2020 Rural Coach & GSA Rural Surgery Grants

General Surgeons Australia in conjunction with the RACS Rural Coach Program, is pleased to offer a number of Rural Surgery Grants to eligible applicants who are interested in a career in Rural Surgery. 

The Grants

  • Each grant is valued at up to $770 Inc. GST
  • Each grant is to be used towards attending the PSA 2020 ASC including registration, travel and/or accommodation


If you are one of the following, we encourage you to apply:

  • General Surgery Trainees
  • General Surgery IMGs
  • Junior Doctors who are members of GSA

To Apply

Applications will open on Wednesday 19 February.

Please complete your PSA 2020 ASC registration prior to submitting an application.  Successful recipients will have their grant applied retrospectively following the Conference.

Please note that all grant recipients are required to write a short article about their PSA ASC experience which will then be published in General Surgery Today and Surgical News. 

Click here to view Terms & Conditions.

RACS Rural Coach Program

The RACS Rural Coach Program assists General Surgery Trainees interested in a rural surgical career through ongoing support, advocacy, and the opportunity to build their rural connections by offering financial assistance towards attendance at the Provincial Surgeons of Australia Annual Scientific Conference. 


Elaine Tieu
Rural Coach Program Officer