Research Entry Scholarships

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

Applications for 2018 Fellowships now open
​​Closing date: Monday 17 July (11:59 pm AEST)

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

2018 RACP NHMRC A​wards F​or Excellence

The RACP Foundation is pleased to announce that eight RACP NHMRC Awards are available for 2018.
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. Applications are made through the NHMRC application process(see NHMRC website for details).These awards are valued at up to $10,000 per annum for up to three years. 

RACP Research Entry Scholarships offered for 2018

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.

Croxon Research Entry Scholarship in Alzheimer Disease Research

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support for research into Alzheimer Disease.
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 and New Zealand

The Scholarship is made available by a bequest of the late Alfred Croxon

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

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 Odlin Research Entry Scholarship

PURPOSE: To provide stipend support for research in the causes and treatment of cancer, or hypertension. 
​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

The Scholarship is made available by bequest of the late Mrs Elva Price Odlin.

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.

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.
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.

Biennial Awards not offered for 2018

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.

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.

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

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