Awards, grants and member recognition

The RANZCP supports and celebrates the important contributions psychiatrists, trainees and other individuals make to improve the mental health of patients and communities across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia–Pacific region with a number of awards, grants and fellowships, which:

  • recognise remarkable contributions to psychiatry, the community and the College
  • support and encourage psychiatrists to engage in clinical work, research and other initiatives to improve the mental health and wellbeing of communities
  • acknowledge and encourage excellence in psychiatric training, and offer assessment assistance
  • promote the development of psychiatry.

Nominations for the Pirika Taonga have been extended, and now close 11.59 pm AEDT 30 November 2021.

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Acknowledging contributions to the RANZCP and achievements in psychiatric training, practice and research. 

Faculty and Section awards
Recognising excellence in subspecialties of psychiatry.

Branch awards
Celebrating the achievements of trainees, medical students and Fellows in Australian and New Zealand jurisdictions. 

Honorary Fellowship
Recognising contributions to psychiatry or the College by those who do not otherwise qualify for Fellowship.

RANZCP Foundation research grants
Supporting and encouraging clinical work and research to improve the mental health and wellbeing of communities.

Trainee grants
Supporting trainees who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or Māori, and those trainees working in an STP or IRTP post.



Honour board

Past recipients of RANZCP awards, grants and fellowships.

Membership milestones 

The RANZCP Member Recognition Program recognises Fellows who attain the milestone of 15, 25, 40 and 50 years of Fellowship. 

Membership milestones


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