Funding Opportunities


Please see below for current funding opportunities. If you have a funding opportunity you’d like us to feature, please let us know.

  • Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research – Applications are currently open for the two $55,000 Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research, closing Friday 5 August. It’s a National Stem Cell Foundation of Australia initiative to support evidence-based research happening in the field.
  • Australian Clinical Entrepreneur Program (AusCEP) – AusCEP has been designed to address the identified lack of commercialisation skills and experience in the Australian health system. With a focus on practicing clinicians with an idea, product or service that addresses an identified problem, AusCEP provides the skills to help advance the innovation in a format tailored to the needs of clinicians.  Applications close at 9:59pm (AWST) Monday 8 August 2022.
  • Spinnaker 2023 Grants Date – Early Career Research, Seed and Melanoma Grants that will make a direct impact on the health of our community and patients in our hospitals. Full application period closes 6 September 2022
  • CRE HiPP EMCR Small Grants Scheme 2022 – The Centre of Research Excellence Health in Preconception & Pregnancy (CRE HiPP) EMCR Small Grants Scheme 2022 opens for applications on 1 August 2022.  The scheme is specifically designed for EMCRs working in the CRE HiPP field and across the priority areas of preconception or pregnancy lifestyle health. Applications Close: Mon 12th September 2022 (11.59pm)
  • Stan Perron Charitable Foundation – Health Research Grant applications for Program and Partnership – Applications must fulfil the general Health Research Funding Guidelines as stated on the Perron website and can be submitted anytime.
  • MRFF – 2022 Clinician Researchers: Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Grant Opportunity – The intended outcome of the research funded by this grant opportunity is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by supporting nurses, midwives and allied health professionals to improve the quality of health care, practice and systems. Applications close 5:00pm (ACT Local Time) 10 August 2022.
  • Co-Funding Partnerships Program (Co-FPP)The purpose of the Co-FPP is to establish collaborations and funding partnerships to bring genuinely new non-government funding for health and medical research and innovation to WA, and to build a culture that supports co-operation and interconnectedness. The program is open continuously.
  • Major Research Application Support Program – The Major Research Application Support Program seeks to leverage new major funding into Western Australia (WA). Through this, it is expected that the MRAS Program will enable opportunities for the translation of research findings into improved health and wellbeing, address areas of need, and enhance WA’s standing as a leader in health and medical research. The MRAS Program provides cash commitments for applications to relevant major competitive research funding programs (External Programs)

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