2020 Dementia Grants Program - Round 1 OPEN JULY 2020

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation will be offering Project Grants and Post-doctoral Fellowships for new and early-career researchers in Round 1, 2020. Further details on the online application process are available here. Outcomes will be announced in January 2021. 

Please note that PhD Scholarships will not be offered in the 2020 Dementia Grants Program. 

The Dementia Australia Research Foundation has also partnered with the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) Research Trust in 2020, to fund quality applications that seek to improve the lives of older people living with dementia, their families and carers. For further information or to apply, please visit the AAG website.

The full list of successful applicants for the 2019 Dementia Grants Program can be viewed here.

2019 DCRC World Class Research Projects - CLOSED

The Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC) is pleased to announce the following grant round to fund World Class Research Projects including trials and studies to produce evidence, evaluate interventions, promote practice change or inform policy.

From a total funding pool of $1.8 million, up to 3-5 project grants with a maximum of $600,000 per grant will be funded from the following areas to:

  1. Reduce or delay risk of cognitive decline or dementia.
  2. Develop evidence and promote the uptake measures that will help people live better with dementia, including but not limited to practice change initiatives, addressing stigma, promotion of autonomy and reablement.
  3. Improve quality of care and quality of life for people living with dementia and carers in community, residential care or acute care.

For further information, please contact us at [email protected] or [email protected].

Outcomes will be announced in May 2020.

2020 Dementia Grants Program Key Dates 

Round 1 – Project Grants and Post-doctoral Fellowships
OPEN July 2020
CLOSE August 2020
Outcomes announced: January 2021
Funding commences: January - March 2021 or by arrangement


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