Research Grants Management System (RGMS)

About RGMS

RGMS is a program and portfolio management (PPM) system that enables you to apply for, track and administer NHMRC grants online, as well as participate in peer review.

Researchers can also maintain a profile and curriculum vitae, which is used for application and other administrative purposes.

Accessing RGMS

Registered RGMS Users

Registered users can login to RGMS by clicking on the Login icon to the right                   

New RGMS Users

To apply for a new RGMS account, first read and accept the Research Grants Management System (RGMS), End User Licence

Then follow the instructions on setting up your account.        

RGMS Account Security Notice

In accordance with Australian Privacy Principles, in particular Australian Privacy Principle 11—security of personal information and Australian Signals Directorate Information Security Manual (ISM), NHMRC has implemented a number of security features.

For further information please see the RGMS Account Security Notice (PDF, 22KB).

RGMS Detailed Instructions

For more detailed instructions relating to RGMS please see  RGMS User Guide – Introduction to RGMS (PDF, 2MB) 

Maintenance Windows

To minimise unexpected downtimes and provide predictability, NHMRC has established fixed RGMS maintenance windows between 6am and 9am every Tuesday and Thursday. Please try again later if you are locked out during these periods, or contact the Research Help Centre for further assistance.

RGMS Training Program

A number of user guides and eLearning modules are available to support RGMS users. Refer to the RGMS training page for a list of available materials.

Adding Publications to your CV

Publications can be added to your RGMS CV either manually via the CV-Pub: Publications page or by uploading a list via the CV-PU: Publication Uploads page. The following template (provided in two file formats) can be used to upload your publications. See the CV-PU: Publication Uploads page and the RGMS User Guide – Introduction to RGMS (PDF, 2MB)  for further information.

Feedback and Further Assistance

NHMRC welcomes all constructive feedback on your RGMS experience. Please email any general feedback to or to if it relates to training.

For assistance using RGMS, please refer to the relevant guide on the RGMS training page, or contact the Research Help Centre by email or phone.