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External Research Grant Opportunities

The list below is an overview of some external research funding bodies that SCU researchers may find useful. If you know of others that may interest researchers, please contact grants@scu.edu.au

Closing dates for the schemes listed can be found on the Calendar of Grant and Funding Opportunities page.

SPIN database

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Alphabetical listing with links to funding body websites

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

A

Academy of Social Sciences in Australia

Ageing, Disability & Home Care (ADHC)

Alport Foundation of Australia

Alzheimer's Australia ANZ Trustees

Arthritis Australia

AusAIDAustralasian Podiatry Education Research Foundation (APERF)

Australia - China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF) Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF)
- Indo-Australian Science & Technology Fund
- Indo-Australian Biotechnology Fund

Australia-Japan Foundation

Australia-Indonesia Institute

Australia-Korea Foundation

Australia-Thailand Institute

Australia and Pacific Science Foundation (APSF)

Australian Academy of Science
- Australia-India Early Career Fellowships
- Margaret Middleton Fund
- W H Gladstones Population & Environment Fund

Australian Acoustical Society

Australian Antarctic Division

Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS)

Australian Bird Environment Foundation (ABEF)

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN)

Australian Domain Name Administrator (auDA) Foundation

Australian Egg Corporation Ltd. (AECL)

Australian Flora Foundation

Australian Geographic

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)

Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)

Australian Institute of Criminology

Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration (AIJA) Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE)

Australian National Preventative Health Agency (ANPHA)

Australian Nurse Teachers' Society (ANTS)Australian Pork Limited

Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)

Australian Research Council (ARC)
- Australian Laureates Fellowships
- Discovery
- Future Fellowship
- Linkage
- DECRA
- LIEF
- Discovery Indigenous

Australian Rotary Health

Australian Spinal Research Foundation

Australian Synchrotron

Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence Ltd

Australian Wool Innovation Limited

Australian-American Fulbright Commission

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B

Betty Lowe Memorial

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- National Priority Driven Research Program
- Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS)

Bone Health Foundation

Brain FoundationBupa Health Foundation

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C

Cancer Council NSW

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation

Certified Practising Accountants (CPA)

Comcare

Commonwealth Fund

Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

CSIRO

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D

Dairy Australia

Defence Health Foundation

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF)
- Science and Innovation Awards
- Carbon Farming Futures

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research & Tertiary Education (DIISRTE)
- Australia "China Research Fund
- Australia-China Group Missions
- Australia-India Research fund

Department of Primary Industries

Office of Communities Sport and Recreation

Department of Resources, Energy & Tourism

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
- Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) National Taxonomy Research Grant Program
- Indigenous Heritage Program
- Biodiversity Fund - Clean Energy Future

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Disability Policy & Research Working Group

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E

Ecological Society of Australia

Elizabeth Gabler Charitable trust

European Union

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F

Foundation for Alcohol Research & Education (FARE)

Financial Markets Foundation for Children

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC)

Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA)

Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife

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G

Gambling Research Australia

Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA)

Gosford City Council

Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)

Great Barrier Reef ZooX Fund

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H

Haemophilia Foundation of Australia

Harold Mitchell Foundation

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

HCF Health and Medical Research Foundation

Health Workforce Australia

Heart Foundation of Australia

Hermon Slade Foundation

Horticulture Australia

Human Frontier Science Foundation

Humane Society International Australia

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I

Ian Potter FoundationInstitute of Chartered Accountants

International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)

International Union for Quaternary Research

IOOF Foundation

IRT Research Foundation

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J

Jack Brockhoff Foundation

James N Kirby Foundation

Judith Jane Mason and Harold Stannett Memorial Foundation

JO & JR Wicking Trust

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L

Lake Macquarie City Council

Law and Justice Foundation of NSW

Leakey Foundation

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M

M A Ingham Trust [pdf]

Macular Degeneration Foundation

Marie Curie Foundation

Mercy Foundation

Motor Accidents Authority

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N

National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)

National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF)

National Geographic

National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR)

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
- Research Fellowships
- Project Grants
- Mental Health Targeted Research
- Career Development Fellowships
- Partnerships
- Call for Partnership Centre Investigator Team

NIB Foundation

National Seniors Productive Ageing Centre (NSPAC)

Northern Rivers Catchment Management Authority (NRCMA)

NSW Department of Trade and Investment

NSW Environment and Heritage

NSW Environmental Trust Research

NSW Sporting Injuries

Norman Wettenhall Foundation

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O

Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT)

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P

Paddy Pallin Foundation

Perpetual Ltd

Pfizer Australia

Physiotherapy Research Foundation

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia

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Q

Queensland Government Responsible Gambling Research

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R

Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation

Recreational Fishing Trust

Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC)

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S

Science and Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF)
- Research Projects
- John Stocker Fellowships

Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation Inc (SWRRFI)

Sir Robert & Molly Askin Trust

Sleep Health FoundationSpencer FoundationSports Medicine Australia Research Foundation

Sugar Research and Development Corporation (SRDC)

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T

The Trust Company

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V

Victorian Government Tenders

W

WCI and Dust Diseases Board

William G Maxwell Trust

WV Scott Foundation

Updated: 15 April 2014