Future Fellowships

Status: FT18 ROUND

Internal deadlines

Nomination form due to Research Office M 5th July 2017
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FT18 scheme opens in RMSN/A2nd October 2017
Final application submitted to Research Office via RMS M 25th October 2017
Via RMS Submit to Research Office
Certification forms M 25th October 2017
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Request not to assess O 1st November 2017
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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 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

    Templates and Certification Form(s) will be available from the 2nd October 2017 once the scheme is open.

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