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Research Entry Scholarships for 2016

These Scholarships assist Fellows and trainees who are at the start of their research careers and enrolled in a Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree. 

  

Closing date: Monday, 14 July 2015

Online Applications will open mid-April 2015

Terms & Conditions - ensure you read these carefully before submitting your application.

 

Arnott Research Entry Scholarship in Cancer Research 

Purpose: To provide stipend support further research into the causes and prevention of cancer.
Value: Up to $45,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Enrolled in, or about to enrol in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent)
• Without stipend
Restricted by specialisation.
Tenable: Australia and New Zealand

The Scholarship is made available by a bequest of the late Jean Brindley Arnott.


Basser Research Entry Scholarship

Purpose: To provide stipend support to encourage and support the promotion of research in any medical specialty areas represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
Value: Up to $45,000 for one year
Eligibility:Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Enrolled in, or about to enrol in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent)
• Without stipend
Tenable: Australia and New Zealand

The Scholarship is made available by a bequest of the late Sir Adolph Basser O.B.E.

  

The David Prast Research Entry Scholarship

Purpose: To provide support and to further research into improving outcomes for spinal injury patients. The recipient will 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 $45,000 per annum for three years
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters enrolled in, or about to enroll in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent)
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 on 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.

See The David Prast Leadership Program for more details

  

Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship

Purpose: To provide stipend support for one year to undertake research in any area of internal medicine or paediatrics.
Value: Up to $30,000
Eligibility: Australian Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Enrolled in, or about to enrol in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent)
• Without stipend.
Tenable: Australia

The Scholarship is made available by a grant from the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation matched with funds provided by the RACP.
 

RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship

Purpose: The intent of the Scholarship is to provide stipend support to encourage and support the promotion of research in any medical specialty areas represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
Value: Up to $45,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Enrolled in, or about to enrol in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent)
• Without stipend
Special Requirement:The successful applicant will be requested to publicise the award through speaking engagements and participation at College events.
Tenable: Australia

The Scholarship is made available by donations from the Fellows of the RACP 2014.



RACP Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine Research Entry Scholarship

See AChSHM Awards


Jacquot Research Entry Scholarships in Nephrology

Purpose: To provide stipend for younger Fellows or trainees in nephrology to undertake a research higher degree. Projects may be in basic, clinical, epidemiological or public health aspects of nephrology.
Value: Up to $45,000 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:
• Fellows and trainees of the RACP in the field of nephrology
• Enrolled in or about to enrol in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree)
• Without stipend
• Full or part time (award will be pro rata)
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas

For further information see The Jacquot Awards


NZ Fellows Research Entry Scholarship - not offered for 2016

See New Zealand Awards


Osteoporosis Australia RACP Research Entry Scholarship

Purpose: The intent of the scholarship is to provide stipend support to encourage the promotion of research into the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
Value: Up to $45,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Enrolled in, or about to enrol in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree)
• Without stipend
• Restricted by specialisation.
Tenable: Australia

The Scholarships are made available by Osteoporosis Australia matched with funds provided by the RACP.

ResMed Foundation/Sleep Health Foundation Research Entry Scholarship

Purpose: To provide a stipend for younger Fellows and trainees in Sleep Medicine. Projects may be in basic, clinical epidemiological or public health aspects of Sleep Medicine.
Value: Up to $35,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters specialising in Sleep Medicine.
• Enrolled in, or about to enrol in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree)
• Without stipend
• Restricted by specialisation.
Tenable: Australia and New Zealand

The Scholarship is made available by a grant from the ResMed Foundation Ltd. It is administered by the RACP and The Australasian Sleep Association.

Shields Research Entry Scholarship

Purpose: To provide stipend support to encourage and support the promotion of research in any medical specialty areas represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
Value: Up to $45,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Enrolled in, or about to enrol in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree)
• Without stipend
• Restricted by Region - research must be undertaken in the state of Victoria.
Tenable: Victoria

The Scholarship is made available by a bequest of the late Dr S W Shields.

The Joseph Thornton Tweddle Research Entry Scholarship

Purpose: To provide stipend support to encourage and support the promotion of research in any medical specialty areas represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
Value: Up to $40,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows or trainees its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• Enrolled in, or about to enrol in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree)
• Without stipend
Tenable: Australia,New Zealand and overseas

The Scholarship is made available by a bequest by the late Joseph Thornton Tweddle.

 

RACP NHMRC AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE

These awards are offered to Fellows and trainees who are nominated recipients of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Medical and Dental Postgraduate Research Scholarships (see NHMRC website for NHMRC closing dates). These awards are valued at up to $10,000 for up to three years. The RACP Foundation is pleased to announce that eight RACP NHMRC Awards are available for 2016.