Adrian Paul Prize

The Award

The Adrian Paul Prize is an annual prize awarded for the best scientific work in the field of rehabilitation medicine that is submitted as part of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM) training program. The Australasian College of Rehabilitation Medicine established the Adrian Paul Prize in 1986 based on a donation from Mrs Nancy Paul, the widow of Dr Adrian Paul, the Director of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of the Royal Alfred Hospital. 

Applications are now closed.

Closing date extended to:
Tuesday 3 October 2017 5.00 pm (AE​DT)

Who is eligible?

The Adrian Paul Prize is open to:
• Registered AFRM trainees or
• AFRM Fellows in the first year of Fellowship

What is the prize?

The Adrian Paul Prize recipient will receive:
• $1000 
• A certificate 

The College President will present the recipient with the prize at the next RACP Convocation and Ceremony. 

The RACP will announce the prize recipient in the December edition of Rhaïa Newsletter.

How do I apply?

To apply for the Adrian Paul Prize:

1. Read the Terms & Conditions (Prizes) (PDF 70KB)

2. Submit the following documents in PDF format to  by the closing date:

a. A completed application form
b. A copy of an Advanced Training Research Project that was submitted between 16  September 2016 and 15 September 2017

What is the selection process?

1. A minimum of three judges will determine the recipient in consultation with the AFRM Education Committee (FEC) at the FEC meeting in October or November.
2. Judges will review all entries based on content and originality.
3. The RACP will inform the recipient of the prize after the FEC meeting.

Contact us

For more information on the Adrian Paul Prize, please contact the RACP Foundation 
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