Project Grants, Private Practice Project Grant & Grants in Aid

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

Private Practice Project Grant


The private practice project grant will be offered for a research project to be conducted in private practice. Research should be conducted in Australia, and the applicant must work primarily in private practice (> 60% of work time) and have an academic mentor who is an ARA member.

Project Grant for translational research

Up to $75,000.00

This grant is for translational research with a direct benefit to health consumers e.g. to improve quality of life for patients with musculoskeletal disease or to advance knowledge in clinical areas where there is therapeutic uncertainty.

ARA Project Grants

Up to $75,000.00

These grants are available to members of the ARA who wish to come into research and aims to facilitate entry back into research. The track record of applicant is not a pre-requisite but the applicant will have to have an innovative, feasible and well designed research project undertaken in collaboration with an established research unit.

Arthritis Australia and State & Territory Affiliate Project Grants & Grants in Aid

Up to $25,000.00

Various grants to be offered for research into rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and general research.


Click here for more information on how to apply.