Medical Education Research & Innovations (MERI)

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What is the grant?

If you are a Prevocational Medical Trainee (PMT) you will have the opportunity to apply for the MERI grant. It is aimed at fostering a culture of research, evidence-based practice and academia within prevocational medical training and education. This program supports research skills and initiatives that improve patient outcomes (either directly or indirectly). Grants may be awarded to either individuals or groups.

How does this work?

Grants for 2023-2025 are currently on hold. It is anticipated that an announcement about this grant will be made in April 2023.

Once open, PMTs are invited make an online submission of an abstract 300 words or less. On receipt, PMCV will review submissions and notify successful candidates to complete the application process. Outcomes of applications are then announced and guidelines are sent to the successful grant recipients to progress their projects over a two-year period.

Outcome for successful recipients
  • Awards per round are up to $2,000
  • Submission of Interim Report
  • Submission of Final Report
  • Presentation at the PMCV Symposium
  • Presentation at Medical Education Prevocational Forum