Future Fellowships


Internal deadlines

Nomination form due to Research Office M 5 July 2017
Email Deakin Research Grants
Final application on RMS M *Early November 2017 (TBC)
Via RMS Submit to Research Office
Certification forms M *Early November 2017 (TBC)
Email Deakin Research Grants
Request not to assess O *Mid November 2017 (TBC)
Email Deakin Research Grants

O - Optional / M - Mandatory

* Dates are indicative and will be confirmed when ARC open the round.


The objectives of the Future Fellowships scheme are to:

  • attract and retain outstanding mid-career researchers
  • build collaboration across industry and/or research organisations and/or disciplines
  • support research in national priorities that will result in economic, environmental, social, health and/or cultural benefits for Australia
  • strengthen Australia's research capacity by supporting innovative, internationally competitive research.

Funding amounts

A Future Fellowship may be requested at one of three salary levels. An administering organisation may be awarded up to $50,000 of non-salary funding per annum, which may be used for infrastructure, equipment, travel and relocation costs directly related to the Future Fellow's research.

How to apply

  1. Read the Funding Rules 2018 and Instructions to Applicants 2018 (documents not yet released by ARC).
  2. Complete the Nomination form if competitive. 
  3. Submit Request Not to Assess if applicable via email to research-grants@deakin.edu.au
  4. Commence your online application on RMS.
  5. Work with your case manager and use templates provided.
  6. Organise relevant certification forms.

Documents and information

Additional documentation can be found on the ARC website - Information for Applicants.

ARC documents

*Documents not yet released by ARC.

Templates, forms and tools

    All Templates, Salary Calculator and Certification Form (ZIP, 1.3MB)