Grants-in-aid applications

Opening date:

   10 January 2018

Closing date:

   14 March 2018 (NHMRC RGMS)

   16 March 2018 (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 submission process for 2018 will again be via the NHMRC. The final funding decision for grants-in-aid commencing 2019 remain with Cancer Council Victoria.

All applicants and RAOs should familiarise themselves with the:


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 options in Part B\Funding Organisation 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 (above) 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:

Rebecca Peart
Research Grants Officer
Research Governance Unit
Cancer Council Victoria