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 $142,372 per year of funding. The per annum salary contribution from the ARC is fixed at $102,372 (2018$), including 30% on-costs, and up to a maximum of $40,000 project costs. Salary and/or project costs will not be awarded separately.
Funding for a 2020 DECRA Project will commence effective 1 January 2020, unless other arrangements are approved by the ARC.
The Faculties have their own approval and review processes for grants under this scheme and are available to provide strategic advice on your application. They may also have deadlines for submission of draft applications that are earlier than the Research Services 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
For funding commencing in 2020:
ARC dates are indicative and are subject to change
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2020
Due by 5 pm (AEST) Wednesday 24 October 2018
Note: Although the EIO deadline has passed, if you wish to be approved to apply for an ARC DECRA through Macquarie University in the current round, please discuss your project with your Macquarie academic contact who may be able to sponsor you through a late EOI process.
Before completing your EOI, please note the following:
EOIs will be assessed within faculties and those deemed competitive will advance to the full application stage.
DECRA workshop schedule for funding commencing in 2020. Workshops will be delivered for both the science disciplines and the arts and social science disciplines to provide highly-relevant advice to researchers. Workshops will also be attended by ARC College of Expert members as well as ARC grant recipients to provide attendees with insight from various perspectives. All researchers are welcome to attend.
Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence
Developing your Project Description
Changes to the Application from Last Round and Building your DECRA Budget for all Disciplines
Writing the Statement by the Administering Organisation for all Disciplines
If you are an external applicant applying for a DECRA through Macquarie University, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for access to any of these resources.
|Contacts||Information and Compliance|
Research Proposals Team
Ph: +61 2 9850 4193
Dr Ross Hill
Research Development Manager
Ph: +61 2 9850 4737