Indigenous Scholarships & Prizes

Support for public health trainees

The John McLeod Indigenous Australian and Māori Health Scholarship in Public Health Medicine — one of many scholarships offered in the RACP Indigenous Health Scholarship Program — is made possible by the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine in memory of the late Dr John McLeod.

John was a Māori public health physician who was both nationally and internationally renowned for his work in public health and as well as his significant contribution towards improving the health status of Māori and Indigenous peoples.

RACP Indigenous Health Scholarship Program
The Scholarship Program provides a funded pathway through Basic, Advanced, Faculty or Chapter Training in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand to current and prospective trainees, who identify as an Aboriginal person, Torres Strait Islander, Pacific Islander or Māori.

RACP President's Indigenous Congress Prize
The Prize offers an invaluable opportunity to a medical student, junior medical officer or physician trainee, who identifies as Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Māori, to attend the RACP Congress.

Australasian Chapter of Addiction Medicine Indigenous Prize
The biennial prize supports medical students and junior medical officers, who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and Māori, to attend the International Medicine in Addiction Conference.

ANZAN Indigenous Health Advanced Trainee Scholarship in Neurology
The Scholarship is offered annually to current trainees of the RACP who identify as Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Māori and who are undertaking advanced training in Neurology.

Jameson Investigator Award
The Award, presented by Queensland Regional Committee, recognises the best oral research presentation related to Indigenous health issues.

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