At the RMH we are inspired by our vision of Advancing health for everyone, every day. Clinical research is part of patient care and provides an opportunity for our patients to access new interventions such as investigational drugs, vaccines, medical devices, health service changes, preventative care strategies and more.

The objectives of the Research Grant in Aid schemes is to:

  • support investigators to establish their research programs;
  • foster health and medical research for the benefit of our community;
  • invest in the highest quality researchers and projects.

These grants have been made available to staff through bequests and donations made to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

Grant Value

Each grant is valued at up to $25,000. Researchers will be asked to justify their budgets in the application form.

Schemes on offer in the 2022 Round

RMH Victor Hurley Medical Research Grant

Grants awarded are intended to support medical clinician researchers, working at campuses of the RMH and who are in the early stages of their research careers. Two (2) Victor Hurley Medical Research Grants will be offered in 2022 grant round.

RMH Emerging Research Leader Grant

This award will provide $25,000 over a 12-month period to support an RMH medical clinician-researcher to embark or complete their PhD. One (1) RMH Emerging Research Leader Grant will be offered in the 2022 grant round.

Funding available in 2022

The total funding available under the Grants scheme for the 2022 Round is $75,000.

Essential reading and funding documentation

Important dates

Applications open12:00 PM, Monday 11 July 2022
Closing date for submissions12:00 AM, (midnight) Monday 22 August 2022
Applicants notified of outcomeearly December 2022

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