Department of Health Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Research Advisory Committee funding grants available

The Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Health Care Group (SCGOPHCG) Department of Research is pleased to announce that applications are now open for research funding.

The Research Advisory Committee’s (RAC’s) 2018/19 Research Grant round is open for applications, with research grants of up to $40,000 available. Ray Florence Shaw grants are also open for application. The Ray Florence Shaw Trust funds one grant each for cardiovascular and ophthalmology research of up to $30,000 (please see the application form below for the criteria).

The Research Advisory Committee grants from 2017/18 supported 17 excellent projects, including nursing and allied health grants, as well as medical and scientific projects.

This research funding opportunity ensures that our hospitals continue to improve practices and have the best possible standard of care.

Applications are open to researchers currently working at or employed for at least 25 per cent of their time at either SCGH or OPH. Evidence of employment will be required for your application.

To ensure your application is completed thoroughly please follow these steps:

  1. Read the application thoroughly. Any incomplete application (i.e. those that do not meet all the guidelines/instructions), or applications that are submitted on old or incorrect forms, will be returned to the Coordinating Principal Investigator without review.
  2. Ensure that they meet all eligibility requirements for the round of grants advertised.

The application form is available below.

If, after reading the application form, guidance on completing the application is still required contact the Department of Research office at

The RAC research grant application deadline is 3pm Friday 12th January 2018.. Late applications will not be accepted, and applications must be fully completed. Final decisions regarding funding will be made by the Research Advisory Committee and the Ray Florence Shaw Trustees.

The committee looks forward to another round of interesting and valuable research grant applications.