Grant Applications Now Open, including new Scholarships

In 2015 the Medical Research Foundation will offer a new medical and biomedical postgraduate scholarship for funding from January 2016. The purpose of the Foundation Scholarships scheme is to support outstanding medical, nursing, allied health and biomedical graduates early in their career so that they can enhance their research skills, and conduct medical research at St George & Sutherland Hospitals. It is anticipated that Postgraduate Scholars supported by the Foundation, will develop the capacity for original independent research. It is intended that the Foundation Scholars will attain a higher degree by research (MD, PhD, Masters by Research, or equivalent) in this process. Scholarship applications are now open, for more information on the scholarships click here.

Applications for Establishment Grants are also now open (until 5pm Friday 28th August 2015). Areas of grants available are – New Appointee Grants, New Investigator Grants, Seed Grants, Clinician, and Researcher Grants. Click here for eligilibity and how to apply.

Again in 2015 the Medical Research Foundation is pleased to be able to offer a capacity building grant of up to $300,000 for funding in 2016-2017. The purpose of capacity building grant program is to strengthen and grow teams of quality researchers who will enhance our overall research capacity and thereby increase the amount of innovative and competitive research at St George and/or Sutherland Hospitals. This category is open to established research teams who already have a track record in securing substantive competitive research funding and who can demonstrate that such funding will facilitate further capacity building within their research team.

For more information on how to apply and when are applications open, please contact the Foundation.