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Australian Research Council (ARC)

The Australian Research Council is a statutory authority within the Australian Government. Its mission is to deliver policy and programs that advance Australian research and innovation globally and benefit the community.

Notification of Intent (NoI) Due Dates

  • 11 August 2017 - Australian Laureate Fellowships (FL18), Future Fellowships (FT18) and Industrial Transformation Research Program Hubs (IH18) and Centres (IC18)
  • 15 September 2017 - Discovery Projects (DP19), Discovery Indigenous (IN19), Discovery Early Career Research Awards (DECRA, DE19)

For those with pending DP18, IN18 or DE18 applications - it is acceptable to wait for the Oct/Nov 2017 announcements before lodging a new NOI if required.

Future Linkage Project Applications - please lodge an NoI for each future LP application that has not yet been started on the ARC’s Research Management System (RMS).

  • Important Notes Regarding NoI Submissions
    • NoIs for all ARC schemes can be submitted at any time and applicants should note that the NoI ‘deadlines’ specified above are relevant only if the applicant wishes to access Central Support initiatives for grant improvement (such as grant writers, externally funded grant strategists and other specialist advice), OR special Faculty grant support initiatives (as advised by your Faculty).
    • NoIs for ARC Linkage Projects can be submitted at any time (to deal with ARC’s rolling deadlines).
    • For Linkage Infrastructure Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grants, an Expression of Interest document will be made available under the LIEF scheme listing in the table below, for completion and uploading to the NoI eForm.
ARC Grants
Grant Title Proposals Open
Australian Laureate Fellowships closed
Centres of Excellence closed
Discovery Early Career Awards (DECRA) 2018-01-088 Jan 2018
Discovery Indigenous OPEN
Discovery Projects OPEN
Future Fellowships closed
Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP):Training Centres OPEN
Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP): Research Hubs OPEN
Linkage: Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) - University & Externally-led Bids  2018-01-2222 Jan 2018
Linkage Projects OPEN

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