Previous Scheme Rounds

Future Fellowship for funding commencing in 2015

  • Release of Funding Rules: 23 June 2015
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Open: 30 June 2015
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Close: 14 July 2015
  • Proposals Open: 30 June 2015
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 28 July 2015
  • Proposals Close: 11 August 2015
  • Rejoinders: Open 13 October 2015 – Close 5.00pm (AEDT) 26 October 2015
  • Announcement: 16 December 2015

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities for funding commencing in 2016

  • Release of Funding Rules: 25 August 2014
  • Proposals Open: 19 February 2015
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 26 March 2015
  • Proposals Close: 9 April 2015
  • Rejoinders: Open 16 June 2015—Close 5.00pm (AEST) 29 June 2015
  • Announcement: 30 October 2015

Discovery Indigenous for funding commencing in 2016

  • Release of Funding Rules: 13 October 2014
  • Proposals Open: 4 February 2015
  • Request not to Assess Close: 18 March 2015
  • Proposals Close: 1 April 2015
  • Rejoinders: Open 22 June 2015—Close 5.00pm (AEST) 6 July 2015
  • Announcement: 30 October 2015

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2016

  • Release of Funding Rules: 13 October 2014
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Open: 14 January 2015
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Close: 28 January 2015
  • Proposals Open: 4 February 2015
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 11 March 2015
  • Proposals Close 25 March 2015
  • Rejoinders: Open 10 June 2015—Close 5.00pm (AEST) 23 June 2015
  • Announcement: 30 October 2015

Discovery Projects for funding commencing in 2016

  • Release of Funding Rules: 13 October 2014
  • Proposals Open: 11 December 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 18 February 2015
  • Proposals Close: 4 March 2015
  • Rejoinders: Open 18 June 2015—Close 5.00pm (AEST) 1 July 2015
  • Announcement: 30 October 2015

Australian Laureate Fellowships for funding commencing in 2015

  • Release of Funding Rules: 13 October 2014
  • Proposals Open: 15 October 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 12 November 2014
  • Proposals Close: 26 November 2014
  • Rejoinders: Open 10 February 2015 Close 5.00pm (AEDST) 23 February 2015
  • Announcement: 23 June 2015

Linkage Projects for funding commencing in 2015

  • Release of Funding Rules: 25 August 2014
  • Proposals Open: 16 September 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 29 October 2014
  • Proposals Close: 12 November 2014
  • Rejoinders: Open 17 February 2015 Close 5.00pm (AEDT) 2 March 2015
  • Announcement: 7 July 2015

Industrial Transformation Research Hubs for funding commencing in 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 25 August 2014
  • Proposals Open: 17 September 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 26 November 2014
  • Proposals Close: 10 December 2014
  • Rejoinders: Opens 23 February 2015, closes 5.00pm (AEDT) 6 March 2015
  • Announcement: 20 May 2015

Industrial Transformation Training Centres for funding commencing in 2015

  • Release of Funding Rules: 25 August 2014
  • Proposals Open: 17 September 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: Close 26 November 2014
  • Proposals Close: 10 December 2014
  • Rejoinders: Opens 23 February 2015, closes 5.00pm (AEDT) 6 March 2015
  • Announcement: 20 May 2015

Special Research Initiative for Antarctic Gateway Partnership

  • Release of Funding Rules: 22 September 2014
  • Proposals Open: 22 September 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 24 September 2014
  • Proposals Close: 24 September 2014
  • Rejoinders: Not applicable
  • Announcement: 14 November 2014

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2015

  • Release of Funding Rules: 8 January 2014
  • Proposals Open: 3 February 2014
  • Rejoinders: Open 1 July 2014, Close 5.00 (AEST) 15 July 2014
  • Proposals Close: 2 April 2014
  • Request Not to Assess: 19 March 2014
  • Announcement: 5 November 2014

Discovery Indigenous 2015

  • Release of Funding Rules: 8 January 2014
  • Proposals Open: 6 February 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 12 March 2014
  • Proposals Close: 26 March 2014
  • Rejoinders: Open 12 June 2014, Close 5.00pm (AEST) 26 June 2014
  • Announcement: 5 November 2014

Discovery Projects 2015

  • Release of Funding Rules: 8 January 2015
  • Proposals Open: 15 January 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 5 March 2014
  • Proposals Close: 19 March 2014
  • Rejoinders: Open 26 June 2014, Close 5.00 (AEST) 9 July 2014
  • Announcement: 5 November 2014

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2015

  • Release of Funding Rules: 21 February 2014
  • Proposals Open: 21 February 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 2 April 2014
  • Proposals Close: 16 April 2014
  • Rejoinders: Open 24 June 2014, Close 5.00 (AEST) 7 July 2014
  • Announcement: 5 November 2014

Australian Laureate Fellowships 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 8 January 2014
  • Proposals Open: 13 January 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 10 February 2014
  • Proposals Close: 24 February 2014
  • Rejoinders: Open 7 May 2014, Close 5.00pm (AEST) 20 May 2014
  • Announcement: 22 August 2014

Future Fellowships 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 29 July 2013
  • Proposals Open: 2 October 2013
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 6 November 2013
  • Proposals Close: 20 November 2013
  • Rejoinders: Open 24 February 2014, Close 5.00pm (AEDT) 11 March 2014
  • Announcement: 23 July 2014

Special Research Initiative for Type 1 Juvenile Diabetes 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 1 April 2014
  • Proposals Open: 1 April 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 29 April 2014
  • Rejoinders: Not applicable
  • Announcement: 10 July 2014

Learned Academies Special Projects 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 1 April 2014
  • Proposals Open: 1 April 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 29 April 2014
  • Rejoinders: Not applicable
  • Announcement: 2 July 2014

Special Research Initiative for Tropical Health and Medicine 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 30 May 2014
  • Proposals Open: 30 May 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 3 June 2014
  • Rejoinders: Not applicable
  • Announcement: 1 July 2014

Linkage Projects 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 2 August 2014
  • Proposals Open: 27 September 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 30 October 2014
  • Proposals Close: 13 November 2013
  • Rejoinders: Open 18 February 2014, Close 5.00pm (AEDT) 3 March 2014
  • Announcement: 27 June 2014

Industrial Transformation Research Hubs 2013—Round 2 (2013–14 financial year)

  • Release of Funding Rules: 24 May 2013
  • Proposals Open: 15 January 2014
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 12 February 2014
  • Proposals Close: 26 February 2014
  • Rejoinders: Open 18 March 2014, Close 5.00 (AEDT) 25 March 2014
  • Announcement: 12 June 2014

Industrial Transformation Training Centres for funding commencing in 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 24 May 2013
  • Proposals Open: 24 May 2013
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 26 July 2013
  • Proposals Close: 7 August 2013
  • Announcement: 17 December 2013

Industrial Transformation Research Hubs for funding commencing in 2013

  • Release of Funding Rules: 24 May 2013
  • Proposals Open: 24 May 2013
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 26 July 2013
  • Proposals Close: 7 August 2013
  • Announcement: 17 December 2013

Centres of Excellence 2014 – Expression of Interest

  • Release of Funding Rules: 8 April 2013
  • Proposals Open: 10 April 2013
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 8 May 2013
  • Announcement: 17 December 2013

Centres of Excellence 2014 – Full Proposal

  • Release of Funding Rules: 8 April 2013
  • Proposals Open: 26 June 2013
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 24 July 2013
  • Proposals Close: 8 August 2013
  • Announcement: 17 December 2013

Future Fellowships for funding commencing in 2013

  • Release of Funding Rules: 7 December 2012
  • Proposals Open: 19 December 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 6 February 2013
  • Proposals Close: 20 February 2013
  • Announcement: 8 November 2013

Discovery Projects for funding commencing in 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 7 January 2013
  • Proposals Open: 16 January 2013
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 20 February 2013
  • Proposals Close: 6 March 2013
  • Announcement: 8 November 2013

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 8 February 2013
  • Proposals Open: 11 February 2013
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 13 March 2013
  • Proposals Close: 27 March 2013
  • Announcement: 8 November 2013

Discovery Indigenous for funding commencing in 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 15 February 2013
  • Proposals Open: 15 February 2013
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 27 March 2013
  • Proposals Close: 10 April 2013
  • Announcement: 8 November 2013

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities for funding commencing in 2014

  • Release of Funding Rules: 27 February 2013
  • Proposals Open: 27 February 2013
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 10 April 2013
  • Proposals Close: 24 April 2013
  • Announcement: 8 November 2013

Australian Laureate Fellowships for funding in commencing 2013

  • Release of Funding Rules: 7 December 2012
  • Proposals Open: 10 December 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 31 January 2013
  • Announcement: 9 July 2013

Linkage Projects for funding commencing in 2013

  • Release of Funding Rules: 20 July 2012
  • Proposals Open: 22 October 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 3 December 2012
  • Announcement: 28 June 2013

Special Research Initiative for a Science of Learning Research Centre for funding commencing in 2012

  • Release of Funding Rules: 6 July 2012
  • Proposals Open: 6 August 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 28 September 2012
  • Announcement: 7 May 2013

Industrial Transformation Training Centres for funding commencing in 2013

  • Release of Funding Rules: 25 October 2012
  • Proposals Open: 6 November 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 18 December 2012 – Close time 5.00pm (AEDT)
  • Announcement: 1 May 2013

Industrial Transformation Research Hubs for funding commencing in 2012

  • Release of Funding Rules: 25 October 2012
  • Proposals Open: 6 November 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 18 December 2012 – Close time 5.00pm (AEDT)
  • Announcement: 1 May 2013

Special Research Initiative for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Researchers' Network for funding commencing in 2012**

  • Release of Funding Rules: 22 December 2011
  • Proposals Open: 3 April 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 25 May 2012
  • Announcement: 5 November 2012

Discovery Projects for funding commencing in 2013

  • Release of Funding Rules: 13 December 2011
  • Proposals Open: 21 December 2011
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 1 March 2012
  • Announcement: 5 November 2012

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2013

  • Release of Funding Rules: 15 December 2011
  • Proposals Open: 6 February 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 21 March 2012
  • Announcement: 5 November 2012

Discovery Indigenous for funding commencing in 2013

  • Release of Funding Rules: 6 January 2012
  • Proposals Open:13 February 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 12 April 2012
  • Announcement: 5 November 2012

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities for funding commencing in 2013

  • Release of Funding Rules: 9 January 2012
  • Proposals Open: 13 February 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 18 April 2012
  • Announcement: 5 November 2012

Australian Laureate Fellowships for funding commencing in 2012

  • Release of Funding Rules: October 2011
  • Proposals Open: October 2011
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: December 2011
  • Announcement: July 2012

Future Fellowships for funding commencing in 2012

  • Release of Funding Rules: September 2011
  • Proposals Open: October 2011
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: October 2011
  • Proposals Close: November 2011
  • Announcement: July 2012

Linkage Projects Round 2 for funding commencing in July 2012

  • Release of Funding Rules: March 2011
  • Proposals Open: September 2011
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: September 2011
  • Proposals Close: November 2011
  • Announcement: June 2012

Special Research Initiative in Synchrotron Science

  • Release of Funding Rules: April 2012
  • Proposals Open: April 2012
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due:Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close:May 2012
  • Announcement: June 2012

Future Fellowships for funding commencing 2011

  • Release of Funding Rules: 14 February 2011
  • Proposals Open: 10 March 2011
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 9 March 2011
  • Proposals Close: 20 April 2011
  • Announcement: 14 November 2011

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2012

  • Release of Funding Rules: 24 February 2011
  • Proposals Open: 23 March 2011
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 18 May 2011
  • Announcement: 14 November 2011

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities for funding commencing 2012

  • Release of Funding Rules: 3 May 2011
  • Proposals Open: 3 May 2011
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not applicable
  • Proposals Close: 22 June 2011
  • Announcement: 1 November 2011

Linkage Projects Round 1 for funding commencing January 2012

  • Release of Funding Rules: 10 March 2011
  • Proposals Open: 16 March 2011
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 30 March 2011
  • Proposals Close: 11 May 2011
  • Announcement: 1 November 2011

Discovery Indigenous for funding commencing 2012

  • Release of Funding Rules: 15 April 2011
  • Proposals Open: 28 April 2011
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 7 June 2011
  • Announcement: 1 November 2011

Australian Laureate Fellowships for funding commencing 2011

  • Release of Funding Rules: 18 November 2010
  • Proposals Open: 25 November 2010
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 27 January 2011
  • Announcement: 10 August 2011

Linkage Projects (Round 2) for funding commencing July 2011*

  • Release of Funding Rules: March 2010
  • Proposals Open: 22 September 2010
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 29 September 2010
  • Proposals Close: 17 November 2010
  • Announcement: 30 May 2011

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities for funding commencing 2011**

  • Release of Funding Rules: Updated March 2010
  • Proposals Open: 16 March 2010
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due:
  • Proposals Close: 27 May 2010
  • Announcement: 1 December 2010

Special Research Initiatives: Special Research Initiative in Stem Cell Science

  • Release of Funding Rules: April 2010
  • Proposals Open: 31 May 2010
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 30 July 2010
  • Announcement: 30 November 2010

Future Fellowships for funding commencing 2010

  • Release of Funding Rules: January 2010
  • Proposals Open: 10 March 2010
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 19 February 2010
  • Proposals Close: 21 April 2010
  • Announcement: 17 November 2010

Discovery Projects for funding commencing 2011

  • Release of Funding Rules: December 2009
  • Proposals Open: 14 December 2009
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 15 January 2010
  • Proposals Close: 3 March 2010
  • Announcement: 25 October 2010

Discovery Indigenous Researchers Development for funding commencing 2011

  • Release of Funding Rules: March 2010
  • Proposals Open: 17 March 2010>
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 26 March 2010
  • Proposals Close: 12 May 2010
  • Announcement: 25 October 2010

Linkage Projects (Round 1) for funding commencing January 2011

  • Release of Funding Rules: March 2010
  • Proposals Open: 17 March 2010
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 31 March 2010
  • Proposals Close: 12 May 2010
  • Announcement: 25 October 2010

ARC Centres of Excellence for funding commencing 2011**

  • Release of Funding Rules: October 2009
  • Proposals Open: 16 February 2010
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 19 April 2010
  • Announcement: 16 July 2010

Australian Laureate Fellowships for funding commencing 2010

  • Release of Funding Rules: October 2009
  • Proposals Open: 8 October 2009>
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 2 December 2009
  • Announcement: 6 July 2010

Linkage Projects (Round 2) for funding commencing July 2010

  • Release of Funding Rules: March 2009
  • Proposals Open: 8 October 2009
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 14 October 2009
  • Proposals Close: 18 November 2009
  • Announcement: 23 June 2010

Linkage Learned Academies Special Projects for funding commencing 2010

  • Release of Funding Rules: Updated November 2009
  • Proposals Open: 23 October 2009
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 20 January 2010
  • Announcement: 28 April 2010

Super Science Fellowships for funding commencing 2010 and 2011

  • Release of Funding Rules: October 2009
  • Proposals Open: 16 October 2009
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 25 November 2009
  • Announcement: 8 April 2010

Special Research Initiatives: Research in Bionic Vision Science and Technology for funding commencing 2010

  • Release of Funding Rules: June 2009
  • Proposals Open: 2 June 2009
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 29 July 2009
  • Announcement: 15 December 2009

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities for funding commencing 2010

  • Release of Funding Rules: Updated April 2009
  • Proposals Open: 25 March 2009
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 27 May 2009
  • Announcement: 2 December 2009

Discovery Projects for funding commencing 2010

  • Release of Funding Rules: December 2008
  • Proposals Open: 6 January 2009
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 16 January 2009
  • Proposals Close: 4 March 2009
  • Announcement: 26 October 2009

Discovery Indigenous Researchers Development for funding commencing 2010*

  • Release of Funding Rules: February 2009
  • Proposals Open: 18 March 2009
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 3 April 2009
  • Proposals Close: 13 May 2009
  • Announcement: 26 October 2009

Linkage Projects (Round 1) for funding commencing January 2010*

  • Release of Funding Rules: Updated April 2009
  • Proposals Open: 18 March 2009
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 15 April 2009
  • Proposals Close: 20 May 2009
  • Announcement: 26 October 2009

ARC Future Fellowships for funding commencing 2009*

  • Release of Funding Rules: October 2008
  • Proposals Open: 3 October 2008
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 16 October 2008
  • Proposals Close: 26 November 2008
  • Announcement: 9 September 2009

Australian Laureate Fellowships for funding commencing 2009

  • Release of Funding Rules: October 2008
  • Proposals Open: 11 November 2008
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 10 December 2008
  • Announcement: 22 June 2009

Linkage Projects (Round 2) for funding commencing July 2009

  • Release of Funding Rules: Updated April 2008<
  • Proposals Open: 1 October 2008
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: 10 October 2008
  • Proposals Close: 21 November 2008
  • Announcement: 28 May 2009

Linkage Learned Academies Special Projects for funding commencing 2009

  • Release of Funding Rules: August 2008
  • Proposals Open: August 2008
  • Eligibility Exemption Requests Due: Not Applicable
  • Proposals Close: 19 September 2008
  • Announcement: 7 May 2009

* Proposal submission in the Research Management System (RMS)

** Expression of interest opened 9 Oct 2009 and closed 25 Nov 2009.