Professor Philip Walker RACS
Vascular Surgery Research Scholarship 2020
This Scholarship was established to encourage research in an
area related to vascular surgical disease.
Professor Philip Walker was a Vascular Surgeon, educated in
Sydney (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital), Capetown (Groote Schurr) and
Stanford University. He moved to Brisbane in 1992 and having held
various academic positions from that time was appointed Professor
of Clinical Surgery and Head, Academic Discipline of Surgery at the
University of Queensland, School of Medicine, in 2011. He was a
pre-eminent teacher, researcher and clinically active
hands-on-surgeon who served as an examiner in Vascular Surgery for
RACS. He died as a result of illness whilst still very active in
all of his areas of interest.
This scholarship is funded from a generous donation from
Professor Walker himself.
Who can apply?
RACS Fellows and Trainees.
SET applicants are eligible to apply in anticipation of their
acceptance into the SET Program. They must be accepted into the
program prior to the commencement of the scholarship.
Applicants must be enrolled in or intending to enrol in a
postgraduate higher degree with research that is an area related to
vascular surgical disease.
Please read the Philip Walker RACS Vascular Surgery
Research Scholarship policy and the Important
General Conditions page before applying to ensure
Download the Research application form (PDF
Email the completed and digitally signed application to firstname.lastname@example.org
by the closing date.
Closing Date for Applications
Midnight ACST Monday15 April 2019
Applicants will be notified of outcome in early August 2019
No late applications will be accepted.
You are invited to read Professor Philip Walker's Obituary
ANZ Scholarship & Grant Coordinator
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
199 Ward Street
North Adelaide SA 5006 Australia
Telephone: +61 8 8219 0924