Diabetes Australia Research Program: Millennium Awards 2017

Diabetes Australia Research Millennium Awards are intended to provide for basic science, clinical or translational research.

Its main focus can be either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. These focus areas can reflect various components of the population, including paediatric, adolescent / youth, adult, older people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and the culturally and linguistically diverse.

The major classifications of the research include the following:

  • Self-management / education
  • Psychological / behavioural research
  • Glycaemic management
  • Exercise / nutrition
  • Islet biology
  • Health care systems research
  • Epidemiology
  • Insulin resistance / obesity
  • Complications – Vision / eye health
  • Complications – Kidney health
  • Complications – Nerve health
  • Complications – Cardiovascular health
  • Complications – Foot disease and wound healing
  • Complications – Other

Funding & Duration

The two Millennium Awards (one for type 1 diabetes and one for type 2 diabetes) of up to $150,000 each are granted over a two-year period, with projects expected to be complete by the end of the 2018 calendar year.


Diabetes Australia Research Program grants are available to non-profit organisations concerned with the promotion of health care, education and / or medical research in the area of diabetes.

Other Schemes in this Program

Submission Requirements & Internal Due Date

Further Information

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