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
24 Aug 2018Lung Foundation Australia - Lizotte Family Research Award for Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis Research 201907 Sep 2018
24 Aug 2018Nurses Board of Victoria Legacy Limited - Major Grants, Minor Grants and Rosemary Kelley Trust07 Sept 2018
03 Sep 2018Australian Diabetes Society - Skip Martin Early-Career Fellowship10 Sep 2018
ASAPJohnson & Johnson - The WiSTEM2D Scholars Award Program11 Sep 2018
29 Aug 2018RSPCA Australia Alan White Scholarship for Animal Welfare Research14 Sep 2018
31 Aug 2018National Breast Cancer Foundation - Ovarian and Breast Cancer Research Collaboration Initiative14 Sep 2018
31 Aug 2018Financial Markets Foundation for Children - Research Grants14 Sep 2018
31 Aug 2018

Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation - Innovation Grants

Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.

14 Sep 2018
31 Aug 2018Sidney Myer Fund and The Myer Foundation - Myer Innovation Fellowships14 Sep 2018
03 Sep 2018Novel Adjunctive Therapeutic Strategies to Improve Metabolic Control in Type 1 Diabetes - JDRF grant center 17 Sep 2018
10 Sep 2018Expressions of Interest - JDRF (international) Therapeutic Development and Early Clinical Testing of T Cell Targeted Immunotherapies for the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes24 Sep 2018
11 Sep 2018

Australian Antarctic Division - Australian Antarctic Science Science program (including Grant Program) offering funding for the following: Research projects; co-funded postdoctoral fellowships and one RJL Hawke postdoctral fellowship

25 Sep 2018
12 Sep 2018DHHS - Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund (Round 3)
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.
Shortlisted applicants will be advised
14 Sep 2018Cancer Council Victoria Postdoctoral Research Fellowships28 Sep 2018
14 Sep 20182019 Science and Innovation Awards - Department of Agriculture and Water Resources28 Sep 2018
17 Sep 2018National Gallery of Art USA - Senior and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programmes1 Oct 2018
17 Sep 2018Cerebral Palsy Alliance - Project Grant and Career Development Grant Expression of Interest01 Oct 2018
21 Sep 2018Beyond Blue - Expressions of Interest to involve Beyond Blue as a partner organisation on an ARC or NHMRC application

01 Oct 2018

21 Sept 2018Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry28 Sept 2018
ASAPSkyrail Rainforest Foundation Wet Tropics Cooperative Research Partnership Funding3 Oct 2018
30 Sep 2018Microba - Microbiome Research Grant Expressions of Interest17 Oct 2018
01 Oct 2018

The Endocrine Society of Australia - The Ken Wynne Memorial Postdoctoral Research Award

16 Oct 2018
01 Oct 2018Cancer Australia - Supporting people with cancer16 Oct 2018
02 Oct 2018Cancer Australia - Supporting people with cancer Grant InitiativeShort-listed applicants will be advised
03 Oct 2018JDRF (international) - Beta Cell Replacement Innovative Grant and Beta Cell Regeneration and Survival Innovative Grant17 Oct 2018
03 Oct 2018Gerda Henkel Foundation - Lost Cities Funding Programme17 Oct 2018
03 Oct 2018Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Australia-China Joint Action Program17 Oct 2018
08 Oct 2018Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research - Early-Career Transition Grant - please contact research-grants@deakin.edu.au for more information and application form22 Oct 2018
15 Oct 2018Brain and Breast Cancer Collaborative Initiative - Collaborative research between the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation (CBCF) and the National Breast Cancer Foundation of Australia (NBCF)29 Oct 2018
02 Nov 2018Australian Rangeland Society Awards - Travel Grant and Society Scholarship16 Nov 2018
09 Nov 2018The Ian Potter Foundation - Health and Disability Grants EOI23 Nov 2018
09 Nov 2018
Applications limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted. Please use Perpetual NOIS form.
Short-listed applicants will be advised

Continuous Opportunities

NOIS due Funding Body and Scheme Complete application and signed coversheet
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