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
15 May 2018Victorian Cancer Agency Funding Round. Various schemes including:
i) Early Career Seed Grants
ii) Mid-Career Research Fellowships
iii) Nursing and Allied Health Clinical Research Fellowships
iv) Collaborative Research Grants:  Improving cancer outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians
v) Collaborative Research Grants:  Improving cancer outcomes for upper gastrointestinal cancers
29 May 2018
17 May 2018HCF Research Foundation - Research Grants EOI31 May 2018
18 May 2018US Department of Defense - Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences01 Jun 2018
25 May 2018Australian Cancer Research Foundation - Annual Grant Round08 Jun 2018
25 May 2018Heart Foundation - Health Professional Scholarships08 Jun 2018
ASAPGates Foundation - Global Challenges
Ending the Pandemic Threat: A Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development
08 Jun 2018
29 May 2018JDRF Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - Training Awards. Various schemes including:
i) Postdoctoral Fellowships
ii) Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowships
iii) Career Development Awards
iv) Early Career Patient-Oriented Diabetes Research Awards
12 Jun 2018
31 May 2018Global Connections Fund - Bridging Grants. Note: Two-step application process. Step 1 (eligibility test) must be successfully passed by 14 Jun 2018. 14 Jun 2018
01 Jun 2018Haemophilia Foundation Australia - Research Grants15 Jun 2018
01 Jun 2018Taiwan Fellowships15 Jun 2018
01 Jun 2018Retina Australia - Research Grants15 Jun 2018
01 Jun 2018Australia and New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network (ANZMUSC) - Seeding Grants15 Jun 2018
02 Jun 2018Collier Charitable Fund - Project Grant16 Jun 2018
04 Jun 2018Department of Industry, Innovation and Science - Smart Cities and Suburbs Programme18 Jun 2018
08 Jun 2018Google Impact Challenge - one application only per organisation. The scheme will be initially managed by Advancement. Email your NOIS to Vanessa Meachen by no later than 8 June 2018. 13 Jun 2018
08 Jun 2018Arthritis Australia - Project Grants and Grants-in-Aid22 Jun 2018
08 Jun 2018Equity Trustees - Wicking Trust Major Grants EOI22 Jun 2018
15 Jun 2018Australian-American Fulbright Commission - Various opportunities for bilateral study and research exchange to the US. Student applicants should contact research-scholarships@deakin.edu.au29 Jun 2018
18 Jun 2018Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation - Early Career Researcher Grants2 Jul 2018
18 Jun 2018

Endeavour Research Seed Grants Endeavour College of Natural Health

02 Jul 2018
20 Jun 2018Aussie Farmers Foundation - Grassroots Grants4 Jul 2018
21 Jun 2018VicHealth - Call for partners on NHMRC Partnership Projects EOI05 Jul 2018
21 Jun 2018VicHealth - Call for partners on ARC Linkage Project Grants EOI05 Jul 2018
28 Jun 2018Creative Victoria - Creators Fund12 Jul 2018
28 Jun 2018Creative Victoria - VicArts Grants Programme12 Jul 2018
29 Jun 2018National Library of Australia - Creative Arts Fellowship13 Jul 2018
29 Jun 2018Australian Academy of Science - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scientist Travelling Research Award13 Jul 2018
03 Jul 2018CSL Centenary Fellowships17 Jul 2018
03 Jul 2018Jack Brockhoff Foundation - Early Career Medical Research Grants Program
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.
Shortlisted applicants will be advised
03 Jul 2018DPI Student Research Grants Program - Fisheries Scientific Committee17 Jul 2018
03 Jul 2018Islamic Development Bank - Transform Fund17 Jul 2018
04 Jul 2018

U.S. Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship to undertake research at Deakin University. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and residing in the U.S. at the time of application.

Not required
18 Jul 2018Westpac Bicentennial Foundation - Social Change Fellowship 01 Aug 2018
30 Jul 2018Westpac Bicentennial Foundation - Research Fellowship13 Aug 2018
01 Aug 2018ESA Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment Fund - Student Grants15 Aug 2018
02 Aug 2018Australian Institute of Criminology - Criminology Research Grants16 Aug 2018
03 Aug 2018Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia - various schemes including:
i) Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
ii) Lang Collaboration Travel Grant
iii) Susie Harris Travel Fellowship
iv) Betty Laidlaw MND Research Prize  
17 Aug 2018
03 Aug 2018Birds Queensland Research Grants (submission date to be confirmed)17 Aug 2018
03 Aug 20/8Braysher management fund Australasian Wildlife Management Society 17 Aug 2018

Continuous Opportunities

NOIS due Funding Body and Scheme Complete application and signed coversheet
ASAPVESKI - Innovation Fellowship - Applications are reviewed every 6 months. 
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