DECRA Support Contribution Scheme
|DECRA Support Contribution Scheme|
|Funding body||University of Sydney|
|Aims||The ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) scheme offers a salary component that falls short of University pay scales. To address this, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) has initiated the DECRA Support Contribution Scheme which provides salary top-up to DECRAs.|
|Duration and level of funding||Contributions to DECRAs are set at 10% of the DECRA salary income from the ARC in the calendar year.|
ARC DECRA recipients paid through the University of Sydney payroll.
|How funding is distributed||
The distribution mechanism has been developed to be fair, transparent and administratively efficient.