Early Career Industry Fellowships 2023

Status: Open

Internal timelines


Supported Nomination Form due to Research Office from Faculty/InsituteM9am Monday 3rd October 2022
IE23  scheme opens in RMSn/aTuesday 20th September 2022
Final application submitted to Research Office via RMSMThursday 13th October 2022
Request not to assess due to ROO

Thursday 13th October  2022


Overview - based on Industry Fellowships Program (IFP) Grant Guidelines

The Industry Fellowship Program (IFP) is funded under the ARC's Linkage Program. The primary goal of the IFP is to create a pathway to support academic researchers in establishing careers in industry, and industry-based researcher to work in university settings, with the aim of increased two-way mobility and skill building in research collaboration, translation and commercialisation.

Early Career Industry Fellowships:

  • develop the industry collaboration skills of early career researchers;
  • support early career researchers to achieve translatable and/or commercialisable outcomes.

Funding amounts

Up to 50 Early Career Industry Fellowships may be awarded.
Salary and Salary related on-costs of $109,079 per year for 1-3 consecutive years.

Projects costs up to $150,000 may be requested over the duration of the grant.

How to apply

  1. Read the Grant Guidelines, Instructions to Applicants and FAQ's
  2. Intending applicants should contact Deakin Research – Innovations to discuss their application and their potential Key Industry partner.
  3. Liaise with your mentor and complete the Nomination Form.
  4. Forward the Nomination Form to your Host Head of School or Department / SRIC or Institute Director AND your Host Faculty Associate Dean (Research) or Director of IFM / IISRI / A2I2
  5. Faculty / IFM / IISRI/ A2I2 to send supported Nomination Forms to DR Grants by 9am Monday 3rd October 2022
  6. Applicants will receive further information on the next steps in the process from DR Grants
  7. Applicants to commence application in the ARC Research Management System – RMS. IE23 will open in RMS on Tuesday 20th September 2022
  8. Use the Deakin University templates provided below and liaise with the DR-Grants ARC team as necessary
  9. Provide the Partner Pack to your Partner Organisations (PO). Your Deakin Research Innovations Manager can assist with questions from PO
  10. Complete submission of your application via RMS to the Research Office for compliance checking by the date selected via Event-brite booking (compliance checking commencing TBC)

Documents and information

The ARC will no longer publish scheme specific documentation on its website, but will make these available through GrantConnect. Links to scheme specific documents can be found below.

ARC documents, templates, forms and tools

The ARC will no longer publish scheme specific documents on its website, but will make these available through GrantConnect. Links to scheme specific documents can be found below.

Policies and Strategies can still be found on the ARC website.