GSA Rural Surgery Grants

Applications are now open for the PSA 2024 ASC Rural Surgery Grants process


If you are a General Surgery Trainee, SIMG, or eligible Junior Doctor, you may be able to apply for a grant to assist with your PSA 2024 ASC registration. The grants are valued at up to $700 each and funded by General Surgeons Australia, with support from the RACS Rural Coach Program.

The Grants

  • Valued at up to $700 inc. GST
  • Used towards PSA 2024 ASC registration


If you are one of the following and have a strong interest in a rural surgery pathway, you are encouraged to apply:

In Order to Apply

  • You must register for the PSA 2024 ASC before submitting an application.
  • Successful recipients will have their grant applied retrospectively following the Conference.
  • You must be prepared to write a short article about your PSA ASC experience, which may be featured in both GSA and RACS publications. 

About Rural Coach

Since 2011, the RACS Rural Coach Program in conjunction with GSA, has supported more than 100 doctors in training with their rural surgical career pathways through ongoing support, advocacy and fostering of rural connections. To find out more about the RACS Rural Coach, click here


Elaine Tieu – Rural Coach Program Officer
[email protected]