Our research grants calendar shows major funding opportunities coordinated by the Office for Research.

We recommend you use Research Professional to search for funding opportunities specific to your field and funding needs. If you are intending to apply to any competitive research grant scheme please email the Griffith Contact (if a scheme listed here) or preaward@griffith.edu.au as soon as possible so we can provide you initial guidance on the submission process.

Please note: Applications to ARC and NHMRC are subject to a Grant Application Development Process well in advance of the internal submission dates.

Ongoing opportunities and Pre-announcements

Grant scheme More Info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

US National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH is the largest public funder of biomedical research in the world

Minimum four weeks before external closing date  

Dr Brit Winnen

US Department of Defense (DoD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) - Pre-Announcements

CDMRP fosters novel approaches to biomedical research in response to the expressed needs of its stakeholders-the American public, the military, and Congress

Minimum four weeks before external closing date  

Lynette Farquhar

Innovative Manufacturing Co-operative Research Centre (IM CRC Project Grant)

IMCRC co-fund industry-led manufacturing research projects

Intending applicants must discuss proposals with Maretta Mann  

Dr Maretta Mann

Advance Queensland - Women's Research Assistance Program

Funding of up to $26,000 (excluding GST) for eligible organisations, to contribute to employing a researcher or research/laboratory assistant to help maintain research progress during or immediately following a maternity break

Two weeks prior to proposed submission to Advance Queensland   preaward@griffith.edu.au

National Breast Cancer Foundation - International Fellowship Program

Provides a bursary to work in internationally renowned breast cancer research centres outside of Australia (NBCF network institutions). Fellowships must commence between 1 January 2019 - 1 July 2020

Minimum four weeks prior to proposed submission to NBCF Continuous

preaward@griffith.edu.au

Queensland Government - Gold Coast Health - Internal/External Opportunites

  Ongoing Opportunties  

Dr Julia Hocking

February 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

Advanced Queensland Trusted Autonomous Systems DCRC (AQ TAS DCRC) Fellowship program

Release of Call for Submissions:
20 January 2020
14 February 202028 February 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

March 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) - Rural, Regional and Remote Clinical Trial Enabling Infrastructure Grant Opportunity

 25 February 2020 3 March 2020 researchdevelopment@griffith.edu.au

Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) - National Critical Research Infrastructure Initiative: 2019 Applied Artificial Intelligence Research in Health

 25 February 20203 March 2020researchdevelopment@griffith.edu.au

Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) - TBI Mission - 2020 Traumatic Brain Injury Grant Opportunity

 26 February 20204 March 2020researchdevelopment@griffith.edu.au

Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) - Stem Cell Therapies Mission - 2020 Stem Cell Therapies Grant Opportunity

 26 February 20204 March 2020researchdevelopment@griffith.edu.au

Biomedical Translation Bridge Program - Round 2 - Expression of Interest

 28 February 20206 March 2020researchdevelopment@griffith.edu.au

ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) 2021

Request to not assess
27 February 2019
13 February 2020 13 March 2020

preaward@griffith.edu.au

Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowships (Round 2)

There are four categories of award catering for different levels of research experience:

* PhD Pathway Fellowship – up to $150,000 over 2-4 years

* Early Career Researcher Fellowship – up to $300,000 over 2-4 years

* Mid Career Researcher Fellowship – up to $400,000 over 2-4 years

* Experienced Researcher Fellowship – up to $500,000 over 2-4 years

The CRF program supports Queensland Health clinicians (including medical, nursing, dental, allied health professionals and clinical scientists) to undertake research linked to their practice. 21 February 2020 13 March 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research - Indigenous Visiting Research Fellowships - EOI

 2 March 202013 March 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) - Dr John Dixon Hughes Medal for Medical Research Innovation

 2 March 202016 March 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) - General Grant Round (including Alzheimer’s disease) - EOI

 2 March 202016 March 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation (NFMRI) - Cystic  Fibrosis Grant Round - EOI

 2 March 202016 March 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

ARC Discovery Indigenous Projects 2021

Request to not assess
4 March 2020
19 February 2020 18 March 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

CRC-P - Cooperative Research Centres Projects

Funding for short-term, industry-led research collaborations5 March 202019 March 2020researchdevelopment@griffith.edu.au

Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Round

The OCRF is dedicated to funding innovative and promising ovarian cancer research with the aim of every woman, everywhere, being free from the threat of ovarian cancer. 28 February 2020 20 March 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Heart Foundation - Partnership Engagement Grants - Round One

Applications Open
27 January 2020
28 February 2020 20 March 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Suicide Prevention Australia - Post-Doctoral Partnerships

Applications Open
soon
28 February 202020 March 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

Suicide Prevention Australia - PhD Scholarships

Applications Open
soon
28 February 202020 March 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Frontier Health and Medical Research Program Stage One - Research Plan

 12 March 202026 March 2020researchdevelopment@griffith.edu.au

Heart Foundation - Health Professional Scholarships

Applications Open
3 February 2020
12 March 2020 27 March 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) - Letters of Intent

HFSP Research Grants support innovative basic research into fundamental biological problems with emphasis placed on novel and interdisciplinary approaches that involve scientific exchanges across national and disciplinary boundaries 12 March 2020 30 March 2020

Dr Brit Winnen

April 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Grants (LIEF) 2021

Request to not assess
18 March 2020
4 March 2020 1 April 2020

preaward@griffith.edu.au

Heart Foundation - Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Awards

Applications Open
10 February 2020
13 March 2020 3 April 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowships

Scheme Opens
10 February 2020
24 March 2020 21 April 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

NHMRC Synergy Grants 2020

Minimum Data Due
25 March 2020
18 March 2020 22 April 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Heart Foundation - Vanguard Grants

Applications Open
24 February 2020
3 April 2020 24 April 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

NHMRC Clinical Trial and Cohort Studies (CTCS) 2020

Minimum Data Due
1 April 2020
25 March 2020 29 April 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

May 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

Heart Foundation - Future Leader Fellowships

Applications Open
2 March 2020
10 April 2020 1 May 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

NHMRC Ideas Grants 2020

Minimum Data Due
8 April 2020
1 April 2020 6 May 2020

preaward@griffith.edu.au

Queensland-Chinese Academy of Sciences Collaborative Science Fund

Applications Open
21 February 2020
21 April 202012 May 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

Heart Foundation - Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications Open
16 March 2020
24 April 2020 15 May 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

July 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

Heart Foundation - Partnership Engagement Grants - Round Two

Applications Open
15 June 2020
10 July 202031 July 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

August 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

Heart Foundation - Collaboration and Exchange Awards

Applications Open
6 July 2020
24 July 2020 14 August 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au