Research grants and awards

The RACGP supports the continued development and advancement of quality general practice and patient outcomes through research.

The information in this section explains the various grants and training opportunities provided by the RACGP and other funding bodies so that GPs can undertake general practice research.


The RACGP Foundation provides grants and awards to GPs undertaking research in general practice. 

The Education Research Grant (ERG) program aims to continue building research capacity in medical education and training for general practice with a specific focus on education improvement.   

If you are interested in forming a partnership with the RACGP for a research grant application, the criteria and process for applying are available here.


This Australian Government website publishes forecast and current grant opportunities and grants awarded.

Medical Research Future Fund

The Australian Government Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is a $20 billion long-term investment supporting Australian health and medical research.

National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC)  

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC) provides research funding opportunities. NH&MRC Find Funding

Research Professional

Research Professional is a database of funding opportunities in all disciplines from a range of sponsors in Australia and internationally.