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Research Entry Scholarships for 2015

2015 RESEARCH ENTRY SCHOLARSHIPS

Applications for RACP Full Scholarships close 5.00 p.m. AEST Monday 14th July 2014

RACP NHMRC AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE

These awards are offered to Fellows and trainees who are nominated recipients of National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Medical and Dental Postgraduate Research Scholarships. . These awards are valued at up to $10,000 for up to three years.
The RACP is pleased to announce that 8 of these awards are available for 2015. For more details click here.

FULL SCHOLARSHIPS (one to three years)

Apply directly to the RACP Foundation for the following awards. Please note that funding for further awards is currently being confirmed so review the website prior to submitting your application form.

2015 Terms & Conditions - ensure you read these carefully.
Application form

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.


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 (I)

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 2013.


RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship (II)

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 per annum for up to three years
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 2013.


RACP Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine Research Entry Scholarship

See AChSHM Awards


Jacquot Research Entry Scholarships in Nephrology

See Jacquot Awards


Kid's Cancer Project Research Entry Scholarship (To be confirmed)

Purpose: To foster the growth of physician-scientists specialising in paediatric oncology and increase capacity for bench to beside medicine, ultimately finding cures for childhood cancer. The application must show:
• Directness to cause: The proposed project must have a direct relationship to childhood cancer and childhood cancer must be the primary focus of the project.
• Previous engagement with childhood cancer: A successful candidate will have had previous experience with childhood cancer, either in a clinical setting or research environment. Experience during medical training will be considered.
• Track record: The candidate must demonstrate an excellent track record in research.
Value: Up to $30,000 per annum for up to three years (total value $90,000)
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, New Zealand and overseas

The scholarship is made available by a grant from the Kids Cancer Project (previously the Oncology Children's Foundation).


NZ Fellows Research Entry Scholarship

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 $30,000 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 $40,000 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 $35,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows or trainees its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• enrolled in a research higher degree; OR
• or within two years of completion of a research higher degree
Tenable: Australia,New Zealand and overseas

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