Deakin Research

Deakin Research

VESKI Innovation Fellowships 2013/14

Funding Body

Victorian Endownment for Science Knowledge and Innovation

Scheme/ Round

VESKI Innovation Fellowships 2013/14


The VESKI innovation fellowships bring Australian expatriates and leading international researchers to Victoria.  Fellowships are aimed at researchers at any stage in their career who have outstanding skills in science and innovative technology, typically in the top five percent of their respective fields.  Internationally based researchers who are currently negotiating a position at Deakin University may apply for this scheme, providing they are domiciled outside of Australia at the time of submission.

Important Notes

Successful individuals can receive up to $50,000 per annum for up to 3 years.  This funding can be used for salary or other costs associated with the fellow’s research.

Internal Deadlines 20 May 2013

Notice of Intention to Submit plus a 2 page CV as a single document

Mandatory Via ADR/SRC/Institute Director
  27 May 2013 ADR/SRC/Institute Director determine who will be supported and advise Grants Office   via
    Invited applicants draft proposals    


17 June 2013

Fully complete applications due





How to Apply

1.Check if you are competitive

2. Read guidelines and application instructions

2. Liaise with your ADR/SRC/Institute Director

3. Submit a Notice of Intention to Submit plus a 2 page CV

4. ADR/SRC/Institute Director review NOIS and determine applications to support

5. Prepare the application if invited

6. Submit your application to Deakin Research for compliance check by internal deadline

Resources N/A

Other Important Information

Further Information: Applicants have worked outside of Australian shores for the past 12 months and must be domiciled outside of Australia at the time of submission.

Please e-mail if you require any further information.

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13th May 2013