Highlighted Opportunities

Early Career Researcher Grants

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

JSPS Invitational and Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2015-2016

Postdoctoral, short term and long term fellowships

Research Awards Round 1
PhD clinical scholarship

Financial aid for postgraduate students, directed grants for individual investigators. $60,000 ($50,000 stipend + $10,000 consumables)/annum for three years.

PhD scholarships

These support PhD studies and research relevant to leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders, and to potential outcomes for patients and families living with these diseases.


Melbourne Neuroscience Institute – Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Scheme

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

R & D Project Funding

Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA) invites the submission of research proposals, including multi-year partnerships, addressing identified industry research priorities.

Research Funding
McKenzie Fellowships

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.

R & D Projects

This is a Category 1 grant and listed on the ACGR

NHMRC Dementia Research Team Grants
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.

JDRF Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network
Accelerator Research Grants