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ARC Discovery Projects 2014: Clarification on cross-scheme eligibility with NHMRC


8 February 2013

Researchers applying for an ARC DP14 are advised to review their cross-scheme eligibility with NHMRC schemes.

A clarification has been issued for ARC Discovery Project applicants. In reference to clause 9.1.11 of the ARC Funding Rules, if a researcher is not a CI on a Program Grant, Project Grant or Centre of Research Excellence awarded funding (awarded at closing date for DP14, i.e. current) from the National Health and Medical Research Council for 2014 and does not hold any Discovery Projects, they are eligible to apply for two DP14 Proposals as well as submit a NHMRC Project Grant(s).

If all grants are funded from the ARC and NHMRC the researcher is not required to relinquish any Projects in order to meet the requirements under clause 9.1.11 of the DP14 Funding Rules if all applications are successful.

If a researcher is a Chief Investigator on a Program Grant, Project Grant or Centre of Research Excellence awarded funding (awarded at closing date for DP14, i.e. current) from the National Health and Medical Research Council for 2014 and is a CI on any Discovery Projects awarded funding in 2014, the researcher is not eligible to apply for a DP14 Proposal.

For further application advice and assistance please contact Sophie Carruthers.