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2021 Funding Calendar *these dates are indicative

Funding scheme Applications open Minimum data due Applications close Proposed peer review dates
NHMRC- European Union Joint Program on Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) Joint Call 24 Jul 2019 - 5:00pm September 2019
NHMRC e-ASIA Joint Research Program Grants 2019 14 May 2019 - 5:00pm August 2019
UKRI-NHMRC Built Environment and Prevention Research Scheme 2019 16 Oct 2019 - 5:00pm
NHMRC-EU Collaborative Research Grant scheme – 2019 priorities for 2020 funding 30 Oct 2019 - 5:00pm
National Network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers 12 Feb 2020 - 5:00pm October - November 2020
Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases: Cancer Prevention Funding Call 2019 30 Jul 2020 - 5:00pm Early February 2021
MRFF - PPHR Initiative – 2019 Preventive and Public Health Research Grant Opportunity 05 Feb 2020 - 5:00pm
MRFF - PPHR Initiative – 2019 Targeted Health System & Community Organisation Research Grant Opportunity 05 Feb 2020 - 5:00pm
European Union Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) 01 Jul 2020 - 5:00pm September 2020
National Institute for Health Research Collaborative Research Grant Scheme 2020 funding - Round 2 25 Mar 2020 - 5:00pm
MRFF EPCDR - 2020 Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Development Grant Opportunity 11 Mar 2020 - 5:00pm
Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies Grants 2020 25 Nov 2020 - 5:00pm February - April 2021
NHMRC e-ASIA Joint Research Program Grants 2020 21 May 2020 - 5:00pm
NHMRC Special Initiative in Mental Health 15 Jul 2020 - 5:00pm September - November 2020
MRFF Coronavirus Research Response – 2020 COVID-19 Immunological Studies Grant Opportunity 23 Jul 2020 - 5:00pm August/September 2020
Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) 2020 COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Research Grant Opportunity 10 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm July 2020 to April 2021
MRFF – 2020 Medicinal Cannabis Clinical Trials Grant Opportunity (GO ID: 4228) 11 Nov 2020 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 International Clinical Trial Collaborations (ICTC) 20.2 Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4317) 03 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
Targeted Call for Research into End of Life Care (EOLC TCR) 28 Oct 2020 - 5:00pm Early 2021
MRFF – 2020 Primary Health Care Research Grant Opportunity (GO ID: 4236) 11 Nov 2020 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4318) 11 Nov 2020 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Silicosis Research Grant Opportunity (GO ID: 4227) 11 Nov 2020 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Mental Health Research Grant Opportunity (GO ID: 4285) 09 Dec 2020 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 International Clinical Trial Collaborations (ICTC) 20.1 Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4317) 11 Nov 2020 - 5:30pm
2020 National Institute for Health Research Collaborative Research Grants – 2021 funding Round 1 19 Nov 2020 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Childhood Cancer Research Grant Opportunity (GO ID: 4456) 03 Feb 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Maternal Health and First 2000 Days, Early Childhood, and Exercise and Nutrition Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4446) 03 Feb 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Efficient Use of Existing Medicines Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4450) 03 Feb 2021 - 5:00pm
National Institute for Health Research Collaborative Research Grant Scheme 2020 funding - Round 3 20 Nov 2020 - 5:00pm
Centres of Research Excellence 02 Dec 2020 - 5:00pm Feb – May 2021
NHMRC-EU Collaborative Research Grant Scheme – 2020 priorities for 2020 funding 02 Dec 2020 - 5:00pm
NHMRC Special Initiative in Human Health and Environmental Change 31 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm May-Jun 2021
MRFF – 2020 Improving Diagnosis in Cancers with Low Survival Rates Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4535) 10 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm April/May 2021
MRFF – 2020 Dementia, Ageing and Aged Care Grant Opportunity (GO ID:4569) 10 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Paediatric Cancer Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4559) 10 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Stem Cell Therapies Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4571) 03 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Traumatic Brain Injury Mission Grant Opportunity (GO ID:4573) 03 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF - 2020 Genomics Health Futures Mission Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4560) 03 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Cardiovascular Health Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4750) 03 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity (GO ID:4582) 10 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
2021 NHMRC- European Union Joint Programme - Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) 30 Jun 2021 - 5:00pm September 2021
Partnership Projects PRC1 07 Apr 2021 - 5:00pm 20-21 July 2021
Partnership Projects 01 Dec 2021 - 5:00pm
NHMRC e-ASIA 2021 Joint Research Program 29 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
Investigator Grants 2021 (funding commencing 2022) 31 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm May – June 2021
2020 NIHR Collaborative Research Grants – 2021 funding Round 2 25 Mar 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2020 Neurofibromatosis Research Grant Opportunity (GO ID: 4641) 07 Apr 2021 - 5:00pm
Synergy Grants 21 Apr 2021 - 5:00pm Stage 1 – Early to Late June Stage 2 – Early to Late July
Ideas Grants 05 May 2021 - 5:00pm June-August 2021
MRFF – 2021 International Clinical Trial Collaborations (ICTC) Grant Opportunity (GO ID: GO4722) 08 Sep 2021 - 5:00pm
MRFF – 2021 Innovative Therapies For Mental Illness Grant Opportunity (GO ID: 4726) 21 Jul 2021 - 5:00pm
Partnership Projects 2020 PRC2 12 Aug 2021 - 5:00pm 16 - 17 November 2021
Postgraduate Scholarships 09 Jun 2021 - 5:00pm August/September 2021
Development Grants 16 Jun 2021 - 5:00pm TBC
2020 NIHR Collaborative Research Grants – 2021 funding Round 3 27 Jul 2021 - 5:00pm