Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander SET Trainee One Year Scholarship


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RACS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander SET Trainee One Year Scholarship 2019


This scholarship was established by the Indigenous Health Committee to support Trainees who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, and could be used to cover one or more of the following:

  • SET registration fees
  • SET course fees
  • SET examination fees
  • Research projects
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Travel, accommodation and registration fees to attend conferences
  • Other relevant professional development activities

Who can apply

SET Trainees who identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

SET applicants are 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.


To be eligible for the Scholarship an applicant needs to be a member of or fulfil the eligibility requirements for membership of the Australian Indigenous Doctor's Association (AIDA). Details can be found on the AIDA Membership eligibility website.

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.




One year


Download the application form (PDF 159KB)

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:

Andrew Martin, 2017, 2018 recipient, Jan/Feb 2018 edition Surgical News (PDF 347KB)


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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