Emerging Researcher Grants

Emerging Researcher Grants for Early Career Researchers

Applications Now Open!

We are pleased to open applications for our inaugural Emerging Researcher Grants – an initiative aimed at supporting new and emerging researchers based in health settings across western Victoria to design and implement a research project in their local context.

Twelve grants of up to $5,000 each will be available as follows:

  • Ballarat/Grampians: Four grants of up to $5,000 each (available to employees of Ballarat Health Services, East Grampians Health Service, St John of God Ballarat and Western Victoria PHN)
  • Geelong/Colac: Four grants of up to $5,000 each (available to employees of Barwon Health, Colac Area Health, St John of God Geelong and Western Victoria PHN)
  • Hamilton/Warrnambool: Four grants of up to $5,000 each (available to employees of South West Healthcare, St John of God Warrnambool, Western District Health Service and Western Victoria PHN)

Collaboration with our university partners is welcomed, however the applicant (principal investigator) must be an employee at one of the above organisations.

Submissions close at 5pm on November 12th 2020.

Please download the submission guidelines and application form: Western Alliance Emerging Researcher Grants guideline and application form September 2020

We strongly encourage you to contact your local Western Alliance Research Translation Coordinator if you require support to prepare your application. If you have any other questions regarding the grants in general or your eligibility, please contact drewaras@westernalliance.org.au