The following dates are in addition to the key calendar dates and relate to eligibility.

Important dates for Industrial Transformation Training Centres 2020

  • The grant commencement date for Industrial Transformation Training Centres grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2020 is 1 January 2020. This date is when grant funding may commence. 
  • The active project assessment date for Industrial Transformation Training Centres grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2020 is 1 July 2020. This date is used to consider project and application limits per named participant.

Important dates for Industrial Transformation Research Hubs 2020

  • The grant commencement date for Industrial Transformation Research Hubs grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2020 is 1 January 2020. This date is when grant funding may commence. 
  • The active project assessment date for Industrial Transformation Research Hubs grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2020 is 1 July 2020. This date is used to consider project and application limits per named participant.

Important dates for Linkage Projects 2020 – TBC

Important dates for Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2021

  • The grant commencement date for the Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2021 is 1 January 2021. This date is when grant funding may commence. 
  • The active project assessment date for the Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2021 is 1 July 2021. This date is used to consider project and application limits per named participant.

Important dates for Australian Laureate Fellowships 2020 

  • The grant commencement date for Australian Laureate Fellowships grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2020 is 1 July 2020. This date is when grant funding may commence. 
  • The active project assessment date for Australian Laureate Fellowships for funding commencing in 2020 is 1 January 2021. This date is used to consider project and application limits per named participant.

Important dates for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2021

  • The grant commencement date for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2021 is 1 January 2021. This date is when grant funding may commence.
  • The active project assessment date for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2021 is 1 July 2021. This date is used to consider project and application limits per named participant. 

DE21 – eligibility PhD

To be eligible, the candidate must, as at the grant opportunity closing date:

  • have an award of PhD date on, or after 1 March 2015, or
  • have an award of PhD date together with an allowable period of career interruptions that would be commensurate with an award of PhD date on, or after 1 March 2015. The allowable career interruptions set out and the period allowed for each are in Table 9 of the Grant Guidelines for the Discovery Program (2019 edition). 

Important dates for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2022

  • The grant commencement date for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2022 is 1 January 2022. This date is when grant funding may commence.
  • The active project assessment date for Discovery Early Career Researcher Award for funding commencing in 2022 is 1 July 2022. This date is used to consider project and application limits per named participant.

DE22 – eligibility PhD

To be eligible, the candidate must, as at the grant opportunity closing date:

  • have an award of PhD date on, or after 1 March 2016, or
  • have an award of PhD date together with an allowable period of career interruptions that would be commensurate with an award of PhD date on, or after 1 March 2016. The allowable career interruptions set out and the period allowed for each are in Table 9 of the Grant Guidelines for the Discovery Program (2019 edition). 
     

Important dates for Discovery Indigenous 2021

  • The grant commencement date for Discovery Indigenous grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2021 is 1 January 2021. This date is when grant funding may commence.
  • The active project assessment for Discovery Indigenous grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2021 is 1 July 2021. This date is used to consider project and application limits per named participant.

Important dates for Discovery Projects 2021 

  • The grant commencement date for Discovery Projects grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2021 is 1 January 2021. This date is when grant funding may commence.
  • The active project assessment for Discovery Projects grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2021 is 1 July 2021. This date is used to consider project and application limits per named participant.

Important dates for Future Fellowships 2020

  • The grant commencement date for Future Fellowships grant opportunity for funding commencing in 2020 is 1 July 2020. This date is when grant funding may commence. 
  • The active project assessment date for Future Fellowships for funding commencing in 2020 is 1 January 2021. This date is used to consider project and application limits per named participant

FT20– eligibility PhD:  

To be eligible, the candidate must, as at the grant opportunity closing date:

  • have an award of PhD date on, or between, 1 March 2005 and 1 March 2015; or
  • have a PhD award date together with an allowable period of career interruptions that would be commensurate with an award of PhD date on, or between, 1 March 2005 and 1 March 2015. The allowable career interruptions set out, and the period allowed for each are in Table 6 of the Grant Guidelines for the Discovery Program (2019 edition).