The Raine Medical Research Foundation provides Priming Grants for health and medical research scientists and clinicians at an early stage in their career, to assist them to become more competitive for national and international peer-review grants. This program is intended particularly for those who are progressing towards an independent research career.
Call for Applications - 8 February 2018
Applications Close - 22 March 2018 at 1.00 pm
Successful Grants Announced - December 2018
The Raine Medical Research Foundation will award a number of two-year Priming Grants and “grants-in-aid” for 2019-2020. These Grants provide funding for research into any area of health and medical science that investigates the nature, origin and cause of human disease, and the prevention, cure, alleviation and combating of such disease.
Ranking of applications is based on scientific excellence. If a successful application is in the area of child health research or mental illness, support funding by the BrightSpark Foundation or the Cockell Bequest, respectively, may be considered.
Successful applicants must be employed by a Western Australian University or affiliated institution in Western Australia.
Grants may include funding (or part funding) for salaries of researchers and/or technical staff, small equipment, and consumables, and shall not normally exceed $200,000 total.
Please click here for Guidelines and Conditions and the online application form.