GrantS and funding opportunities

Looking for funding for your research project? Here is a list of the latest grant opportunities relevant to research projects at TRI.

This helpful resource has been launched to assist researchers and clinicians at TRI to stay on top of the latest funding opportunities.

Please note that it should not be considered a comprehensive list of all available grants, and your institution may have an earlier minimum data due date (remember to check with your research office)

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Last updated: 30 August 2019, 10am. 

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MRFF International Clinical Trial Collaborations Grant Opportunity NHMRC Jan 2019 $4.2 million available in each peer review cycle Supports Australian leadership of, and participation in, high quality international collaborative investigator-initiated clinical trials. 
Clinical trials supported under the program will improve the health outcomes of Australians by supporting decisions on whether to deliver interventions in an Australian healthcare setting.
GrantConnect - GO1737

Continuous applications - 3 rounds per year

ROUND 3: Due 4 Dec 2019

NHMRC Partnership Projects NMHRC 16 Jan 2019 Funding available: Up to $1,500,000
Duration: Up to 5 years
Partnership Projects will support connections, within the Australian context, that translate research evidence into health policy and health practice, to improve health services and processes.
They create partnerships among decision makers, policy makers, managers, clinicians and researchers, and answer a specific research question to influence health and well-being through changes in the delivery, organisation, funding and access to health services.
Continuous applications.
GrantConnect - GO2165 Closing 5pm (ACT local time), 4 Dec 2019
Linkage Projects for funding applied for in 2019 ARC December 2019 From $50,000.00 to $300,000.00 The Linkage Projects grant opportunity supports projects which initiate or develop long term strategic research alliances to apply advanced knowledge to problems, acquire new knowledge and as a basis for securing commercial and other benefits of research. GrantConnect - GO2093 Closing 19 Dec 2019, 5pm ACT local time.
Lord Mayor’s Convention Trailblazer Grant Lord Mayor October 2019 Up to $30,000 

Grants to help emerging professionals and researchers grow Brisbane’s reputation as a global convention city. Successful local trailblazers will attend an international conference, build valuable international networks, broaden their knowledge and skills plus gain recognition of their work in Brisbane.

The recipients will also work with the city’s economic development board Brisbane Marketing and partners to bid for the conference to be held in Brisbane. The Lord Mayor’s Trailblazer Grant provides an opportunity to broaden your horizons and interact with world leaders in your field.

Trailblazer 12 January 2020
2020 Queensland Women in STEM Prize  Thinkable  12 November 2019 Three prizes of $5,000 available

Three cash prizes of $5,000 are available to support professional development opportunities, in three categories:

  • Jury Award – for the most meritorious applicant, as determined by a panel of esteemed judges
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Jury Award - for the most meritorious Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicant, as determined by a panel of esteemed judges
  • People’s Choice Award - for the applicant with the highest number of public votes.
Thinkable  4 February 2020 
Jian Zhou Medal  Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) October 2019 The Medal is awarded at the Academy’s annual meeting each October and recipients receive financial support for their travel costs to enable them to attend.

The Academy’s Jian Zhou Medal is awarded annually to a rising star of Australian health and medical science – an individual who is making a significant impact in translational medical science, primarily working in Australia.

Nominations are welcome from all fields associated with furthering biomedical and health research, whether clinical or basic biomedical research, but must have a clear translational focus.

AAHMS  30 April 2020