Highlighted Opportunities

Focus Grants
Clinical research fellowship

The Victorian Cancer Agency invites applications for its clinical research fellowship. This are intended to allow dedicated time for translational cancer research.

Richard Pratt fellowship in prostate cancer research

The Victorian Cancer Agency invites applications for the Richard Pratt fellowship in prostate cancer research. This supports prostate cancer research conducted by early career researchers who are able to demonstrate clear evidence of translational research capacity.

Early career seed grants

These grants support early career researchers undertaking high quality translational cancer research.

NHMRC Dementia Research Team Grants
Australia-China Young Scientist Exchange Programme
Rural R&D for Profit Program
Leadership for Higher Education Reform (LEADHER)

The LEADHER programme awards grants to applicants who have submitted a project proposal explaining why and how, working in collaboration with a specific partner institution, they wish to strengthen the research capacity of their institutions.

McCoy Project Seed Fund

The McCoy Seed Fund provides funding to support the development of collaborative research projects between Museum Victoria and the University of Melbourne.

USA to Australia Fellowship
Top-up scholarships

Half-Funded Postgraduate Scholarships

Accelerator Research Grants
Korea Australia Emerging Research Leaders Exchange Program (ERLEP)
JDRF Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network
Victorian Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
Research Grants
Capacity-Building Grants
ALF/Boehringer Ingelheim chronic obstructive pulmonary disease research fellowships

These fellowships support research related to the diagnosis and management of the disease and specifically concentrate on developing or delivering optimal care to people with COPD.

Ludwig Engel Grant-in-Aid for Physiological Research 2015

Lung Foundation Australia invites applications for the Ludwig Engel Grant-in-Aid valued at $5,000 - to assist research in respiratory physiology. For the purpose of this Grant-in-Aid, Physiological Research is the use of any methodologies directed towards the elucidation of organ function and its understanding in a precise, quantitative manner.

Ivan Cash Research Grant-in-Aid For Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research 2015
Linkage Projects

ARC Linkage projects support organisations that further collaborative research and development projects between higher education researchers and other parts of the national innovation system.

National Environmental Science Programme (NESP)
Master’s and PhD scholarships

Thes scholarships are for master’s or PhD studies in the fields of wine, viticultural and wine business research.

Grand challenges explorations grants

Grand Challenges Explorations seeks innovative global health and development solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations as well as for-profit companies.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships - Postdoctoral Scholarships
Innovation Grants
Sugar industry postgraduate research scholarships (SPRS)

Sugar Research Australia (SRA) invests in and manages a portfolio of research, development and extension (RD&E) projects that drive productivity, profitability and sustainability for the Australian sugarcane industry.