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RACGP Foundation grants and awards support practicing and academic GPs and GP registrars to undertake important research in their communities, helping to build an evidence base to inform and improve practice and patient outcomes. A small number of grants and awards are also available to medical students, medical graduates undertaking GP training, practice nurses, and practice owners or managers.
Thanks to the generous support of our partners, we are pleased to be offering over $700,000 in funding this year.
Prior to commencing an application, applicants should download and read the Information for Applicants in conjunction with the relevant grant application form(s). Applicants should ensure they have read and understood this document, and the individual requirements of the grant(s) for which they intend to apply.
Learn about the reporting requirements for grant recipients here.
Ethics approval is required for any research conducted with or about people, or their data or tissue. For information about research ethics requirements or to apply for an ethics review, click here.
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This grant focuses on digital health in general practice.
Currently accepting applications
This grant focuses on use and/or implementation of guidelines in general practice.
This grant encourages general practitioners to undertake research on issues related to the management of RTC injuries which are relevant to GPs, their patients and local communities.
This grant focuses on research into health services issues of relevance to general practice.
This grant supports research into diabetes management, prevention, and/or clinical care in general practice.
This grant encourages innovation in preventative healthcare in general practice.
This grant supports GP practice owners to attend the 2023 RACGP Practice Owners National Conference and Masterclass in May.
Innovation, research and/or quality improvement projects with the potential for practical implementation into practice, for a GP, GP registrar, practice nurse or practice manager in Adelaide.
This grant is to encourage and support GPs in the early stages of their research career to conduct research into an aspect of primary health care.
This grant aims to support the provision of high quality health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This grant supports research into an aspect of evidence-based primary health care.
This award supports an early career researcher to travel for research or educational purposes.
This award is targeted at general practice registrars who recently were, currently are or will be undertaking an academic term in a discipline of general practice or rural health.
This award is presented to the best new researcher in the field of general practice at the annual RACGP conference.
Not accepting applications
This medal is awarded to a presenter at the annual RACGP conference whose original research has the most potential to influence daily general practice.
This is awarded to the registrar in general practice who scores the highest score on the Cardiovascular and Respiratory components on the Fellowship Exam. No application is required.
This award is for the best general practice research article in the AJGP (formerly the Australian Family Physician) and is awarded annually. No application is required.