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Funding bodies 

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

 

A

Alzheimer's Australia Research

Alzheimer's Association

American Association for Cancer Research

Australian Research Council

Australian Respiratory Council

 

C

Cancer Council Victoria (CCV)

Cancer Council (NSW)

CASS Foundation   

 

F

Fulbright - The Australian-American Fulbright Commission

 

G

GESA - The Gastroenterological Society of Australia

Grand Challenges Explorations

 

H

Heart Foundation (HF)   

 

J

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)  

 

L

Leukaemia Foundation (LF)

L'Oreal Australia

 

M

The Myer Foundation

The Marian and E H Flack Trust

The Mazda Foundation

 

N

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

 

P

Pfizer

Prime Minister's Science Prizes  

 

R

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV)

Roche Organ Transplantation Research Foundation (ROTRF)

 

S

Sidney Myer Health Scholarship

 

V

Victorian Cancer Agency

 

W

Windermere Foundation

 

 

 

 

Alzheimer's Australia Research (AAR)

AAR website

Summary of opportunities
  • Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care – Applications closed on 27 April 2009
  • Rosemary Foundation Travel Grant – Applications closed on 27 April 2009
  • AAR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Dementia – Applications closed on 27 April 2009
Scientific categories of proposals

Each proposal must be submitted to a specific grant competition. In addition, all applicants in every competition are asked to classify their proposals according to four broad categories of scientific inquiry:
(1) social and behavioural research
(2) clinical investigations
(3) basic biology
(4) adaptive technology.
During second-level review, these categories help the Alzheimer’s Association Medical and Scientific Advisory Council ensure a balanced, well-distributed award portfolio.   

Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association website 

Summary of opportunities
  • Novel Pharmacological Strategies to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease. LOI Applications close at 5.00pm EST on 1 December 2009
  • Non Pharmacological Strategies to Ameliorate the Symptons of Alzheimer’s Disease. LOI Applications close at 5.00pm EST on 1 December 2009
  • Multi-Center Project Grant. LOI Applications close at 5:00pm EST on 1 December 2009
  • New Investigator Research Grant (NIRG). LOI Applications close at 5.00pm EST on 1 December 2009
  • Investigator-Initiated Research Grant (IIRG) – NOW OPEN. LOI Applications close at 5.00pm EST on 1 December 2009
  • The Senator Mark Hatfield Award for Clinical Research in Alzheimer's Disease. LOI Applications close at 5.00pm EST on 1 December 2009
  • The Zenith Fellows Award Program. LOI Applications close at 5.00pm EST on 1 December 2009
  • Everyday Technologies for Alzheimer Care (ETAC) Grants. LOI Applications close at 5.00pm EST on 1 December 2009 
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

American Association for Cancer Research AACR

AACR website 

Summary of opportunities
  • Anna D Barker Fellowship in Basic Cancer Research – Applications closed at 12pm on 10 December 2008 
  • Astellas USA Foundation Fellowship in Basic Cancer Research – Applications closed at 12pm on 10 December 2008  
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Dan Mars

Trusts and Foundations Coordinator

St Vincent's Foundation

Ground floor, rear 55 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3968

Fax: (03) 9288 3364

dan.mars@svhm.org.au

Please contact Dan or fill out the following registration form:

http://stvincents.businesscatalyst.com/register-interest.htm

 

 

Australian Research Council

Australian Research Council website 

Summary of opportunities
  • Future Fellowship – 2008 applications closed at 5.00pm on Wednesday 26 November 2008  
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Australian Respiratory Council

Australian Respiratory Council website 

Summary of opportunities
  • Harry Windsor Research Grants – Initial applications closed at 5:00pm on Monday 3 November 2008. Final applications closed at 5:00pm on Friday 28 November 2008  
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

  

Cancer Council Victoria (CCV)

CCV website  

Summary of opportunities
  • Research Grants-in-Aid – Victorian and Multi-state – Applications closed on 17 March  2009  
  • Postdoctoral Cancer Research Fellowship – Round 1 – Applications closed on 8 April 2009
  • Round 2 – Applications close on 12 October 2009
  • Postgraduate Cancer Research Scholarship – Applications close on 6 November 2009
  • Vacation Cancer Research Vacation Studentship – Applications closed on 14 September 2009    
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Cancer Council NSW

CC website

Summary of opportunities 
  • Research Innovator Grants in Pancreatic Cancer – Applications closed on 19 December 2008
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

CASS Foundation

CASS Foundation website  

Summary of opportunities
  • Science and medicine grants – Applications closed on 12 September 2008
  • Post-doctoral travel grants for early career researchers (ECR) – Applications closed on 29 August 2008  
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Dan Mars

Trusts and Foundations Coordinator

St Vincent's Foundation

Ground floor, rear 55 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3968

Fax: (03) 9288 3364

dan.mars@svhm.org.au

Please contact Dan or fill out the following registration form:

http://stvincents.businesscatalyst.com/register-interest.htm

 

 

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission

Fulbright website  

Summary of opportunities
  • Postgraduate Scholarships – Applications closed at 5.00pm on 31 August 2009
  • Postdoctoral Scholarships – Applications closed at 5.00pm on 31 August 2009
  • Senior scholarships – Applications closed at 5.00pm on 31 August 2009
  • Professional Scholarships – Applications closed at 5.00pm on 31 August 2009
Other Fulbright Scholarships
  • Fulbright New Century Scholar Program – Applications close at 5.00pm on 15 October 2009. This program brings together 30 international and US researchers to focus on a topic of global significance for 12 months. Further information is available at CIES.
  • Fulbright Scholar in Residence – Applications close at 5.00pm on 15 October 2009.
    This program provides the opportunity for an Australian academic to teach at a US community or liberal arts college to help expand their international perspective and understanding. Further information is available at CIES. 
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Gastroenterological Society of Australia GESA

GESA website

Summary of opportunities
  • ASTRAZENECA Junior travel award – CLOSED 28 February 2009 (for travel between 1 April–31 August)
  • GESA Career Development Award – CLOSED 29 August 2008
  • GESA Postgraduate Clinical Research Scholarship – CLOSED 29 August 2008
  • GESA Postgraduate Medical Research Scholarship – CLOSED 29 August 2008
  • GESA Postgraduate Biomedical Research Scholarship – CLOSED 29 August 2008
  • Duke University Clinical Research Fellow – CLOSED 29 August 2008
  • Olympus/Nycomed St Marks Endoscopy Fellowship – CLOSED Closing Date: 29 August 2008
  • Lee Min Yap Memorial Grant in Aid – CLOSED 29 August 2008
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Grand Challenges Explorations

Grand Challenges Explorations website 

Summary of opportunities
  • Grant –  NOW OPEN. Applications close at 5.00pm on 28 May 
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Dan Mars

Trusts and Foundations Coordinator

St Vincent's Foundation

Ground floor, rear 55 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3968

Fax: (03) 9288 3364

dan.mars@svhm.org.au

Please contact Dan or fill out the following registration form:

http://stvincents.businesscatalyst.com/register-interest.htm

 

 

Heart Foundation (HF)

Heart Foundation website

Travel Grants

The Heart Foundation offers funding to support researchers working in the area of cardiovascular disease and related disorders. Travel grants are available to support Australian researchers travelling to present their cardiovascular research at a conference overseas. They are also available to Indigenous health researchers travelling to present their research in Australia.

 

Round 2 for travel from 1 June to 30 September 2010 –

Closing date for applications: 9 April 2010.

RGU Closing date: 2 April 2010.

Heart Foundation Fellowships

The Heart Foundation is offering funding to support researchers working in the area of cardiovascular disease and related disorders.

Applications for all fellowships close at 5pm on Monday12 April 2010. RGU closing date 5 April 2010. 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowships (Biomedical, Clinical, Public Health)

These fellowships are available to medical and science graduates who have completed an MD or PhD award within the last 5 years and who are seeking support to become independent researchers. Postdoctoral Fellowships are tenable for up to 2 years. They may be full or part-time.

 

Overseas Research Fellowships

Overseas Research Fellowships are available to medical and science graduates who have completed a PhD or MD award within the last 24 months.

 

Career Development Fellowship

The purpose of the Career Development Fellowship is to develop the career of Australian citizens or permanent residents who are 2-12 years postdoctoral (2-7 and 7-12 years).

 

These awards are the most prestigious offered by the program. Career Development Fellowships are tenable for 4 years. They may be full or part time.
Click here for more information.

For further information, please contact Heart Foundation on 03 9321 1581 or email research@heartfoundation.org.au

Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

JDRF Australia website

JDRF International website 

Summary of Opportunities
  • Regular Research Grant – Applications closed on 29 July 2009.
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowships – Applications closed on 29 July 2009.
  • Advanced Post-Doctoral Fellowships – Applications closed on 29 July 2009
  • Career Development Award – Applications closed on 29 July 2009.
  • Innovative Grant – Round 1. Applications closed on 29 July 2009.
  • Round 2. Applications open 1 December 2009.  Applications close 15 February 2010.
  • High Priority, Short Term Bridge Award – Applications open 1 October 2009. Applications close 1 November 2009.
  • Early Career Patient-Oriented Diabetes Research Award – Applications closed on 29 July 2009.
  • Conference Grant – NOW OPEN. Applications close date NOT APPLICABLE.
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Leukaemia Foundation (LF)

Leukaemia Foundation website  

Summary of opportunities
  • Philip Desbrow Senior Research Fellowship – EOI Applications closed at 5pm on 31 July 2009
  • Research Grants-in-Aid – EOI Applications closed at 5pm on 31 July 2009
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship – Applications closed at 5pm on 31 July 2009
  • PhD Scholarships  – Applications closed at 5pm on 25 September 2009
  • PhD Scholarship Clinical – Applications closed at 5pm on 25 September 2009 
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

L'Oréal Australia

L'Oréal website 

Summary of opportunities
  • L'Oréal Australia For Women in Science Fellowship – Applications close at 5pm on 1 May 2009
  • L'Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship – Applications close at 5pm on 30 June 2009
Primary contact at St Vincent's 

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3930

Fax: (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

The Myer Foundation

The Myer Foundation website

Summary of opportunities
  • Large grants – G4 – Youth Mental Health – Currently not available.
  • Large grants – Poverty and disadvantage – Indigenous poverty and child and family poverty – Currently not available.
  • Small grants – G4 – Youth Mental Health – Applications closed on Tuesday 7 October 2008.
  • Small grants – Poverty and disadvantage – Indigenous poverty and child and family poverty – Applications NOW OPEN. Closing date ongoing.   
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Dan Mars

Trusts and Foundations Coordinator

St Vincent's Foundation

Ground floor, rear 55 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3968

Fax: (03) 9288 3364

dan.mars@svhm.org.au

Please contact Dan or fill out the following registration form:

http://stvincents.businesscatalyst.com/register-interest.htm

 

The Marian and E H Flack Trust

The Marian and E H Flack Trust website

Summary of opportunities
  • Grant – Applications open 1 April 2009. Closing date 31 May 2009  
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Dan Mars

Trusts and Foundations Coordinator

St Vincent's Foundation

Ground floor, rear 55 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3968

Fax: (03) 9288 3364

dan.mars@svhm.org.au

Please contact Dan or fill out the following registration form:

http://stvincents.businesscatalyst.com/register-interest.htm

 

 

The Mazda Foundation

The Mazda Foundation website

Summary of opportunities
  • Grant – Applications closed at 5pm on 30 September 2009   
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Dan Mars

Trusts and Foundations Coordinator

St Vincent's Foundation

Ground floor, rear 55 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3968

Fax: (03) 9288 3364

dan.mars@svhm.org.au

Please contact Dan or fill out the following registration form:

http://stvincents.businesscatalyst.com/register-interest.htm

 

    

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

NHMRC website

NHMRC Tracker 

 

Closing dates for 2010
Funding Initiative Applications open RGU closing date for application review RGU closing date for final submission NHMRC closing date
Project grants

  8 Dec 2009  3 Mar 2010  10 Mar 2010 17 Mar 2010
Partnership projects

  5 Feb 2010  16 Apr 2010  23 Apr 2010 30 Apr 2010
Program grants

 10 Mar 2010  18 May 2010  25 May 2010 1 Jun 2010

Australian Fellowship – expression of interest

 

 10 Feb 2010  11 Mar 2010  18 Mar 2010 25 Mar 2010

Australian Fellowship – full application

 

 28 May 2010  25 Jun 2010  2 Jul 2010 9 Jul 2010

TRIP fellowships

 

 18 Dec 2009  15 Feb 2010  25 Feb 2010 5 Mar 2010

Career development awards

 

 13 Jan 2010  17 Mar 2010  24 Mar 2010 31 Mar 2010

Training fellowships

 

 3 Mar 2010  16 Apr 2010  23 Apr 2010 30 Apr 2010

Development grants

 

 28 Apr 2010  18 Jun 2010  25 Jun 2010 2 Jul 2010

Centres for research excellence

 

 9 Jul 2010  10 Sep 2010  17 Sep 2010 25 Sep 2010
RGMS submission instructions:

IMPORTANT: Once the certification process is started (i.e. one CI has certified the application) the application must be ‘rejected’ by either the CIA or RAO in order to ‘unlock’ the application for editing. Therefore, to facilitate editing the application following the Research Governance review, please do not the commence certification process until the application is ready for ‘locking’ and final submission to NHMRC.

STV Preliminary review and final RAO certification procedure:

  1. The CIA is requested to email research.ethics@svhm.org.au seeking RAO preliminary review by the initial RGU closing date (noted below). Dr Trixie Shinkel or Jane Carolan will review the application and return any comments within 3 working days.
  2. The CIA should then edit the application as required and commence seeking Chief Investigator certification.
  3. Once the certification process is completed by all Chief Investigators (including the CIA) RGU should be notified by the final RGU closing date (noted below) that RAO endorsement and certification is required.

 

Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Phone (03) 9288 3930

Fax (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Pfizer

Pfizer website

Summary of opportunities
  • Pfizer Neuroscience Research Grants – Applications closed on 14 April 2009
  • Pfizer Cardiovascular and Lipid Research Grants – Applications closed on 15 May 2009
  • Pfizer Paediatric Endocrine Research Grants – Applications closed on 29 May 2009
  • Pfizer Cancer Research Grants – Applications closed on 6 June 2009 
  • Pfizer Australia Research Fellowships – Applications closed on 19 June 2009 
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Phone (03) 9288 3930

Fax (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Prime Minister's Science Prizes

website

Summary of opportunities
  • Prime Minister's Science Prize – NOW OPEN – applications close at 5pm on Friday 8 May 2009
  • Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year – NOW OPEN – applications close at 5pm on Friday 8 May 2009  
  • Science Minister's Prize for Life Scientist of the Year – NOW OPEN – applications close at 5pm on Friday 8 May 2009    
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Phone (03) 9288 3930

Fax (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

RACP website  

Summary of opportunities
  • Research Entry Scholarships – Applications closed on 5 May 2008
  • ResMed Research Entry Scholarship – Applications closed on 30 June 2008
  • Henry Pollack Research Entry Scholarship in Oncology – Applications closed on 30 June 2008
  • Postdoctoral Awards – Applications closed on 30 June 2008
  • The Jacquot Awards – Applications closed on 1 September 2008
  • RACP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Trainee Scholarship – Applications closed on 30 June 2008
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Phone (03) 9288 3930

Fax (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Royal Automobile Club of Victoria RACV

RACV website

Summary of opportunities
  • Sir Edmund Herring Memorial Scholarship – applications closed at 5:00pm on Friday 19 June 2009  
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Phone (03) 9288 3930

Fax (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Roche Organ Transplantation Research Foundation (ROTRF)

ROTRF website

Summary of opportunities
  • ROTRF Grants – Funding agency deadline for letters of intent 1 April and 1 October of each year
  • ROTRF Clinical Research Grants
  • Joint ROTRF/JDRF Research Grants – Applications closed on 1 October 2008  
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Phone (03) 9288 3930

Fax (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Sidney Myer Fund

The Myer Foundation website

Summary of opportunities
  • Sidney Myer Fund Health Scholarship – Applications closed at 4pm on 10 October 2008     
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Dan Mars

Trusts and Foundations Coordinator

St Vincent's Foundation

Ground floor, rear 55 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3968

Fax: (03) 9288 3364

dan.mars@svhm.org.au

Please contact Dan or fill out the following registration form:

http://stvincents.businesscatalyst.com/register-interest.htm

 

 

Victorian Cancer Agency (VCA)

Victorian Cancer Agency website

 

The Victorian Cancer Agency is calling for applications for research funding in March 2010 in the following categories:

The Research Governance Unit closing date for applications is 10 working days prior to the VCA closing date.

The above funding opportunities will also be available in 2011.

Primary contact at St Vincent's

Jane Carolan

Acting Executive Officer Research

Level 5 Aikenhead Building

27 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Phone (03) 9288 3930

Fax (03) 9288 3949

research.ethics@svhm.org.au

 

 

Windermere Foundation

Summary of opportunities
  • Special Grant – Healthcare Leadership Development through Research in Rural and Regional Victoria – Applications closed at 5:00pm on 31 October 2008   
Primary contact at St Vincent's

Dan Mars

Trusts and Foundations Coordinator

St Vincent's Foundation

Ground floor, rear 55 Victoria Parade

Fitzroy VIC 3065

Tel: (03) 9288 3968

Fax: (03) 9288 3364

dan.mars@svhm.org.au

Please contact Dan or fill out the following registration form:

http://stvincents.businesscatalyst.com/register-interest.htm

41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia. Phone: (03) 9288 2211