It is important to note that Melbourne Health should be identified as the Administering Institution. Deadlines for applications are advised by the Office for Research.

Current funding opportunities


Type of Scheme

Funding Body

Scheme Information

Office for Research Closing Date

Incubator SupportDIRRD

Provides business incubators with grants of up to $100,000 to access top quality research, managerial and technical talent through incoming and outgoing secondments of national or international experts. This expertise aims to increase the capabilities of incubators and improve the chance of commercial success for start-ups in international markets. More information


NHMRC funding opportunities

CIAs must have commenced their applications and entered the minimum data in RGMS by 5pm AEST/AEDT on the specified due date listed below. Applications that fail to meet these requirements will not be accepted. Refer to the relevant scheme-specific funding rules for further details. Details can be found on the NHMRC "Applying for Funding" web page.

Funding Type

Minimum Data by

Office for Research Closing Date

NHMRC Closing Date

NHMRC/NAFOSTED Joint Call for Collaborative Research Projects17 January 201814 February 201828 February 2018
Early Career FellowshipNA14 February 201828 February 2018
Career Development Fellowships commencing 2019   NA24 February 20187 March 2018
Project Grant Scheme14 February 201828 February 201814 March 2018
Partnership Projects


PRC1 - 28 March 2018

PRC2 - 1 August 2018

PRC3 - 21 November 2018

Partnership Waivers Due

14 March 2018 

20 July 2018 

21 November 2018


11 April 2018

15 August 2018

5 December 2018