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Grants Calendar

The ARC is pleased to publish a new and more informative NCGP Scheme Calendar and would like to thank stakeholders for the valuable feedback that contributed to its development.

The 2024–25 NCGP Scheme Calendar has been adopted in line with the legal requirements of the amended Australian Research Council Act, which commences on 1 July 2024.

PDF version of the new Scheme Calendar: NCGP Scheme Calendar 2024-25

Note:

  1. The NCGP Scheme Calendar has been developed in anticipation of the commencement and operation of the amended Australian Research Council Act. Dates are subject to change.
  2. For all schemes the closing time for Requests Not to Assess, Applications Close and Rejoinders is 5:00pm Canberra time on the dates provided.
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Schemes opened prior to 1 July 2024

Australian Laureate Fellowships

(FL24)

16 August to 
10 October 2023
16 August to 
25 September 2023
8 to 19 January 20247 to 8 March 20245 to 18 June 2024

Future Fellowships

(FT24)

5 October to 
23 November 2023
5 October to 
9 November 2023
14 to 27 March 20247 to 8 May 202425 July to 7 August 2024

Industry Transformation Research Program

(IC24 & IH24)

11 October to 
29 November 2023
11 October to 
15 November 2023
28 February to 
13 March 2024
29 to 30 April 20241 to 15 July 2024

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

(DE25)

12 October to 
7 December 2023
12 October to 
23 November 2023
28 March to 
15 April 2024
12 to 14 June 20242 to 13 September 2024

Linkage Projects

(LP23 R2)

11 May to 
13 December 2023

11 May to 

29 November 2023

21 February to 
6 March 2024
1 to 2 May 202427 June to 10 July 2024

Discovery Indigenous

(IN25)

22 November 2023 to
21 February 2024
22 November 2023 to
14 February 2024
23 May to 6 June 202419 July 202424 September to 
8 October 2024

Linkage Projects

(LP24 R1)

14 December 2023 to 
8 May 2024
14 December 2023 to 
24 April 2024
10 to 23 July 202424 to 25 September 202413 to 26 November 2024

Discovery Projects Expression of Interest 

(DP25 EOI)

22 January to 
27 February 2024
22 January to 
13 February 2024
N/AN/A8 to 10 April 2024

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities

(LE25)

24 January to 
9 April 2024
24 January to 
26 March 2024
28 June to 11 July 202429 to 30 August 20247 to 20 November 2024

Discovery Projects

(DP25)

11 April to 4 June 2024N/A7 to 20 August 202430 September to 
11 October 2024
20 to 29 November 2024

Schemes opening after 1 July 2024

The timing for schemes opening after 1 July 2024 has been adjusted in line with the legal requirements of the amended ARC Act.
All dates are indicative and may be subject to change.

Linkage Projects

(LP24 R2)

Anticipated opening 6-13 August. 
Closing 17 September 2024.
6 August to 
3 September 2024*
12 to 25 November 202429 to 30 January 202514 to 30 April 2025

ARC Centres of Excellence Expression of Interest

(CE26 EOI)

Anticipated opening 13-20 August. 
Closing 18 September 2024.
13 August to 
2 September 2024*
6 to 19 November 202416 to 18 December 202428 January 2025

ARC Centres of Excellence

(CE26)

29 January to 
20 March 2025
N/A8 to 21 May 202514 to 18 July 202524 October to 
6 November 2025

Australian Laureate Fellowships

(FL25)

22 August to 
2 October 2024
22 August to 
18 September 2024
29 November to 
12 December 2024
20 to 21 February 20259 to 19 May 2025

Future Fellowships

(FT25)

17 September to 
31 October 2024
17 September to 
17 October 2024
6 to 19 March 202512 to 13 May 20258 to 21 July 2025

Early Career Industry Fellowships

(IE25)

24 September to 
12 November 2024
24 September to 
29 October 2024
10 to 21 February 20257 to 11 April 202510 to 23 July 2025

Mid-Career Industry Fellowships

(IM25)

24 September to 
12 November 2024
24 September to 
29 October 2024
10 to 21 February 20257 to 11 April 202510 to 23 July 2025

Industry Laureate Fellowships

(IL25)

24 September to 
12 November 2024
24 September to 
29 October 2024
4 to 17 February 202515 to 16 April 20252 to 15 July 2025

Industry Transformation Research Program

(IC25 & IH25)

9 October to 
26 November 2024
9 October to 
12 November 2024
7 to 20 February 202530 April to 1 May 202529 July to 4 August 2025

Discovery Projects Expression of Interest

(DP26 EOI)

31 October to 
13 December 2024
31 October to 
26 November 2024
N/AN/A26 to 28 February 2025

Discovery Projects

(DP26)

5 March to 16 April 2025N/A30 June to 11 July 202525 to 29 August 202516 to 30 October 2025

Discovery Indigenous

(IN26)

20 November 2024 to
20 February 2025
20 November 2024 to
6 February 2025
23 May to 6 June 202515 July 202517 to 30 September 2025

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities

(LE26)

22 January to 
9 April 2025
22 January to 
26 March 2025
25 June to 8 July 20252 to 3 September 202514 to 28 November 2025

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

(DE26)

30 January to 
18 March 2025
30 January to 
5 March 2025
25 June to 8 July 20259 to 11 September 202514 to 27 November 2025

*Pending anticipated scheme opening.

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