Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships

Several Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships are available to colorectal trainees and younger surgeons.

These include:

  • Killingback Prize - Awarded by the RACS Colon and Rectal Surgery Section for the best podium presentation by a surgical trainee or younger surgeon at the RACS ASC. Includes travel, accommodation and registration to the following year's American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery Annual Meeting including podium presentation of the paper Contact: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 
  • ACPGBI  Travelling Fellowship - Expenses paid travel to the Annual Meeting of the ACPGBI, podium presentation and site visits to other colorectal units - awarded by the Training Board in Colon and Rectal Surgery.  (details: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • Fred Stephens Fellowship - A 3-year fellowship is offered in alternate years specifically for colorectal trainees who wish to pursue a career in academic colorectal surgery - it involves at least one year of full-time research as part of a Masters of Research in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Macquarie University,  one year at Concord Hospital, Sydney and one year in an overseas colorectal unit. (details: secretariat@cssanz.org) 
  • ANZTBCRS Medtronic Research Fellowship - A $50,000 one year scholarship to enable a colorectal trainee(s) to conduct an ANZTBCRS approved research project .   (details: secretariat@cssanz.org). 

  • Mitchell J Notaras Fellowship - A 3 year fellowship awarded by the University of Sydney in alternate years specifically for colorectal trainees who wish to pursue a career in academic colorectal surgery - it involves at least one year of full time research as part of a Masters of Surgery at University of Sydney, one year in an overseas colorectal unit and one year at RPAH, Sydney. M Notaras Scholarship  See also http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/study/scholarships/research/index.php#Notaras  (details: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) Mitchell 
  • Philip Douglas Education Prize - Awarded to the best presentation at the ANZTBCRS Training Weekend. The winner receives a $1000 travel stipend to present the paper at the following Spring Colorectal Meeting.  (details: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))
  • CSSANZ Foundation Award for Most Promising First Year ANZTBCRS Fellow's Research Project - Awarded to the best first year project at the ANZTBCRS Training Weekend. The winner receives complimentary registration to the following Spring CME where plaques are awarded to both the winner and the hospital involved.  
  • CSSANZ Foundation Award for Most Publishable Second Year ANZTBCRS Fellow's Research Project  - Awarded to the most publishable completed project by a second year fellow at the ANZTBCRS Training Weekend.The winner receives complimentary registration to the following Spring CME where plaques are awarded to both the winner and the hospital involved.   
  • CSSANZ Foundation Award for ANZTBCRS Fellow's Research from a Higher Degree . This prize is awarded at the ANZTBCRS Training Weekend. The winner receives complimentary registration to the following Spring CME where plaques are awarded to both the winner and the hospital involved.