Important funding application dates

1. AINSE Research Awards

2. R&D project funding opportunities

3. The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) 2014-15 Grant Round

4. ARC linkage project (LP15) applications

5. ARC and NHMRC up-coming scheme dates

1. AINSE Research Awards

Applications for Research Awards - 2015 Round 1 - NOW OPEN

GEOI due

Internal Deadline

Return to Researcher

Final Submission

External Deadline

14/08/2014

9am 22/08/2014

27/08/2014

9am 29/08/2014

Sunday 31/08/2014

AINSE provides funds to assist researchers employed at member universities and institutions to gain access to the national facilities at ANSTO and other AINSE facilities. Funding is provided for one year. 2015 Round 1 funding runs from 1st January 2015 to 31 December 2015.

AINSE offers two rounds to access research funding per year:

Round 1 – funding runs from 1st January to 31st December

Round 2 – funding runs from 1st July to 30th June of the next year

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

Before commencing your online application, please submit the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form to research.funding@federation.edu.au as soon as possible.

All 2015 Research Award online applications must be submitted via the AINSE Portal, http://grants.ainse.edu.au/ , including scanned signature pages of the online application. Please liaise with the Research Funding Team to arrange approvals and signatures.

Please note that students are not eligible to be the Chief Investigator on the application form and therefore cannot submit this form. The form must be submitted by the Chief Investigator who can list students under their supervision.

The Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form and Grant Approval Coversheet formcan be found at http://federation.edu.au/research-and-innovation/research-funding/grants-forms .

If you have any questions please contact the Research Funding Team at research.funding@federation.edu.au

Applications close Sunday 31st August 2014Please note: if you would like to apply for access to the OPAL neutron scattering instruments and the National Deuteration Facility, you must apply through ANSTO'sBragg Institute portal.

2. R&D project funding opportunities

Forest and Wood Products Australia Limited (FWPA) - Expressions of Interest

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

FWPA is an unlisted public company (limited by guarantee) that provides national, integrated promotion, research and development services for the Australian forest and wood products industry.

As a rural research and development corporation, the Company receives matching funds from the Commonwealth government for its R&D activities. FWPA is also listed on the Australian Competitive Grants Register and is rated as a Category One R&D funder.

FWPA's activities are driven by its 5-year strategic plan, annual operating plan and R&D investment plans. Each investment plan provides details of industry outcomes expected from successfully completed projects in addition to guidance regarding the level of available FWPA funding within each priority area.

Total FWPA R&D funding of $10-12 million is potentially available over the next five years.

Preference will be directed towards proposals that strongly align to FWPA's corporate mission and contain significant levels of co-investment by project partners and collaborators.

Initial expression of interest applications must outline areas of interest, key competencies and alignment to FWPA's investment activities.

The Research Funding Team internal dates for this expression of interest application are as follows:

GEOI Due

 Internal Deadline

Return to Researcher

Final Submission

External Deadline

15/08/2014

9am 22/08/2014

27/08/2014

9am 29/08/2014

29/08/2014

Please note that this Expression of Interest will be treated similarly to a formal funding application.  Please submit a Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form for approval prior to beginning work on this submission.  A Grant Approval Coversheet form however will NOT be required until full application stage.

More information can be found at http://www.fwpa.com.au/news-and-events/latest-news/417-r-d-project-funding-opportunities-expressions-of-interest.html If you have any questions please contact the Research Funding Team on research.funding@federation.edu.au 

3. The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) 2014-15 Grant Round

GEOI due

Internal Deadline

Return to Researcher

Final Submission

External Deadline

COB 30/07/14

COB 06/08/14

COB 13/08/14

COB 19/08/14

4pm 20/08/14

The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) is now inviting applications under its 2014-15 grant funding round.  The CAAR is looking for projects that enhance Australia's economic, cultural and social relations with the Arab world.

The CAAR is seeking quality applications in the following priority sectors:
-     Education
-     Resources and Energy
-     Infrastructure
-     Health Care
-     Food Security
-     Tourism
-     Sport
-     Business and Trade

Grants are intended to provide seed funds for innovative projects which develop long-term people-to-people and institutional links between Australia and the Arab world.  To assist with this endeavour, the CAAR has initiated an International Speakers Program to enable the two-way movement of experts to present at conferences and events.  The CAAR 2014-15 grant funding round also has a strong focus on economic diplomacy.

While the level of grant funding will be decided according to the merits of the proposal, previous grants have been in the range of $10,000 to $50,000.
The grant round closes on 20 August.  Applicants should carefully read the Guidelines for Funding Applicants available at http://www.dfat.gov.au/caar/grants/grant_guidelines.html before submitting their application.

Further information including application forms can be found at www.dfat.gov.au/caar.   

The Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) formand Grant Approval Coversheet form can be found at http://federation.edu.au/research-and-innovation/research-funding/grants-forms .

The Costing Pro Forma for Contract Researchcan be found at http://federation.edu.au/research-and-innovation/research-funding/finance .

Please email any queries to research.funding@federation.edu.au .

4. ARC linkage project (LP15) applications

Call out for Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI)

If you are considering applying for an ARC Linkage Project in the upcoming round, please complete the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form.  This form requires Executive Dean/Director sign off before submission to research.funding@federation.edu.au.

Researchers intending on developing a Linkage proposal are strongly encouraged to speak with their Exec Dean/ADR/Head to discuss plans, funding partners, budgets, etc. as well as internal Faculty deadlines.

GEOI forms due to research.funding@federation.edu.au: Thurs 31st July 2014

LP15 Applications Open in RMS: TBA (Approx. End of September 2014)

LP15 Applications Close in RMS: TBA (Approx. Mid-November 2014)

Please note that the funding rules for the LP15 round have not yet been released.  Guidance material and funding rules for previous rounds can be found at http://www.arc.gov.au/ncgp/lp/lp_default.htm

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Research Funding Team at research.funding@federation.edu.au

5. ARC and NHMRC up-coming scheme dates

ARC Scheme Name

GEOI Deadline

Applications Open

Industrial Transformation Research Hubs

04/04/2014

TBA

Industrial Transformation Training Centres

04/04/2014

TBA

Centres of Excellence

28/04/2014

TBA

NHMRC Scheme Name

GEOI Deadline

Applications Open

Postgraduate Scholarships

28/03/2014

30/04/2014

Partnership Projects

28/03/2014

NOW OPEN

TRIP Fellowships

21/03/2014

NOW OPEN

Last updated: 12/08/2014