Research Fellowship

 Research Fellowship

Funding body


Key dates

Applications open: 9 December 2015
Internal closing date: 20 January 2016
Application due at NHMRC: 3 February 2016


Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent research qualification.

At the time of acceptance and for the duration of a grant applicants must be an Australian citizen, a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with Special Category Visa status.


There are four Research Fellowship levels:

  • Senior Research Fellow A (SRF A) $126,274
  • Senior Research Fellow B (SRF B) $139,521
  • Principal Research Fellow (PRF) $152,769
  • Senior Principal Research Fellow (SPRF) $172,782

Each level provides a salary package for five years.

Application process

  1. Contact the Research Grants and Contracts team
  2. Read:
    - NHMRC Funding Rules 2016
    - Research Fellowships scheme-specific Funding Rules
    - NHMRC Advice and Instructions to Applicants
  3. Create your 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