Research Development Grants

Applications for 2023 funding are open Wednesday 1 June 2022 to Monday 25 July 2022.

Research Development Scholarships/Grants provide funding for smaller research projects for beginning researchers. Applicants can undertake a short-term or part-time research project.

See award terms and conditions.


RACP AFOEM Research Development Grant

Purpose: To support and encourage research in the field of occupational and environmental medicine.

Applicants can undertake a short-term or part-time research project, such as to fulfil the research requirement for their training or Fellowship. The funding can be used to provide:

  • stipend support
  • other support such as laboratory set-up costs
  • funding for a short-term research assistant

Value: Up to $30,000 for 1 year.
Eligibility: Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Tenable: Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas.

The Grant is supported by the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Endowment Fund.

Queensland Regional Committee Research Development Grant

Purpose: To assist trainees and New Fellows undertake short-term or part time research projects, including projects required to complete a research component of their Fellowship

Value: Projects up to a value of $10,000 will be considered

Eligibility: RACP Queensland Fellows and trainees

Tenable: Queensland

The Grant is supported by the Queensland Regional Committee Endowment fund.

RACP AFRM Research Development Scholarship

Purpose: To support and encourage research in the field of rehabilitation medicine.
Value: Up to $10,000 for 1 year.
Eligibility: Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Tenable: Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas.

The Scholarship is supported by the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine Endowment Fund.

Award unavailable in 2023

Aotearoa New Zealand Research Development Scholarship

Purpose: To provide support and encourage research. Funds can be used for project support or stipend.
Value: Up to NZD$20,000.
Eligibility: Aotearoa New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP's Divisions, Faculties and Chapters, residing in Aotearoa New Zealand at the time of application, who are enrolled in a research higher degree (Masters, PhD or equivalent).
Tenable: Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas.

The Scholarship is supported by contributions from RACP Aotearoa New Zealand members.
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