Grant Pathways

The prestigious Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme offers support for researchers and creates more opportunities for early-career researchers in both teaching and research. Researchers are eligible to apply within five years of PhD award, or longer if career interruptions are accounted for.
Discovery Projects may be undertaken by individual researchers or research teams to expand knowledge base and research capacity in Australia and/or economic, commercial, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia.Discovery Projects are for funding between $30,000 and $500,000 each year for up to 5 consecutive years
The Linkage Program promotes national and international research partnerships between researchers and business, industry, community organisations and other publicly funded research agencies. By supporting the development of partnerships, the ARC encourages the transfer of skills, knowledge and ideas as a basis for securing commercial and other benefits of research.