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
17 Nov 2017Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre - Strategic Analysis of Risks Associated with Non-complying Building Products EOI01 Dec 2017
17 Nov 2017Australian Renewable Energy Agency - International Engagement Programme 01 Dec 2017
20 Nov 2017Capstone Editing - Grant for Mid-Career Researchers04 Dec 2017
22 Nov 2017Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) - Restoring pancreatic alpha cell function to improve metabolic control in type 1 diabetes - Letter of Intent06 Dec 2017
23 Nov 2017Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources - Smart Farming Partnership Grants07 Dec 2017
24 Nov 2017Parkinson's Victoria - Argyrou Family Fellowship and A-typical Parkinson's Fellowship. 
NB. Must provide matching funds.
08 Dec 2017
24 Nov 2017Australian Bird Study Association - Research Grants08 Dec 2017
24 Nov 2017Meat and Livestock Australia - National Livestock Genetics Consortium Project Call08 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
22 Dec 2017Australian College of Perioperative Nurses - Research Grant17 Jan 2018
22 Dec 2017DFAT - Cyber Cooperation Program  - Indo-Pacific Projects08 Jan 2018
05 Jan 2018Lake Macquarie City Council - Environmental Research Grants15 Jan 2018
05 Jan 2018Save the Tasmanian Devil Program - Research Grants18 Jan 2018
09 Jan 2018Australia Council for the Arts - Arts Projects for Individuals/Groups and Arts Projects for Organisations.23 Jan 2018
17 Jan 2018Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning - Port Phillip Bay Fund31 Jan 2018
18 Jan 2018Helen Macpherson Smith Trust - Multi-year Grants01 Feb 2018
22 Jan 2018Global Connections Fund - Priming Grants05 Feb 2018
22 Jan 2018Geelong Community Foundation - Grant
NB. Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.
Shortlisted applicants will be advised
31 Jan 2018James N Kirby Foundation - Small Grants
NB. Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.
Shortlisted applicants will be advised
02 Feb 2018Victorian Legal Services Board - Grants Program
NB. Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted. Applicants must contact VLSB by 16 Feb to discuss their application.
Shortlisted applicants will be advised
03 Feb 2018VEAC Bill Borthwick Student Scholarships (2018 webpage to be updated)17 Feb 2018
06 Feb 2018ANSTO - International Synchrotron Access Programme20 Feb 2018
09 Feb 2018Hermon Slade Foundation - Project Grants23 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018Pierce Armstrong Foundation - Project Grants
NB. Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.
Shortlisted applicants will be advised
15 Feb 2018Australian Flora Foundation - Research Grants - preliminary applications
Please note: an application fee of $55 is required for submission by non-members.
01 Mar 2018
01 Mar 2018National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation - Medical Research Grants Portfolio 2&315 Mar 2018
02 Mar 2018Australian Dental Research Foundation - Research Grants16 Mar 2018
02 Mar 2018Polycystic Kidney Disease Australia - Research Grants16 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018Australia Council for the Arts - Major Performing Arts Companies Collaborative Arts Projects02 Apr 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