Grants

Equipment and Medical Aids Wishlist Grants

Gold Coast Hospital Foundation invites Gold Coast Health staff to nominate medical aids and equipment and  facility improvement projects that will help ease patient distress and poverty caused by illness and disease.

Good examples of projects that have previously been funded to help achieve this aim are the provision of specialised strollers and walking aids for babies and children with physical ailments, relaxation haven for young cancer patients at GCUH, the beautiful outdoor courtyard spaces for dementia patients, the outdoor garden and fitness facilities for young mental health patients at Robina hospital.

Applications can be submitted at any time and are reviewed quarterly by our selection committee.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR EQUIPMENT AND MEDICAL AIDS

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR FACILITY IMPROVEMENT AND ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS


Ged Williams Early Career Scholarships

These awards are delivered as a result of a significant donation from Professor Ged Williams who was Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Gold Coast Hospital Health Service (GCHHS) and Clinical Professor of Nursing, Griffith University from 2007 to 2013. During his time with Gold Coast Health and Griffith University, Professor Williams was a passionate advocate for clinical excellence, continuing education and advanced specialisation across all domains of practice.

Building on his legacy are two annual scholarships, awarded to support early career nurses and midwives to assist with their post registration studies.

Applications can be submitted at any time and are reviewed for approval in the last quarter of the year.

2017 Applications have closed


Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships

A small number (usually up to 7) of Postgraduate scholarships are available to Registered Nurses/Midwives from Gold Coast Health who are completing study in the same year the scholarship is granted or the year before. Gold Coast Health encourages the uptake of postgraduate study to develop a highly skilled workforce who are ready and able to help ease distress caused by illness and disability. These scholarships act as an incentive to pursue and complete specialised postgraduate studies.

  • Applications for the 2017 Nursing and Midwifery Scholarships closed on Friday 3 November 2017.
  • Gold Coast Health Nurses/Midwives completing their studies as at December 2017 are eligible to apply.
  • Applications are reviewed for approval in the last quarter of the year.

2017 Applications have closed


Research Grants Scheme

Gold Coast Health and the Gold Coast Hospital Foundation are pleased to announce the 2017 Research Grant Scheme is now open for applications. The grant program has been established to enable research that can improve the health of the Gold Coast Community and the delivery of health care services. The purpose of which is to facilitate;
– High quality health related research.
– A strong research culture within Gold Coast Health facilities.
– The development of new diagnostics, preventative measures, treatments, interventions and medical technologies and their translation into clinical practice.
– The engagement of Gold Coast’s health care professionals in research, providing support for experienced researchers and a pathway for novice researchers.
– The building of meaningful collaborations between Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service researchers and external partners.
– Fund research that has the potential of wide dissemination across the Gold Coast, Australia and internationally.

Grant Categories
Large Project – Grants original and highly innovative research projects from all fields of clinical research, public health and health service research. Up to $100,000 over 2 years
Small Project- Grants original research from all fields of clinical research, public health and health service research. Up to $20,000 over 2 years

Documents You Need to Apply 

  1. Review the Grants Guidelines
  2. Prepare an application using the Word Application Template.
  3. A Certification Statement must be completed (with all required signatures) prior to submitting your formal application through SmartyGrants.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR LARGE PROJECTS up to $100,000 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR SMALL PROJECTS up to $20,000


Education Grants

Each year Gold Coast Hospital Foundation delivers training and workshops for health staff that help improve treatment for patients.  Small grants may also be available for educational leaflets, films and materials that will help educate health staff, patients or the wider community with regards to specific illnesses and disease, the impact, treatment and management of these.

Applications can be submitted at any time and are reviewed quarterly by our selection committee.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR EDUCATION GRANT


Allied Health Scholarships

Gold Coast Hospital Foundation is proud to acknowledge the contribution Allied Health makes to the healthcare of the Gold Coast community by offering Allied Health Scholarships in 2016.

These scholarships will provide an incentive for Allied Health professionals who have completed or are about to complete postgraduate study (between January 2017 and December 2017) which they intend to develop a highly skilled workforce to positively impact on health care outcomes.  Scholarship recipients will each receive $1,000 in recognition of their achievement.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR ALLIED HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP