Research Entry Scholarships

​Applications for 2017 have now closed.

These Scholarships assist Fellows and trainees who are at the start of their research careers and who are enrolled, or about to enroll in a Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree and who are without stipend.

Online Application form

Terms & Conditions (Awards) (PDF 91KB) Please read these carefully before submitting your application.

Arnott Research Entry Scholarship in Cancer Research 

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support to further research into the causes and prevention of cancer.
​VALUE: Up to $45,000 for one year
​ELIGIBILITY: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Restricted by specialisation.
​TENABLE: Australia and New Zealand

The Scholarship is made available by a bequest of the late Jean Brindley Arnott.

Basser Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support to encourage and support the promotion of research in any medical specialty areas represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
​VALUE: Up to $45,000 for one year
ELIGIBILITY: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
TENABLE: Australia and New Zealand

The Scholarship is made available by a bequest of the late Sir Adolph Basser O.B.E.

RACP Fellows Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support to encourage and support the promotion of research in any medical specialty areas represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
VALUE: Up to $45,000 for one year
ELIGIBILITY: Australian Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
TENABLE: Australia
Special Requirement: The successful applicant will be requested to publicise the award through speaking engagements and participation at College events.

The Scholarship is made available by donations from the Fellows of the RACP

Jacquot Research Entry Scholarships in Nephrology

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support for Fellows or trainees in nephrology to undertake a research higher degree. Projects may be in basic, clinical, epidemiological or public health aspects of nephrology.
VALUE: Up to $45,000 per annum
Recipients are eligible to apply for continuation of funding for up to three years but must demonstrate significant progress in their subsequent application.
​ELIGIBILITY
• Fellows and trainees of the RACP in the field of nephrology
• Full or part time (award will be pro rata)
TENABLE: Australia, New Zealand and overseas

For further information see The Jacquot Awards

NZ Fellows Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support to encourage and support the promotion of research in any medical specialty areas represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
​VALUE: Up to NZ$45,000
​ELIGIBILITY: New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
TENABLE: ​New Zealand, Australia and Overseas
Special Requirement: The successful applicant will be requested to publicise the award through speaking engagements and participation at College events.

See New Zealand Awards for other NZ awards offered.

Osteoporosis Australia RACP Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support to encourage the promotion of research into the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
​VALUE: Up to $45,000 for one year
​ELIGIBILITY: Australian Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Restricted by specialisation.
TENABLE: Australia

The Scholarships are made available by Osteoporosis Australia matched with funds provided by the RACP.

RACP Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support to encourage and support the promotion of research in the field of sexual health medicine.
​VALUE: Up to $30,000 for one year
ELIGIBILITY:
• Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP AChSHM
​TENABLE: Australia & New Zealand
Special Requirement: The successful applicant will be requested to publicise the award through speaking engagements and participation at Chapter events.

The Scholarship is made available from funds provided by Fellows of the Australasian​ Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine

RACP AFRM Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support to encourage research in an area of rehabilitation medicine in the management of functional loss, activity limitation or participation restriction arising out of illness and injury.
​VALUE: Up to $45,000 for one year
​ELIGIBILITY: Australian or New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of AFRM
TENABLE: Australia or New Zealand
Special Requirement: The successful applicant will be requested to publicise the award through speaking engagements and participation at College events.

The Scholarship is made available from funds provided by Fellows of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

ResMed Foundation/Sleep Health Foundation Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide a stipend for younger Fellows and trainees in Sleep Medicine. Projects may be in basic, clinical epidemiological or public health aspects of Sleep Medicine.
​VALUE: Up to $35,000 for one year
ELIGIBILITY: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters specialising in Sleep Medicine.
• Restricted by specialisation.
TENABLE: Australia and New Zealand

The Scholarship is made available by a grant from the ResMed Foundation Ltd. It is administered by the RACP and The Australasian Sleep Association.

Shields Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support to encourage and support the promotion of research in any medical specialty areas represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
​VALUE: Up to $45,000 for one year
ELIGIBILITY: Australian Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Restricted by Region - research must be undertaken in the state of Victoria.
TENABLE: Victoria

The Scholarship is made available by a bequest of the late Dr S W Shields.

Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support for one year to undertake research in any area of internal medicine or paediatrics.
VALUE: Up to $30,000 
ELIGIBILITY: Australian Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
TENABLE: Australia

The Scholarship is made available by a grant from the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation matched with funds provided by the RACP.

Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Entry Scholarship in rural health

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support for two years to undertake research into rural health issues.
​VALUE: Up to $30,000 p.a. for two years
ELIGIBILITY: Australian Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
TENABLE: Australia
Special Requirement: Applications must demonstrate that the research:

  • is directly related to identified rural health issues;
  • involves collaboration and/or partnership with rural organisations;
  • will involve some time spent in outer regional, rural or remote areas.

The Scholarship is made available by a grant from the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation matched with funds provided by the RACP.

2017 RACP NHMRC A​wards F​or Excellence

These awards are offered to Fellows and trainees who are nominated recipients of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Medical and Dental Postgraduate Research Scholarships (see NHMRC website for NHMRC closing dates). These awards are valued at up to $10,000 for up to three years. The RACP Foundation is pleased to announce that eight RACP NHMRC Awards are available for 2017.

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