Discovery Projects

Discovery Projects

Funding Body

Australian Research Council

Key Dates

Applications open: 15 January 2014
Internal closing date: 24 February 2014
Request  not to assess: 5 March 2014
Applications due at ARC: 19 March 2014

Funding

Applications may be made for project costs only. International Collaboration Awards (ICAs) may be requested for up to two researchers (CIs or PIs).

Minimum $30,000 and maximum $500,000 per year funding, for up to 5 years.

Application Process

  1. Read How to apply for an ARC scheme and Prepare a proposal before you start.
  2. Read the ARC Funding Rules
  3. Read the ARC's summary of changes to Discovery funding rules for 2015
  4. Read the ARC Instructions to Applicants and USydney DP15 Administration Guide
  5. Submit Request not to Assess form by due date (this replaces the Eligibility Exemption request)
  6. Create application in RMS and submit draft proposal to Research Grants and Contracts by internal closing date
  7. Complete Research Proposal Clearance Form and Written evidence proforma (PDF)
  8. Submit complete final application by final application due date along with non  assessor form (if applicable)

Resources

ARC resources

University of Sydney resources