Research Awards and Career Grants

Through the RACP Foundation, we're able to offer financial support to Fellows and trainees pursuing careers in medical research. Over 50 different fellowships, scholarships and grants are available annually, totalling over $2.5 million in funding.

All applications across the different award categories will be assessed by review panels comprised of members of the Grants Advisory Committee, representatives from partner organisations, RACP Divisions, Faculties and Chapters, and other invited peer reviewers.

2024 application timeline

Award category Applications open Applications close Review period Outcomes advised
Career Development Fellowships (2025)
Wednesday 1 May 2024 Monday 1 July 2024 July to August Late November 2024
Research Establishment Fellowships (2025)
Wednesday 1 May 2024 Tuesday 9 July 2024 July to September Late November 2024
Research Entry Scholarships (2025)
Wednesday 1 May 2024 Tuesday 16 July 2024 July to September Early December 2024
Research Development Grants (2025) Monday 17 June 2024 Wednesday 31 July 2024 August - September November 2024
Travel Grants (2025)
Monday 17 June 2024
Wednesday 31 July 2024 August - September November 2024

Education Development Grants (2024)

Monday 18 March 2024

Monday 15 April 2024

April - May

June 2024

Career Development Fellowships

For Fellows who are mid-career researchers who have completed their research higher degree more than seven years prior.

Research Establishment Fellowships

For Fellows and trainees who wish to establish their research career and have completed a research higher degree in the last seven years.

Research Entry Scholarships

Providing stipend support to Fellows and advanced trainees at the start of their research career, currently enrolled in or will be commencing a Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree.

Research Development Grants

Funding support for Fellows or trainees undertaking smaller research projects, including short-term or part-time research projects.

Education Development Grants

Providing assistance to Fellows and trainees to undertake further educational training or to develop educational initiatives.

Travel Grants

Funding support for short periods of research overseas.


The Jacquot Awards
Supporting nephrologists wishing to establish or pursue a research career for the treatment and management of renal disease.

RACP MAIC Research Awards
Awards funded by the Queensland Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) to support research and improve medical knowledge into medical conditions and rehabilitation related to motor vehicle accidents.

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