What grants are available?

Research Award

This award targets applicants with appropriate research qualifications, who are employed by an Australian host institution, at which they will conduct the proposed research project. The host institution can be a university, a university-affiliated research centre or institute, or an appropriate independent research centre or institute.

In 2020, the Endeavour Foundation Disability Research Fund will make one award of $75,000 to fund research to advance the health, wellbeing and life experiences of people with a disability, in particular people with an intellectual disability.

Inclusive Research Award

In 2020, the Endeavour Foundation Disability Research Fund will make one award of $25,000 to fund an inclusive research project to advance the health, wellbeing and life experiences of people with a disability, in particular people with an intellectual disability.

This award targets applicants with appropriate research qualifications, who are employed by an Australian host institution. The host institution may be a university, a university-affiliated research centre or institute, an appropriate independent research centre or institute, or a non-profit organisation which regularly undertakes research.

This award is also open to postgraduate students conducting Masters or PhD programs of research at an Australian university, under the supervision of suitably qualified supervisors.

How do I apply for a grant from the Endeavour Foundation Disability Research Fund?

Please visit the Endeavour Foundation Disability Research Fund Apply webpage to download the relevant application form.

Completed application forms along with any supporting documentation must be submitted using the online submission form (also located on the Apply webpage). The complete application (including any supporting documentation) must be uploaded as one file (preferably as a PDF file, however Word files are also acceptable). Please note that file size cannot exceed 5MB.

Applications must be uploaded via the online submission form by 5pm (AEST) on Friday 17th April 2020. Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted.

Key dates for 2020 Grants Round:

  • Round opens on Monday 9th March, 2020
  • Round closes at 5pm (AEST) on Friday 17th April, 2020
  • All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email, no later than Friday 22nd May, 2020
  • Funding for approved grants will commence on Friday 19th June, 2020

2020 Application Guidelines

2020 Grants round is now closed

Who can I contact for more information?

If you have any further questions that have not been clarified in the relevant application guidelines document for the grant you are applying for, please contact us for more information.