Highlighted Opportunities

Inspiring Women Fellowships

The inspiring women fellowships, funded by the State Government of Victoria, are designed to support female leaders who are planning for, experiencing, or returning from a career break.   

Medical Research Grants

Applications for specific research projects or equipment purchases for research into progressive neurological diseases, stroke and palliative care in 2016 for one year only.

Future Fellowships

Future fellowships encourage mid-career researchers to build collaborations across institutions and disciplines by conducting innovative research in areas that will result in economic, environmental, social, health or cultural benefits for Australia and strengthen Australia’s research capacity.

Early Career Researcher Grants

​To support early career researchers in undertaking high quality projects and pilots, developing track records and competing for external funding.

GP and RW Memorial Foundation Awards

The GP and RW Foundation has an established awards program to support both clinical and basic research in Otorhinolaryngology and the related medical, surgical and paramedical fields.

Melbourne Neuroscience Institute – Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Scheme 2016

The Melbourne Neuroscience Institute (MNI) is offering a competitive Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Scheme for grants of $10-000 to $40,000 to support interdisciplinary research projects in the field of neuroscience and related disciplines.

Australia-China Joint Research Centres

The Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF) supports strategic science, technology and innovation collaboration of mutual benefit to Australia and China. It comprises of three components supporting its objective to facilitate stronger collaborative ties between the two countries.

McKenzie Post-Doctoral Fellowships Program

McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme aims ​to attract outstanding recent doctoral graduates in areas of research priority for the university and its faculties, and in particular to recruit new researchers who have the potential to build and lead cross-disciplinary collaborative research activities inside and across faculties.

JDRF Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network Career Development Award

Awardees may be clinician or academic researchers, and must be within fifteen years of receiving their PhD or equivalent. Awardees will have already shown the potential for research independence and should demonstrate a promising track record of achievements appropriate to their career stage.

NIH R01 Research Grants (new applications)
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.

Early Career Seed Grants

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

Mid-Career Research Fellowships

The Victorian Cancer Agency Mid-Career Research Fellowship Scheme is a new Scheme designed to support mid-career researchers undertaking high quality translational cancer research.

Google Faculty Research Awards

Unrestricted gifts to fulltime faculty to support one (1) PhD graduate student

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.

McCoy PhD Projects

The McCoy Project will be offering two PhD Scholarships to commence in 2016, to be broadly allocated equally between the HASS and STEM disciplines.

Translational Research Project Funding Scheme

This Victorian Cancer Agency Translational Research Projects Funding Scheme seeks proposals that will enable the translation of basic research discoveries into the clinic, i.e. early phase clinical translation (T1).