Postgraduate Scholarships



Funding body

National Health and Medical Research Council

Internal deadlines

Submit Nomination form M 17 Feb 2021
Email Deakin Research Grants
Applications open in Sapphire
14 Apr 2021
Minimum data due on SapphireM

12 May 2021

Minimum data requirements must be met on Sapphire by this date. Applications that miss this deadline will not be able to proceed with NHMRC submission.

Final application in Sapphire and Certification form M

12 May 2021

Certify application on Sapphire and email DU certification form and supporting documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions

O - Optional / M - Mandatory

How to apply

  1. Submit a Nomination form by email to Deakin Research Grants
  2. Liaise with your faculty/institute.
  3. Read the NHMRC Guidelines - refer to NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship webpage and GrantConnect.
  4. Commence your application in Sapphire.
  5. Work with your case manager.
  6. Organise relevant DU certification form.
  7. Final application must be certified on Sapphire by final application internal due date; email DU certification form and supporting documents to Deakin NHMRC Submissions


NHMRC documents

Guidelines and instructions to applicants for the 2020 NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship (PGS) round are available from GrantConnect. Please ensure that you refer to and follow the 2021 Guidelines and Instructions when released for your application.

Applicants will need to register and log into GrantConnect to download the applicable scheme documentation.

Visit the NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship webpage for more information relating to this scheme.

NHMRC application templates

Please download the PGS Grant Proposal and Referee Report templates from GrantConnect.

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