- October 2017
NHMRC scheme guidelines available
- 18 October 2017
Applications open in RGMS
- 6 November 2017 10:00 am
Internal date for review by RIC
- 13 November 2017 10:00 am
Final submission due to RIC
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) – European Union (EU) Collaborative Research Grants scheme offers funding of up to $500,000 over 5 years to support Australian researchers named on awarded European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Programme (H2020) projects. Topics that are currently eligible for NHMRC funding and more information on the H2020 programme are listed on the NHMRC website. Applications must be made to and approved (or favourably reviewedif not approved) through the European Commission (EC) Review to be eligible for funding through NHMRC.
Projects not eligible under the NHMRC eligibility criteria, may be eligible for internal funding. For more information on University of Melbourne participation in the H2020 Programme contact, see the Staff Hub pages.
Up to $500,000 for five years.
How to apply
Steps to be completed by Chief Investigator A (CIA):
Submit a Notice of Intent (NOI)
Review funding documents
The CIA should read the Funding Rules and Advice and Instructions for this scheme. Complete draft application in RGMS.
Email a draft application to RIC
Email a draft application to RIC for review. Include the following in the email:
Email two snapshot reports and the draft Grant Proposal (as a PDF) to RIC. A UOM Authority to Submit form is not required at this stage. RIC will send an email upon receipt.
Complete the application after feedback
After taking feedback from RIC into consideration, complete the application in RGMS. Upload all documents as outlined in Advice and Instructions to Applicants, paying special attention to formatting requirements. It is suggested applicants seek advice from colleagues, Faculty Mentors, etc. before finalising the application.
Certify the application in RGMS
Certify the application via the ‘CI Certification’ function in RGMS. Snapshot reports will be automatically generated, please wait for these to be produced. The application will be locked once certified and status then will be Submitted to RAO.
Submit the certified application to RIC
Submit a UOM Authority to Submit form to RIC in hardcopy before 5pm on the final internal closing date. The form should include:
- CIA and Head of Department/Institute Director signatures
- Written evidence (e.g. email) from all CIs and AIs. This evidence must clearly state the application ID number and include the relevant "I certify..." text provided in the Authority to Submit form. All written evidence must be attached to the finished Authority to Submit form with the other signatures.
A hardcopy of the RGMS application is not required.
Note that this is an NHMRC requirement and the application cannot be submitted to NHMRC until RIC receives this form.
RIC will submit the application
RIC will submit the application NHMRC and the CIA will receive RGMS notification when this has been done.
- NHMRC Funding Rules - all schemes and scheme specific
- NHMRC Advice and Instructions to Applicants - all schemes and scheme specific
- NHMRC Budget Mechanism
- NHMRC Direct Research Costs Guidelines
- Indigenous Research Excellence Criteria (refer Clause 6.3)
- Grant Proposal template
- Questions and primary email
- Sophie Cleaves
- T: +61 3 9035 4878