Funding since 1985

Through research grants  allocated  by  Australian  Rotary  Health, Australian researchers have received over $41 million since 1985.

Year Funding
1986 to 1999 $5,520,018
2000 $544,805
2001 $550,530
2002 $667,147
2003 $778,047
2004 $999,629
2005 $1,581,453
2006 $1,712,529
2007 $2,745,274
2008 $3,385,585
2009 $3,416,928
2010 $2,276,635
2011 $2,563,620
2012 $2,162,000
2013 $2,180,149
2014 $2,140,793
2015 $3,249,493
2016 $2,945,000
2017 $2,121,814
2018 $2,177,444
2019 $2,289,684
TOTAL  $46,008,577

Funding for 2019

A snap shot on how we allocate our Grants, Scholarships and other Funding. In 2019 we have allocated $2,749,684.

Funding Type Cost Number 2018
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

 

27

  

 $1,384,683

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

 

10

 

   $120,851

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.

 

$75,000 pa

 

4

 

 $217,500

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

 

45

 

$566,650

Rural Medical Scholarships

Rural Medical Scholarships give an incentive for students to complete at least one year in a rural area.

 

$5,000
pa

 

2

 

      $10,000

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.

 

$12,500 pa

 

5

 

      $50,000

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.

 

$5,000
pa

 

80

 

  $400,000