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
12 June 2020Cancer Council Victoria - Grants-in-Aid EOI* Updated * 26 Jun 2020
15 June 2020Mito Foundation - Incubator Grants29 June 2020
19 June 2020State Library of New South Wales Ross Steele AM, Dr AM Hertzberg AO, David Scott Mitchell Memorial, Merewether, CH Currey Memorial, Nancy Keesing AM, and Australian Religious History Fellowships3 July 2020
19 JuneDefence Health Foundation - Research Grants03 July 2020
20 June 2020Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute - National Housing Research Programme Funding3 July 2020
22 June 2020Haemophilia Foundation Australia - Research Fund Grants6 July 2020
Round postponed
Jack Brockhoff Foundation - Early Career Medical Research Grant
Note: Application limits apply. Late NOIS will not be accepted.
* Updated * Check JBF webpage for update Aug 2020  
03 Jul 2020Heart Foundation - Research Partnership Projects17 July 2020
03 Jul 2020AINSE Early Career Researcher Grant (ECRG)17 July 2020
03 Jul 2020SkyRail Rainforest Foundation - Student Funding 202017 July 2020
08 Jul 2020DFAT Australia-ASEAN Council (AAC) COVID-19 Special Grants Round22 July 2020
16 Jul 2020HCF Research Foundation - Health Services Research Grants30 Jul 2020
24 Jul 2020Dementia Australia Grants Program - i) Project Grants ii) Postdoctoral Fellowships and iii) World Class Research Grants 07 Aug 2020
27 Jul 2020Victorian Cancer Agency - i) Early Career Research Fellowship and ii) Mid-Career Research Fellowship (for Biomedical and Non-Biomedical research streams)10 Aug 2020
05 Aug 2020

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Australia-China Science and Research Fund Joint Research Centres

Note: Application limits apply and late NOIS will not be accepted. Please use ACSRF JRC NOIS form.

Shortlisted applicants will be advised
07 Aug 2020Stroke Foundation - i) Early Career Researcher Seed Grants ii) Tim Glendinning Memorial Research Grant for Young Adult Stroke and iii) Prevention Grant - Nancy and Vic Allen Stroke Prevention Memorial Fund21 Aug 2020
18 Aug 2020Snow Medical Research Foundation - Snow Fellowships

Note: Application limits apply. Please use Snow Fellowship NOIS form.
Shortlisted applicants will be advised
TBAAustralian Geographic Society Sponsorship Program - Project Sponsorship Round 2*Updated* Round 1 cancelled. Round 2 will be Nov 2020
TBARebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation - Project Grants * Updated * 2020 round delayed by funding body

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