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
02 Nov 2018Australian Rangeland Society Awards - Travel Grant and Society Scholarship16 Nov 2018
2 Nov 2018Australian Academy of Science Regional Collaborations Programme Projects16 Nov 2018
2 Nov 2018National Stroke Foundation - Clinical Research Grants16 Nov 2018
2 Nov 2018SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund Grant16 Nov 2018
9 Nov 2018The Ian Potter Foundation - Health and Disability Grants EOI
Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.
CLOSED
9 Nov 2018The Ian Potter Foundation - Arts EOI
Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.
Short-listed applicants will be advised
9 Nov 2018
Applications limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted. Please use Perpetual NOIS form.
CLOSED
ASAPAntarctic Science Foundation - Developing scientific programmes for ASF fundraising23 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018Field Naturalists Society of South Australia - Lirabenda Endownment Fund Research Grants30 Nov 2018
22 Nov 2018Australian Society for Fish Biology - Threatened fishes grant6 Dec 2018
23 Nov 2018Consumer Policy Research Centre Research Project Grants EOI07 Dec 2018
23 Nov 2018Capstone Editing - Grant for Mid-Career Researchers07 Dec 2018
27 Nov 2018Lake Macquarie City Council - Environmental Research Grants11 Dec 2018
17 Dec 2018Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Collaborative Research Projects
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted. Please use AISRF Projects NOIS form.
Short-listed applicants will be advised
21 Dec 2018FightMND - Clinical trial grants07 Jan 2019
21 Dec 2018Australian College of Perioperative Nurses - Research Grant17 Jan 2019
ASAPFoundation for National Parks and Wildlife - Community Conservation Project Grants17 Jan 2019
8 Jan 2019Australia Council for the Arts - Arts Projects for Individuals/Groups and Arts Projects for Organisations22 Jan 2019
10 Jan 2019Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 GB - Research Fellowships in Science or Engineering24 Jan 2019
14 Jan 2019Indigenous Languages and Arts, Grant Round 201928 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019FRDC Fisheries Research & Development Corporation - EOI1 Feb 2019
22 Jan 2019Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) - Frontier Health and Medical Research Program12 Feb 2019
24 Jan 2019veski - Innovation Fellowships07 Feb 2019
01 Feb 2019Legal Services Board of Victoria - Project Grants EOI15 Feb 2019
01 Feb 2019CSIRO - Synthetic Biology Fellowships15 Feb 2019
11 Feb 2019Norman Wettenhall Foundation - Small environmental grant scheme25 Feb 2019
17 Feb 2019Australian Flora Foundation - Research Grants01 Mar 2019
28 Feb 2019Polycystic Kidney Disease Australia - Research Grants14 Mar 2019
01 Mar 2019Australian Dental Research Foundation - Research Grants15 Mar 2019
04 Mar 2019FightMND - Impact Grants and Mid-Career Research Fellowship18 Mar 2019
04 Mar 2019Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Grants - Marine vertebrate grants18 Mar 2019
21 Mar 2019Ian Potter Foundation - EOI for i) Community Wellbeing, ii) Education, iii) Environment & Conservation and iv) Science Programs
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.
Short-listed applicants will be advised
03 Jul 2019CSL Centenary Fellowships17 Jul 2019

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