Student Scholarships & Prizes

The RACP Foundation offers scholarships and prizes to medical students and graduates to engage future physicians with the College.


RACP Indigenous Health Scholarship Program
The scholarship program provide a funded pathway through either Basic, Advanced, Faculty or Chapter training in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand. Scholarships are available to medical graduates and Physician Trainees who identify as being of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Māori or Pacific Islander heritage, and who have been accepted or are applying to be accepted into an RACP training program.

RACP President's Indigenous Congress Prize
The Prize, which is available to medical students, junior medical officers and physician trainees who identify as being Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Māori, provides full registration, return economy airfare and accommodation to the RACP Congress.

John Snow Scholarship
The Scholarship offers an opportunity for medical students to present on a subject relating to Public Health at an AFPHM event. Representatives will be selected from each Australian state and territory and Aotearoa New Zealand. Each representative receives $250 and online registration to the Population Health Congress 2022. The Scholarship recipient is awarded $1500.

AFOEM Essay Prize
The Prize is presented to the medical student who presents the best essay written additional to curriculum requirements or the best research project or assignment required in the assessment of courses in occupational or environmental health.

AChAM Indigenous Prize
The Prize, offered biennally, is a full registration, return economy airfare and accommodation to the next International Medicine in Addiction Conference. Medical students, junior medical officers and registrars who identify as being of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Māori descent are eligible to apply.

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