Future Fellowships

Status: OPEN

Internal deadlines

Nomination form due to Research Office M 12 Octobe 2016
Email Deakin Research Grants
Final application on RMS M 9 November 2016
Via RMS Submit to Research Office
Certification forms M 9 November 2016
Email Deakin Research Grants
Request not to assess O 16 November 2016
Email Deakin Research Grants

O - Optional / M - Mandatory


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 2017 and Instructions to Applicants 2017.
  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.