The ARC is committed to ensuring that all researchers have the same opportunity to participate in the funding schemes of the National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP) irrespective of gender. The ARC funds the best researchers to support the highest quality Australian research and innovation.

In addressing this commitment, the ARC has established a range of initiatives including:

  • targeted funding through the Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme
  • maternity/paternity leave and part time arrangements for fellowship and awards
  • a Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence selection criterion
  • extension of eligibility requirements for some fellowships/awards
  • engagement with stakeholders and the wider community about the issue of gender equality

ARC Support for Gender Equality

Gender outcome data

*Note: This data is only provided in Excel format at this stage. Please contact the ARC on if you have any troubles accessing this information.

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