Searching funding opportunities

Research Professional

Research Professional is a searchable database of thousands of Australian and international research funding opportunities. If you would like a Research Professional login set up contact the grants team Once you have registered, you can access Research Professional from any La Trobe computer to view searches, join groups, set up your own tailored searches, receive alerts of new opportunities and view research news from around the world.

Research Mailer

Research Mailer is a subscription-based email bulletin to La Trobe University researchers from the Research Grants Team in the Research Office.  Subscribing to Research Mailer will keep you informed of key University funding schemes and deadlines, along with notification of Graduate Research School seminars, workshops and other events.

Funding Calendar - July to September 2017

This calendar outlines some funding opportunities that we think are relevant and of interest to La Trobe University researchers. This calendar will be updated regularly. Please note dates listed may be either when applications open or close, so please check relevant websites for up to date information. This calendar contains a number of opportunities, but is not an exhaustive list of all available grants. The research grants team is very happy to assist researchers with their applications.

Contacts: For more information and assistance with finding funding for your research, please contact the Grants Office team.


PIVOT (formerly COS) is another comprehensive searchable funding database of grants, fellowships, prizes and awards. You will need to register using a computer on a La Trobe campus. Once you have registered, you can access PIVOT from any computer and set up your profile, conduct searches and receive notifications.