Highlighted Opportunities

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.

Australia-Harvard Fellowship

Awards for researchers and educators in biosciences and medicine

R & D Projects

This is a Category 1 grant and listed on the ACGR

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
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.

JDRF Australian Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network
Accelerator Research 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
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