Current Research2016-12-08T09:55:12+00:00

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  • Jacqueline Kuruppu

    Mental Health Research 'Co-designing a decision-making tool to assist GPs and practice nurses in the decision to report child abuse' University of Melbourne, VIC Awarded 2018 Co-funded by Rotary Club of North Balwyn [...]

  • Mandy Gibson

    Suicide Prevention Research 'Protective factors and Resilience against suicidality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people: Implications for targeted suicide prevention initiatives' Griffith University, QLD Awarded 2018 Co-funded by Rotary Club of [...]

  • Jasmin Galper

    Parkinson's Disease Research 'Characterisation of pre-clinical Parkinson’s disease' University of Sydney, NSW Awarded 2018 Co-funded by The David Henning Memorial Scholarship "Neuroscience is appreciably intricate and fascinating, yet it is arguably one [...]

Current Research

Australian Rotary Health is one of the largest independent funders of mental health research within Australia.

We also provide funding into a broad range of general health areas, provide scholarships for rural medical and nursing students, as well as Indigenous health students. Australian Rotary Health provides funding into areas of health that do not readily attract funding, and promotes findings to the community.

Australian Rotary Health is supported by a number of Rotary Clubs in Australia. We have a broad vision to improve the health and wellbeing of all Australians.

Awarded to individuals or research teams that focus on the mental health of young Australians (aged 0-25 years). Up to $70,000 per annum for 1, 2 or 3 years.
Available to early career researchers to facilitate research in “the prevention of mental illness”. Three years in duration and valued at $75,000 per annum.
‘Ian Scott PhD scholarships’ are offered to applicants undertaking research within mental health. Valued at up to $29,000 per annum for 3.5 years maximum.
Offered to applicants undertaking research within all health areas, to be determined by Australian Rotary Health and affiliated Rotary Clubs. Scholarships are valued at $29,000 per annum for 3.5 years maximum
Offered to applicants undertaking research in the area of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The scholarship is valued at up to $35,000 per annum for 3.5 years maximum.