Research Grants

2017 Dementia Grants Program - Round 1 now OPEN

Up to thirteen $50,000 capacity building project grants for new and early career researchers are on offer in Round 1, 2017.

  • Six AADRF Project Grants including The A&L 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 including the Cecilia Margaret Hudson Dementia Research Grant, Jeffrey Wiener Grant and Faustyna Wiener Memorial Grant (new and early career researchers in dementia in clinical or psychosocial areas).

Please note that postdoctoral fellowships will not be offered in the 2017 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
  • Statement explaining exemption from the ‘New Investigator’ criteria due to exceptional circumstances (if applicable)
  • Official record of PhD or equivalent higher degree
  • Academic CV
  • Detailed Research Proposal
  • Evidence of ethics approval (if available)
  • Endorsement Form(s)

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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.

2017 Dementia Grants Program - Round 2 open in September

Four PhD Scholarships of $30,000 per year over three years are on offer in Round 2. This Round will open in September 2017.

The announcement and the full list of successful applicants for the 2016 Dementia Grants Program can be viewed here.

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