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Funding calendar (Category 1 - other)

Please Note: External Deadlines are subject to change. Please see full details on the website relating to the selected scheme, only basic details are provided.

January 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
27 Jan 2017 Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia PhD Scholarship Top-up Grant 13 Jan 2017 This grant is an incentive for an outstanding PhD student with a top-up for the stipend provided by their University. One PhD top-up grant (up to three years) will be offered for a PhD student who has been awarded a University PhD scholarship for biomedical or public health research in motor neurone disease.
February 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
15 Feb 2017 Fisheries Research and Development Corporation Research funding 01 Feb 2017 The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) that address the priority areas nominated by the Research Advisory Committees (RACs), Industry Partnership Agreements (IPAs) and the FRDC Subprograms.
March 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
18 Mar 2017 Rotary District 9800 Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship 04 Mar 2017 The purpose of the Global Grant Scholarship program is to support international study at the graduate level. This grant model builds on the very best of Rotary's Ambassadorial Scholar history. Scholar Applicants must be sponsored by a Victorian Rotary Club. The club will assess your suitability based on interview and the completed application form which they will pass to the District 9800 Committee.
April 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
1 Apr 2017 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Novice Investigator Grants 17 Mar 2017 ANZCA Novice Investigator grants support research projects conducted by novice investigators. A novice investigator is an investigator who has not been awarded a peer-reviewed research grant in the past and does not have an experienced investigator as a co-investigator or associate investigator on the proposed grant.
1 Apr 2017 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Project Grants 17 Mar 2017 Project Grants and Simulation/Education Grants are awarded to support research proposed by Fellows of ANZCA, or FPM and their collaborators (trainees, scientists, students etc).
1 Apr 2017 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Simulation/Education Grants  17 Mar 2017 Project Grants and Simulation/Education Grants are awarded to support research proposed by Fellows of ANZCA, or FPM and their collaborators (trainees, scientists, students etc).
1 Apr 2017 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Academic Enhancement Grant 17 Mar 2017 The Academic Enhancement Grant helps to establish, enhance or sustain a research program. The salary and position of the responsible investigator (“chief investigator A” [CIA]) should be reasonably assured for the duration of the grant.
13 Apr 2017 (forecast) Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leader Fellowships 30 Mar 2017 (forecast) The Heart Foundation of Australia invites applications for its future leader fellowships. These support researchers to build their research capacity and become leaders of cardiovascular research groups. There are two levels of fellowships available.
15 Apr 2017 (forecast) National Breast Cancer Foundation Career Development Fellowship 31 Mar 2017 (forecast) The Career Development Fellowship will support the salary and research of outstanding new investigators with a vision to expand the scale and scope of breast cancer research in Australia.
15 Apr 2017 (forecast) National Breast Cancer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship 31 Mar 2017 (forecast) The purpose of the Postdoctoral Fellowships is to provide outstanding researchers who have recently completed a PhD with support to pursue their breast cancer research interests and increase their research capability. The overall aim is to attract, train and retain our most talented breast cancer researchers of the future.
22 Apr 2017 (forecast) Heart Foundation of Australia Postdoctoral Fellowships 08 Apr 2017 (forecast) The Heart Foundation of Australia invites applications for its postdoctoral fellowships. These encourage and support early-career cardiovascular health researchers in developing research skills and independence from an early stage.
22 Apr 2017 (forecast) Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Project Grants 08 Apr 2017 (forecast) Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia invites applications for its project grants. These support biomedical or social and applied research projects within an Australian institution in the field of multiple sclerosis.
28 Apr 2017 (forecast) Australia National Research Organisation for Women Safety Perpetrator Interventions Research Stream Grants 14 Apr 2017 (forecast) Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety invites applications for its perpetrator interventions research stream grants. These are part of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 and focus on improving the quality of, and access to, perpetrator interventions.
30 Apr 2017 (forecast) Sylvia and Charles Viertel Charitable Foundation  Viertel Foundation Clinical Investigator Awards 16 Apr 2017 (forecast) Establishment grants for Clinical Investigators have been initiated by the Foundation in order to stimulate and encourage clinical research in Australia. In particular the grants are intended to assist new investigators to establish their research programs at the time of the difficult transition from doctoral and post-doctoral training posts to their first definitive clinical positions in an academic environment.
30 Apr 2017 (forecast) Sylvia and Charles Viertel Charitable Foundation Viertel Foundation Senior Medical Research Fellowships 16 Apr 2017 (forecast) Alzheimer's Australia, through the Hazel Hawke Research and Care Fund, invites applications for the Hazel Hawke dementia care project grants. These support research focused on improving the quality of care of dementia care across Australia.
May 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
03 May 2017 (forecast) Australian Coal Industry Research Program Research Funding 20 Apr 2017 (forecast) ACARP will fund projects that lead to improvements in safety standards and performance, a reduction in the environmental impacts of mining and coal utilisation, a reduction in the mine operating cost and technical support to marketing of coal.
04 May 2017 (forecast) Heart Foundation of Australia Vanguard grants 20 Apr 2016 (forecast) Vanguard Grants give funding to test the feasibility of innovative concepts in public health or health services, including clinical service delivery. They are available to researchers for a concept study with the potential to improve cardiovascular health in the short term. Vanguard Grants encourage research and innovation in clinical or public health interventions and cardiovascular health practices. They are designed to facilitate feasibility testing that may lead to larger, more rigorous testing in the future. The projects will provide tangible outcomes with the potential to improve cardiovascular health.
27 May 2017 (forecast) National Breast Cancer Foundation Innovator Grants 13 May 2017 (forecast) The National Breast Cancer Foundation invites applications for its innovator grants. These support projects that challenge existing paradigms or break new theoretical ground in the field of breast cancer. Funding is provided to pursue serendipitous observations and explore novel, untested ideas which are potentially beneficial but high-risk avenues of investigation in breast cancer, to provide proof-of-principle data to answer feasibility questions regarding the basic premise of future grant applications.
June 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
         
July 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
29 Jul 2017 (forecast) Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Postgraduate Scholarships 15 Jul 2017 (forecast) Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia invites applications for its postgraduate scholarships. These support students who plan to undertake a PhD or are currently undertaking a PhD at an Australian university relevant to MS.
29 Jul 2017 (forecast) Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Trish MS Research Foundation / Betty Cuthbert Postgraduate Scholarship 15 July 2017 (forecast) Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia invites applications for the Trish MS Research Foundation and Betty Cuthbert postgraduate scholarships. These support students undertaking a PhD at an Australian university.
31 Jul 2017 (forecast) Law Council of Australia Forsyth/Pose Scholarship 17 July 2016 (forecast) The Law Council of Australia, through its Business Law Section, invites applications for the Fosyth Pose scholarship. This is awarded to the writer of a publishable paper within taxation law. Applicants must be at a junior stage of their career in Australia, which can be as a practising lawyer, academic or member of the public service or corporate sector.
August 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
26 Aug 2017 (forecast) Motor Neuron Disease Research Institute of Australia Grants-in-aid 12 Aug 2017 (forecast) Seed-funding for research that is innovative and has a clear relationship to the causes, treatments and cures of MND or the support of people living with MND.
31 Aug 2017 (forecast) Sugar Research Australia Early and Mid-career Researcher Awards 17 Aug 2017 (forecast) Two awards are made available every year to support innovative early-career researchers (ECR) and mid-career researchers (MCR) who may require initial results or a proof of concept prior to developing a larger project, and who want to expand their skills, and/or build highly valuable collaborations in pursuit of an innovative initiative.
September 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
14 Sep 2017 (forecast) RIRDC - Rural Industries and Development Corporation Research Funding 31 Aug 2017 (forecast) Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation invites applications for its research funding programme.
This aims to increase knowledge that fosters sustainable, productive new and existing rural industries and further understanding of national rural issues through research and developing in government-industry partnership.
30 Sep 2017 The Financial Markets Foundation for Children Foundation for Children Grant 16 Sept 2017 The foundation funds research aiming to improve the health, wellbeing and welfare of Australia's children.
November 2017
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
01 Nov 2017 (forecast) Australian Egg Corporation Research Funding 18 Oct 2017 The Australian Egg Corporation invites preliminary research proposals for its research support. This supports projects that address the improvement of the profitability of egg production systems, provision of innovative on-farm solutions and improvements, ensuring the sustainability of egg production.
30 Nov 2017 (forecast) Cotton Research and Development Corporation Grassroots Grants 16 Nov 2017 The CRDC Grassroots Grants program encourages Cotton Grower Associations (CGAs) to apply for funding to support capacity building projects in their region. Funding is available for CGAs to help fund a project aimed at increasing the engagement of growers in the industry, solving specific regional issues and improving their skills, knowledge base and networks.
No deadline
External Closing Date Funder Scheme Internal Submission Date Purpose
TBA
Applications open Mar 2017 (forecast)
Diabetes Australia Millennium Awards TBA Diabetes Australia invites applications for its millennium awards. These support basic science, clinical or translational research within the field of diabetes. The main focus of the proposed research must be type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and it should address one of the priority areas.
TBA
Applications open Mar 2017 (forecast)
Diabetes Australia General Grants TBA Diabetes Australia invites applications for its one-year research grants. These support basic science, clinical or translational research within the field of diabetes, including type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational or pre-diabetes. Research should focus on the priority areas.
Ongoing Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Bilateral research and development grants   ACIAR supports partnerships that create opportunities for Australian researchers to work with overseas agricultural researchers on issues of common concern. Our major focus, as part of Australia’s overseas aid program, is to support research that promotes economic development, while also contributing to sustainable agricultural development in the Asia-Pacific region.
TBA
Applications open Jul 2017 (forecast)
HCF Research Foundation Research Grants TBA These grants support health services research that aims to improve the quality, safety, appropriateness and cost effectiveness of health care in Australia.
TBA
Applications open Aug 2017 (forecast)
Cotton Research and Development Corporation Procurement Round TBA The Cotton Research and Development Corporation invites expressions of interest for its procurement round. This supports projects in the field of cotton research, which are of benefit to the Australian cotton industry and community.
Ongoing Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Innovation Connections Facilitation and Research Connections Grants   The Australian Department of Industry and Science, under the entrepreneurs’ programme, invites applications for its innovation connections facilitation and research connections grants. These enable businesses to access business expertise, engage with researchers and foster innovation, as well as to help identify any knowledge gaps that are preventing business growth.
Ongoing Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Australia Conference Support Grants   The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Australia invites applications for its conference support grants. This supports organisations in hosting conferences to facilitate collaboration and information sharing within the local type 1 diabetes research community. Meetings must be relevant to type 1 diabetes and demonstrate a focus on one or more of JDRF's therapeutic areas.
TBA Australian Renewable Energy Agency Advancing Renewable Program Grants TBA The Australian Renewable Energy Agency invites expressions of interest for it advancing renewables programme grants. These support a broad range of development, demonstration and pre-commercial deployment projects that have the potential to lower the cost and increase the use of renewable energy technologies in the long run.
TBA Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Innovation Fund TBA The CSIRO Innovation Fund will invest in start-up and spin off companies, and SMEs engaged in the translation of research generated in the publicly funded research sector. The Fund is intended to help improve the translation of publicly funded research into commercial outcomes and stimulate innovation in Australia.

 

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