NHMRC Project Grants

 NHMRC Project Grants

Funding body


Key dates

Applications open: 13 January 2016
Online New Investigator Eligibility: 27 January 2016
Minimum Data: 17 February 2016
Internal closing date: 24 February 2016
Applications due at NHMRC: 16 March 2016


The following external organisations invite applications through the NHMRC Project Grant scheme:

For enquiries contact Sophie Carruthers.


There is no specific limit to funding for each application under the NHMRC Project Grant scheme.  Applicants are advised to clearly justify the requested budget paying particular attention to any research cost(s) which may be atypical for the particular field of research.

Application Process

  1. Contact the Research Grants and Contracts office
  2. Read the NHMRC Project Grants Funding Rules and Advice and Instructions to Applicants
  3. Create application in RGMS and submit draft proposal to Research Grants and Contracts by internal closing date
  4. Complete Research Proposal Clearance Form
  5. Submit complete final application by final application due date


Sydney Resources for Applicants

NHMRC Resources

Project Grants info Seminar: