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.

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.