 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:

Emily Ryan, 2017 recipient, May 2018 edition (PDF 2901KB)
Eric Chung, 2015 recipient, June 2016 edition (PDF 227KB)
Michael Wagels, 2010 recipient, May 2011 edition (PDF 624KB)


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