National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding

Internal submission dates

SCHEMENotice of Intent to Submit
- for Deakin-led applications*
Applications Open on Sapphire

Final Application to DR Grants

Partnership Projects PRC216 Aug 2023 - CLOSED27 Jul 202301 Nov 2023
Centres of Research Excellence20 Sep 2023 - CLOSED18 Oct 202308 Nov 2023
TCR: Commercial determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait  Islander health19 Oct 2023 - CLOSED04 Oct 2023

*updated* 22 Nov 2023

How to apply

  1. Contact your Faculty/Institute research office to register your intent to submit and determine their application development and review process. Applicants must work with their Faculty/Institute/SRC and School to develop a high calibre application
  2. Submit a Notice of Intent to Submit (NOIS) form by email to or for major schemes (i.e., CRE, Investigator, Synergy, Ideas and CTCS) please refer to Faculty/Institute Research Office. Faculty of Health applicants should refer to the Faculty of Health Research Grant Portal
  3. Read the NHMRC Grant Guidelines and Peer Review Documents
  4. Plan and draft your grant proposal early. CIs should gather/update their individual Profile information on Sapphire
  5. New Sapphire users should register for a Sapphire account early. All CIs and AIs will require a Sapphire account
  6. Once the Grant Opportunity is open, commence your application on Sapphire
  7. Contact if you have any queries

*Participating in a Not Deakin-led grant application?

PVCR approval is now required for all Not Deakin-led grant applications. Guidelines and request forms can be found on the Research Sharepoint Page.