Discovery Projects

Status: DP22

Internal deadlines

ADRs / IFM / IISRI / A2I2 Director to send list of supported applicants to DR GrantsMTuesday 6th October 2020
Email to Deakin Research Grants
Booking system opens for compliance sessionsMTBC, Late November 2020
DP22 scheme opens in RMSN/AWednesday 11 November 2020
Final application submitted to Research Office via RMS M TBC, Approx. Wednesday 20 January 2021
Certification forms M Wednesday 27 January 2021
Email to Deakin Research Grants
Request Not to Assess O


Wednesday 3 February 2021
Submit to research office in RMS

O - Optional / M - Mandatory


The Discovery Projects scheme objectives are to:

  1. support excellent basic and applied research and research training by individuals and teams;
  2. support national and international research collaboration; and
  3. enhance the scale and focus of research in Australian Government priority areas.

The intended outcomes of the Discovery Projects scheme are:

  1. expanded knowledge base and research capacity in Australia; and
  2. economic, commercial, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia.

How to apply

  1. If you intend to apply for DP22, please contact your Faculty/Institute/School Research Office at your earliest opportunity to discuss your application. They will advise you of their internal process.
  2. If your Faculty/Institute supports your application, DR Grants will liaise with you directly regarding the University process.