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2018 Pacific Island Travel Grants

Applications for the 2018 Pacific Island Travel Grants are now open and will close on Tuesday 8 May, 2018.

Eligible Pacific Island surgeons and surgical trainees are invited to apply.

The 2018 Pacific Island Travel Grant was established to assist a Pacific Island surgeon or surgical trainee to travel to Fiji for the GSA & PISA 2018 Combined ASM, to obtain further education and training in General Surgery.

The GSA & PISA 2018 Combined ASM - Emergency Responses and Humanitarian Aid - will be held at the Sheraton Fiji Resort & Westin Denarau Island, Fiji from 1-4 October 2018.

Eligibility 

Applicants must be a permanent resident or citizen of an eligible Pacific Island nation (excluding Australia and New Zealand). Please read the 2018 Pacific Island Travel Grant Policy for a list of eligible Pacific Island nations.

Conditions

The successful recipient(s) will be required to complete an evaluation form and to provide a written report at the conclusion of the GSA & PISA 2018 Combined ASM, regarding their experience at the meeting.

Value

In 2018, up to fifteen (15) travel grants will be awarded. The Travel Grant consists of up to AUD$3,000 to be put towards full registration for the GSA & PISA 2018 Combined ASM and may also be put towards economy travel expenses and accommodation.

Tenure

For the duration of the GSA & PISA 2018 Combined ASM.

To Apply

Applications are now open and will close on Tuesday 8 May, 2018 without exception.

Please complete the 2018 Pacific Island Travel Grant Application Form. Your application must include the following information:

  • Letter of application
  • Brief curriculum vitae  
  • Two (2) written professional references 

Please read the 2018 Pacific Island Travel Grant Policy carefully before applying. 

For further information please contact:

Karen Liu Research & Scholarships Coordinator
P +61 8 8274 3791
F +61 8 8373 7032
E karen.liu@generalsurgeons.com.au

 
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