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
  • Grant FAQs

Research Classification Codes come from the Australian Bureau of Statistics

Open Opportunities

NOIS due Funding Body and Scheme Complete application and signed coversheet
05 Jan 2020Lake Macquarie City - Environmental Research Grants14 Jan 2020
03 Jan 2020Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife - Community conservation grants17 Jan 2020
03 Jan 2020NSW - Office of Responsible Gambling - PhD scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships17 Jan 2020
07 Jan 2020

Spencer Foundation Research-Practice Partnerships: Collaborative research for educational change

NB. applicants intending on applying must submit an Intent to apply form to funding body by 08 Jan 2020

17 Jan 2020
10 Jan 2020VicHealth Research Partnership Grants - Partnerships for Impact Research Grants  and  ARC Linkage or NHMRC Partnership Project24 Jan 2020

VicHealth Ideas Partnership Grants

NB: Whilst research institutions are eligible to apply, VicHealth are not looking to fund research under this funding stream


10 Jan 2020VicHealth Alcohol Culture Change Partnership Grants10 Feb 2020
17 Jan 2020St George Foundation Inspire Grant31 Jan 2020
20 Jan 2020Australian Government - Cyber: Broad Area Call for Proposals3 Feb 2020
31 Jan 2020NSW Department of Primary Industry - Flagship fish habitat rehabilitation grants - EOI14 Feb 2020
31 Jan 2020CASS Travel Awards14 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2020DELWP - Large grants programme - recreational fishing17 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2020L'Oreal / UNESCO for women in Science Australia and New Zealand fellowships17 Feb 2020
03 Feb 2020Victorian Legal Services Board - 2020 Grants Round17 Feb 2020
04 Feb 2020Spencer Foundation - Small Research Grants 18 Feb 2020
07 Feb 2020Australia and Pacific Science Foundation project grants - Hermon Slade Foundation21 Feb 2020
10 Feb 2020VEAC - Bill Borthwick Student Scholarships24 Feb 2020
14 Feb 2020

Pierce Armstrong Foundation - Project Grants

LIMITS APPLY. Late NOIS will not be accepted.

28 Feb 2020
14 Feb 2020Australian Army History Research Grants28 Feb 2020
16 Feb 2020Australian Flora Foundation - Research Grants (application fee required - $552 Mar 2020
21 Feb 2020Heart Foundation - Partnership Engagement Grants - round 106 Mar 2020
22  Feb 2020

Australia-Indonesia grants

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

07 Mar 2020
28 Feb 2020Heart Foundation - Health Professional Scholarships13 Mar 2020
02 Mar 2020

Human Frontier Science Program - Young Investigators or Program Grants

Note: Compulsory initiation of letter of intent must be obtained from HFSP by 19 March 2020

Applications are accepted from teams - not individuals

16 Mar 2020
02 Mar 2020Australian Library and Information Assoc - Anne Harrison Award - research projects16 Mar 2020
06 Mar 2020Heart Foundation - Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards20 Mar 2020
27 Mar 2020Heart Foundation - Vanguard Grants10 Apr 2020
03 Apr 2020Heart Foundation - Future Leader Fellowships17 Apr 2020
17 Apr 2020Heart Foundation - Postdoctoral Fellowships01 May 2020
03 Jul 2020Heart Foundation - Partnership Engagement Grants - round 217 Jul 2020

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