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Club Melbourne Fellowships - 2018 Round

Telematics Trust - 2018 Round

2018 Australian-American Fulbright Scholarships - Now open

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Club Melbourne Fellowship - 2018 Round

Updated 23/02/2018

The Club Melbourne Fellowship aims to support the next generation of Melbourne’s (and Victoria’s) research leaders and potential future Club Melbourne Ambassadors. The Club Melbourne Fellowship is focused on delivering community benefits through education, networking and collaboration.

The awarded Fellow is welcomed into the prestigious Club Melbourne network for one year through key event invitations including the opportunity to present their research to Club Melbourne ambassadors, and receives funds of $10,000 to support costs for research that must include but is not limited attendance at an international conference specifically for enabling access to a program of research.

One fellowship is available annually for a Victorian based mid-career researcher, including the following:

  • Invitations to attend all of Club Melbourne's main events for the year,
  • The opportunity to present research at the end of year Club Melbourne event,
  • Promotion to the exclusive Club Melbourne network including profiling of the Fellow on the Club Melbourne website and in an issue of the Club Melbourne newsletter,
  • Funding of $10,000 to support costs for research that must include but is not limited to attendance at an international conference specifically for enabling access to a program of research.
  • Awarded at the Club Melbourne anniversary dinner.

Club Melbourne will only accept one application per Victorian university or research institute submitted by the Research Offices. Individual applications will not be accepted. Please contact the Research Funding Team at research.funding@federation.edu.au for more information on how to submit your application form and supporting documents.

Funding Expression of Interest (FEOI) forms are due to research.funding@federation.edu.au 5pm 1 March 2018.

Late FEOIs will not be accepted.

Eligibility

To qualify for consideration for the 2018 Club Melbourne Fellowship, applicants must be:

  • Within 5 years from conferral of PhD or with career disruptions* within 10 years from conferral of PhD,
  • An Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia,
  • A current Victorian resident and currently affiliated with a Victorian university (adjunct/honorary status is not eligible),
  • Applying for funds to support costs for research that must include but is not limited to attendance at an international conference specifically for enabling access to a program of research.

*Career disruptions account for maternal or paternal leave only for this scheme

For further information and to view last year’s finalists, please visit the Club Melbourne website at http://clubmelbourne.com.au/fellowship/

Supporting documents

2018 Application Guide Club Melbourne Fellowship (pdf 778 KB)

2018 Application Form Club Melbourne Fellowship (docx 272 KB)

Please submit your Funding Expression of Interest (FEOI) form, signed by your ADR, to research.funding@federation.edu.au by the FEOI deadline.

Telematics Trust - 2018 Round

Updated 23/02/2018

The Telematics Trust 2018 Grant Round will open 9am Monday 5th March 2018.

The Telematics Trust is committed to supporting organisations that seek to demonstrate innovative use of technology through education and training. The Trust looks for projects, based in Victoria, that reach diverse groups, and initiatives that address important practical problems in our community be they social, economic or environmental. The Trust generally provides grants of up to $50,000. Further information about the Telematics Trust and the application guidelines can be found at Telematics Trust website.

Applications will close 5pm, Friday 30 March 2018 (Good Friday).

The Research Funding internal dates for this scheme are as follows

Scheme opening date FEOI deadline Faculty/Centre selection process Internal compliance & budget review deadline Final internal submission deadline External deadline
05/03/18 COB 06/03/18 Please contact your ADR/Centre Director 12 noon 15/03/18 12 noon 27/03/18 30/03/18

***NOTE: For universities, Telematics Trust will accept only one application per Faculty/Centre – and these must be unrelated projects. To meet this criteria it may be necessary to have an internal review and selection process.

# Faculty/Centre selection process – to be determined by Faculty/Centre – Please contact your ADR/Centre Director for timelines and internal process.

Supporting documents

Telematics Trust Grant Application Worksheet (2018) - FedUni (docx 579 KB) - please use this FedUni-specific form for drafting your application.

For guidelines, faqs and other information please visit the Telematics Trust website.

Please submit your Funding Expression of Interest (FEOI) form, signed by your ADR, to research.funding@federation.edu.au by the FEOI deadline.

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2018 Australian-American Fulbright Scholarships – Now open

The Australian-American Fulbright Commission FULBRIGHT FUTURE Scholarships are open to postgraduate students, PhD researchers, academics and professionals who propose innovative research projects with potential for significant impact.

FUTURE Scholarships offer funding for full tuition/visiting researcher fees at any U.S. institution, as well as travel and living costs. By facilitating innovative, impact-focused projects, this program seeks to improve the health, well-being, and prosperity of Australians.

If you are interested in a scholarship for study or research at a U.S. institution, please visit the  Fulbright website for more information.

Applications for all scholarship categories are open and must be submitted via the online portal by Sunday 15 July 2018 (11:59pm AEST).

Timelines

FEOI deadline Internal compliance deadline Final submission deadline to Research Office External deadline
12 noon 15/06/18 12 noon 29/06/2018 12 noon 9/07/2018 Sun 15 July 2018

Please submit your Funding Expression of Interest (FEOI) form, signed by your Executive Dean/Centre Director or nominee research.funding@federation.edu.au by the FEOI deadline.

Note: Although these prestigious scholarships are not eligible for HERDC reportable research income it is important that we (FedUni & Research Services) are of any potential applications, and that it has institutional approval.

Why not HERDC reportable research income: funds for this scheme will be provided directly to the successful applicant and managed via Fulbright.

We strongly encourage potential applicants to review all information carefully including eligibility, selection criteria, timeline, FAQs, and most importantly the application form itself and its guidelines, and to start their applications as soon as possible. The application form and required information is extensive and will take some time for completing.

Further information for Australian applicants about the Scholarships can be found on the Australian-American Fulbright Commission webpage.

Please contact us at research.funding@federation.edu.au in the first instance, if you have any questions in relation to this.

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Contact us

If you have any queries regarding these grants, please contact the Research Funding Team at research.funding@federation.edu.au.

*Please also check with your Faculty ADR or Centre Director for any additional requirements.*

Budget support and information

For assistance with the Project Budget Costing Pro-forma, please contact research.funding@federation.edu.au