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RACGP Foundation believes in the importance of research in general practice. Our research grants acknowledge the vital contribution general practitioners and general practice registrars make in furthering medical advancements within the community. By raising funds to support a diverse range of research grants, scholarships, fellowships and awards, the RACGP Foundation provides general practitioners with the opportunity to undertake vital research into primary health care.
RACGP Foundation grant applications are now open and will close on Monday 6 May 2019.
This grant focuses on use and/or implementation of guidelines in general practice.
EOI Applications now closed
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.
Applications now open
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.
The purpose of this grant is to conduct research within the former boundary of the Adelaide North East Division of General Practice.
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.
Applications open 3 June 2019
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.
To be awarded for 2019
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.
To be awarded for 2018