Prizes, grants, scholarships and fellowships
The RACP Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the RACP that awards prizes, grants, scholarships and fellowships to:
- fund world-class research to address the challenges facing healthcare today
- support the education and training of current and future physicians
- acknowledge the outstanding achievements and contributions of Fellows or trainees
- encourage medical students and graduates to consider a career as a physician
Who can apply for an Award ?
The RACP Foundation Awards support Physicians at all stages of their career. Different awards may be available for:
- RACP Fellows
- RACP trainees
- Medical students
- Medical graduates
Refer to the details of each award for the specific eligibility requirements.
What prizes, grants, scholarships and fellowships do the RACP offer?
The RACP offers a number of prizes, grants, scholarships and fellowships (Awards) through the RACP Foundation for current and future Physicians. The RACP Foundation Awards provide support for innovative medical research and medical training and acknowledge excellence. These include:
The RACP Foundation proudly provides financial support to Fellows and trainees pursuing careers in medical research. Over $2 million funding is offered annually through fellowships, scholarships, grants, and prizes.
Applications for 2019 Research Awards are closing soon.
Every year, the Foundation receives nominations and applications for prizes and medals which acknowledge these individuals in their respective fields. Many medals and prizes are presented annually at the RACP Congress and are valued greatly for their prestige. Other prizes and medals are awarded at specific Annual Scientific Meetings of different specialties.
Awards and Prizes by Category
Regional Awards and Prizes
Regional awards and prizes are offered to Fellows and trainees who are registered as members of specific states (regions) in Australia and New Zealand.
Division, Faculty and Chapter Awards and Prizes
The Divisions, Faculties and Chapters provide Awards for Fellows and trainees who are members and also provide other awards to encourage medical students and graduates to learn and consider a career as a physician.
All awards are open to RACP Fellows and trainees who are members of each specific Division, Faculty or Chapter as well as medical students and medical graduates
Indigenous Scholarships and Prizes
Indigenous Scholarships and Prizes are available to Fellows, trainees, medical students, or junior medical officers who identify as being of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Māori or Pacific Islander heritage.
The RACP Foundation is supported by donations from individuals, corporations and partner organisations.
List of donors and partners
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Contact the Foundation
For more information on any of the awards and prizes, please contact the RACP Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +61 2 9256 9639.