ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award
The objectives of the DECRA scheme are to:|
A DECRA recipient may be awarded ARC funding of up to $139,369 per year of funding. The per annum salary contribution from the ARC is fixed at $99,369 (2016$), including 30% on-costs, and up to a maximum of $40,000 project costs. Salary and/or project costs will not be awarded separately.
A DECRA may be applied for and awarded ARC funding for three consecutive years on a full-time basis. Subject to the conditions in subsection D8.2.5, a DECRA Project may be undertaken on a part-time basis not exceeding six consecutive years.
Funding for a DECRA Project will commence effective 1 January 2018, unless other arrangements are approved by the ARC.
The Faculties have their own approval and review processes for grants under this scheme. They may also have deadlines for submission of draft applications that are earlier than the Research Office deadlines. Please ensure that you contact your Faculty, as early as possible, for information on process and deadlines. Faculty contacts:
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Business and Economics
Faculty of Human Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Macquarie Graduate School of Management
|Key Dates||For funding commencing in 2018:|
ARC Funding Rules released: Thursday 22 September 2016
Macquarie University EOI deadline: Friday 28 October 2016
ARC opening date in RMS: Monday 16 January 2017
Faculty deadline: Wednesday 22 February 2017
Request Not to Assess due at RO: Wednesday 1 March 2017
Request Not to Assess due at ARC: Wednesday 8 March 2017
Research Office compliance check deadline: Thursday 9 March 2017
ARC closing date: Wednesday 22 March 2017
Outcomes expected: September 2017
For funding commencing in 2017:
Outcomes expected: October/November 2016
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)
*This version of the DE18 Advice Toolkit is based on the current Funding Rules, but the Instructions to Applicants (ITAs) from the previous round. Once the ITAs for this round are released, a new version of this Advice Toolkit will be released along with updated templates.
If you are an external applicant applying for a DECRA through Macquarie University, please email email@example.com for access to any of these resources.
|Contacts||Information and Compliance|
Ms Belle Chinchen
Research Proposals Leader
Ph: +61 2 9850 4877
Dr Ross Hill
Research Development Consultant
Ph: +61 2 9850 4737