Future Fellowships

Status: FT20 ROUND

Internal deadlines

Stage REQUIRED? SUBMISSION
Nomination form due to Research Office M Monday 2nd September 2019
Email Deakin Research Grants
FT20 scheme opens in RMSN/A25 September 2019
Final application submitted to Research Office via RMS M 9am Monday 21 October 2019
Via RMS Submit to Research Office
C2: Statement by the Administrating Organisation Draft         M9am Monday 21 October 2019
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Certification forms M 9am Monday 21 October 2019
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Request not to assess O Wednesday 30 October 2019
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O - Optional / M - Mandatory

Overview

The objectives of the Future Fellowships scheme are to:

  • support outstanding mid-career researchers to be recruited and retained by universities in continuing academic positions
  • build collaboration across industry and/or research organisations and/or disciplines
  • support research in Australian Government's Science and Research Priorities that will result in economic, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia
  • strengthen Australia's research capacity by supporting innovative, internationally competitive research.
  • Please note, this is based on FT19 objectives. To be updated when Grant Guidelines for 2020 submissions are available from the ARC.

Funding amounts

A Future Fellowship may be requested at one of three salary levels. An administering organisation may be awarded up to $50,000 of non-salary funding per annum. Examples of how this funding is used includes support personnel, field research, equipment, travel and other costs directly related to the Future Fellow's research.

Please note, this is based on FT19 Grant Guidelines. To be updated when Grant Guidelines for 2020 submissions are available from the ARC.

How to apply

  1. Read the Grant Guidelines for the Discovery Program (2018) for FT19 submissions and Instructions to Applicants 2020.
  2. Complete the Nomination form if competitive.
  3. Submit Request Not to Assess if applicable via email to Deakin Research Grants
  4. Commence your online application on RMS.
  5. Work with your case manager and use templates provided.
  6. Organise relevant certification forms.

Documents and information

The ARC will no longer publish scheme specific documents on its website, but will make these available through GrantConnect. Links to scheme specific documents can be found below.

Policies and Strategies can still be found on the ARC website.

ARC documents

Templates, forms and tools

      Templates and Certification Form(s)

      Zip file for the Templates and Certification Form

      Templates provided in the zip file are:

      • C1 Project Description for FT19 submissions. To be updated when Instructions to Applicants for 2020 submissions are available from the ARC.
      • C2 Statement by the Administrating Organisation (Guidance Sheet and Template)
      • D8 ROPE - Academic career - impact and contributions
      • D9ii ROPE - Research Outputs
      • D18 Eligibility - Academic level justification
      • F1 Justification of Future Fellowship non-salary funding from ARC
      • F2 Details of Administering Organisation contributions
      • G1 Research support
      • G2 Statements on Progress for ARC-funded Projects
      • Certification Form

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