Research Grants

The 2016 Dementia Grants Program - Round 2 NOW OPEN

Four PhD Scholarships of $30,000 per year over three years are on offer in Round 2, 2016.

  • Three AADRF PhD Scholarships

  • One Consumer Priority PhD Scholarship

Please note that postdoctoral fellowships will not offered in the 2016 Dementia Grants Program.

For more information please visit our information for applicants page and be sure to check the eligibility requirements.

Supporting documents and required attachments

As well as completing an online application form, applicants must upload the following supporting documents (in PDF format) on the application portal:

  • Evidence of Australian citizenship or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Academic CV
  • Detailed Research Proposal
  • Evidence of ethics approval (if available)
  • Certification of Support Form

Please note that an account will be created for you automatically the first time you click ‘save draft’ in the application form, using the email address that you have provided in your application. Log-in details will be sent to this email address. If applicants experience technical errors when uploading an application, please contact: foundation@alzheimers.org.au.

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The 2016 Dementia Grants Program - Round 1 is now CLOSED

Up to thirteen $50,000 capacity building project grants for new and early career researchers were offered in Round 1, 2016.

  • Five AADRF Project Grants (new and early career researchers in any area of dementia research)
  • One Plants Management Australia – Whetman Pinks Project Grant (new and early career researchers in any area of dementia research)
  • One Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care (new and early career researchers in dementia care)
  • Six $50,000 or one $100,000 plus four $50,000 AADRF-Vic Project Grants (new and early career researchers in dementia in clinical or psychosocial areas)

Outcomes will be announced in Decemeber 2016. 

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