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NHMRC Funding Schemes

There are many NHMRC funding opportunities under the headings below. If you are planning to submit a NHMRC application, please lodge it with Swinburne Research by the appropriate internal closing date. For more information on any NHMRC grants, please contact Sheila Hamilton-Brown on extension 5935 or shamiltonbrown@swin.edu.au.

The NHMRC uses Research Grants Management System (RGMS) for application submission. Please ensure you update your profile and CV. If you need assistance, please contact Stefanie Johnstone on extension 3807 or sjohnstone@swin.edu.au. Please also note that most NHMRC schemes now require minimum data; please note the date minimum data is required as any applications initiated after this date will not be accepted by the NHMRC.

RGMS Security Update - Password Policy
NHMRC is updating its RGMS Password Policy to comply with new Whole of Australian Government IT security requirements. NHMRC is doing this by (1) introducing password expiry, and (2) increasing password complexity.

Password Expiry
From 13 January 2015, users will be required to change their RGMS password following their first successful login. Users will also be required to change their password annually thereafter.

Password Complexity
The new password requirements will be:
• A minimum password length of any thirteen (13) characters, which could be a simple phrase;
OR
• A minimum password length of ten (10) characters that consist of at least three of the following character sets:
1. lowercase characters (a-z)
2. uppercase characters (A-Z)
3. digits (0-9)
4. special characters

IMPORTANT - Advice and Instructions to NHMRC Applicants
The table below indicates all of the NHMRC funding opportunities available this year. If you are planning to submit a NHMRC application, please lodge it with Swinburne Research by the appropriate internal closing date indicated below.

Schemes open for application
Note: Internal close dates are hard deadlines. Requests for extension due to exceptional circumstances may be referred to the DVC (R & D) for consideration.

Funding Scheme Applications Open Internal Close
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowships Thursday 8 January 2015 Wednesday 25 February 2015
2015 Centres of Research Excellence (CRE) Wednesday 14 January 2015 Friday 27 February 2015
2015 Project Grants* Wednesday 14 January 2015 Friday 27 February 2015
2015 NHMRC - EU Collaborative Research Grants Wednesday 21 January 2015 Wednesday 18 February 2015
2015 Practitioner Fellowships Wednesday 28 January 2015 Friday 6 March 2015
2015 Research Fellowships Wednesday 28 January 2015 Wednesday 11 March 2015
2015 Partnership Projects- 1st Call Wednesday 28 January 2015 Wednesday 25 March 2015
2015 Career Development Fellowships Wednesday 4 February 2015 Tuesday 17 March 2015
2015 Early Career Fellowships Wednesday 4 February 2015 Tuesday 17 March 2015
2015 TRIP Fellowships Wednesday 18 February 2015 Thursday 19 March 2015
2015 Development Grants Wednesday 18 March 2015 Wednesday 29 April 2015
2015 Program Grants Wednesday 25 March 2015 Wednesday 29 April 2015
2015 Postgraduate Scholarships Wednesday 29 April 2015 Tuesday 2 June 2015
2014 NHMRC Dementia Research Team Grants CLOSED CLOSED

* Project Grants applicants may find this document useful

Funding Agreements