Clinical Division


The Clinical Division is for a contribution on a clinical research theme by any eligible member of the hospital group.

Who should apply?

1) Those engaged in full-time clinical work (excluding Nursing, Midwives and Allied Health) that also undertake part-time research on the relevant project. Eligibility is restricted to those who have completed less than 10 years in full-time (or equivalent part-time) employment or less than 10 years involved in research.


2) Researchers who are not full-time clinicians (e.g. research assistants) but have carried out research in a related clinical field but have more than 5-10 years research experience since their last degree.

The Clinical Award is an inscribed medal and a sum of money that at present is $1,000. The value of the prize is to be shared if a joint nomination is successful.

Additional Travel Grant – up to $2,500 will be available for travel to an international conference occurring outside of Australia, or up to $1,500 for a conference (international, national, or local) occurring within Australia and involving the presentation of the work for which the prize was awarded. The award must be taken up within 24 months of winning a Tow Award.  Retrospective travel claims will not be granted.

Clinical Division Poster Prize $250