Apply for funding

Applications for research funding must be lodged via Deakin Research - Grants if you wish to have any awarded research income recorded and reported by the University. Some applications should be lodged via Deakin Research - Commercial.

Type of funding Lodge via
All competitive grants Deakin Research - Grants
Commercial and industry consultancies and fee for service work Deakin Research - Commercial
Tenders Deakin Research - Commercial

Key things you need to know when applying for grants

The University expects that researchers will:

  1. Read all funding rules before applying
  2. Comply with Faculty/Institute or DR-G deadlines
  3. Participate in grant development processes managed by their Faculty/Institute
  4. Lodge all research grant applications via Deakin Research - Grants after having gained Head of School approval

Lodging applications via Deakin Research Grants

Step 1: Notify Deakin Research Grants of a possible application
Note: Notice of Intention to Submit (NOIS) are not required for internal Deakin University funding rounds.

Submit your NOIS as soon as you become aware of a funding opportunity. Email the NOIS to research-grants@deakin.edu.au. Deakin Research - Grants will provide a case manager and create a record in Research Master.

For ARC and NHMRC applications Deakin Research - Grants will request NOIS 15 weeks prior to external submission date.

Step 2: Submit an application
Note: Grant application coversheets are not required for ARC/NHMRC applications.

For all other funding bodies, send your grant application coversheet, your final application and any other associated documents to research-grants@deakin.edu.au at least 10 working days prior to the external submission date.

  • Grant applications must have Head of School approval
  • Deakin Research – Grants uses the information to complete the Research Master record which is critical for University reporting
  • Grant application coversheet (DOCX, 30.6 KB)  

For ARC and NHMRC applications refer to the relevant funding scheme at current funding opportunities .

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