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Clinical Research Grant



To support Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgeons and accredited surgical trainees in OHNS in building research capability and undertaking research projects with relevance to clinical application, through the provision of funding towards the employment of a part-time research assistant, research nurse or graduate student.

Term of award

Up to two (2) years.


An Applicant must be involved in clinical/surgical practice and have a record of clinical/surgical achievement.

An Applicant must be a member of the Australian Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery or the New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, or an accredited surgical trainee.

Full details are available in the Terms and Conditions of Award.


The level of support will be up to AUD 50,000 per annum, all inclusive. This Grant must be administered through an Australian or New Zealand institution.

Full details are available in the Terms and Conditions of Award.

How to apply

Applications are open during the annual Award Round, with outcomes being communicated in December. Applications must be submitted online via the GPRWMF Applications Portal.

Please note that this Award may not be offered every year. Awards on offer will be announced on the GPRWMF website during June and July.

Application requirements

Key information for Clinical Research Grant Applications include:

  • Details of the Applicant
  • Research Plan
  • Budget (template provided)
  • Signed Terms and Conditions (proforma provided)

Any additional requirements are specified in the Applications Portal form and/or Instructions for Applicants.

Applications are through the Applications Portal. To register, please click here.