Other funding

Other popular funding schemes

Deakin Research subscribes to Research Professional – a database that allows researchers to set up saved searches and email alerts for funding opportunities of direct relevance to them.  
Research Professional provides guidance sheets to help you establish your profile.  If you need additional support, please contact your faculty/institute Liaison Librarian.

The list below is intended as a guide to some of the more popular funding opportunities. There are many other awards.  Use Research Professional to find those relevant to your level of expertise and discipline.

If you find another opportunity, please lodge a Notice of Intent to Submit (NOIS) (DOC, 43KB) as soon as possible and submit the complete application and signed Grant Application Coversheet (DOC, 31KB) at least 10 working days prior to the external submission date via email to research-grants@deakin.edu.au

Resources to assist you in completing your application and  the Grant Application Coversheet can be found in our Resources and FAQs wiki page. This includes:

  • Research definitions - types of research
  • Costing domestic and international travel
  • Deakin University Salary Rates
  • Research Classification Codes - FOR Codes and SEO Code
  • Grant FAQs

Open Opportunities

NOIS due Funding Body and Scheme Complete application and signed coversheet
22 Sep 2017National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) - Project Fund.                                                   
Note: Must be industry led
06 Oct 2017
22 Sep 2017Campus Travel - Travel Grant Series: Women in STEM06 Oct 2017
09 Oct 2017VicHealth - Innovation Research Grants16 Oct 2017
02 Oct 2017Johnson & Johnson US - Women in STEM2D Scholars Program. 
Note: Application are limited (one applicant per STEM2D discipline). Late NOIS will not be accepted. Please state your STEM2D category and include 100-word summary in NOIS.
16 Oct 2017
02 Oct 2017Endocrine Society of Australia - Ken Wynne Memorial Postdoctoral Research Award or Postdoctoral Award16 Oct 2017
02 Oct 2017Australian Academy of Science - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships16 Oct 2017
03 Oct 2017Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) - Beta Cell Replacement Innovative Grants or Prevention Innovative Grants 17 Oct 2017
5 Oct 2017Department of Environment & Energy - ABRS National Taxonomy Research Grants Programme - co-funding required  19 Oct 2017
09 Oct 2017Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research - Early-Career Transition Grants23 Oct 2017
11 Oct 2017Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Grand Challenges Explorations. See website for topics.25 Oct 2017
11 Oct 2017ANSTO - International Synchrotron Access Program25 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017ADS/Servier Diabetes Research Grants in memory of Barry Young27 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017Department of Industry, Innovation and Science - Australia-China Science and Research Fund  (ACSRF) - Joint Research Centres.
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted. NOIS must be submitted using the attached form.
01 Nov 2017
20 Oct 2017Gerda Henkel Foundation - Research Projects03 Nov 2017
20 Oct 2017DFAT Stronger Systems for Health Security - applications submitted through NHMRC15 Nov 2017
02 Nov 2017Virtual Centre for Climate Change Innovation - Climate Change Challenge Innovation Grants Program. 16 Nov 2017
02 Nov 2017Australian Geographic Society - Project Sponsorship16 Nov 2017
02 Nov 2017SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund - Species Research16 Nov 2017
03 Nov 2017Endocrine Society of Australia - ESA/IPSEN International Travel Grant Award17 Nov 2017
10 Nov 2017Perpetual - 2018 IMPACT Philanthropy Application Program. 
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted. NOIS must be submitted using the attached form.
24 Nov 2017
10 Nov 2017Ian Potter Foundation - Arts EOI24 Nov 2017
20 Nov 2017Capstone Editing - Grant for Mid-Career Researchers04 Dec 2017
27 Nov 2017Australasian College of Dermatologists - Scientific Research Fund11 Dec 2017
22 Dec 2017Ian Potter Foundation - Conference, Travel and/or International Learning and Development Grants 16 Jan 2018

Continuous Opportunities

NOIS due Funding Body and Scheme Complete application and signed coversheet
ASAPVESKI - Innovation Fellowship - Applications are reviewed every 6 months. Applications submitted by March 2017 will be reviewed in the first half of 2017.
Note: A cash co-contribution is required, this is the responsibility of the host Faculty/SRC/Institute.
10 working days prior to external submission
ASAPGeorgina Sweet Travel Support for a Female Keynote Speaker in Quantitative Biomedical Science 10 working days prior to external submission
ASAPVictoria Law Foundation (VLF) - Small Grants
Note: You are strongly encouraged to contact the VLF Grants Manager to discuss your project before applying wherever possible. 
10 working days prior to external submission
ASAPDepartment of Agriculture and Water Resources - Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation (ATMAC) Programme 10 working days prior to external submission