RACP QLD Motor Accident Insurance Commission Research Entry Scholarship


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Engineering and Computing, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Medicine
HDR funding type Living stipend scholarship
Scholarship value Up to $40,000 per annum
Scholarship duration Up to 3 years
Opening date 3 May 2021
Closing date 19 July 2021


The purpose of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) Research Entry Scholarship is to provide stipend support to promote research capacity and capability to improve knowledge on:

  • medical conditions or illnesses which cause or contribute to motor vehicle accidents (MVAs)
  • medical treatments or approaches that improve health outcomes for people involved in MVAs
  • rehabilitation of people who sustain a temporary or permanent disability through MVAs
  • improving longer term outcomes of people injured in MVAs’s including pain management, community re-integration, psychosocial, mental health and vocational outcomes

Research Entry Scholarships provide stipend support to assist Fellows and trainees who are:

  • at the start of their research careers
  • enrolled or about to enrol in a Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree

When applying, ensure you allowed enough time for your supervisor to complete the supervisor statement section. This section must be submitted by the closing date for your application to be considered complete.

This Scholarship is made available by a grant from the Queensland Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) matched with funds provided by the Fellows of the RACP.


This scholarship is open to Australian or Aotearoa New Zealand Fellows and Advanced Trainees of the RACP's Divisions, Faculties and Chapters currently enrolled or about to enrol in a Masters, PhD or equivalent research higher degree.

The Scholarship normally will be tenable in Queensland unless there is a demonstrable benefit to the state of Queensland from the research being undertaken elsewhere in Australia.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Before you get started

Please read the details of the application here, the FAQs provided here, as well as the sample application form.

How to apply

Please download the application form once the scheme opens and submit the completed form and requested documents via the online portal.

Applications for Research Entry Scholarships and Research Development Scholarships require an assessment from your supervisor. See a sample supervisor statement that shows the information required from your supervisor.

Application form  /  Apply online

Applicants must submit an application on the online application form. Hard copies, pdf or word documents sent by email will not be accepted.


RACP Senior Administration Officer
+61 2 9256 9639

Terms and conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions for this award here.

Read the policy on UQ Research Scholarships.