Apply for a research grant

 

Applications for the RANZCP Psychotherapy Research Award and the Trisno Family Research Grant in Old Age Psychiatry are now open, and will close at 11.59 pm AEDT 31 October 2020. For any queries or to apply please contact awards@ranzcp.org

 

Research tips, advice and resources


Beverley Raphael New Investigator Grant

The Beverley Raphael New Investigator Grant is designed to encourage those who are new to research and require a small amount of funding to conduct a small-scale study.

How much is the grant?

The program provides a number of small grants of between A$500 and A$6000 annually.

Who’s eligible?

  • Trainees
  • RANZCP fellows or affiliates within the first 5 years of obtaining their primary specialist psychiatry qualification

The individual applying must conduct the major part of the work involved, including data collection and entry. This makes the Beverley Raphael New Investigator Grants ideal for those seeking to perform research as part of a College Scholarly Project or Certificate of Advanced Training.

How do I apply? 

Beverley Raphael New Investigator Grant terms of reference [PDF; 42 KB]
Beverley Raphael New Investigator Grant application form [MS Word; 77 KB]

Please send all applications to Research@ranzcp.org

Key dates

Applications are now closed and will reopen 2021. 


RANZCP Foundation Early Research Career Grants

Support for RANZCP Fellows who are pursuing innovative research in psychiatry. The grant is designed to encourage those who might be new to research or intend to have a career in research.

How much is the grant?

One grant of A$10,000

Who’s eligible?

Fellows or Affiliates of the RANZCP may apply only. The applicant must:

  • Be considered new to research, which generally includes those who have either not received any research funding individually themselves, or a minimal amount (less than A$10,000), or have only previously undertaken research as part of a team rather than being the lead researcher.
  • Be an affiliate or fellow who will conduct the research in Australia or New Zealand.

Those not eligible for this award such as RANZCP trainees are encouraged to apply for the Beverley Raphael New Investigator Grant.

How do I apply? 

RANZCP Foundation Early Research Career Grants terms of reference [PDF; 41 KB]
RANZCP Foundation Early Research Career Grants application form [MS Word; 57 KB]

Please send all applications to Research@ranzcp.org

Key dates

Applications are now closed and will reopen 2021. 


Pat, Toni and Peter Kinsman Research Scholarship

Supported by a bequest from the Kinsman family, this scholarship supports and encourages research into postnatal depression in women in Australia and New Zealand. The award is made every 2 years, on the basis of a research protocol submitted by applicants. It may be made to one person or shared by a team.

How much is the grant?

One grant of A$50,000 available every two years.

Who is eligible to apply?

The Award is made on the basis of a research protocol submitted by applicants. Work performed partly in Australia/New Zealand and partly elsewhere is acceptable. An RANZCP Fellow should undertake a substantive role in the research.
The Award may be made to one person or shared by a team. If there are no suitable applicants, the Award will not be made in that year.

Previous recipients of the Award will not be eligible to receive the Award on a further occasion.

How do I apply?

Pat, Toni and Peter Kinsman Research Scholarship terms of reference [PDF; 102 KB]
Pat, Toni and Peter Kinsman Research Scholarship application form [MS Word; 125 KB]

Key dates

Applications are now closed and will reopen September 2021. For any queries please contact awards@ranzcp.org.


The RANZCP Psychotherapy Research Award
This Award encourages research in psychotherapy among psychiatry trainees and recent Fellows in Australia and New Zealand.

How much is the grant?

Up to A$10,000 in line with the research project budget.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • RANZCP trainees
  • Recent Fellows within five years of admission to Fellowship
  • Fellows undertaking RANZCP Advanced Training in the psychotherapies.

The Award may be made to one person, a team, or multiple applicants. If there are no suitable applicants, the Award will not be made in that year. Previous recipients of the Award will not be eligible to receive the Award on a further occasion.

How do I apply?

RANZCP Psychotherapy Research Award terms of reference [PDF; 45 KB]
RANZCP Psychotherapy Research Award application form [MS Word; 39 KB]

Key dates

Applications are now open, and will close at 11.59 pm AEDT 31 October 2020. For any queries or to apply please contact awards@ranzcp.org.


Trisno Family Research Grant in Old Age Psychiatry 

Supported by an ongoing donation from Dr Roth Trisno and family, this grant works to address the need for more research in the prevention, diagnosis, management and continuing care strategies for mental health conditions in older people.

How much is the grant?

Two grants of up to A$5000 annually.

Who is eligible?

  • trainees in their final year of basic training
  • trainees completing the Certificate of Advanced Training in the Psychiatry of Old Age
  • Fellows who are completing or who are considering completing the Certificate of Advanced Training in the Psychiatry of Old Age.

How do I apply?

Trisno Family Research Grant terms of reference [PDF; 259KB]
Trisno Family Research Grant application form [MS Word; 620KB]

Key dates

Applications are now open, and will close at 11.59 pm AEDT 31 October 2020. For any queries or to apply please contact awards@ranzcp.org.


For further information on any grant, please email awards@ranzcp.org.