Research Fellowship

 Research Fellowship

Funding body


Key dates

Applications open: 28 January 2015
Internal closing date: 6 March 2015
Application due at NHMRC: 25 March 2015


Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent research qualification. 

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 $124,531
  • Senior Research Fellow B $137,595
  • Principal Research Fellow $150,660
  • Senior Principal Research Fellow $170,396

Each level provides a salary package for five years.

Application process

  1. Contact the Research Grants and Contracts team
  2. Read the NHMRC Research Fellowship Funding Policy, Research Fellowship 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