Career Development Fellowships

Applications closed Monday 17 June 2019.

Career Development Fellowships are intended for established researchers who completed their research higher degree over seven year ago and/or researchers who aren't eligible for either Research Entry or Research Establishment awards.

Note: Applicants who hold NHMRC, MRFS or other Category 1 funding, which would be held concurrently with an RACP Fellowship, will be given lower priority when considered for RACP funding.


RACP Fellows Career Development Fellowship

Purpose: To encourage and support the promotion of research in medical specialty areas represented by the RACP Divisions, Faculties and Chapters. Funds may be used to:

  • provide stipend support
  • other support such as laboratory set-up costs
  • a short-term Research Assistant appointment

Value: Up to $100,000 for one year.
Eligibility:
Australian and New Zealand Fellows of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters who have comprehensive research experience.
Tenable:
Australia, New Zealand and overseas.

The Fellowship is made possible through donations from the Fellows of the RACP.

Don & Lorraine Jacquot Career Development Fellowship

Purpose: To provide opportunities for nephrologists who are Fellows of the RACP who have completed a post graduate research higher degree; or have substantial research experience; and are still at an early stage in their career. The recipient will be expected to:

  • carry out independent and/or team research
  • undertake activities to develop their expertise in biomedical, clinical and/or public health research
  • have clearly defined outcomes and objectives

Value: Up to $100,000 for one year. Recipients are eligible to apply for continuation of funding for up to three years but must demonstrate significant progress in their subsequent application.
Eligibility:
Nephrologists who are Fellows of the RACP who wish to further their studies in the treatment and control of renal disease in a university, hospital or research centre, and who:

  • have completed a PhD; or equivalent research higher degree; or have substantial research experience in nephrology disciplines
  • have research experience and evidence of research ability, such as publications, conference papers, reports, professional or technical contributions
  • have evidence of original intellectual input into research

Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas.

The Fellowship is made possible by a bequest of the late Don and Lorraine Jacquot.

Croxon Career Development Fellowship in Alzheimer Disease Research

Purpose: For research or training into the causes, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer Disease. Funding to be used to:

  • provide stipend support
  • other support such as laboratory set-up costs
  • a short term Research Assistant appointment

Value: Up to $100,000 for one year.
Eligibility:
Australian and New Zealand Fellows of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
Tenable:
Australia, New Zealand and overseas.

The Fellowship is made possible by a bequest from the late Alfred Croxon.

RACP MAIC Career Development Fellowship

Purpose: To promote research capacity and capability to improve knowledge on:

  • medical conditions or illnesses which cause or contribute to road traffic crashes (RTCs)
  • medical treatments or approaches that improve health outcomes for people involved in RTCs
  • rehabilitation of people who sustain a temporary or permanent disability through RTCs
  • improving longer term outcomes of people injured in RTCs including pain management, community re-integration, psychosocial, mental health and vocational outcomes

Value: Up to $100,000 for one year.
Eligibility:
Australian or New Zealand Fellows of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters who:

  • it's been seven or more years since the completion of their higher research degree, or
  • have demonstrable research and clinical experience

Tenable: Queensland. An exception can be made if there is a demonstrable benefit to the state of Queensland from the research being undertaken elsewhere in Australia.
Reporting requirements:
Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) requires a final report that outlines how the outcome of the research contributes towards lessening the risk of RTC injuries and/or improving the outcomes of people injured in RTCs.

The Fellowship is made possible through a grant from the Queensland Motor Accident Insurance Commission, matched with funds provided by the Fellows of the RACP.

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