Through research grants allocated by Australian Rotary Health, Australian researchers have received over $41 million since 1985.
1986 to 1999
Funding for 2019
A snap shot on how we allocate our Grants, Scholarships and other Funding. In 2019 we have allocated $2,749,684.
Research Project Grants—Mental Health of Young Australians
Australian Rotary Health provides grants for research relating to the mental health of Young Australians for up to three years per project.
Up to $70,000 pa
Ian Scott Scholarships
Named after the founder of Australian Rotary Health, Ian Scott scholarships provide financial support to PhD students conducting research into mental health.
Up to $29,000 pa
Post Doctoral Fellowships
Australian Rotary Health offers three fellowships to early career researchers in the area of Mental Health. They are the Royce Abbey, Colin Dodds and Geoffrey Betts Postdoctoral Fellowships. Research relating to the prevention of mental health issues.
Funding Partners PhD Scholarships
Jointly funded by a Rotary Club or District, Australian Rotary Health and a University, PhD Scholarships provide funds for research into any area of health or medicine. (Including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in returned armed forces & Emergency Services)
Up to $30,000 pa
Rural Medical Scholarships
Rural Medical Scholarships give an incentive for students to complete at least one year in a rural area.
Rural and Indigenous Nursing Scholarships
Rural Nursing Scholarships provide an incentive for nursing students to complete their 3rd year major clinical placement and graduating year in a rural/remote area.
Indigenous Health Scholarships
A partnership between a Rotary Club or District and the State or Commonwealth government to provide scholarships to Indigenous Australians who can then use their education to benefit other Indigenous people.