Grant and Funding Opportunities

Grant & Funding Opportunities

Every year, there are a large number of grant and funding opportunities available for research projects, with funding coming from national government agencies (e.g. Australian Research Council, National Health and Medical Research Council), state government (e.g. NSW Departments, NSW Ministry of Health), NGOs, international agencies, and individual societies and foundations.

University funding pages

Many Universities, including some of our close, neighbouring Universities, and some of Australia’s leading Universities, have very well-developed research funding calendars. Some of these include:

Southern Cross University
Griffith University

NSW Health funding pages

Please open the links to the funding pages of these Universities to scroll through the many research funding options available throughout the year.

NSW Health also have a variety of funding schemes ranging from broad-based applications covering many themes and disciplines, to theme-specific schemes. These can be found at:

NSW Office for Health and Medical Research


  • Translational Research Grant Scheme
  • Early/Mid-career fellowship scheme
  • PhD scholarships


NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation
  • ACI Research Grant Scheme


Health Education and Training Institute


  • Rural Research Capacity Building Program
  • The HETI Allied Health Workplace Learning Grants Program
  • NSW Rural Allied Health Clinical Placement Grants