DECRA Support Contribution Scheme
|DECRA Support Contribution Scheme|
|Funding body||University of Sydney|
|Aims||The DECRA Support Contribution Scheme provides financial support towards the salary of ARC Discovery Early Career Awards (DECRA) held by the University of Sydney employees. This support from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) tops-up the salary component of the DECRA to lessen the gap between it and University pay scales.|
|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.