Research Grants

Arthritis New Zealand 2017 Research Grants’ funding round is now open.

Closing date – 31 March 2017.

Arthritis New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to enable a better quality of life for people affected by arthritis.  Arthritis New Zealand works in the areas of education, public awareness, direct support, advocacy and research.

Arthritis New Zealand now invites applications from people or organisations involved in arthritis related research for grants from the following funds for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Summer Scholarships

Arthritis New Zealand offers $5,000 summer scholarships received from 25 June 2018, Closing date – 31 August 2018.

Applications will be received from supervisors of research projects in the form of a written proposal including:

  • Title of the proposed research
  • An outline (not more than two pages) of the proposed research and its expected completion time. This should include purpose aims and methodology.
  • Supervisors Name, position, department, contact details and summary of the qualifications and recent publication record of the supervisor(s).

Closing date – 31 August 2018

Please send applications to:

Donna Mumm


Arthritis New Zealand

PO Box 10020


Phone: 04-4721427



Irwin Isdale Memorial Fund

This fund is available to enable trainee rheumatologists to attend appropriate conferences and meetings in New Zealand or Australia. This fund is discretionary and is distributed throughout the year.

Wellington Regional Densitometry Trust – Osteoporosis Fund

Arthritis New Zealand will have approximately $45,000 available for distribution from this fund in 2017/2018. This fund is available for research in the field of Osteoporosis.


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