Strachan Memorial Prize

The Strachan Memorial Prize was established to honour the late Mary Strachan who bequeathed a sum of money to the Raine Medical Research Foundation for the purpose of funding medical research.

The Prize is awarded to a Western Australian early-career clinical researcher for the most outstanding scientific paper that may translate medical science into better health outcomes.

The Prize consists of a travel allowance up to the value of $5,000 and a medallion.

Guidelines and Conditions

The Guidelines and Conditions governing the Prize are subject to regular review by the Research Committee to ensure that they are relevant and clearly articulate the main principles for selection.

Applicants should refer to the eligibility and career-level guide and the Strachan Memorial Prize Guidelines and Conditions to ensure they meet the eligibility requirements before commencing this application.


Applications for the 2019 Strachan Memorial Prize are now closed. The 2020 round will be advertised in August 2019.


Certification Form

Please download the Certification Form (PDF or fillable PDF format, available below) and upload in the online application with all required signatures.

Strachan Memorial Prize Certification Form (PDF)

Strachan Memorial Prize Certification Form (fillable PDF)

Key Dates

Call for Applications – 23 August 2018

Applications close – 27 September 2018, 1.00 pm AWST

Awards announced – December 2018

Funds distributed – January 2019

Annual Report Form

Annual Report Form


Previous Recipients