The Royal Melbourne Hospital's commitment to research is demonstrated through the provision of a contestable research funding program supporting innovative and translatable medical research to enhance the care of our patients. 

Please note: The RMH Research Funding Program is currently on pause until further notice


With the exception of the travel grants, applicants must submit a research proposal which includes the rationale for the project; study aims and objectives; design and methodology; expected outcomes and significance.

Funding Schemes

  • Kearton Conference Grants
  • Grants in Aid
  • Women in Research Fellowship
  • Equipment Grants
  • Fellowships