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 open Tuesday 5 March 2019.

TGL/RACGP Foundation Research Grant

This grant focuses on use and/or implementation of guidelines in general practice.

EOI Applications open 5 March 2019

MAIC/RACGP Foundation Research Fellowship

This fellowship 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 open 5 March 2019

RACGP Foundation/HCF Research Foundation Research Grant

This grant focuses on research into health services issues of relevance to general practice.

Applications open 5 March 2019

RACGP Foundation/Diabetes Australia Research Grant

This grant supports research into diabetes management, prevention, and/or clinical care in general practice.

Applications open 5 March 2019

RACGP Foundation/BOQ Specialist Research Grant

This grant encourages innovation in preventative healthcare in general practice.

Applications open 5 March 2019

RACGP Foundation /ANEDGP Research Grant

The purpose of this grant is to conduct research within the former boundary of the Adelaide North East Division of General Practice.

Applications open 5 March 2019

Family Medical Care Education and Research (FMCER) Grant

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.

Applications open 5 March 2019

Indigenous Health Award

This grant aims to support the provision of high quality health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications open 5 March 2019

Chris Silagy Research Scholarship

This grant supports research into an aspect of evidence-based primary health care.

Applications open 5 March 2019

Walpole Grieve Award

This award supports an early career researcher to travel for research or educational purposes.

Applications open 5 March 2019

Charles Bridges-Webb Memorial Award

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.

Applications open 5 March 2019

Alan Chancellor Award

This award is presented to the best new researcher in the field of general practice at the annual RACGP conference.

Applications open 5 March 2019

Peter Mudge Medal

This medal is awarded to a presenter at the annual RACGP conference whose original research has the most potential to influence daily general practice.

Applications open 5 March 2019

Iris and Edward Gawthorn Award

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

Best General Practice Research Article in the AJGP Award

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