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|
|17 July||31 July 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|DIPI Indonesian Science Fund | Research Call (IDN)||17 July||31 July 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|CSL | Centenary Fellowships||17 July||31 July 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society | Young Investigator Award||18 July||1 August 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|University of Sydney | Rowan Nicks Russell Drysdale Fellowship for Indigenous Health & Welfare||29 July||12 August 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Academic Health Science Partnership | Clinical Academic Streams||29 July||12 August 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Australian Institute of Criminology | Research Grants||29 July||12 August 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|European Molecular Biology Laboratory Australia | PhD Symposium Grants 2016||1 August||15 August 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
Motor Neurone Disease Australia | Grants and Fellowships
|12 August||26 August 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|17 August||31 August 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Matsumae International Foundation | Fellowship Program (JP)||17 August||31 August 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|17 August||31 August 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Toyota Foundation | Research Grant Program (JP)||19 August||2 September 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|27 August||10 September 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Harvard Club of Australia | Australia-Harvard Fellowships||29 August||12 September 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Government of Mexico | Merit Awards for Special Programs for International Students 2016 (MEX)||1 September||15 September 2016||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Australian Geographic The North Face Adventure Grant||17 December||31 December 2016||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
Funds laboratory or clinical research projects with the potential to advance knowledge that might lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease or show the potential to slow, stop, reverse the progression of Parkinson's disease. The sponsor has a preference for projects and trials that are likely to lead to clinical translation within 5 years.
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.