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RCPA Foundation Awards and Grants

The following awards are offered by the RCPA Foundation to foster research in the College.

The closing date for RCPA Foundation Awards, Grants and Scholarships applications is June 30 each year.

Completed Application Forms are to be submitted to grantsawards@rcpa.edu.au
 

Awards and Grants available for 2016 Value up to
Mike and Carole Ralston Travelling Fellowship Award $35,000 AUD
Kanematsu Research Award $25,000 AUD
Postgraduate Research Fellowship Award $25,000 AUD
Illumina Cancer Research Grant $25,000 AUD
Research Grant-in-Aid $10,000 AUD
Roger Crouch Award for Ophthalmic Pathology Publication $1,000 AUD

 

RCPA Foundation Mike and Carole Ralston Travelling Fellowship Award

Created in March 2013 this award has been made available through the direct generosity of College Fellow Mike Ralston RCPA(Hon), FFSc, and his wife Carole. Available annually and open to all Fellows, Faculty Fellows and Trainees, it will assist in gaining international experience in the frontiers of genomic medicine and thereby enhance the further development of genetic healthcare in Australasia.

RCPA Foundation Kanematsu Award

The Kanematsu Award is made annually by the Kanematsu Fund in memory of its founder Fusajiro Kanematsu and his wife Sen. The award is made for a single medical research project in the area of haematological disorders.

RCPA Foundation Postgraduate Research Fellowship

The RCPA Foundation Postgraduate Research Fellowship has been established by the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in order to foster research and promote academic excellence in the science of pathology. It may be awarded to a Trainee or Fellow enrolled in a course of study and supervised research leading to the award of a degree at doctorate level in any of the disciplines of pathology.

RCPA Foundation Illumina Cancer Research Grant

The RCPA Foundation Illumina Cancer Research Grant has been established with the Support from Illumina to support Fellows and Trainees undertaking a research project involving cancer genetic molecular pathology.

RCPA Foundation Research Grant-in-Aid

Designed to encourage and support research projects which enhance the professional skills of the applicant. It is available for Trainees of the College or Fellows of the College or its Faculties of less than seven years standing. Expenses may cover staff, equipment and consumables for research projects which help develop new procedures and or provide direct patient benefits.

RCPA Foundation Roger Crouch Award for Ophthalmic Pathology Publication

An innovative annual grant administered by the RCPA Foundation aimed at Trainees to encourage research and publication in the area of ophthalmic pathology.

Please complete the relevant sections of the application below.

Acknowledgement

Please email rachelj@rcpa.edu.au any citations which have been published as a result of projects funded by the RCPA Foundation Grants and Awards.

The official wording to acknowledge the RCPA Foundation for grant funding is:

'Dr (name) is a recipient of the (award name)(year) from the RCPA Foundation'

Eg. Dr Jane Smith is a recipient of the Mike and Carole Ralston Travelling Fellowship 2016 from the RCPA Foundation'