Australian Research Council: Future Fellowships

The Future Fellowships scheme supports research in areas of critical national importance by giving outstanding researchers incentives to conduct their research in Australia. The aim of the Future Fellowships scheme is to attract and retain the best and brightest mid-career researchers.

Funding & Duration

Up to 100 four-year Future Fellowships may be awarded each year, providing a salary awarded at one of three salary levels and up to $50,000 per annum project funding. Project funding may be used for: personnel, postdoctoral research associates and research assistants, up to one higher degree by research stipend, technicians and laboratory attendants; access to research and infrastructure facilities and technical workshop services; essential field research; expert third party services; equipment and consumables; publication and dissemination of outputs and outreach; specialised computer equipment and software; travel costs essential to the project for up to $100,000 over the life of the project; web hosting and development; workshops, focus groups and conferences; and reasonable essential extraordinary costs for researchers who are carers or who themselves require care.

Funding Rules

Please refer to the Discovery Program Grant Guidelines for further details related to funding and eligibility criteria.

Key Internal Dates & Submission Instructions

If you are intending to apply, please complete a Notification of Intent ASAP.

  • Request not to Assess – 30 November 2018 
  • Applications must be submitted for internal review by 30 November 2018
  • ARC proposals close 21 December 2018
  • Visit the Research Services ITTC website for detailed submission instructions and other application resources.

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