Career Development Fellowships

Application for 2019 Fellowships ​are now closed.

These Fellowships are intended for established researchers for whom it has been over seven years since they completed their research higher degree and/or who are not eligible for either Research Entry or Research Establishment awards

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Please read the Awards Terms & Conditions carefully before submitting your application.


RACP Fellows Career Development Fellowship

Purpose: To encourage and support the promotion of research in medical specialty areas represented by the RACP Divisions, Faculties and Chapters. Funds may be used to:

  • Provide stipend support
  • other support such as laboratory set-up costs
  • a short term Research Assistant appointment

​Value: Up to $100,000 for one year
​E​ligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters who have comprehensive research experience without necessarily having been awarded a Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree
T​enable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas

The Fellowship is made available by donations from the Fellows of the RACP.

Don & Lorraine Jacquot (Career Development) Fellowship

Purpose: To provide opportunities for nephrologists who are Fellows of the RACP who have completed a post graduate research higher degree; or have substantial research experience; and are still at an early stage in their career. The recipient will be expected to:

  • carry out independent and/or team research
  • undertake activities to develop their expertise in biomedical, clinical and/or public health research
  • have clearly defined outcomes and objectives

​Value: Up to $100,000 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:
 Nephrologists who are Fellows of the RACP who wish to further their studies in the treatment and control of renal disease in a university, hospital or research centre, and who:

  • have completed a PhD; or equivalent research higher degree; or have substantial research experience in nephrology disciplines
  • have research experience and evidence of research ability, such as publications, conference papers, reports, professional or technical contributions
  • have evidence of original intellectual input into research

T​enable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas

For further information see The Jacquot Awards.

Fellowships not offered for 2019

Croxon Career Development Fellowship in Alzheimer Disease Research

P​urpose: For research or training into the causes, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer and treatment Alzheimer Disease. Funding to be used to:

  • provide stipend support; and/or
  • other support such as laboratory set-up costs
  • a short term Research Assistant appointment

V​alue: Up to $100,000 ​for one year
E​ligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
T​enable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas
The Fellowship is made available by a bequest of the late Alfred Croxon.

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