Grants-in-aid applications

Opening date:

   6 March 2019

Closing date:

   8 May 2019 (NHMRC RGMS)

   22 May 2019 (Supplementary Questions)

Individual institutions often have earlier closing dates for the submission of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) applications to their Research Administration Office (RAO).

Applicants should note that the 2019 applications will be assessed and ranked via the NHMRC Ideas Grant process. The final funding decision for grants-in-aid commencing 2020 remains with Cancer Council Victoria.

The guidance and Supplementary Questions will be available on this webpage in early 2019. Please check this webpage regularly. 

How to apply

Applications to Cancer Council Victoria consist of:

1. Application to NHMRC using its Research Grants Management System (RGMS). Visit NHMRC for details.

  • Applicants ineligible to apply to NHMRC are still eligible to apply to Cancer Council Victoria
  • Remember to select 'Cancer Council' as one of the funding options in RGMS. Failure to do so will mean NHMRC is unable to forward any of your application documents to Cancer Council Victoria.

2. Complete the Supplementary Questions document as per instructions (to be uploaded soon) and forward to


For enquiries about the NHMRC application process contact:

NHMRC's Research Help Centre
Ph: 1800 500 983

For enquiries about applications to Cancer Council Victoria contact:

Cathy Schapper
Cancer Council Victoria