Instructions and FAQs  

Information on this page provides practical assistance to applicants for completing, as fully and accurately as possible, the Application Form and associated documentation for all the NCGP schemes. This information is underpinned by corresponding Funding Rules/Grant Guidelines 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. 

Discovery Program

Australian Laureate Fellowships

For funding commencing in 2018

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

For funding commencing in 2019 

Discovery Projects

For funding commencing in 2019

  • Instructions –  PDF Format (1MB) –  Word Format (1MB) – 13 November 2017
  • *Updated Frequently Asked Questions – PDF Format (49KB) – Word Format (48KB) – Revised 22 March 2018 
  • Cross-scheme Eligibility Frequently Asked Questions  – PDF Format (119KB) – Word Format (50KB) – Revised 23 January 2018

Discovery Indigenous

For funding commencing in 2019

  • Instructions –  PDF Format (1MB) –  Word Format (1MB) – 20 November 2017 
  • *Updated Frequently Asked Questions – PDF Format (49KB) – Word Format (48KB) – Revised 22 March 2018 
  • Cross-scheme Eligibility Frequently Asked Questions  – PDF Format (119KB) – Word Format (50KB) – Revised 23 January 2018

Future Fellowships

For funding commencing in 2018

  • Instructions –  PDF Format (1MB) –  Word Format (1MB) – 2 November 2017 
  • *Updated Frequently Asked Questions – PDF Format (49KB) – Word Format (48KB) – Revised 22 March 2018 
  • Cross-scheme Eligibility Frequently Asked Questions  – PDF Format (119KB) – Word Format (50KB) – Revised 23 January 2018

 

Linkage Program

ARC Centres of Excellence

For funding commencing in 2017

Full Proposal

Expression of Interest

Industrial Transformation Research Hubs

For funding commencing in 2018

Industrial Transformation Training Centres

For funding commencing in 2018

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities

For funding commencing in 2019

Linkage Projects

For funding applied for in 2018

Linkage Learned Academies Special Projects

For funding commencing in 2017

  • Linkage Learned Academies Special Projects Instructions to Applicants –  PDF Format (1MB) –  Word Format (684KB)

Supporting Responses to Commonwealth Science Council Priorities

Supporting Responses to Commonwealth Science Council Priorities Instructions to Applicants 2017

Special Research Initiatives

Special Research Initiative for PFAS (Per- And Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances) Remediation Research Program