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
31 Mar 2017American Australian Association - Australia to US Fellowships14 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 Initiative17 Apr 2017
03 Apr 2017Scholarship AINSE ANSTO French Embassy Research Internship Program17 Apr 2017
03 Apr 2017The National Library of Australia Fellowship17 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
18 Apr 2017ATSE Global Connections Fund - Bridging Grants02 May 2017
24 Apr 2017Australian Synchrotron - Beamtime
Note: Only applications that will require travel reimbursement must be submitted via the Grants Office
09 May 2017
28 Apr 2017Australian Rotary Health - Mental Health Research Grant EOI12 May 2017
03 May 2017nib Foundation Community Grants - Note: Focus of this round is on community based programs for 'carers' and/or 'young people (12-25 years of age)'. 17 May 2017
03 May 2017Australian Society for Fish Biology - Early Career International Travel Scholarship17 May 2017
03 May 2017Perpetual - Ramaciotti Health Investment Grant
Note: Application limits apply; late NOIS will not be accepted. 
17 May 2017
03 May 2017Ecological Society of Australia - Wiley Fundamental Ecology Award for postgraduate students17 May 2017
04 May 2017Australian Academy of Science - Research Awards, Travelling Fellowships and Research Conference Funding. 18 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 02 Jun 2017
22 May 2017Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia - Clinician Scientist Award, John Mills Young Investigator Award and New Concept Grants05 Jun 2017
26 May 2017Arthritis Australia - Ken Muirden Overseas Training Fellowship, Leanne Stafford Award and Bruce Miller ARA Postdoctoral Fellowship09 Jun 2017
02 Jun 2017Retina Australia - Retina Grants16 Jun 2017
05 Jun 2017Royal Australasian College of Physicians - Research Establishment Fellowships19 Jun 2017
09 Jun 2017Arthritis Australia - Fellowships, Project Grants and Grants in Aid23 Jun 2017
04 Jul 2017Australian-American Fulbright Commission - Postdoctoral, Professional and Senior Scholarships and Distinguished Chair in Agriculture and/or Life Sciences18 July 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
ASAPDepartment of Agriculture and Water Resources - Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation (ATMAC) Programme 10 working days prior to external submission