Paediatric Rheumatology Scholarship


Arthritis Australia and The Australian Paediatric Rheumatology Group of the Australian Rheumatology Association are offering a two (2) year scholarship to support paediatricians and paediatric trainees interested in training in paediatric rheumatology with a view to practising in the specialty in Australia.

The scholarship will be paid within a three (3) year time frame allowing for time differences between local and overseas training. Training will be undertaken at Royal Australasian College of Physicians prospectively accredited paediatric rheumatology advanced training sites. Scholarships will only provide salary support for twenty four (24) months of the three (3) years the funds will be available.

The Scholarship will be equivalent to the salary and on-costs of the position to which they are appointed, to a maximum of A$120,000 p.a. per year up to two years.

Key information for applicants

Before applying for funding, you must read the Terms and Conditions outlined below:

Terms and conditions

Application form

Key dates for applicants

6 April  Call for applications open
31 May  Closing date
Early June  Assessment of applications and allocation of Scholarship
Late June  Interviews of eligible applicants
Early July  Recommendation and sign off by Arthritis Australia Board
Late July  Finalise agreements for successful applicant/s
2019  Scholarship to commence


If you require any assistance in completing this form contact Ainslie Cahill, Arthritis Australia at or phone: 02 9518 4441


Undated April 2018