Grants

2022 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 12, $75,000 capacity building Project Grants for new and early-career researchers, which includes:

  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation Project Grants, including the Dementia Australia Research Foundation – Norma Beaconsfield Project Grant
  • Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care
  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation – Victoria Project Grant, in clinical or psychosocial areas of dementia research

2.  Up to 2 Post-doctoral Fellowships for new and early-career researchers. The 3-year award includes salary (up to $110,000 pa) and research expenses ($75,000) 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 includes salary (up to $145,000 pa) and research expenses ($75,000) 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

Outcomes will be announced in January 2023.

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation has 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.

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2021 Dementia Grants Program -

ROUND 1 OUTCOMES ANNOUNCED

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation is pleased to announce the following grant round supporting talented new, early and mid-career researchers.

1.  16, $75,000 capacity building Project Grants for new and early-career researchers, which includes:

  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation Project Grants, including the Dementia Australia Research Foundation – Norma Beaconsfield Project Grant
  • Hazel Hawke Research Grant in Dementia Care
  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation – Victoria Project Grant, in clinical or psychosocial areas of dementia research
  • Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration Pilot Grants, for nursing and allied health professionals in the areas of care or prevention

2.  5 Post-doctoral Fellowships for new and early-career researchers. The 3-year award includes salary (up to $110,000 pa) and research expenses ($75,000) and includes:

  • Race Against Dementia - Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship, across the broad areas of dementia prevention or treatment
  • Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration Post-doctoral Fellowship, in clinical or psychosocial areas of dementia research
  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship, in any area of dementia research

3.  4 Mid-Career Research Fellowships for researchers who are establishing their career in dementia research. The 2-year award includes salary (up to $145,000 pa) and research expenses ($75,000) and includes:

  • Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration Mid-Career Research Fellowship, in clinical or psychosocial areas of dementia research
  • Dementia Australia Research Foundation Mid-Career Research Fellowship, in any area of dementia research

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation also partnered with the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Research Trust in 2021, 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.

The full list of successful applicants for the 2020 Dementia Grants Program can be viewed here. The 2021 Dementia Grants Program (Round 1) recipients are listed here.


2021 Dementia Grants Program -

ROUND 2 OUTCOMES ANNOUNCED

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation, with the support of the family of Faye Williams, is pleased to announce funding for two Innovation Grants, each valued at $375,000 over 3 years.

Grant details can be viewed here.


2022 Dementia Grants Program Key Dates 

Round 1 - Project Grants, Post-doctoral Fellowships and Mid-Career Research Fellowships

OPEN Monday 27 June 2022, 12.00pm AEST
CLOSE Monday 15 August 2022, 5.00pm AEST
Outcomes announced: January 2023
Funding commences: January - March 2023 or by arrangement

 


 

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