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The Australian Research Council offers an Indigenous researchers development grant as part of the Discovery program. The grant aims to enhance the level of expertise of Indigenous Australian researchers, to ensure a level which is competitive with mainstream funding.
To be eligible to apply:
To apply, applicants do not have to hold a PhD, but a research degree must have been completed, or equivalent research capacity and experience demonstrated. Researchers enrolled in higher research degrees may apply for a grant to provide funding towards their degree.
Application details: Closing dates may vary from year to year, please refer to the information page (link below).
Discovery Indigenous researchers development coordinator
Australian Research Council
GPO Box 2702
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6287 6600
Fax: (02) 6287 6638