Current Funding Opportunities- Schemes Now Open
Grants Management Office (GMO)
- All applications from UNSW staff & students must be submitted via the Grants Management Office (GMO)
- Non-ACGR scheme applications must comply with UNSW's policy for pricing and indirect costs
- The internal deadline for submission of grant applications to the GMO is 2 weeks prior to the external deadline. This timeframe allows the GMO to ensure applications comply with UNSW policies and sponsor requirements.
- Many philanthropic Funds and Foundations provide funding for university research. In cases where research grant funding is awarded via an advertised competitive application round, the submission of applications is managed through the GMO, which will also manage the grant once awarded. See 'managing research income from philanthropic funding schemes' for further information.
UNSW Support for Category 1 Fellowships (non-ARC/NHMRC)
Category 1 Grants
For application and submission support, notify the Grants Management Office (GMO) of your intent to apply as soon as possible.
|Scheme||Internal Close||External Close
||Notify the GMO of your intention to apply to this scheme|
Full Applications- Conference, International Learning & Development, Travel
Hard Internal Deadline for International Learning & Development Grants - 5pm, 10 January 2017
The Ian Potter Foundation requires UNSW to rank full applications prior to submission, excluding travel and conference grants. For this reason, a hard internal deadline applies to non-travel and conference full application schemes.
|10 January||24 January 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Lake Macquarie | Environmental Research Grants||13 January||27 January 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Transurban | Innovation Grants||16 January||30 January 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|University of Sao Paulo & Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel Foundation | Visiting Professor Grants (Portuguese- translation required )||17 January||31 January 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|World Federation of Hemophilia | Clinical Research Grant Program (CA)||18 January||1 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Hereditary Disease Foundation | Grants and Fellowships (US)||18 January||1 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Embassy of France in Australia | Grant to help researchers traveling between France & Australia (FR)||24 January||7 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|National Blood Authority | Research and Development Pilot Project – Round 2||27 January||10 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|AINSE | Honours Scholarship||1 February||15 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Fisheries Research & Development Corporation | Annual Competitive Round||1 February||15 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|World Anti-Doping Agency | Science Research Grants||1 February||15 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Kenneth Rainin Foundation | Innovator Awards (CA)||1 February||15 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Autism CRC | Innovation and Utilisation Projects||3 February||17 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Department of Industry, Innovation and Science | Citizen Science Grants||3 February||17 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Department of Primary Industries | Fisheries Scientific Committee - Student Research Grants Program||3 February||17 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
Hard Internal Deadline – 5pm, Wednesday 1 February 2017
|1 February||21 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Australian Nanotechnology Network | Overseas Travel Fellowship||14 February||28 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund | Grants (UAE)||14 February||28 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|UNESCO | Green Chemistry for Life Grant Programme (US)||14 February||28 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
Hard Internal Deadline – 9am, Tuesday 7th February 2017.
|7 February||28 February 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|PKD Foundation (Australia/United States) | Co-Funded Research Fellowship 2017||15 February||1 March 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Australia & Pacific Science Foundation | Small Grants||24 February||10 March 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Leukemia Research Foundation | Hollis Brownstein Research Grants Program (US)||1 March||15 March 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|ANROWS | Grants for research into violence against women||17 March||31 March 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Birdlife Australia | Stuart Leslie Bird Research Award||17 March||31 March 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Dutch Duchenne Parent Project | Research Grants (NL)||18 March||1 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation | Research Grants||23 March||6 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
*Ian Potter Foundation Grants Submission Information:
All Ian Potter applications are required to be submitted to the UNSW Grants Management Office by the internal deadline, for two reasons:
1. To undergo a compulsory ranking process as required by the sponsor (except for Travel and Conference).
2. In order for us to endorse sections of the application. To allow this, applicants also need to provide the GMO with their login details (email and Ian Potter password).
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Schemes Accepting Applications - Ongoing
The Humboldt Foundation promotes academic cooperation between scientists and scholars from abroad and from Germany. Research fellowships and research awards allow you to come to Germany to work on a research project you have chosen yourself together with a host and collaborative partner.
ARENA- Accelerated Step Change Initiative (expressions of Interest until 2018)
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources- Agricultural Trade and Market Access Cooperation programme (Applications accepted until 31 Dec 2018 while funding is available)
Michelson Grants: Research Funding
Found Animals will provide up to $50 million in multiple, multi-year international research grants through the Michelson Grants in Reproductive
Biology, for promising proposals in pursuit of non-surgical sterilization products or technologies for use in dogs and cats.Investigators wishing to be considered for funding are required to first submit a brief letter of intent. LOI’s are accepted on an ongoing basis.
CSIRO SME Connect | SIEF STEM+ Business Fellowship Program
Funding support to enable Australian small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to undertake 2-3 year research projects with early-career researchers from Australian research organisations. Apply any time- assessed on merit- funding for up to 40 fellowships.
Overview | Program Guidelines | Factsheet
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CurePSP promotes research that helps generate an integrated picture of PSP and CBD at the molecular and cellular levels. CurePSP believes that in the long term, research of this nature will prove indispensable in developing a prevention or cure for PSP and CBD. Grant applications for research will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Scholars can visit the Centre, located on the Hudson River in Garrison, New York, to conduct independent research on issues in or related to bioethics. Scholars and practitioners from academia, medicine, law, and the media, as well as students pursuing degrees in the humanities, the sciences, and the professions may apply. Applications should be submitted at least 2 months prior to the proposed stay.