Skantha Vallipuram ANZCA Research Scholarship

11 April 2023

We've extended the application period for this scholarship to 5pm AEST on 28 April 2023.

The future of research depends on helping emerging investigators transition to established researchers. The Skantha Vallipuram ANZCA Research Scholarship has been set up by his family as a memorial to Dr Skantha Vallipuram, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA to assist fellows or trainees to help establish their research careers. 

The scholarship will support an ANZCA or FPM fellow or trainee enrolled in a higher research degree (PhD, Masters or equivalent) in Australia or New Zealand and may be used for either a stipend or to cover basic costs of a planned research project.


The scholarship is to support an emerging investigator applicant who:

  • Has not previously received a research grant of more than $20,000.
  • Has five or less peer-reviewed publications as first author.
  • Has been principal investigator on no more than two successful peer-reviewed research grant applications.

The maximum amount available for the scholarship is $A15,000.

How to apply

The application form and guide to applicants can be found on the scholarship page.

Please contact the Research and Administration Coordinator if you require any further details.

Last updated 17:22 11.04.2023