Major grants – ARC & NHMRC

Australian Research Council (ARC) schemes

The Grants Team provides support for all funding schemes in the Discovery Program and Linkage Program. This page includes the most recent key dates for these schemes; resources for each scheme are available on the intranet. These resources include an application toolkit, budgeting tools and templates for each scheme.

Research Management System (RMS)

Applications for ARC funding must be submitted using the ARC's online application system. It is recommended that you commence your application in the RMS as early as possible.

GrantConnect

For all ARC grant schemes, please visit GrantConnect to download the grant guidelines and register to receive any updates to these documents.

Contact

For all enquiries contact:

Dr Alexander Lugg: 03 9479 5827

Research Grants: 03 9479 1134

Australian Laureate Fellowships

Internal and external deadlines

Applications open in RMS24 September 2018
RAS and certification form due to the Research Office25 October 2018
Request not to assess due to Research Office25 October 2018
Letter of Support due to Research Office for DVCR signature25 October 2018
Full application due to Research Office for compliance and eligibility checking25 October 2018
CI submits to the Research Office in RMS. Research Office will submit to the ARC6 November 2018
ARC submission deadline8 November 2018
Rejoinder due20 February - 7 March 2019

Further information

ARC Laureate Fellowship Scheme Website

Grant Connect - Laureate Fellowship (Grant Documents)

Resources

Toolkits and budget support resources are available on the staff intranet

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)

Internal and external deadlines

Proposals open in RMS15 October 2018
Draft project proposal and ROPES due to the Research Office for review and feedback30 November 2018
Full application due to Research Office for compliance and eligibility checking. Strategic statement due for DVCR review and signature. RAS and certification form due to the Research Office.13 February 2019
Request not to assess due to Research Office18 February 2019
CI submits to the Research Office in RMS. Research Office will submit to the ARC.4 March 2019
ARC submission deadline13 March 2019
Rejoinder due20 June - 4 July 2019

External Applicants, please note:

If you are not currently based at La Trobe University but would like to submit an application to the DECRA scheme through the University, please contact the Research Grants team as soon as possible so we can make the necessary arrangements to support your application.

Further information

ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Website

Grant Connect - Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (Grant Documents)

Resources

Toolkits and budget support resources are available on the staff intranet

Discovery Indigenous

Internal and external deadlines

Proposals Open in RMS*TBC
Draft project proposal and ROPES due to the Research Office for review and feedback30 November 2018
Request not to assess due to Research Office11 March 2019
Full application due to Research Office for compliance and eligibility checking. RAS and certification forms due to the Research Office.13 March 2019
CI submits to the Research Office in RMS. Research Office will submit to the ARC.25 March 2019
ARC submission deadline27 March 2019
Rejoinder due13 June - 27 June 2019
*Please note: The ARC has temporarily removed all dates from their calendar and these will be updated soon.

Further information

ARC Discovery Indigenous Website

Grant Connect - Discovery Indigenous (Grant Documents)

Resources

Toolkits and budget support resources are available on the staff intranet

Discovery Projects

Internal and external deadlines

Proposals open in RMS10 December 2019
Draft project proposal and ROPES due to the Research Office for review and feedback30 November 2018
Full application due to Research Office for compliance and eligibility checking. RAS and certification forms due to the Research Office.4 February 2019
Request not to assess due to Research Office11 February 2019

CI submits to the Research Office in RMS. Research Office will submit to the ARC.

25 February 2019
ARC submission deadline27 February 2019
Rejoinder due12 June - 26 June 2019

Further information

ARC Discovery Projects Website

Grant Connect - Discovery Projects (Grant Documents)

Resources

Toolkits and budget support resources are available on the staff intranet

Future Fellowships

About Future Fellowships

The Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Future Fellowships are designed to enable high performing mid-career researchers to conduct research in areas of national significance. Future Fellowships help to enhance and extend the careers of mid-career researchers as well as improve and showcase Australia’s research capabilities. The scheme encourages productive researchers to develop inter-organisational collaborations and to conduct cross-disciplinary and industry-connected research.

If you are interested in applying for a Future Fellowship in the next round, please contact the Research Office as soon as possible. Future Fellowship applicants will be supported on a one on one basis.

Internal and external deadlines

15 October 2018Applications open in RMS
Mid November 2018Strategic Statement due to Research Office for DVCR review and signature. RAS and certification form due to the Research Office.
30 November 2018Full application due to Research Office for compliance and eligibility checking; RAS and certification form due to Research Office
5 December 2018Request not to assess due to Research Office.
18 December 2018CI submits to the Research Office in RMS. Research Office will submit to the ARC.
21 December 2018ARC submission deadline
11 April - 24 April 2019Rejoinder due

Further information

ARC Future Fellowships Website

Grant Connect - Future Fellowships (Grant Documents)

Resources

Toolkits and budget support resources are available on the staff intranet

Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Industrial Transformation Training Centres

Internal and external deadlines

Applications open in RMS15 October 2018
Draft project proposal due to the Research Office for review and feedback14 November 2018
Request not to assess due to Research Office28 November 2018
Full application due to Research Office for compliance and eligibility checking; RAS and certification forms due to Research Office30 November 2018
CI submits to the Research Office in RMS. Research Office will submit to the ARC.10 December 2018
ARC submission deadline12 December 2018
Rejoinder date1 March to 8 March 2019

Further information

ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Industrial Transformation Training Centre Website

Grant Connect - Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Industrial Transformation Training Centre (Grant Documents)

Resources

Toolkits and budget support resources are available on the staff intranet

Linkage Infrastructure Equipment and Facilities (LIEF)

Internal and external deadlines

Draft project proposal due to the Research Office for review and feedback.

*Early December 2018
Request not to assess due to Research Office

*Mid-March 2019

Full application due to Research Office for compliance and eligibility checking. RAS and certification forms due to the Research Office.

*Mid-March 2019

CI submits to the Research Office in RMS. Research Office will submit to the ARC.

*End March 2019

ARC submission deadline

*End March 2019

Please note that Victorian universities run a state-wide EOI process for LIEF; dates described here may change. *Listed dates are as expected for the upcoming round and will be updated as soon as the ARC releases new dates.

Further information

ARC Linkage Infrastructure Equipment and Facilities  Website

Grant Connect - Industrial Transformation Research Hubs and Industrial Transformation Training Centre (Grant Documents)

Resources

Toolkits and budget support resources are available on the staff intranet

Linkage Projects

The ARC has moved to a continuous assessment process for Linkage Application in the attempt to speed up assessment and decision making and notification of applicants.  It means that application can be submitted at any time to the ARC up until the 20th December 2018.

Internal and external deadlines

First draft including ROPES due for internal reviewMid-November
Full application due to Research Office for compliance and eligibility checking; RAS and certification forms due to Research OfficeEarly December

CI submits to the Research Office in RMS. Research Office will submit to the ARC.

Mid-December

Last day for submitting proposals under the 2018 round of the Linkage Projects scheme. Please note that any information in RMS and not submitted will be lost after this date.

20th December

Please advise the Grants Office if you are intending to submit a Linkage. Contact Senior Grants Advisor Dr Alexander Lugg A.Lugg2@latrobe.edu.au Ph: 394795827

Further information

ARC Linkage Projects Website

Grant Connect -Linkage Projects (Grant Documents)

Resources

Toolkits and budget support resources are available on the staff intranet