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
CLOSED

HMST Helen Macpherson Smith Trust - Community One-Off Grants

Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted

Shortlisted applicants will be notified
28 Jan 2021Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Grand Challenges - Smart Farming Innovations for Small-Scale Producers 11 Feb 2021
01 Feb 2021Maddie Riewoldt's Vision - Grants-in-Aid funding EOI15 Feb 2021
01 Feb 2021Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) 2021 Bill Borthwick Student Scholarships15 Feb 2021
03 Feb 2021Singapore National Research Foundation Fellowships17 Feb 2021
05 Feb 2021Hermon Slade Foundation Project Grants 19 Feb 2021
12 Feb 2021ANSTO Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation - United Uranium Scholarship26 Feb 2021
15 Feb 2021Australian Flora Foundation - Research Grants - preliminary application01 Mar 2021
CLOSED

Community Crime Prevention Building Safer Communities Program

Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted

Shortlisted applicants will be notified
CLOSED

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet National Women's Alliances Grant

NOTE: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted

Shortlisted applicants will be notified
16 Feb 2021Australian Association of Gerontology - i)  RM Gibson Programme or ii) Strategic Innovation Programme02 Mar 2021
18 Feb 2021National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) - General Grant Round EOI04 Mar 2021
22 Feb 2021VicHealth - 2021 Impact Research Grants08 Mar 2021
22 Feb 2021VicHealth - Fellowships for Early-Career Researchers08 Mar 2021
09 Mar 2021Cancer Council Victoria  Postdoctoral Fellowships - potential applicants must check eligibility before submitting a NOIS23 Mar 2021
18 Mar 2021

EPFL Global Leaders International Doctoral Fellowship Programme - Call 2

01 Apr  2021
18 Mar 2021Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering - AINSE Postgraduate Research Award (PGRA)01 Apr 2021
26 Mar 2021Heart Foundation - Vanguard Grant
Please refer to HF Research Program Funding Guidelines for eligibility and application process
*UPDATED*
02 Apr 2021
29 Mar 2021Heart Foundation - Future Leader Fellowship
Please refer to HF Research Program Funding Guidelines for eligibility and application process.
Note: Three FLF levels (FLF1, FLF2 and FLF3) are now available
*UPDATED*
09 Apr 2021
16 Apr 2021Heart Foundation - Postdoctoral Fellowship 
Please refer to HF Research Program Funding Guidelines for eligibility and application process
*UPDATED*
23 Apr 2021
14 May 2021Heart Foundation - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award
Please refer to HF Research Program Funding Guidelines for eligibility and application process
*UPDATED*
21 May 2021
28 May 2021Heart Foundation - Strategic Grants - Stage 1 Letter Of Intent for topic 5
Please refer to HF Research Program Funding Guidelines for eligibility and application process
*UPDATED*
04 Jun 2021
04 Jun 2021

Heart Foundation - Strategic Grants - Stage 1 Letter Of Intent for topic 6 Please refer to HF Research Program Funding Guidelines for eligibility and application process

*UPDATED*
11 Jun 2021
11 Jun 2021Heart Foundation - PhD Scholarship
** NEW SCHEME **
Please refer to HF Research Program Funding Guidelines for eligibility and application process
*UPDATED*
18 Jun 2021
Round Cancelled
Jack Brockhoff Foundation - Early Career Medical Research Grant
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.

* Updated * 

2020 round cancelled. next round will be June 2021

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
ASAPAmerican Australian Association - Sustainable Health Care Funding Scholarship10 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