International Grants

Applications closed Friday 31 July 2020.

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

Each Grant is awarded to the first eligible application received for the two available Grants.

Note: If a successful applicant is confirmed for both Grants prior to Friday 31 July 2020, the application round will close early.

Read the International Grants terms and conditions.


General eligibility

Grants are open to:

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

Applicants must:

  • have support, including financial support, from their home institution or medical network
  • 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
    • aligns with the RACP priorities and policies

Your application must be sponsored by a RACP Fellow who has a proven relationship (including philanthropic or pro bono) with the institution or medical network that the Proposed Recipient belongs to.

College International Grant – Asia Pacific Region (Developing Countries)

The successful recipient can use the Grant to cover fares, accommodation and project or study costs.

In addition to the general eligibility, the:

  • Proposed Recipient’s elected field or topic of medical education must be in any medical specialty area represented by the RACP
  • Sponsor must be a Fellow of the RACP
The Grant is made possible by contributions from our RACP members.

Paediatrics International Grant – Asia Pacific Region

The successful recipient can use the Grant to cover fares, accommodation and project or study costs.

In addition to the general eligibility, the:

  • Proposed Recipient’s funding field or topic of medical education must be in the field of paediatrics
  • Sponsor must be a Fellow of the Paediatrics & Child Health Division
The Grant is made possible by contributions from members of the Paediatric and Child Health Division and the RACP.

Selection process

All applications are assessed as they are received during the application period by a panel comprised of RACP Fellows.

The panel will award the Grant to the first eligible application received for each Grant on offer. This means applications may close prior to Friday 31 July 2020.

The RACP Foundation will advise all applicants of the outcome of their application.


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