Western Alliance COVID-19 research grants

 Applications are now open

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Western Alliance is offering a total pool of $150k in funding (up to $50k per project) to support COVID-19 related research throughout the recovery phase. This funding pool will encompass research that aims to analyse the regional outcomes of the pandemic (both direct and indirect) and its management, as well as harnessing new ideas generated from the pandemic response. Funding will be considered for projects being developed across clinical, health services and population health settings.

Objectives of the Western Alliance COVID-19 Research Grants:

  • Support the work of our members throughout the COVID-19 recovery phase
  • Identify and minimise any changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic that have the potential to cause harm or adversely affect patient experience and/or health outcomes for regional and rural communities
  • Identify and optimise any changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic that have had or may have a positive impact on patient experience and/or health outcomes for regional and rural communities
  • Optimise high value care across regional and rural Western Victoria during and post the COVID-19 recovery phase

Applications will close at 5pm on Monday 11th May 2020.

The application form can be accessed here.