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

May 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research

Candidates for the Medal are provided by nomination only from professionals within the medical and scientific research community. 22 May 2020 29 May 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Ramaciotti Health Investments Grants

  22 May 2020 29 May 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

National Library of Australia - 2021 National Library Fellowships

  8 May 2020 29 May 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

June 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

Queensland Health Nursing and Midwifery Research Fellowships (NMRF)

Applications expected to open in early June 2020
To Be Advised To Be Advised preaward@griffith.edu.au

Biomedical Translation Bridge (BTB) Program - Covid-19 Rapid Response Funding - Round 3 - EOI

  27 May 2020 1 June 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au
Applications Open
15 June 2020
25 May 2020 1 June 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

NSW Government - NSW Environmental Trust EOI

The Environmental Research program supports applied research in identified priority environmental themes. 22 May 2020 1 June 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Therapeutic Innovation Australia - Pipeline Accelerator COVID-19 - Round 2

  15 May 2020 5 June 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Griffith University - 2021 New Colombo Mobility Program

  7 June 2020 7 June 2020

Julie Lambert

Cancer Council NSW Project Grants

Researchers wishing to apply for Cancer Council NSW Project Grants must complete:

1. NHMRC Ideas Grant application. In the Sapphire application, applicants to select ‘Cancer Council’ as a funding option

2. Supplementary Questions document;

and

3. Consumer Review Form.

Minimum Data Due
13 May 2020
6 May 2020 10 June 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Cancer Australia - Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS)

Applicants must submit a grant application to NHMRC through Sapphire in addition to submission of a completed PdCCRS Questions form to Cancer Australia

Minimum Data Due
13 May 2020
6 May 2020 10 June 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au
Minimum Data Due
13 May 2020
6 May 2020 10 June 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Batten Disease Support & Research Association Expression of Interest

  1 June 2020 22 June 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Regional Studies Association (RSA) Small Grant Scheme on Pandemics, Cities, Regions & Industry

  1 June 2020 22 June 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

July 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

ANSTO Industry Foundations Scholarships

ANSTO will award scholarships for graduate students or early career researchers working on industry-focused translational research projects aligned with ANSTO strategic objectives. 27 June 2020 17 July 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

State Library New South Wales - Fellowships 2021

  19 June 2020 17 July 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

ANISE (Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering) Early Career Researcher Grants (ECRG)

  10 July 2020 31 July 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

August 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

Regional Studies Association (RSA) Membership Research Grant Scheme (MeRSA) - Expression of Interest

 7 July 2020 4 August 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au

Regional Studies Association (RSA) Fellowship Research Grant Scheme (FeRSA) - Expression of Interest

 7 July 20204 August 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

Regional Studies Association (RSA) Early Career Grant Scheme - Expression of Interest

 21 July 202018 August 2020preaward@griffith.edu.au

November 2020

Grant scheme More info Internal deadline External deadline Research grants officer

NHMRC Clinical Trial and Cohort Studies (CTCS) 2020

  21 October 2020 25 November 2020 preaward@griffith.edu.au