2023 Dementia Grants Program - CLOSED
The Dementia Australia Research Foundation is pleased to announce the following grant round supporting talented new, early and mid-career researchers.
1. Up to 10, $75,000 capacity building Project Grants for early-career researchers, which includes:
- Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care
- Dr Stuart and Bonnie Bartle Project Grant
- Dr Maree Farrow Memorial Project Grant
2. Up to 2 Post-doctoral Fellowships for early-career researchers. The award provides salary and research expenses and includes:
- Race Against Dementia - Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship, across the broad areas of dementia prevention or treatment.
- Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship, in any area of dementia research.
3. Up to 2 Mid-Career Research Fellowships for researchers who are establishing their career in dementia research. The 2-year award provides salary and research expenses and includes:
- Royce Simmons Foundation Mid-Career Research Fellowship, in biomedical or clinical areas of dementia research
- Dementia Australia Research Foundation Mid-Career Research Fellowship, in any area of dementia research
4. Up to 4, $15,000 Travel Grants for researchers to build networks with well-known research teams, learn new skills and present their work, nationally or internationally.
5. One Research Translation Grant in dementia care. The Dr Stuart and Bonnie Bartle Research Translation Grant, valued at $175,000, aims to accelerate the adoption best practice approaches to dementia care.
Webinar: Involving people with a lived experience of dementia in your research
The Dementia Australia Research Foundation hosted an engaging webinar designed to equip researchers with knowledge and practical tips about involving people with a lived experience of dementia in their research. It also provided advice on writing an effective plain English research summary.
The webinar provides insights from lived experience experts, science writers and members of the Dementia Australia Research Foundation Scientific Panel. Information in this session will benefit researchers in both the writing of their application and the execution of their research.
If you missed the webinar and are looking to prepare a grant application in 2024, the recording is available here. For additional tips on preparing your application, you can also view the grant information session hosted by the Sydney Dementia Network, The University Sydney, here.
To join our mailing list, please compete the form below or contact us at [email protected].
2022 Dementia Grants Program - OUTCOMES ANNOUNCED
The Dementia Australia Research Foundation is pleased to announce the outcomes of the 2022 Dementia Grants Program, supporting talented new, early and mid-career researchers.
- 11 capacity building Project Grants for early-career researchers.
- One Post-doctoral Fellowship, providing an early-career researcher the opportunity to fast-track their progress towards becoming an independent researcher.
- Three Mid-Career Research Fellowships, for researchers who are establishing their career in dementia research.
The Dementia Australia Research Foundation also partnered with the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Research Trust in 2022, to fund quality applications that seek to improve the lives of older people living with dementia, their families and carers. For further information, please visit the AAG website.
2023 Dementia Grants Program Key Dates
Grants and Fellowships
OPEN Tuesday 27 June 2023, 9.00am AEST
CLOSE Monday 21 August 2023, 5.00pm AEST
Outcomes announced: January 2024
Funding commences: January - March 2024 or by arrangement