Lyall Watts Mesothelioma Research Grant

Applications have closed

Applications are invited for this special category research grant commencing in July 2016, to support research in Victoria, at both laboratory and clinical levels, into the pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of mesothelioma. Pure epidemiology studies are not eligible.

Further funding has been made available for this grant, and two awards up to a total combined value of $700,000 are now available. Applications should be for funding between $300,000 and $400,000, to be expended over one, two or three years.

How to apply

All applicants and RAOs should familiarise themselves with the Guidelines and Instructions to Applicants.


Portable Document File (PDF) Guide to Applicants (105kb)

Portable Document File (PDF) Instructions for Applicants (258kb)

Portable Document File (PDF) Application Form (130kb)



Cathy Schapper
Manager, Research Governance Unit
Cancer Council Victoria
Tel: (03) 9514 6318