Note:

  1. These are approximate dates and are subject to change.
  2. Scheme timelines for future funding rounds are in italics
  3. For all schemes the closing time for Requests Not to Assess, Applications Close and Rejoinders is 5.00pm Canberra time on the dates provided.

Key dates for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2021

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 8 October 2019  
  • Applications Open: 16 October 2019 
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 27 February 2020
  • Applications Close: 12 March 2020
  • Rejoinders: 24 June 2020 to 7 July 2020
  •  Anticipated announcement: Fourth Quarter 2020

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2021 Grant Guidelines 

Documentation available via: Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2021 Current Grant Opportunity View—GO3074

Important dates for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2021 grant application process

Key dates for Discovery Indigenous 2021

  • Release of Grant Guidelines:  8 October 2019 
  • Applications Open: 27 November 2019
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 4 March 2020
  • Applications Close: 18 March 2020
  • Rejoinders: 12 June 2020 to 25 June 2020
  • Anticipated announcement: Fourth Quarter 2020

Discovery Indigenous 2021 Grant Guidelines

Documentation available via: Discovery Indigenous 2021 Current Grant Opportunity View—GO3278

Important dates for Discovery Indigenous 2021 grant application process

Key dates for Discovery Projects 2021

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 8 October 2019 
  • Applications Open: 13 November 2019
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 12 February 2020
  • Applications Close: 26 February 2020
  • Rejoinders: 18 June 2020 to 1 July 2020
  • Anticipated announcement: Fourth Quarter 2020

Discovery Projects 2021 Grant Guidelines

Documentation available via: Discovery Projects 2021 Current Grant Opportunity View—GO3193

Important dates for Discovery Projects 2021 grant application process

Key dates for Industrial Transformation Training Centres 2020

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 27 September 2019
  • Applications Open: 4 October 2019
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 27 November 2019
  • Applications Close: 11 December 2019
  • Rejoinders: 26 February 2020 to 12 March 2020 
  • Announcement: 14 July 2020

Industrial Transformation Research Program 2020 Grant Guidelines – ITRP2020

Documentation available via: Industrial Transformation Research Centres 2020 Current Grant Opportunity View GO3021 

Important dates for Industrial Transformation Training Centres 2020 grant application process

Key dates for Industrial Transformation Research Hubs 2020

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 27 September 2019
  • Applications Open: 4 October 2019
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 27 November 2019
  • Applications Close: 11 December 2019
  • Rejoinders: 26 February 2020 to 12 March 2020 
  • Announcement: 2 July 2020 

Industrial Transformation Research Program 2020 Grant Guidelines – ITRP2020

Documentation available via: Industrial Transformation Research Hubs 2020 Current Grant Opportunity View—GO3022

Important dates for Industrial Transformation Training Hubs 2020 grant application process

Key dates for Linkage Projects 2020

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 20 November 2019
  • Applications open: 20 December 2019
  • Applications close: 17 December 2020

There are three assessment rounds for applications for Linkage Projects for funding applied for in 2020. Applications can be submitted at any time between 20 December 2019 and 17 December 2020 and will be assessed within one of three assessment rounds: 

Linkage Projects 2020 Assessment Round 1

  • Applications close: 22 April 2020 (extended from 8 April 2020)
  • Request Not to Assess close: 8 April 2020
  • Rejoinders: 17 June 2020 to 1 July 2020
  • Anticipated announcement: October 2020 (Approximately six months from the application closing date for this round)   

Linkage Projects 2020 Assessment Round 2

  • Applications close: 12 August 2020 (extended from 5 August 2020)
  • Request Not to Assess close: 12 August 2020
  • Rejoinders: 7 October 2020 to 21 October 2020
  • Anticipated announcement: February 2021 (Approximately six months from the application closing date for this round)

Linkage Projects 2020 Assessment Round 3

  • Applications close: 17 December 2020 (extended from 1 December 2020)
  • Request Not to Assess close: 17 December 2020
  • Rejoinders: 3 March 2021 to 17 March 2021
  • Anticipated announcement: June 2021 (Approximately six months from the application closing date for this round)

Linkage Projects 2020 Grant Guidelines – LP2020 

Documentation available via: Linkage Projects 2020 Current Grant Opportunity View—GO3426

Important dates for Linkage Projects 2020 grant application process

Key dates for Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2021

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 20 November 2019
  • Applications Open: 29 January 2020
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 15 April 2020
  • Applications Close: 29 April 2020 (extended from 1 April 2020)
  • Rejoinders: 30 July 2020 to 13 August 2020
  • Anticipated announcement: Fourth Quarter 2020

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2021 Grant Guidelines – LE2021

Documentation available via: Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2021 Current Grant Opportunity View—GO3543

Important dates for Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2021 grant application process

Key dates for Special Research Initiative for Australian Society, History and Culture 2020

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 27 February 2020
  • Applications Open: 28 February 2020
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 22 April 2020
  • Applications Close: 6 May 2020 (extended from 22 April 2020)
  • Rejoinders: 16 June 2020 to 29 June 2020 (previously 11 June 2020 to 24 June 2020)
  • Anticipated announcement: Third Quarter 2020

Special Research Initiative for Australian Society, History and Culture 2020 Grant Guidelines – SR20R2

Documentation available via: Special Research Initiative for Australian Society, History and Culture 2020 Current Grant Opportunity view—GO3728

Important dates for Special Research Initiative for Australian Society, History and Culture 2020 grant application process

 

Key dates for Australian Laureate Fellowships 2021

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 8 October 2019
  • Applications Open: 2 September 2020
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 14 October 2020
  • Applications Close: 28 October 2020
  • Rejoinders: 3 February 2021 to 16 February 2021
  • Anticipated announcement: Third Quarter 2021

Australian Laureate Fellowships 2021 Grant Guidelines

Important dates for Australian Laureate Fellowships 2021 grant application process

Key dates for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2022

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 8 October 2019 
  • Applications Open: 16 September 2020 
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 11 November 2020
  • Applications Close: 25 November 2020 (extended from 11 November 2020)
  • Rejoinders: 10 March 2021 to 23 March 2021
  • Anticipated announcement: Third Quarter 2021

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2022 Grant Guidelines

Important dates for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2022 grant application process

Key dates for Discovery Indigenous 2022

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 8 October 2019
  • Applications Open: 25 November 2020
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 3 March 2021
  • Applications Close: 17 March 2021
  • Rejoinders: 17 June 2021 to 30 June 2021
  • Anticipated announcement: Fourth Quarter 2021

Discovery Indigenous 2022 Grant Guidelines

Important dates for Discovery Indigenous 2022 grant application process  

Key dates for Discovery Projects 2022

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 8 October 2019
  • Applications Open: 11 November 2020
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 10 February 2021
  • Applications Close: 24 February 2021
  • Rejoinders: 8 June 2021 to 22 June 2021
  • Anticipated announcement: Fourth Quarter 2021

Discovery Projects 2022 Grant Guidelines 

Important dates for Discovery Projects 2022 grant application process

Key dates for Future Fellowships 2021

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 8 October 2019
  • Applications Open: 14 October 2020
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 25 November 2020
  • Applications Close: 9 December 2020
  • Rejoinders: 15 March 2021 to 26 March 2021
  • Anticipated announcement: Third Quarter 2021

Future Fellowships 2021 Grant Guidelines 

Important dates for Future Fellowships 2021 grant application process

Key dates for Industrial Transformation Training Centres 2021

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 27 September 2019
  • Applications Open: 2 September 2020
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 28 October 2020
  • Applications Close: 11 November 2020
  • Rejoinders: 1 February 2021 to 12 February 2021
  • Anticipated announcement: Third Quarter 2021

Industrial Transformation Research Program 2021 – ITRP2021 

Important dates for Industrial Transformation Training Centres 2021 grant application process

Key dates for Industrial Transformation Research Hubs 2021

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 27 September 2019
  • Applications Open: 2 September 2020
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 28 October 2020
  • Applications Close: 11 November 2020
  • Rejoinders: 1 February 2021 to 12 February 2021
  • Anticipated announcement: Third Quarter 2021

Industrial Transformation Research Program 2021 – ITRP2021  

Important dates for Industrial Transformation Training Centres 2021 grant application process

Key dates for Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2022

  • Release of Grant Guidelines: 20 November 2019
  • Applications Open: 27 January 2021
  • Request Not to Assess Close: 17 March 2021
  • Applications Close: 31 March 2021
  • Rejoinders: 7 July 2021 to 21 July 2021 
  • Anticipated announcement: Fourth Quarter 2021

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2022 Grant Guidelines – LE2022

Important dates for Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2022 grant application process