Postgraduate Scholarships



Funding body

National Health and Medical Research Council

Internal deadlines

Submit Nomination form M 18 Mar 2020
Email Deakin Research Grants
Applications open in Sapphire
15 Apr 2020
Minimum data due on SapphireM

10 Jun 2020

Minimum data requirements must be met on Sapphire by this date. Applications that miss this deadline will not be able to proceed with NHMRC submission.

Final application in Sapphire and Certification form M

Closing date delayed by NHMRC

**New internal deadline 17 Jun 2020**

Certify application on Sapphire and email DU certification form and supporting documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

O - Optional / M - Mandatory

How to apply

  1. Submit a Nomination form by email to Deakin Research Grants
  2. Liaise with your faculty/institute.
  3. Read the NHMRC Guidelines - refer to NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship webpage and GrantConnect.
  4. Commence your application in Sapphire.
  5. Work with your case manager.
  6. Organise relevant DU certification form.
  7. Final application must be certified on Sapphire by final application internal due date; email DU certification form and supporting documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions


NHMRC documents

Links below are for application submitted in 2019 and are provided to help you prepare for the 2020 round. Guidelines and instructions to applicants for the 2020 round will only be available once the round opens.

Applicants should register and log into GrantConnect to download the applicable scheme documentation once released by NHMRC

Visit the NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship webpage for more information relating to this scheme. Previous round guidelines are available from GrantConnect.

NHMRC application templates

Please download the Grant Proposal and Referee Report templates from GrantConnect once released by the NHMRC

Deakin University Templates