Health Promotion Research Grants

Applicants are encouraged to read the Health Promotion Research Grants Overview.

Research Annual and Final Reports Guidelines.

Health Promotion Research Project Grants

Applications for the 2014 round are now closed and will re-open in November 2014.


Health Promotion Research Starter Grants

Applications for the 2014 round are now closed and will re-open in November 2014.


Special Research Initiative - Alcohol Prevention and Policy Research

In 2014, the Drug and Alcohol Office (DAO) is offering funds for priority driven research in building the evidence base for alcohol prevention initiatives in WA. Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 28th March 2014. To request a copy of the guidelines and application form please contact research@healthway.wa.gov.au or call 9476 7000.


Health Promotion Development Program - Visiting Fellow

The 2014 Healthway Visiting Fellowship Round is now open.
Expressions of interest are invited from organisations/institutions wishing to invite a leading expert in health promotion research or practice to Western Australia for a period of up to three (3) months to work with local health promotion groups in 2015. The primary focus of the visit should be for the Fellow to work closely with several key health promotion teams as well as presenting seminars and/or workshops for the broader Health Promotion community in WA. Collaborative applications representing partnerships of research and practice/policy-based organisations are particularly encouraged. The aim of the program is to increase the skills in evidence-based in health promotion in Western Australia.
Applications close at 5pm on 18 July 2014.

No late applications will be accepted.


Aboriginal Research Training Scholarship

The 2014 Healthway Aboriginal ResearchTraining Scholarship Round is now open.
Applicants must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and must reside within Western Australia for the duration of the scholarship. Additionally, projects must focus on the Western Australian population.
Applications close at 5pm on 8 August 2014.

No late applications will be accepted


Health Promotion Research Training Scholarships

The 2014 Healthway Research and Training Scholarship round is now open.

Research Training Scholarships are being offered to assist graduates obtain formal academic training in health promotion research areas through an approved tertiary institution. The course of study which may be at a Masters or PhD level, may comprise course work with a research component, or research alone.  Applicants from a broad range of health-related disciplines are encouraged to apply.  The applicant should be working towards a post-graduate degree in a field directly relevant to health promotion.

Applications close at 5pm on 8 August 2014.

No late applications will be accepted.



Health Promotion Research Fellowship

The 2014 Healthway Health Promotion Research Fellowship round is now open.

Applicants from a broad range of health-related disciplines are encouraged to apply.

While Healthway encourages research into general areas of health promotion, education and prevention, it has set priorities for research in specific areas, and views young people and other population sub-groups where inequalities in health status exist, as key target groups. The applicant's area of research should fall within these priority areas.

Approximately one (1) Research Fellowship will be awarded each year.  The purpose of the Fellowship is to increase the number of trained people in Western Australia working in health promotion and illness prevention research. (Fellowships will not be awarded to applicants undertaking investigations or treatment of symptomatic disease.)

A Fellowship will only be awarded if the proposed study is of significant importance and is directly relevant to health promotion in Western Australia.

Applications close at 5pm on 8 August 2014.

No late applications will be accepted.