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:
- Read all funding rules before applying
- Comply with Faculty/Institute or DR-G deadlines
- Participate in grant development processes managed by their Faculty/Institute
- 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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 .