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

The ARC will no longer publish Grant Agreements (formerly known as Funding Agreements) 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 Agreements are available on the TROVE snapshot of the ARC website.

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 Agreements for Australian Laureate Fellowships

  • Grant Agreement for Australian Laureate Fellowships for funding commencing in 2019 is available on GrantConnect
    *Please note: this Grant Agreement also includes the Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Discovery Indigenous and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2018* –  PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (149KB)
  • *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Discovery Indigenous and Discovery Projects schemes.
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2017* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (148KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Discovery Projects and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2016* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (122KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Discovery Projects and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2015* – PDF Format (920KB) – Word Format (140KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Discovery Projects and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2014* – PDF Format (836KB) – Word Format (139KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Discovery Projects and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2013 – PDF Format (235KB) – Word Format (104KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2012 – PDF Format (733KB) – Word Format (93KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2011 – PDF Format (372KB) – RTF Format (658KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2010 – PDF Format (242KB) – RTF Format (643KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2009 – PDF Format (316KB) – RTF Format (1.24MB)

Discovery Projects

Previous round's Funding Agreements for Discovery Projects

  • Grant Agreement for Discovery Projects for funding commencing in 2020 is available on GrantConnect
    *Please note: this Grant Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2019* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (149KB))
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2018* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (148KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2017* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (122KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Indigenous schemes.
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2016* – PDF Format (920KB) – Word Format (140KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2015* – PDF Format (920KB) – Word Format (140KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2014 – PDF Format (390KB) – Word Format (112KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2013 – PDF Format (184KB) – Word Format (103KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2012 – PDF Format (294KB) – Word Format (188KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2011 – PDF Format (696KB) – RTF Format (449KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2010 – PDF Format (659KB) – RTF Format (244KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2009 – PDF Format (238KB) – RTF Format (384KB)

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

Previous round's Funding Agreements for Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards

  • Grant Agreement for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2020 is available on GrantConnect
    *Please note: this Grant Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Future Fellowships, Discovery Indigenous and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2019*  PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (149KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Future Fellowships, Discovery Indigenous and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2018* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (148KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Future Fellowships, Discovery Indigenous and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2017* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (122KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Projects and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2016* – PDF Format (920KB) – Word Format (140KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Projects and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2015* – PDF Format (836KB) – Word Format (139KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Projects and Discovery Indigenous schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2014 – PDF Format (333KB) – Word Format (95KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2013 – PDF Format (580KB) – Word Format (91KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2012 – PDF Format (198KB) – Word Format (173KB)

Discovery Indigenous

Previous round's Funding Agreements for Discovery Indigenous

  • Grant Agreement for Discovery Indigenous for funding commencing in 2020 is available on GrantConnect
    *Please note: this Grant Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2019* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (149KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2018* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (148KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Future Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2017* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (122KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2016* – PDF Format (920KB) – Word Format (140KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2015* – PDF Format (836KB) – Word Format (139KB) 
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2014 – PDF Format (330KB) – Word Format (112KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2013 – PDF Format (172KB) – Word Format (111KB)

Future Fellowships

Previous round's Funding Agreements for Future Fellowships

  • Grant Agreement for Future Fellowships for funding commencing in 2019 is available on GrantConnect
    *Please note: this Grant Agreement also includes the Australian Laureates Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Discovery Indigenous, and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2018* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (149KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureates Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Discovery Indigenous, and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2017* – PDF Format (1MB) – Word Format (148KB)
    *Please note: this Funding Agreement also includes the Australian Laureate Fellowships, Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Discovery Indigenous and Discovery Projects schemes
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2016 – PDF Format (8MB) – Word Format (113KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2015 – PDF Format (426KB) – Word Format (111KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2014 – PDF Format (351KB) – Word Format (146KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2013 – PDF Format (235KB) – Word Format (168KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2012 – PDF Format (736KB) – Word Format (119KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2011 – PDF Format (294KB) – Word Format (241KB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2010 – PDF Format (360KB) – RTF Format (1.28MB)
  • Funding Agreement for funding commencing in 2009 – PDF Format (352KB) – RTF Format (146KB)