Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
Funding Opportunities

Research at the WCHN

Funding Opportunities

The Women's and Children's Health Network supports research activity within the organisation through a number of different avenues. Generous support is given in the form of research project grants and through a number of scholarships and awards. In particular, the Women's and Children's Hospital Foundation is a key supporter of research at WCHN.  Established in 1989, the WCH page link iconWCH Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation governed by a Board of Directors and incorporated under the Associations Incorporations Act 1985.

The WCH Foundation is the charity for the benefit of the Women’s & Children’s Hospital. It works in partnership with the South Australian community to support the Hospital and achieve positive long-term outcomes for women, babies and children. The Foundation's vision is to advance the health and wellbeing of women and children through an ongoing commitment to providing excellence in medical and health care and funding ground-breaking research.

For additional information contact the WCH page link iconResearch Secretariat.

All applications for research grants must be accompanied by a cover sheet.

WCHN and WCH Campus Applicants for all external funding

  • WCHN staff - applications must be submitted to the Resaerch Secretariat for our records with a signed grant cover sheet prior to submitting.
  • Please notify the WCHN Research Grants Officer of your intention to submit an application.
  • If you are a Clinical Affiliate Title Holder (CATH) with the University of Adelaide you must submit this though the WCHN Research Secretariat and meet the university deadlines and ensure you name the University of Adelaide as the administering institution.

All University staff and non WCHN staff located at the WCH, are required to submit a copy of their application and a signed cover sheet to the WCHN Research Secretariat for our records.

External funding opportunities (Adelaide University Research Bulletin)

WCH Foundation Funded Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards:

MS McLeod: Summary


MS McLeod Departmental Research Grants


MS McLeod Medical Postgraduate Scholarship


MS McLeod Paediatric/Child Health Nursing Scholarship


MS McLeod PhD Scholarship


MS McLeod Postdoctoral Fellowship


WCHF Malcolm Douglas Grant Postdoctoral Fellowship


WCHF Matthew Scriver PICU Nurses Scholarship


WCHF May Fotheringham Fellowship


WCHF Midwifery Scholarship


WCHF Population Health Medical Postgraduate Scholarship


WCHF Population Health PhD Scholarship


WCHF Professor Geoffrey Davidson Paediatric Research Fellowship


WCH Foundation Research Project Grants:

WCH Foundation Research Project Grants


Other Funding:

WCH Friends Fellowship


Equipment Funding:

NHMRC Equipment Grants


Research Infrastructure Block Grants (RIBG)


last modified: 12 Jul 2016