Reminder: Applications for the Linkage Projects scheme for funding applied for in 2020 Assessment Round 3 will close at 5.00pm (AEDT) on Thursday, 17 December 2020.

The ARC is aware that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting researchers and research organisations across Australia in a variety of ways, including those preparing ARC grant applications. Individual researchers are encouraged to contact their Research Office, if they have any questions or require assistance with ARC grant applications. 

All documentation for this grant opportunity is available on GrantConnect. While the grant guidelines are available to view, you will need to register with GrantConnect to access all documentation.

Please note that Linkage Projects 2020 Assessment Round 3 unsubmitted draft applications will not be carried over in RMS into the future Linkage Projects 2021 Assessment Round 1, however they will remain accessible in RMS. 

For more information, visit the following pages: 

If you have questions regarding the grant guidelines for this scheme, please email ARC-NCGP@arc.gov.au.

Important note about automated eligibility management in RMS:

Eligibility checks are performed in RMS at various stages of the application submission process: whilst the form is being filled in RMS; on certification by the Administering Organisation; and at time of submission to the ARC. 

The eligibility checking functions are not exhaustive and the ARC will undertake eligibility checking after close of submission. It remains the responsibility of the researchers and Research Offices to comply with the grant guidelines.