Before applying for research grant funding, you must read the Arthritis Australia Guidelines & Instructions and Frequently Asked Questions documentation.

IMPORTANT NOTICE for Fellowships and Scholarship applications:

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, some internationally-based Fellowships & and Scholarships may be subject to travel restrictions and / or Institution closures. As a result, some of our regular research funding has been affected and may not be available.

We recommend that you check the Arthritis Australia website for updates on the status of funding, prior to the closing date, and before you submit your application.

Please also ensure that your grant application includes a contingency plan for undertaking you grant activity within Australia, should this be necessary.

The Victorian ARA Fellowship

$50,000 AUD x 2

The Victorian ARA Fellowship is designed to support expansive self-development of trainee/rheumatologists within Victoria. The purpose of the award is to encourage rheumatologists to develop expertise in a clinical or research discipline in rheumatology and to use that expertise in and for the betterment of rheumatology in Victoria. ARA members who are advanced trainees or within five years of FRACP are eligible to apply, in support of higher degree studies, post-higher degree research, or specialized clinical training.

Arthritis Queensland’s Allen and Gwen Warren Fellowship

$50,000 AUD

The Arthritis Queensland’s Allen and Gwen Warren Fellowship is a post-doctoral fellowship to support medical and clinical research into treatments for all forms of relevant musculoskeletal conditions and recognised symptoms arising from the conditions e.g. pain. Preference is for a Queensland based graduate who must be agreeable to developing a partnership with Arthritis Queensland (AQ) e.g. participate in relevant AQ marketing campaigns; be able and willing to communicate with AQ stakeholders.