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Career Development Fellowships for 2016

Closing date: Monday, 15th June 2015 - 5pm AEST

These Fellowships are intended for established researchers for whom it has been over seven years since they completed their research higher degree and/or who are not eligible for either Research Entry or Research Establishment awards.  

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Terms and Conditions - Please read carefully before submitting your application.

 
RACP Fellows Career Development Fellowship

Purpose: The intent of the Fellowship is to encourage and support the promotion of research in medical specialty areas represented by the RACP Divisions, Faculties and Chapters. Funds may be used to:
• Provide stipend support;
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; OR
• a short term Research Assistant appointment
Value: Up to $100,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• who are not eligible for Research Entry Scholarships or Research Establishment Fellowships
• who have comprehensive research experience without necessarily having been awarded a Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas
The Fellowship is made available by donations from the Fellows of the RACP in 2014.

 
Don & Lorraine Jacquot Fellowship

Purpose:To provide opportunities for nephrologists who are Fellows of the RACP who have completed a post graduate research higher degree; or have substantial research experience; and are still at an early stage in their career. The recipient will be expected to:
• carry out independent and/or team research
• undertake activities to develop their expertise in biomedical, clinical and/or public health research
• have clearly defined outcomes and objectives
Up to $100,000 per annum.
Recipients are eligible to apply for continuation of funding for up to three years but must demonstrate significant progress in their subsequent application.
Eligibility: Nephrologists who are Fellows of the RACP who wish to further their studies in the treatment and control of renal disease in a university, hospital or research centre, and who:
• have completed a PhD; or equivalent research higher degree; or have substantial research experience in nephrology disciplines
• have research experience and evidence of research ability, such as publications, conference papers, reports, professional or technical contributions
• have evidence of original intellectual input into research
• are no longer eligible for the Research Establishment Fellowship
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas

For further information see The Jacquot Awards

 

The David Prast Career Development Fellowship

Purpose: To provide support and to further research into improving functional outcomes for people living with spinal cord injury and to further the vision of David Prast. The recipient will be expected to include a clinical component in the field of spinal cord injury within the application which is supported by the administering institution. The recipient will also be expected to travel to international centres to further their knowledge or participate in research. Funding may be used for stipend, project expenses and travel.
Value: Up to $100,000 per annum for up to three years
Eligibility: Australia and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters who are:
• not eligible for Research Entry Scholarships or Research Establishment Fellowships
• who have comprehensive research experience without necessarily having been awarded a Maters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas
Special requirement: Applicants are required to provide a letter addressed to SCIA and SCA as part of the application process providing detail as to how their research will contribute to the vision of David Prast. During the period of the Fellowship the recipient will be required to report to the donors regarding new technologies, ideas and outcomes; and to participate in yearly round table discussions with SCIA and SCA.

The Fellowship is made available due to the generosity of Spinal Cord Injuries Australia and SpinalCure Australia.

For further information see The David Prast Leasdership Program