International Grants

Applications closed Wednesday 31 July 2019.

The RACP awards International Grants of up to $10,000 to medical graduates or specialists from outside Australia or New Zealand who intend to further their knowledge in fields of medical education and research:

  • International specialists visiting Australia and/or New Zealand to learn specific skills either at one or multiple centres
  • International medical graduates or international specialists attending workshops or training courses which the RACP will fund in collaboration with an international institution

College International Grant – Asia Pacific Region (Developing Countries)

  • The recipient's elected funding field or topic of medical education must be in any medical specialty area represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
  • The sponsor must be a Fellow of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
The Grant is funded by Fellows of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.

Paediatrics International Grant – Asia Pacific Region

  • The recipient's elected funding field or topic of medical education must be in the field of paediatrics.
  • The sponsor must be a Fellow of the Paediatrics & Child Health Division.
The Grant is funded by the Fellows of the Paediatrics & Child Health Division of the RACP.

General eligibility

In addition to the specific eligibility criteria for each Grant, the:

  • application must be sponsored by a Fellow of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters, who has a proven relationship, including philanthropic or pro bono, with the institution or medical network from which the proposed recipient belongs to
  • proposed recipient must have support, including financial support, from their home institution or medical network
  • applicant must be working on a project or in any field of study that:
    • is able to have a direct impact on health outcomes in the proposed recipient’s home country, and
    • aligns with the RACP priorities and policies.

Funding

Grant funding offered is to be used to cover a recipient's airfares, accommodation, and project or study costs.

Selection process

A review panel comprised of RACP Fellows assesses all International Grant applications. The RACP Foundation will contact the applicant directly when the panel's decision is known.

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