Funding rules, instructions to applicants and other relevant docs

Updated 26/02/2018

The documents for each funding body and scheme are available as per below:


ARC Discovery Projects:


All ARC Discovery Programme schemes:

ARC Linkage Projects:

All ARC Linkage Programme schemes:

ARC Cross-scheme eligibility FAQs:

ARC Open Access Policy:

ARC Certification forms:

ARC DP20 Certification & CoI form (To be released)

ARC DE19 (DECRA) Certification & CoI form (Word Doc, 28kb)

ARC LPc Certification & CoI form (v2017) (Word Doc, 54kb)

ARC Proposal Templates

ARC DP20 Proposal for drafting (To be released)

ARC DE19 Proposal for drafting (DE18 version) (Word Doc. 67kb)


To view the NHMRC dates and documentation, please login to GrantConnect at and search for the relevant scheme. If you don't have a GrantConnect login, you can register via the same link.

NHMRC dates can also found at .  Please note that documentation such as funding rules, Instructions and FAQs is no longer updated on the NHMRC website.

NHMRC Project Apps 2018 - CI & AI certification email (Word Doc 14kb)