RACGP PWH Grieve Memorial Award

This round will open at 5 March 2018 (AEDT) for submissions.

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Dr PWH Grieve was the second Secretary General of the RACGP and made outstanding contributions to his profession. Peter Grieve joined the RACGP in 1963 and became a member of the Faculty Board of NSW, Chairman of the Medical Education Committee, Chairman of the Faculty Board, Chairman of the Organising Committee for ‘Convention 1975’ and the Faculty Representative on Council. He was appointed as Secretary General of the RACGP in 1978.  The award was established in 1985 by the 28th Council of the RACGP in memory of Dr Grieve.

Award details

The award, which is to the value of $2,500 (excluding GST), is designed to support a plan of study in medical education for a general practitioner or for research in general practice and must be used within 12 months of being awarded.

This grant is made available by donations from the RACGP and RACGP members.


To be eligible for the PWH Grieve Memorial Award, the principal investigator must be a general practitioner or general practice registrar.

Selection criteria

Applications will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • scientific quality of the proposal 40%
  • significance to general practice and either originality or innovation 30%
  • feasibility of carrying out and completing the research/study in a one-year timeframe 20%
  • potential to build capacity in general practice research 10%


Applications for this research grant will open in March 2018. For more information email foundation@racgp.org.au.