Applying for Fellowship

FSP Registrar Handbook
      1. Applying for Fellowship

Applying for Fellowship

When you believe you have met all the requirements for Fellowship you may complete an application for Fellowship.

You must apply for Fellowship within three years of successful completion of all Fellowship exams and within one calendar year of completing all training program requirements.

The Fellowship application form will become available on your assessment statement once you have passed the Fellowship exams. To access the application form, once available, log into the My candidacy portal and navigate to the assessment statement.

You’ll need to provide all documentation related to the requirements for Fellowship.

Extension awaiting Fellowship

Once you’ve met the requirements of Fellowship, you’ll automatically receive a program time extension of up to 12 calendar weeks in which to submit your Fellowship application.

If circumstances prevent you submitting your application for Fellowship for more than 12 calendar weeks, your training coordinator may apply for a further extension on your behalf. Additional extensions are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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As the Fellowship process can take up to 12 weeks, it’s important to provide all the requested documentation promptly to avoid delays.

Dual Fellowship

If you are undertaking dual Fellowship with both the RACGP and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), you don’t need to wait to Fellow from the RACGP while continuing towards your ACRRM Fellowship.

However, you should not submit your application to Medicare for recognition as a general practitioner until you have been admitted to ACRRM Fellowship as well.