The purpose of the Scholarship is to promote research in gynaecologic surgery or surgical teaching. The research is to be undertaken in Australia or New Zealand. It is hoped that the Scholarship has the potential for a significant impact in areas which has not previously attracted a great deal of research funding.
The scholarship is offered annually under the auspices of the RANZCOG Research Foundation and is a stipend of AUD 20,000. For eligibility criteria and the application process click here
The first recipient was Dr Kate Stone MRANZCOG, PhD. Her research project was ‘Metabolic syndrome and endothelial dysfunction in pregnancy’. Since then, many other researchers have used the scholarship to enable them to undertake research in obstetrics and gynaecology.