The nanggit ngarrgu Academic Research Award
The nanggit ngarrgu Academic Research Award (meaning – ‘leaders of knowledge’) recognises the best original academic research in the field of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing research in the last five years.
Generously supported by a donation from Dr Alagappa Arumugam AM FRANZCP and Dr Banu Arumugam, this award encourages scholarship and increase cultural knowledge and understanding of psychiatry for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island peoples and communities.
The prize includes a framed certificate plus a sum of A$5,000, and an invitation to present the work as part of a suitable stream during the College Congress and to accept the award at the College Ceremony.
Who is eligible?
Fellows of the RANZCP may apply only.
Applicants who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are strongly encouraged to apply.
The academic research must:
- be in the field of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander social and emotional wellbeing
- have been performed in Australia
- have been completed within five years of the award submission opening date.
Periods of extended leave (e.g. parental leave) may alter the period of eligibility for the published academic research and will be taken into consideration by the selection panel. Applicants are asked to please provide supporting information if this applies to them.
How do I apply?
Applicants are encouraged to read the scholarship terms of reference for more information on the application process, and to apply by submitting a:
- cover letter
- curriculum vitae
- copy of their research work that is anonymised for award submission.
Please send all applications or queries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Applications are currently closed.