The Department of Health in conjunction with the Channel 7 Telethon Trust is pleased to announce the fifth round of the Telethon-Perth Children’s Hospital Research Fund 2016 (TPCHRF) is now open for applications (funding available in 2017) with the Department of Health’s closing date being 1:00pm, Monday 3 April 2017.
The TPCHRF was jointly established by the Department of Health and the Channel 7 Telethon Trust to fund health and medical research that focuses on the health of children and adolescents in WA.
Applications are invited for two funding streams.
Stream 1: Short-term Research Projects – to be completed within 2 years with up to $250,000 available per project; and
Stream 2: Strategic Research Initiatives – to be completed within 3 years with up to $500,000 available per project.
This year special initiative funding is available for health service-led research projects under Stream 1.
Further information along with the Guidelines for Applicants and Application Forms can be found at: http://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/S_T/Telethon-Perth-Childrens-Hospital-Research-Fund
Information sessions can be arranged to assist researchers with applying for this round, please email CMOResearchDevelopmentUnit@health.wa.gov.au if you wish to organise a session for your institution.
Please see the attached Information flyer for more information.