All accountable authorities and officials must use GrantConnect to publish all Grant Opportunities, all Grant Opportunity Guidelines and all addenda/alterations. 

The ARC will no longer publish Grant Opportunity Guidelines (formerly known as Funding Rules) on our website.

You will need to sign in or create a User Registration account  in GrantConnect to access all relevant documentation for Grant Opportunities.

All Forecast Opportunities for Discovery Program are now available on GrantConnect.

For further information on GrantConnect, please refer to the ARC GrantConnect information page or the GrantConnect website.

Previous versions of Funding Rules are available on the Australian Government Web Archive (AGWA) snapshot of the ARC website. The links provided below will take you directly to these documents via an automatic prompt to download the document(s). 

The AGWA was developed using HTML5. Web browsers that do not support HTML5 will not provide full functional access to the archive. It is recommended that the AGWA should be viewed using current versions of Firefox, Chrome or Safari browsers.

Please also note that some documents in this archive list may not meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. Please contact communications@arc.gov.au if you have any issues retrieving or accessing these files.

Australian Laureate Fellowships

Previous round's Funding Rules for Australian Laureate Fellowships

Discovery Projects

Previous round's Funding Rules for Discovery Projects

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

Previous round's Funding Rules for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

Discovery Indigenous

Previous round's Funding Rules for Discovery Indigenous

Future Fellowships

Previous round's Funding Rules for Future Fellowships

The Funding Rules for the 2015 round of Future Fellowships refer to the Strategic Research Priorities. Please view the Strategic Research Priorities page for more information. Moving forward ARC funding rules will refer to the Science and Research Priorities.