Funding for researchers

Funding for researchers

Macquarie University is currently ranked 9th out of 41 Australian universities for successful research funding through government grants.

The following grants are available to senior researchers and postdoctoral fellows though the Australian Government, Industry and Macquarie University.

Australian Government grants
Macquarie University grants
Industry grants

Australian Government grants

Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects

  • ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship (APD)
  • ARF/QE11 Fellowship
  • ARC Future Fellowships
  • ARC Australian Laureates Senior Fellowships

Note: The ARC Discovery projects schedule is currently undergoing a review and details of offerings will be available in January 2011.

More about ARC Fellowships

ARC Discovery Indigenous Researcher Development Program

More about the Indigenous Researcher scheme

Australian Linkage Projects Scheme

  • Australian Post Doctoral fellowships – Industry (APDI)
  • Australian Post Doctoral Award – Industry (APAI)

Information and selection criteria

National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants

NHMRC closing dates and useful links

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Macquarie University grants

Two Macquarie University grants are awarded each year to external international and domestic researchers.

  • Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF)
  • Vice Chancellors Innovation Fund

Details and deadlines: MQ Internal Funding Schemes

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Industry grants

For current industry grants available check out the Faculty of Science website or contact:
Professor Nicki Packer
Biomolecular Frontiers Research Centre

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Funding info

To find out more about Macquarie University and government grants, please contact:

Jennifer Newton
Research Manager
Macquarie University Research Office
T:  +61 2 9850 8609

ARC grants

Check funding results and fields of research

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