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
31 Jul 2017Victoria Law Foundation - General Grants
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted. Please include a 100 word summary with NOIS.
14 Aug 2017
26 Jul 2017Department of Social Services - Inclusive Communities Grants &  Community Resilience Grants9 Aug 2017
28 Jul 2017Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia - i) Grants-In-Aid or ii) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships11 Aug 2017
28 Jul 2017Department of Premier and Cabinet - The Social Cohesion Research Grants11 Aug 2017
02 Aug 2017Information Society Innovation Fund - i) Internet Operations Research Grants ii) Cybersecurity or iii) Internet for Development16 Aug 2017
03 Aug 2017Jack Brockhoff Foundation - Community Grants.  Note: The Foundation must be called to discuss your application. 17 Aug 2017
03 Aug 2017MTPConnect (MedTech and Pharma Growth Centre) - Project Fund Program (Expression of Interest)17 Aug 2017
03 Aug 2017Australasian Wildlife Management Society - Postgraduate student research award17 Aug 2017
04 Aug 2017Rebecca L. Cooper Medical Research Foundation - Medical Research Grants18 Aug 2017
07 Aug 2017Red Nose and Cure Kids (NZ) - Trans-Tasman Research Collaboration Funding Round. Please contact DR-Grants for more information.21 Aug 2017
10 Aug 2017National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) - Clean Technology EOI17 Aug 2017
11 Aug 2017Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation - Grants for Gambling Research Program25 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Early- and Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Fellowships28 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017Shepherd Foundation - Research Grants01 Sep 2017
18 Aug 2017CASS Foundation - Medicine/Science Grants01 Sep 2017
18 Aug 2017Nurses Board of Victoria Legacy Limited (NBVLL) - Major or Minor Grants 01 Sep 2017
18 Aug 2017Fisheries Research and Development Corporation - Expressions of Interest 01 Sep 2017
23 Aug 2017Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)  - Travel Grants for Early Stage Research or Allied Health/Nursing06 Sep 2017
28 Aug 2017Lung Foundation Australia - various Lung Cancer and Open Respiratory Research Awards. Please specify scheme you are applying for in NOIS.11 Sep 2017
30 Aug 2017Social Science Research Council (SSRC) (US) - Transregional Research Junior Scholar Fellowship - InterAsian Contexts and Connections13 Sep 2017
31 Aug 2017Ecological Society of Australia - Student research awards14 Sep 2017
01 Sep 2017Fulbright Specialist Program15 Sep 2017
01 Sep 2017Foundation for Children - Annual Grant Program EOI15 Sep 2017
01 Sep 2017Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (GB) - Interdisciplinary workshop grants 
Note: Applicant must be an ASAB member
15 Sep 2017
05 Sep 2017Australia Council for the Arts - Development Grants, Arts Projects for Individuals and Groups, Arts Projects - Organisations, International Residencies
Note: Late NOIS will not be accepted. 
19 Sep 2017
08 Sep 2017Sydney Myer Fund & the Myer Foundation - Innovation Fellowships22 Sep 2017
14 Sep 2017Cancer Research UK - Grand Challenge EOI28 Sep 2017
14 Sep 2017Department of Agriculture and Water Resources - 2018 Science Awards28 Sep 2017
15 Sep 2017Cancer Council Victoria - Postdoctoral Fellowships29 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) - Project Fund
Note: Must be industry led
06 Oct 2017
10 Nov 2017Perpetual - 2018 IMPACT Philanthropy Application Program. 
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted. Please include a 100 word summary with NOIS.
24 Nov 2017
20 Nov 2017Capstone Editing - Grant for Mid-Career Researchers04 Dec 2017

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