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|
|Endeavour Foundation | Endowment Challenge Fund||7 April||21 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Actuarial Research Centre | Call for Proposals - Behavioural Aspects of Institutional Investment Decision-Making (UK)||7 April||21 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Heart Foundation | Postdoctoral Fellowships||7 April||27 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Australia-India Council Grants Program||13 April||27 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Sir Robert Menzies Centre for Australian Studies | Australian Bicentennial Scholarships and Fellowships||11 April||28 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|MS Research Australia | Project Grants||11 April||28 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Defence Health Foundation | Defence Health Foundation Grants (EOI)||11 April||28 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Rebecca L. Cooper | Al & Val Rosenstrauss Fellowship||11 April||28 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|National Library of Australia | Fellowships 2018||17 April||30 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Australian Geographic Society | Project Sponsorship||17 April||30 April 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|AINSE | Scholarship AINSE ANSTO French Embassy (SAAFE) Research Internship Program||17 April||1 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
This Award is managed by the Researcher Recognition Office. All intending applicants are advised to contact Paul Ashworth (email@example.com).
|17 April||1 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Heart Foundation | Vanguard Grants||19 April||3 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|U.S. Agency for International Development & Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | Supply Chain Grand Challenge (US)||19 April||3 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | Grand Challenges Explorations
1. Health Systems Strengthening: Ensuring Effective Health Supply Chains
|19 April||3 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Department for International Development (UK) | Funding for development research||19 April||3 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|AINSE | Supported Facilities Travel Funding Applications||21 April||5 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|MS Research Australia | Postdoctoral Fellowships||21 April||5 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Diabetes Australia | Research Program Grants||21 April||5 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Alzheimer’s Australia Dementia Research Foundation | Research Grants||24 April||8 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Heart Foundation | Stroke Prevention Grant||28 April||12 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Heart Foundation | Partnership Engagement Grants||5 May||20 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
Perpetual | Ramaciotti Grants & Medal
UNSW is limited to submitting three applications for this scheme, and no more than one per department. All intending applicants are required to submit their application to the Grants Management Office to undergo an internal ranking process. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
|10 May||31 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
Australian Federation of Graduate Women Postgraduate Fellowships
|10 May||31 May 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Macular Disease Foundation | Research Grants Program||22 May||5 June 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|Lung Foundation Australia | ERS Conference Travel Grants||23 May||6 June 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
Important: Please note that for your application to be eligible, your German Collaborator must submit a corresponding application to the DADD by 31 May 2017. An application ID will then be issued by the DADD which you will need to include in your application.
Please note, the process for internal ranking has been built into the DAAD timeline, therefore the internal and external close are the same.
|16 June 2017||16 June 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|MS Research Australia | Incubator Grant & Proteomics Incubator Grant||30 June||14 July 2017||Notify the GMO of Intent to Apply|
|MS Research Australia | Postgraduate Scholarships||14 July||28 July 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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The SPIN research database allows researchers to access details about potential funding sources, both local and overseas. The search engine enables researchers to tailor their interrogations of the database.
Access the SPIN Research Grant Database via InfoEd
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.