Many of NHMRC’s funding schemes address multiple Priority Actions under our 2015-2016 Corporate Plan. Our schemes have been categorised below according to their logical and/or primary strategic intention (Create, Translate, Build, Partner) rather than by research topic or discipline. A directory of previous NHMRC grants can be found here.
Grants to Create New Knowledge
These grants focus on providing funding to support the research undertaken to promote the health of all Australians through the creation of knowledge.
Grants to Accelerate Research Translation
NHMRC’s translational schemes fund high quality researchers to conduct the research needed to support the production of scholarly evidence to inform policy and/or practice and the intellectual work to better deal with complex translation pathways.
- Development Grants - OPEN
- Targeted and Urgent Calls for Research - UNDER REVIEW
- Dementia Research Team Grants - CLOSED
Grants to Build Australia’s Future Capability
To build Australia’s future capability for research and translation, NHMRC funds the best and brightest researchers and research teams and provides infrastructure support grants to support the infrastructure required to complete health and medical research in Australia.
- NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowships Scheme - CLOSED
- Postgraduate Scholarships - UNDER REVIEW
- Early Career Fellowships - UNDER REVIEW
- Career Development Fellowships - UNDER REVIEW
- Research Fellowships - UNDER REVIEW
- Practitioner Fellowships - UNDER REVIEW
- Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) Fellowships - UNDER REVIEW
- Independent Research Institutes Infrastructure Support Scheme
- Equipment Grants
Work With Partners
NHMRC Partnerships for Better Health aims to improve the availability and quality of research evidence to decision makers who design policy and to inform the policy process by supporting more effective connections between the decision makers and the researchers.
- Partnership Projects - OPEN
Collaborative Grants (NHMRC international activities)
Collaborative grants aim to provide assistance to Australian researchers to participate in multinational research collaborative projects with international researchers. The focus of these grants can be knowledge creation and/or research translation. NHMRC has partnerships with many international agencies and organisations. Information on these partnerships can be found on the International Activities page and through the links below.
- NHMRC - NIH Brain Collaborative Research Grants - OPEN
- NHMRC - EU Collaborative Research Grants - CLOSED
- Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) - OPEN
- Human Frontier Science Program
- NHMRC – CIRM Collaborative Research Grants- CLOSED
- NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research Grants - ROUND 1 CLOSED
- NHMRC – NSFC Joint Call for Research to Enhance Prediction and Improve the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in China and Australia - CLOSED
- NHMRC / A*STAR Joint Grant Call for Research - Utilising Integrative Technologies to Combat Emerging Infectious Disease
- NHMRC - National Institute for Health Research Collaborative Research Grants- CLOSED
Budget Mechanisms for NHMRC Research Funding
The budget mechanisms will assist NHMRC grant applicants in the preparation of the budget component of their grant application.
- Budget mechanism for funding commencing in 2017
- Budget mechanism for funding commencing in 2016
- Budget mechanism for funding commencing in 2015
- Budget mechanism for funding commencing in 2014