Indigenous Scholarships & Prizes

Support for public health trainees

The John McLeod Indigenous Australian and Māori Health Scholarship in Public Health Medicine — one of many scholarships offered in the RACP Indigenous Health Scholarship Program — is made possible by the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine in memory of the late Dr John McLeod.

John was a Māori public health physician renowned for his work in public health and his significant contribution towards improving the health status of Māori and Indigenous peoples.

RACP Indigenous Health Scholarship Program
The Scholarship Program provides a funded pathway through Basic, Advanced, Faculty or Chapter Training in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand to current and prospective trainees, who identify as Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Pacific Islander or Māori.

RACP President's Indigenous Congress Prize
The Prize offers an invaluable opportunity to a medical student, junior medical officer or physician trainee, who identifies as Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Māori, to attend the RACP Congress.

Skilled Medical Scholarships for Advancement of Indigenous Health
To assist and encourage the advancement of Indigenous Health in Australia and/or Aotearoa New Zealand.

ANZAN Indigenous Scholarship for Advanced Trainees in Neurology
The Scholarship is offered annually to current trainees of the RACP who identify as Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Māori and who are undertaking advanced training in Neurology.

AChAM Indigenous Prize
The prize supports medical students and junior medical officers, who identify as Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori, to attend the International Medicine in Addiction Conference or APSAD Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference in alternating years.

AChSHM Indigenous Scholarship
The Scholarship offers the opportunity to attend the AChSHM Annual Scientific Meeting to medical students, junior medical officers, registrars and physician trainees who identify as Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Māori.

Jameson Investigator Award
The Award, presented by Queensland Regional Committee, recognises the best oral research presentation related to Indigenous health issues.

T.C. Butler and F.R.T. Stevens Prize
The Prize is awarded to the best essay on work completed in Tasmania affecting the health of a vulnerable group of society.

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