Application submission to RIC no later than 5 days before the advertised deadline
The University of Melbourne encourages eligible researchers to participate in and lead proposals to the Department of Defense (DoD) in the United States.
View schemes on Grants.gov, the United States grants portal.
How to apply
Communicate with International Grants Team, RIC and Program Director, DoDFor higher chances of success, it is recommended that applicant conduct active discussions with the Program Director and the International Grants Team firstname.lastname@example.org as early as possible and where relevant, the Faculty Research Office.
Access application from Grants.gov and review documentationSearch for the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) number (generally in the format of ‘WX17-13-BTFI).
Foreign JustificationConsider what expertise your team has “unusual talent, resources or populations and/or environment conditions” that require the work to be done outside the USA.
For applications with other organisations as the sub-awardeesForward the contact information for any external collaborators or contractors to the International Grants Team.
Complete the draft application
Submit to Themis Grants Submission WorkbenchSubmission requires Head of Department approval, which can be obtained through Themis.
Review ReadyTen days prior to submission date, email completed application and supporting documents in Word format to email@example.com. The International Grants Team will provide comments and suggestions within 5 working days.
NB: Past experience has proven that organising supporting materials at the end of the grant writing process causes significant submission delays and impacts the quality of the application. It is recommended that applicant delegate tasks to the project team as early as possible.
Submit by the Internal DeadlineSubmit to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 5 working days prior to the Grants.gov deadline (if review is required, at least 10 working days is required). NB. Please be aware of version controls issues during submission for the internal deadline (many small emails may cause confusion on both sides). RIC cannot guarantee successful submission for late or incomplete applications.
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Adelene Auyong, International Grants Officer
Jessica Brody, International Grants Officer