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GP research is essential to ensuring all Australians can access a high quality, effective and evidence-based primary healthcare system.
For over 60 years, the RACGP Foundation Grants and Awards program has nurtured GP researchers to develop an evidence base, discover new ideas and solutions to improve primary healthcare for all Australians.
The program has funded millions in general practice research, with the majority of research projects going on to be published in high impact peer review journals.
RACGP Foundation research grants can support you to investigate an area of interest in general practice, expand your knowledge, and influence Australian general practice.
Join the long list of exceptional GP and GP Registrar researchers whose important work has received an RACGP Foundation grant and shaped Australian healthcare.
See past successful applications here.
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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.
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 supports research into the wellbeing of GPs and/or GPs in training, including, but not limited to, factors supporting the wellbeing of general practitioners, GP self-care, or peer support.
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.
Applications open 1 July 2021
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 2020
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.