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 the Research Grants resources 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
24 Feb 2017Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust - General Grants10 Mar 2017
27 Feb 2017CSIRO Synthetic Biology Future Science Fellowships13 Mar 2017
27 Feb 2017DFAT - Australian - ASEAN Council Grants13 Mar 2017
28 Feb 2017

DFAT Australia - Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR)

14 Mar 2017
01 Mar 2017DFAT Australia - Australia Awards Fellowships15 Mar 2017
01 Mar 2017Australian Academy of the Humanities
- David Philips Travelling Fellowship
- Publication Subsidy Scheme
- Ernst & Rosemarie Keller Fund
15 Mar 2017
02 Mar 2017Lung Foundation: Travel Grant to attend American Thoracic Society Conference 201716 Mar 2017
03 Mar 2017Telematics Trust: One-off ‘Small Grants’ of up to $50,00017 Mar 2017
03 Mar 2017Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment Fund - Student Grants
Note: Applications must be certified by the Grants Office
17 Mar 2017
03 Mar 2017Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) - Research Priorities 2017-19 Grants Round17 Mar 2017
03 Mar 2017NBCF-Movember Foundation - Prostate and Breast Cancer Research Collaboration Initiative17 Mar 2017
03 Mar 2017Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation: Expression of Interest for 2018 Funding Grants on Marine Vertebrates 17 Mar 2017
06 Mar 2017DFAT Council for Australian-Arab Relations 2017 Grants20 Mar 2017
06 Mar 2017DFAT Australia- Korea Foundation 201720 Mar 2017
06 Mar 2017Australia-APEC Women in Research Fellowship Note: Deakin staff hosting international applicants are expected to coordinate the application and complete the Sponsor Nomination Form. A copy of the submitted application and signed Deakin coversheet must be sent to research-grants@deakin.edu.auDR-Grants will not undertake compliance checks for these applications
09 Mar 2017National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation NFMRI - EOI expressions of interest  for biomedical research and innovation grants commencing in 201823 Mar 2017
13 Mar 2017

Sanfilippo Children's Foundation Expressions of Interest for Translational Research Grants and Incubator Grants 

27 Mar 2017
15 Mar 2017DFAT Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program 201729 Mar 2017
15 Mar 2017DFAT Australia-China Council - Grants
Note: Application limits apply, late NOIS will not be accepted
Shortlisted applicants will be advised
15 Mar 2017Heart Foundation - Future Leader Fellowships29 Mar 2017
16 Mar 2017AINSE Postgraduate Research Awards30 Mar 2017
17 Mar 2017Cancer Council Victoria- Postdoctoral Cancer Research Fellowships31 Mar 2017
17 Mar 2017Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund. Note: Applicants must specify in NOIS to DR Grants if applying for Tier 1 or Tier 2 funding.31 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017Australia-Vietnam Researcher Exchange Program: Expression of Interest (EOI). Priority research areas - Agriculture, Health, Marine Science, Environmental Science3 Apr 2017
22 Mar 2017DFAT Australia - Indonesia Institute 2017 Grants 05 Apr 2017
22 Mar 2017DFAT Australia - Japan Foundation 2017 Grants05 Apr 2017
24 Mar 2017Endeavour Foundation Endowment Challenge Fund07 Apr 2017
24 Mar 2017Ian Potter Foundation - Expressions of Interest for Community Wellbeing, Education and Science Grants07 Apr 2017
24 Mar 2017State Library Victoria - Fellowships
Creative Fellowship
Redmond Barry Fellowship
07 Apr 2017
24 Mar 2017Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AGCF) Postdoctoral Fellowship07 Apr 2017
24 Mar 2017Heart Foundation - Postdoctoral Fellowships07 Apr 2017
27 Mar 2017Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) - Research Grants Expression of Interest10 Apr 2017
30 Mar 2017DFAT - Australia India Council Grants13 Apr 2017
31 Mar 2017Defence Health Foundation- Research Grants Expression of Interest14 Apr 2017
31 Mar 2017The Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation: Al & Val Rosenstrauss Fellowship14 Apr 2017
31 Mar 2017Australian Geographic Sponsorship14 Apr 2017
03 Apr 2017Pfizer Australia: Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Care (APEC) Research Grants17 Apr 2017
03 Apr 2017Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand- Research Funding17 Apr 2017
03 Apr 2017Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUADS)- Grants for Initiatives17 Apr 2017
03 Apr 2017VicHealth - Alcohol Culture Change Initiative
Note: Briefing session will be held in Melbourne on Thu 30 Mar. See website for details
17 Apr 2017
03 Apr 2017Scholarship AINSE / ANSTO - French Embassy Research Internship17 Apr 2017
03 Apr 2017The National Library of Australia Fellowship17 Apr 2017
03 Apr 2017

Barry Jonassen Award - full time honours or post-graduate students in the first or second year of their degree

17 Apr 2017
04 Apr 2017Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) Research Grants18 Apr 2017
05 Apr 2017The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Explorations19 Apr 2017
05 Apr 2017Heart Foundation - Vanguard Grants19 Apr 2017
07 Apr 2017Diabetes Australia: Research Program Grants21 Apr 2017
10 Apr 2017Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation: Project Grants24 Apr 2017
13 Apr 2017Heart Foundation - Stroke Prevention Grant28 Apr 2017
24 Apr 2017Australian Synchrotron - Beamtime
Note: Only applications that will require travel reimbursement must be submitted via the Grants Office
09 May 2017
03 May 2017Australian Society for Fish Biology - Early Career International Travel Scholarship17 May 2017
03 May 2017Perpetual - Ramaciotti Health Investment Grant Applications open 6 Mar 201717 May 2017
04 May 2017Margaret Middleton Fund for endangered native vertebrate animals18 May 2017
04 May 2017AAS - Max Day Research Fellowship Award18 May 2017
04 May 2017AAS - Thomas Davis Research Grant for marine, soil and plant biology18 May 2017
08 May 2017Macular Disease Foundation Australia: Research Grants Program 201722 May 2017
09 May 2017Lung Foundation: Travel Grant to attend 2017 European Respiratory Society International Congress 23 May 2017
09 May 2017Ian Potter Foundation - Applications for Conference, International Learning & Development, Medical Research and Travel Grants23 May 2017
09 May 2017Australia Council for the Arts - Development Grants, Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups, Arts Projects - Organisations, Fellowships
Note: Application limits may apply, late NOIS will not be accepted. 
23 May 2017
19 May 2017National Breast Cancer Foundation - Investigator Initiated Research Scheme
Note: Information session will be held in Melbourne on Wed 29 March. See website for details.
02 Jun 2017
05 Sep 2017Australia Council for the Arts - Development Grants, Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups, Arts Projects - Organisations, International Residencies
Note: Application limits may apply, late NOIS will not be accepted. 
19 Sep 2017

Continuous Opportunities

NOIS due Funding Body and Scheme Complete application and signed coversheet
ASAPVESKI - Innovation Fellowship - Applications are reviewed every 6 months. Applications must be submitted by 14 July 2016 to be included in the July 2016 review.
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