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Discovery Projects Instructions to Applicants and Frequently Asked Questions

Information on this page provides practical assistance to applicants for completing as fully and accurately as possible the Application Form and associated documentation for each of the ARC’s funding schemes.  This information is underpinned by corresponding Funding Rules that contain further details about the relevant scheme and should be read in conjunction with the Instructions to Applicants before a funding proposal is prepared.

For funding commencing in 2015
Instructions - PDF Format (885KB) - Word Format (515KB)
Frequently Asked Questions - PDF Format (314KB) – Word Format (103KB) - Revised 28 February 2014

For funding commencing in 2014
Instructions - PDF Format (854KB) - Word Format (826MB)
Frequently Asked Questions - PDF Format (682KB) - Word Format (77KB) - Revised 25 February 2013

For funding commencing in 2013
Instructions - PDF Format (773KB) - Word Format (880MB) - Revised 31 January 2012
Frequently Asked Questions - PDF Format (495KB) - Word Format (141KB) - Revised 13 February 2012

For funding commencing in 2012
Instructions - PDF Format (622KB) - Word Format (942MB)
Frequently Asked Questions - PDF Format (226KB) - RTF Format (472KB) - Revised 4 March 2011

For funding commencing in 2011
Instructions - PDF Format (851KB) - Word Format (1.02MB) - Revised 3 February 2010
Frequently Asked Questions - PDF Format (140KB) - RTF Format (556KB) - Revised 12 February 2010

For funding commencing in 2010
Instructions - PDF Format (312KB) - RTF Format (621KB)
Frequently Asked Questions - PDF Format (232KB) - RTF Format (222KB)
Common Eligibility Issues - PDF Format (36KB) - RTF Format (128KB)

For funding commencing in 2009
Instructions - PDF Format (372KB) - Word Format (349KB)
Frequently Asked Questions - PDF Format (55KB) - RTF Format (94KB)
Common Eligibility Issues - PDF Format (37KB) - RTF Format (58KB)

For funding commencing in 2008
PDF Format (594KB) - Word Format (921KB)

For funding commencing in 2007
PDF Format (651KB) - Word Format (846KB)

For funding commencing in 2006 - Revised Tuesday 25 January 2005
PDF Format (685KB) - Word Format (904KB)

For funding commencing in 2005
PDF Format (729KB) - RTF Format (574KB)

For funding commencing in 2004
PDF Format (390KB) - RTF Format (424KB)

Content Last Modified: 07/02/14