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The calendar is designed to give researchers an overview of the funding schemes as they occur throughout the year. It will be updated as application details and deadlines for other funding opportunities are announced.

Click on the grant/award title to go to description and application details.

Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec

2017 Granting Body Research Funding Scheme Internal Closing Date External closing date Further information
July
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Royal Australasian College of Physicians Research Establishment Grants NA 3 July  
  Arthritis Australia 2018 Research Grants 30 June 7 July  
  GlaxoSmithKline Australia Award for Research Excellence NA 10 July  
  NHMRC Targeted Call for Research into Dementia in Indigenous Australians 5 July 12 July  
  Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Incubator Grants  (Round 2) 7 July 14 July  
  Science/AAAS & SciLifeLab Science & SciLifLab Prize for Young Scientists NA 15 July  
  Research Australia 2017 Health & Medical Research Awards NA 17 July  
  Bethlehem Griffths Research Foundation Medical Research Grants NA 21 July  
  Melbourne Boston Sister Cities Association 2017 Hugh Rogers Fellowship (Medical Research) 14 July 21 July  
  JDRF Australian Type 1 Mentor Clinician Researcher Fellowship 21 July 28 July  
  Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Postgraduate Scholarships 21 July 28 July  
  Centennary Institute Medical Innovationh Award 2017 NA 31 July  
  CSL Centenary Fellowships Contact Courtney Henry 31 July Contact Courtney Henry
August
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Australian-American Fulbright Commission Fellowships and Scholarships NA 1 August  
  The General Sir John Monash Foundation Postgraduate scholarships to study at an overseas university NA 1 August  
  VicHealth 2017 VicHealth Awards   4 August  
  Victorian Cancer Agency Early Career Seed Grants and Research Fellowships 1 August 8 August  
  Franklin Women Carer's Travel Scholarship (Round 2) NA 11 August  
  NHMRC Partnership Projects (2017 Round 2) 9 August 16 August Further information
  Human Frontier Science Program Long-Term Overseas Fellowships and Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships Registration deadline: 10 August Submission deadline: 24 August  
  The CASS Foundation Limited Travel Grants for Early Career Researchers (Round 2) NA 25 August  
  Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Travelling Fellowships - 2017 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions      
  National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation Dr John Dixon Hughes OAM Medal for Medical Research Innovation      
  National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research      
September
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The Commonwealth Fund 2018-19 Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice 29 August 5 September  
  Heart Foundation Collaboration and Exchange Awards 1 September 8 September Further information
  Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 2018 Research Scholarships 4 September 11 September  
  Harvard Club of Australia Foundation 2018 Australia Harvard Fellowships NA 11 September  
  VicHealth Innovation Research Grants (Stage 1 - Expressions of Interest)      
  Heart Kids Australia Grants-in-Aid 2017      
  The CASS Foundation Science and Medicine Grants 8 September 15 September  
  JDRF/Macquarie Group Research Foundation Travel Grant Program (Round 2) NA 20 September  
  The Australian Society for Medical Research ASMR Research Awards      
  Victorian Clinician Researcher Network Early Career Clinician Researcher Award (for conference travel) and Career Recognition Award      
  Cancer Council Victoria Postdoctoral Cancer Research Fellowships (Round 2)      
  Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation PhD Scholarships      
  Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia  Ian Ballard Travel Awards 22 September 29 September  
October
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VESKI Inspiring Women Fellowships      
  National Academy of Science National Academy of Science Awards 2017 NA 2 October  
  Endocrine Society of Australia Research Higher Degree Scholarship      
  Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International Innovative Grants      
  Australian Academy of Science Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Fellowship      
  Windemere Foundation Doctoral Scholarships in Health      
  Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ASBMB Awards      
November
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Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 2017 RT Hall Prize      
  Australian Friends of the Hebrew University Golda Meir Fellowship for Postdoctoral Research      
  Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research Summer Scholarship      
  Australian Diabetes Society Skip Martin Early Career Fellowship      
  NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence (CRE) for funding commencing 2018   29 Nov 6 Dec Further information
  Heart Foundation Research Medal for Lifetime Contribution to Cardiovascular Research      
January
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Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 2017 Travelling Fellowships: American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions NA 13 January  
  Society in Science
(Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

Branco Weiss Fellowship

NA 15 January  
  VESKI Premier's Award for Health and Medical Research 17 January 25 January  
  NHMRC Development Grants 23 January 1 February Further information
  NHMRC Research Fellowships 23 January 1 February Further information
  NHMRC Practitioner Fellowships 23 January 1 February Further information
February
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EMBO EMBO Long-Term Fellowships (Spring Round) NA 10 February  
  Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Incubator Grants and Proteomic Incubator Grants (Round 1) 17 February 24 February  
  Fresh Science Australia/British Council FameLab Science Communication Prize NA 24 February  
  Johnson & Johnson Dr Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research NA 28 February  
  NHMRC Early Career Fellowships 22 February 1 March Further information
  NHMRC NHMRC-EU Collaborative Research Grants 22 February 1 March Further information
March
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FASEB Excellence in Science Award NA 1 March  
  The CASS Foundation Travel Grants for Early Career Researchers (Round 1) NA 3 March  
  Keio University The Keio Medical Science Prize NA 7 March  
  NHMRC Career Development Fellowships 28 February 8 March Further information
  Franklin Women Carer's Travel Scholarship (Round 1) NA 10 March  
  NHMRC Project Grants 24 February 15 March Further information
  Cancer Australia Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme 3 March 15 March  
  Cancer Council Victoria Grants-in-Aid 3 March 17 March  
  JDRF Australia PhD Top-Up Scholarships 10 March 15 March  
  JDRF/Macquarie Group Foundation Travel Grant Program (Round 1) 10 March 15 March  
  Department of Foreing Affairs and Trade Australia Vietnam Reseacher Exchange Program (EOIs) NA 20 March  
  Human Frontier Science Program Online Registration for Letter of Intent:  Research Grants NA 20 March  
  NHMRC NHMRC/A*STAR Joint Call for Research in Novel Molecular Mechanisms of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases in Singapore and Australia 15 March 22 March  
  McGill University, Canada Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases NA 24 March  
  Club Melbourne Club Melbourne Fellowship 17 March 31 March  
  Qiagen Single Cell Research Grant NA 31 March  
  Biomedical Research Victoria Victorian Health and Medical Research Fellowships (short form due 15 Feb 2017) 27 March 2 April  
  Australia / APEC Women in Research Fellowship NA 3 April  
April
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L'Oreal Australia New Zealand For Women in Science  Fellowships 2017 27 March 3 April  
  Victoria State Government Victorian Medical Research Acceleration Fund 5 April 14 April  
  National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation Expressions of Interest: 2017 Grant Round (Portfolios 2 & 3 only) 31 March 6 April  
  Australian Institute of Policy and Science Young Tall Poppy Science Awards 2017 NA 9 April  
  Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowships 4 April  12 April Further information
  NHMRC Partnership Projects (2017 Round 1) 5 April 12 April Further information
  Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Prime Minister's Prizes for Science (Stage 1 Nominations) NA 12 April  
  Heart Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships 12 April 21 April Further information
  Australian Academy of Science Honorific Awards for Scientific Excellence 2017 NA 20 April  
  Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Project Grants 18 April 21 April  
  University of Melbourne David Syme Research Prize NA 28 April  
  King's College London Australian Bicentennial Scholarships and Fellowships NA 28 April  
  Australian Diabetes Society Kellion Australian Diabetes Society Award 2017 NA 28 April  
  Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Overseas Fellowships 2017 NA 28 April  
  Human Frontier Science Program HFSP Nakasone Award NA 28 April  
  Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia MSRA Postdoctoral Fellowship 21 April 28 April  
  American Australian Association Australia to USA Fellowships NA 30 April  
May
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Heart Foundation Vanguard Grants 26 April 3 May Further information
  Diabetes Australia 2018/2019 Grants (inc. Millennium Awards and one-year research grants) 26 April 5 May  
  Australian Museum Eureka Prizes NA 5 May  
  Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation Round 1 Dementia Grants Program 1 May 8 May  
  Heart Foundation Stroke Prevention Grant (Letter of Intent) 5 May 12 May Further information
  AMP Foundation AMP Tomorrow Grants NA 16 May  
  Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Travelling Fellowships - 2017 European Society of Cardiology Congress NA 19 May  
  Heart Foundation Partnership Engagement Grants: Expressions of Interest 12 May 19 May Further information
  NHMRC TRIP (Translating Research Into Practice) Fellowships 24 May 31 May Further information
  The Royal Society of Victoria Victoria Young Scientist Research Prizes 2017 NA 31 May  
  Obesity Society (US) Karen Miller-Kovach Research Grants(Letter of Intent) 26 May 31 May  
June
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Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Affiliate Clinical Development Awards NA 5 June  
  Australian Institute of Policy & Science CSL Young Florey Medal NA 5 June  
  Ian Potter Foundation Travel Grants
*Contact Courtney Henry*
30 May  6 June  
  NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships 31 May 7 June Further information
  Australian Academy of Science Visit to the National Institute of Health  USA by a Junior Scientist 2018 NA 12 June  
  Diabetic Complications Consortium Pilot & Feasibility Program 5 June 12 June  
  Victorian Endowment for Science, Knowledge and Innovation Victoria Fellowships 15 June 22 June  
  Victorian Endowment for Science, Knowledge and Innovation Victoria Prize 15 June 22 June  
  Heart Foundation Health Professional Scholarships and Australian Indigenous Scholarships 16 June 23 June Further information
  Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International Fellowships 21 June 28 June  
  Australian Government Department of  Education Endeavour Awards 2018 23 June 30 June  

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