Grants funding for local research

In September each year we invite researchers in the neuromuscular field and postgraduate students, to apply for research funding.  We have limited funding available and have set a range of guidelines to assist applicants and trustees with the application and grant making process.  

We have recently revised our research priorities.  Applicants should note that translational research that aims to improve health outcomes for New Zealanders with neuromuscular conditions will be given priority.  

Research of a preliminary nature with the intention of developing further proposals for substantial financial support from elsewhere will also be considered.

To find out more about our research priorities, please click here

Outcome of 2018 grants funding round

The grants funding process for research to be undertaken in 2019 has now closed.

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Roxburgh, Ms Sophie Burling, Ms Fiona Graham and Dr. Kathryn Stowell who have been awarded research grants toward their respective projects.

The Trustees acknowledge the Richdale Charitable Trust and MDANZ for making these grants possible.

2019 Grant applications process

The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd November and we will advise the outcome by 20th December 2019.

Due to limited funds, applications of $20,000 or less are advised. 

You can download an application form here.

For further information on our research assessment protocols, click here. 

Contact us

To speak with someone about our process, or your research, please contact Miriam Rodrigues, via [email protected] or phone 0800 800 337.

Please use the boxes below to contact us with a brief outline of your requirements:

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We acknowledge the generous funding received by the

Richdale Charitable Trust that makes our research grants possible.