Travel Grants

Applications for 2020 are open Saturday 1 June 2019 to Monday 22 July 2019.

Travel grants provide funding to support short periods of research or study overseas. They may be used to cover travel or re-establishment costs for those taking up a postdoctoral fellowship or fees for further education. 

Eligible applicants need to submit only one application when applying for one or multiple Awards. See Section D (Awards applied for) of the form.


AFRM Bruce Ford Travel Fellowship

Purpose: To assist AFRM Fellows and trainees who wish to undertake formal research training by taking up an overseas research position. The position which would provide training in research methodology should be part of a formal course of study leading to a postgraduate qualification (Masters, PhD, or equivalent research higher degree). Funding may be used for stipend support or travel support.
Value: Up to $10,000.
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows or trainees of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM).
Tenable: Outside your resident country.

Read the terms and conditions carefully before submitting your application.

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The Scholarship is made possible through funds provided by Fellows of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.

RACP AFOEM Registrar Travel Fellowship

Purpose: To provide the opportunity for an AFOEM Registrar to undertake overseas study in an aspect of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM). The grant may be used for both education and research but does not require the trainee to establish a research project uniquely for the award. The funds may be used to:

  • travel to appropriate centres overseas
  • an OEM attachment
  • to actively participate in a conference or scientific meeting, for example as a member of a panel or to present a paper or poster.

Value: Up to $10,000.
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand registrars of the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM). Applicants must be a resident of Australia or New Zealand at time of application.
Tenable: Outside your country of residence.
Special Requirement: The successful applicant will be required to complete a report within six months of the completion of the Fellowship for publication in the AFOEM eBulletin and/or on the RACP website.

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The Fellowship is made possible through funds provided by the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Bushell Travelling Fellowship in Medicine or the Allied Sciences

Purpose: To further research overseas. Funds to be used for research support or stipend.
Value:  Up to $30,000 for one year
Eligibility: 

  • Australian and New Zealand Fellows or trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
  • Enrolled in a research higher degree or within two years of completion of a research higher degree.
  • Applicants must be resident in Australia or New Zealand.

Tenable: Outside your country of residence.
Special requirement: Applicants should indicate in their application the benefits that will be derived from receiving this Fellowship.

Read the terms and conditions carefully before submitting your application.

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The Fellowship is made possible by a grant from The Philip Bushell Foundation.  

Margorie Hooper Scholarship

Purpose: To help the recipient facilitate postgraduate study outside of South Australia, undertake further training in their field of medicine, to provide stipend or project support.
Value: Up to $10,000.
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters. Applicants must be a current resident of South Australia.
Tenable: Anywhere outside of South Australia.

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The Scholarship is made possible by a bequest of the late Margorie Edith Hooper.

Robert and Elizabeth Albert Travel Grant

Purpose: To provide support for the purposes of furthering international collaboration in research. Funds are to be used to allow for travel to appropriate centres overseas.
Value: Up to $10,000.
Eligibility: Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters who are within seven years of having completed their research higher degree.
Tenable: Outside your country of residence.

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This grant is made possible by a grant from the late Mr Robert O. Albert AO.

Rowden White Travelling Fellowship

Purpose: To provide support for the further research or study overseas. Funds may be used to provide stipend support or travel costs associated with an overseas placement.
Value: Up to $5,000.
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows or trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters. Applicants must be a resident of Australia or New Zealand.
Tenable: Outside your country of residence.

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The Fellowship is made possible by a bequest of the late Dr A.E. Rowden White.

Dr Helen Rarity McCreanor Travelling Fellowship

Purpose: To provide support to encourage research development and the building of international collaboration in the field of human genetics, epigenetics or genomic studies that advance our understanding of human diseases. Funding can be used for:

  • gaining new technical expertise
  • travel to appropriate centres in New Zealand or overseas
  • other proposals will be considered but must demonstrate value to the individual and be relevant to the areas as detailed above

Value: NZ$10,000
Eligibility: New Zealand Fellows or Advanced Trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters, who have completed their research higher degree within the last seven years
Tenable: New Zealand or overseas

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The Fellowship is named in recognition of Dr Helen Rarity McCreanor to honour her contributions to the field of human genetics.
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