Discovery Projects

Status: DP24

Internal deadlines




ADRs / IFM / IISRI/ ADI /A2I2 to send list of supported applicants to DR Grants


Thursday 27th October 2022
Email to Deakin Research Grants

Booking system opens for compliance sessions


Compliance check bookings from 23rd January 2023 to 17th February 2023

DP24 scheme opens in RMS


Thursday 1st December 2022

Final application submitted to Research Office via RMS


Via RMS - Submit to Research Office
- Email Deakin Research Grants

(from) Monday 23rd January 2023

Certification forms


Email Deakin Research Grants

(from) Monday 23rd January 2023

Request Not to Assess submitted to the Research Office via RMS


Wednesday 15th February 2023

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 DP24, 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.