The Channel 7 Children’s Research Foundation funds grants to universities, research institutes, health services, and other organisations in South Australia and the Northern Territory for research projects into conditions that may affect the health, education and welfare of children.
Applications are accepted from a broad range of disciplines including Allied Health, Education, Dentistry, Environment, Nursing, Social Sciences, Mental Health and Midwifery.
Research grants can be received under one of three main categories: Basic Science, Clinical Studies, or Community-Based Studies.
Funding & Duration
The maximum funding available per grant is $75,000, regardless of the time period selected.
Early Career Grants of up to $35,000 are available for researchers applying for the first time as Chief Investigator.
The applicant may apply for funding for a 1 or 2 year period.
The Chief Investigator and Administering Institution must be located in South Australia and/or the Northern Territory. Research must be conducted in South Australia or the Northern Territory.
Early Career Grants are available for: medical applicants who are undertaking a PhD or MD non-medical applicants who have honours, masters or are undertaking a PhD applicants with a PhD of no more than five years’ duration applicants who have not been the Chief Investigator of a significant peer reviewed grant application in the past for organisations such as NHMRC, ARC, CRF, Cancer Council etc.
Submission Requirements & Internal Due Date
Applications must be submitted for internal review by 16 March 2015.
Submitted applications must be accompanied by a signed and completed copy of the University’s Grant Application Cover Sheet.
Applications may be emailed to the Research Branch unless otherwise specified.