Discovery Projects

Status: DP21

Internal deadlines

ADRs / IFM / IISRI / A2I2 Director to send list of supported applicants to DR GrantsMMonday 16th September 2019
Email to Deakin Research Grants
Booking system opens for compliance sessionsMTBC, Late November 2019
DP21 scheme opens in RMSN/AWednesday 13 November 2019
Final application submitted to Research Office via RMS M TBC, Approx. Wednesday 22 January 2020
Certification forms M Wednesday 22 January 2020
Email to Deakin Research Grants
Requests Not to Assess O Wednesday 5 February 2020
Email to Deakin Research Grants

O - Optional / M - Mandatory


The objectives of the Discovery Projects grant opportunity are to:

  • support excellent basic and applied research by individuals and teams;
  • encourage research and research training in high-quality research environments;
  • enhance international collaboration in research;
  • expand Australia's knowledge base and research capability; and
  • enhance the scale and focus of research in the Science and Research Priorities.

How to apply

  1. If you intend to apply for DP21, please contact your Faculty/Institute/School Research Office at your earliest opportunity to discuss your application. They will advise you of their internal process.
  2. If your Faculty/IFM/IISRI/A2I2 supports your application, DR Grants will liaise with you directly regarding the University process.

Documents and information

Additional information can be found on the ARC website.