The overarching objectives of Arthritis Australia’s National Research Program are to support:
- specific research projects into arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders, and
- foster the career development of scientists and clinical investigators committed to research into arthritis and allied disorders.
Funding & Duration
Project Grants and Grants in Aid are typically for short-term projects with well-defined aims and budgets which can be achieved in a 12 month period.
Grants in Aid (each grant valued up to maximum $15,000) will be available only for new researchers* or allied health researchers. A small number of Project Grants (each grant valued up to maximum $50,000) will be available for musculoskeletal research including grants focusing on rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.
* Defined as within six years of receiving their PhD.
Awards are available to clinical, scientific and allied health professionals who are Australian citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must be new researchers or allied health researchers. New Researchers are defined as individuals within six years of receiving their PhD.
Submission Requirements & Internal Due Date
Applications must be submitted for internal review by 10 July 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.