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

Notify the Research Administration Officer by email of your intent to submit an application to an external funding body as early as possible. Find out how to apply, accept and manage grants.

Type of Scheme

Funding Body

Scheme Information

Office for Research Closing Date

Project GrantANZCAThe Australian and New Zealand College of Aneasthetists are awarding grants to support research proposed by Fellows of ANZCA. More information24 March 2017
Travel AwardsCass FoundationThe purpose of the Travel Awards is to enable Early Career Researchers (ECR) to attend an international conference of significance to their research.  For this round of Travel Awards, the conference commencement date published on the official conference website must fall within the specified time frame of 1 May 2017 to 30 November 2017. More information24 February 2017
Project GrantMS Research AustraliaTo support research into finding better treatments and a cure for multiple sclerosis. More information7 April 2017
Clinical AwardGESAThe purpose of the Award is to provide funding to a Gastroenterology unit or practice that treats IBD patients for an IBD clinical project based on the Quality Use of Medicines Principles, or related to the broader clinical aspects of IBD Management. More information19 April 2017
Travelling FellowshipGESA

GESA and Ferring are offering 10 travelling fellowships to attend the Standalone Gastroenterology Conference 2017 in Madrid, Spain from 16 to 18 November 2017.  These fellowships are for practising, early to mid-career Gastroenterologists or Physicians with an active interest in IBD. More information

12 June 2017
Incubator GrantMS Research Australia

To support research into finding better treatments and a cure for multiple sclerosis. More information

1 July 2017

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

Development Grants18 January 201725 January 20171 February 2017
Boosting Dementia Research Grants18 January 201725 January 20178 February 2017
Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowships18 January 201725 January 20178 February 2017
Practitioner FellowshipsN/A25 January 20171 February 2017
Research FellowshipsN/A25 January 20171 February 2017
Early Career FellowshipsN/A16 February 20171 March 2017
Project Grants15 February 20171 March 201715 March 2017
Career Development FellowshipsN/A23 February 20178 March 2017
Partnership Projects - Peer Review Cycle #129 March 201729 March 201712 April 2017
NHMRC/A*STAR Joint call for Research1 March 20178 March 201722 March 2017
Partnership Projects - Peer Review Cycle #22 August 20172 August 201716 August 2017