Deakin Research

Deakin Research

ARC Discovery Projects 2015

Funding Body

Australian Research Council

Scheme/ Round

Discovery Projects 2015


The objectives of the Discovery Projects scheme are to:

  • support excellent basic and applied research by individuals and teams;
  • enhance the scale and focus of research in the Strategic Research Priorities;
  • expand Australia’s knowledge base and research capability;
  • encourage research and research training in high-quality research environments;
  • enhance international collaboration in research; and
  • foster the international competitiveness of Australian research.

Funding Amounts

Minimum $30,000 pa Maximum $500,000 pa.



Internal Deadlines

9am 30 Sept 2013

Notice of Intention to Submit (NOIS)


Via email to

9am 26 Feb 2014

Requests Not to Assess

If required

Via email to

9am 26 Feb 2014

Final application on RMS


Via RMS Submit to Research Office

9am 26 Feb 2014

Certification forms


Via email to


How to Apply

1. Liaise with your Faculty/ SRC

2. Submit a Notice of Intention to Submit (NOIS)

3. Read the Funding Rules , Changes to Funding Rules and Instructions to Applicants

4. Commence your online application on RMS

5. Work with your Case Manager and use templates provided

6. Organise relevant certification forms


ARC documents - 2015 documents

DU Templates & Forms

Other Important Information

If requesting a PhD stipend from the ARC, request at $25,406 pa (based on 2014 amounts).

ARC has an Open Access policy for publications arising from ARC funded projects. For infomation visit

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6th March 2014