Grants and Scholarships

Upcoming research grants and scholarships are detailed below along with other local, state and national opportunities over the calendar year.

Translational Research Grant Scheme (TRGS) Round 5

Priorities for TRGS Round 5 have been announced as follows:

  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Integrated care
  • Potentially preventable hospitalisations
  • Pregnancy and the first 2000 days
  • Values based health care
  • Aboriginal health
  • Locally identified priorities.

The scheme timeline is below:

Workshop for TRGS coordinators Feb 2020
Guidelines released Feb 2020
EOIs close May 2020
Full applications close Oct 2020
Outcomes announced Dec 2020
First payment Jan 2021
Second payment July 2021
Third payment July 2022
Project conclusion June 2023

This page will be updated as information becomes available. Information is also available on the OHMR website.


NSW Health Cardiovascular Research Capacity Grants

Two new grants have opened to support cardiovascular researchers to apply for NHMRC funding.

Investigator Development Grants are open to Chief Investigators who applied for NHMRC Investigator Grants in 2019 and scored in the fundable range but did not receive funding. The grant will offer up to $100,000 to support progress towards NHMRC funding in 2020. Applications close on 13 November 2019.

Synergy Seeding Grants will support cardiovascular researchers to apply for NHMRC Synergy Grants by providing up to $250,000 over the next 12 months. Applications close on 3 December 2019.

Further information is available via the OHMR.


NSW Health PhD Partnership Program

The NSW Health PhD Partnership Program awards funding for PhD candidates to undertake research in pharmaceutical and biological therapeutics with joint academic and industry supervision.

Further information is available via the OHMR.


Local, State and National Opportunities in 2019

Please visit Office for Health and Medical Research for additional information regarding state based funding opportunities.

*** Dates for 2019 will be updated shortly***

Scheme Applications Open Submission Dates
Cell and Gene Therapy Grants    
NSW Health PhD Scholarships    
NSW Health and Medical Research Sponsorship Program    
Translational Research Grants Scheme   October 2019
Early-Mid Career Fellowships    
Bioinformatics Collaborative Grant Program    
NSW Genomics Collaborative Grants Program    
NSW Medical Devices Fund   25 February 2019
NSW Medical Research Support Program   2020