Margorie Hooper Travel Scholarship 2020
This Scholarship has been made possible through the generous
bequest of the late Margorie Hooper of South Australia. It is
designed to enable surgeons to travel overseas to learn a new
surgical skill for the benefit of the SA surgical community
(preference). Alternatively, applications are accepted for the
recipient to undertake postgraduate studies and reside temporarily
outside the State of SA, either elsewhere in Australia or
Who can apply
RACS Fellows and Trainees
It is mandatory for the scholarship holder to make a
presentation at the SA, NT & WA Annual Scientific Meeting in
the year following the conclusion of the scholarship year. In 2021
this will be held in the Northern Territory.
Applicants must reside permanently in South
Australia and/or for the purpose of postgraduate study
reside temporarily outside the State of South Australia.
Please read the Margorie Hooper Travel Scholarship
policy and the Important
General Conditions page before applying to ensure
$65,000 plus a provision for accommodation and travel expenses
Download the Travel and Education application
form (PDF 1355KB).
Email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.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.
The following articles feature previous recipients of this
scholarship, as reproduced from Surgical News:
Boase, 2016 recipient, May 2017 edition (PDF 211KB)
Greg Rice, 2011 recipient,
October 2014 edition (PDF 437KB)
ANZ Scholarship & Grant Coordinator
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
199 Ward Street
North Adelaide SA 5006 Australia
Telephone: +61 8 8219 0924