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Funding calendar for University of Otago, Christchurch and Canterbury District Health Board researchers

We endeavour to advertise all funding rounds at least 2 months prior to the deadline.
Past deadlines are visable as a guideline for when funders may have grants available.

Recurring Funding Opportunities

These opportunities have no due date. You can apply anytime.

FunderFunding Category
Alexander von Humboldt FoundationHumbolt Research Fellowships for Postdoctoral Researchers and Experienced Researchers. If you are interested in applying please notify your Research Advisor.
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast DivisionResearch and Professional Development Grants. Applications for grants of less than $5,000 are assessed monthly.
Deafness Research FoundationTravel Grant
Don Beaven Travelling FellowshipTravel Grant
AKO AotearoaRegional Hub Funding
Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Society of Canterbury IncResearch Fund
The TreasuryVisiting Research Fellowship
Royal Society of New ZealandEuropean Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST). Grants up to $5,000 each to supplement travel and sustenance costs for New Zealand researchers to travel to Europe and European researchers to travel to New Zealand.

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December 2017

FunderFunding Category20172016

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)18 Dec

 Durham University

Senior Fellowship8 Dec

 

Internet NZ

Internet research and conference attendance funding round21 Dec

January 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017

Action on Hearing Loss

Flexi Grant3 Jan

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)25 Jan

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

Entrepreneurial Investing Initiative - Letter of Intent8 Jan

International Association for the Study of Pain

IASP Early Career Research Grants Programme23 Jan

Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Innovator Awards - Letter of Inquiry31 Jan
Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Endeavour Fund - Research Programmes Registrations

15 Jan

New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Innovation and Technology in Breast Cancer 201822 Jan

Spencer Foundation

Small Research Grant17 Jan

Vodafone NZ Foundation

Innovation Fund - Seed Funding, Pilot Funding and Scale Funding15 Jan
Zonta Club of Wellington2018 Zonta Science Award for Women

22 Jan

February 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017

A Better Start NSC/Cure Kids

RfP - Working together to provide young New Zealanders with A Better Start (registrations)21 Feb

Action on Hearing Loss

International Project Grant13 Feb
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)

24 Feb
Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Grant-In-Aid

19 Feb

Gut Cancer Foundation

GI Cancer Clinical Research Fellowship - Part Time14 Feb

Education New Zealand

New Zealand - China Tripartite Fund15 Feb

Health Promotion Agency

Research Investment for Priorities in Alcohol Funding Round10 Feb
Health Research Council NZ/e-ASIA

e-Asia Joint Research Programme

14 Feb
Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Innovator Award

2 Feb
Leukaemia and Blood Foundation

Travel Grant

13 Feb

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Project and Equipment Grants, Travel Grants and Conference Support Grants14 Feb

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Endeavour Fund - Research Programmes - Full Proposals15 Feb

Ministry of Health

Innovative research for preventing and minimising gambling harm (RfP)14 Feb

Ministry of Justice

New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey (RfP)1 Feb
Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grants

14 Feb

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Mercia Barnes Trust - Research Grant20 Feb
Royal Society of New Zealand

Marsden Fund - Standard and Fast-Start Applications - Expressions of Interest, Marsden Fund Council Award

8 Feb13 Feb

Superu

Children and Families Research Fund14 Feb

Tertiary Education Commission

Entrepreneurial Universities Initiative - Request for Funding Applications Round 28 Feb

Universities New Zealand

Critic and Conscience of Society Award13 Feb14 Feb

Zespri

Innovation Fellowship13 Feb

March 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017

Arthritis New Zealand

2017 Research Grant - Project or Programme Grant21 Mar

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5000)24 Mar

Deafness Research Foundation of NZ

Community Fund - Research Grant20 Mar

Genesis Oncology Trust

Professional Development Award Grant Round1 Mar

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Nga Kanohi Kitea Full Project Grant - Applications Close30 Mar

Human Frontier Science Programme

Research Grant - Programme Grants and Young Investigators Grants (Letter of intent)15 Mar

Intensive Care Foundationlo

Research Grant - EoI8 Mar

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Vision Matauranga Capability Fund (Call for Proposals)16 Mar

National Foundation for the Deaf

NFD Community Research Fund17 Mar

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

2018 Project Grants, Small Project Grants, Fellowships and Scholarships, Grants-in-Aid16 Mar20 Mar
Neurological Foundation

Project Grants, Small Project Grants, Repatriation Fellowship, (Electronic copy needed)

20 Mar
Oticon Foundation in New Zealand

Projects Grants (Increasing awareness and knowledge about hearing loss)

17 Mar

Royal Society of New Zealand

Charles Fleming Senior Scientist Award and Charles Fleming Publishing Award17 Mar

Science for Technological Innovation - NSC

2017 Contestable Funding14 Mar

April 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)

24 Apr
Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

2018 Major Project Grant

17 Apr18 Apr
Gynaecological Cancer Research Trust

Research Grant Funding for 2017

1 Apr

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Nga Kanohi Kitea Development Grant11 Apr

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Catalyst - Strategic March 2017 - Call for Proposals13 Apr

Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

2017 Conference Attendance Support Grant4 Apr

Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

2017 Knowledge Event Support Grant, Doctoral Bridging Grant, Publication Support Grant12 Apr
New Horizons for Women Trust

2017 Awards

3 Apr

Royal Society of New Zealand

Rutherford Discovery Fellowships3 Apr

Royal Society of New Zealand

2017 Catalyst - Leaders5 Apr

Royal Society of New Zealand

2017 Catalyst - Seeding5 Apr

May 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges Explorations - Round 1919 May
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division Grants

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5000)

26 May
Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Grant-in-aid

15 May15 May
Gynaecological Cancer Research Trust (GRACI)Research Grant Funding

5 May
Health Research Council of New Zealand

Global Alliance for Chronic Disease (GACD) Mental Health Call - Registrations

15 May

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Global Alliance for Chronic Disease (GACD) Mental Health Call - Full Applications22 May

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant18 May17 May
Neurological Foundation

Travel Grant and Chapman Research Fellowship

18 May

New Zealand Orthopaedic Association

The Wishbone Trust Grant23 May

NZ Council for Educational Research

Teaching and Learning Research Initiative - EoI19 May
Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Travel Grants

18 May
Otago Innovation Limited

Proof of Concept Grant

15 May

Royal Society of New Zealand

James Cook Research Fellowship1 May

Royal Society of New Zealand

Travel Grant to attend Falling Walls Lab Australia 201729 May

Spencer Foundation

Conference Grants8 May

University of Otago

Prestigious Writing Grant 20178 May

University of Otago

Health Sciences Career Development Programme - Postdoctoral Fellowships8 May
University of Otago Research Grants (UORG)

Funding Round

June 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017

Australian Government

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships16 Jun

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)27 Jun
Health Research Council of New Zealand

Career Development Awards - Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship, Foxley Fellowship, Clinical Research Training Fellowship, Clinical Practitioner Researcher Fellowship, Girdler' NZHRC Fellowship - Online submission system open from 1 June

14 Jun

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarships, Rangahau Hauora Award, Pacific Clinical Research Training Fellowship, Pacific Health Research Knowledge Translation Grant, Pacific Health Research Preventing Gambling Harm Scholarships, Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship29 Jun
Health Research Council of New ZealandMaori Health Research PhD Scholarships, Maori Health Research Preventing and Minimising Gambling Harm Scholarships, Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship, Maori Health Research Development Grant, Maori Health Research Summer Studentships, Pacific Health Research Summer Studentships, Maori Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowships, Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship, Maori Health Research Knowledge Translation Grant, Maori Health Research Masters Scholarships28 Jun

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Pacific Emerging Researcher First Grants20 Jun

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust

Award19 Jun

Leukaemia and Blood Foundation

National Research Grant and Travel Grant19 Jun
L'Oreal Foundation and UNESCO

L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science International Awards, Life Sciences

New Zealand Orthopaedic AssociationResearch Project Funding Applications 20176 Jun

Nurture Foundation

Research Grant19 Jun

Retina Australia

2018 Research Grant20 Jun

Royal Society of New Zealand

Marsden Fund - Standard and Fast-Start Applications - Full Applications11 Jun
Royal Society of New Zealand

 Travel Grant to attend Falling Walls Lab Australia 2017

2 Jun
Susan G Koman for the Cure

Career Catalyst Research Grants and Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants - Pre-applications for Clinical Research and Basic/Translational Research

July 2018

FundingFunding Category20182017

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)25 Jul

Fulbright New Zealand

Specialist Award17 Jul
Health Research Council of New Zealand 

Projects/Pacific Projects (Registration)

10 Jul
Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Conference Travel Funding for PhD Students Only

18 Jul

Natural Hazard Research Programme

Contestable Funding Round14 Jul

New Zealand Lottery Grants Board

Lottery Health - Post Doctoral Fellowships and PhD Scholarships, Research Projects and Shared Research Equipment Grants18 Jul

Rare Disease Foundation

Microgrants for innovative research26 Jul

Royal Society of New Zealand

Catalyst - Seeding (General), Catalyst - Leaders RfP (Julius von Haast Fellowship), Dumont d'Urville New Zealand France Science and Technology Programme5 Jul

Royal Society of New Zealand

Rutherford Foundation New Zealand Postdoctoral Fellowship and Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial Scholarship19 Jul

The Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society

Young Investigator Award and Emerging Researcher Award28 Jul
Vic Davis Memorial Trust

Research Grant

17 Jul

August 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017

Brain Research New Zealand

Small Project Grants, Large Project Grants, Explorer grants,  Maori Project Grants, Postdoctoral and Clinical Research Fellowships14 Aug

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)28 Aug

Cure Kids

2017 Granting Round21 Aug

Genesis Oncology Trust

Research Project Grant, Special Purpose Grant and Professional Development Award8 Aug

Garnett Passe Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation

Project Grants, Grant-in-Aid, Overseas Research Fellowship and Research Training Fellowship17 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Feasibility Study - Full application, Emerging Researcher First Grants8 Aug

Human Frontier Science Programme

Long-term and cross-disciplinary Fellowship - Initiation deadline (Mandatory)3 Aug

Human Frontier Science Programme

Long-term and cross-disciplinary Fellowship - Submission deadline17 Aug

InternetNZ

Conference Attendance Grant8 Aug

Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

Summer Studentships21 Aug

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

NZ Partnerships for International Development Fund14 Aug

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Project Grant and Small Project Grant21 Aug

New Zealand Artificial Limb Service

Research Grant14 Aug
Spencer Foundation

Small Grant Proposal

1 Aug

The Commonwealth Fund

Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice22 Aug

The US Embassy

Small Grant Funding18 Aug

September 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017

New Zealand Cancer Society

Research Funding 2017 Grant Round, Research Training Scholarships, Grant in Aid18 Sep

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)25 Sep
Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Grant-in-Aid, Clinical Research Fellow (Registrar), Clinical Research Fellow (Paediatric) and Clinical Research Fellow (Nurse)

17 Sep18 Sep

Commonwealth Fund

Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice1 Sep

Fulbright New Zealand

Scholar Awards and Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Scholar Award18 Sep

Genesis Oncology Trust

Postgraduate Scholarship, The Murray Jackson Clinical Training Fellowship (Medical), Clinical Fellowship for Cancer Nurses and The John Gavin Postdoctoral Fellowship19 Sep

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Programme Grants - Full Application (Online submission system closes)27 Sep
Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Synergy Awards

21 Sep

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Travel Grants, Project and Equipment Grants18 Sep

Medicines New Zealand

Value of Medicines Award 201727 Sep

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant14 Sep18 Sep
Neurological Foundaiton of New Zealand

Philip Wrightson Postdoctoral Fellowship, W&B Miller Postgraduate Scholarship

18 Sep

Neuromuscular Research Foundation Trust

Research Funding15 Sep

New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology

NZSG Janssen Research Fellowship16 Sep

Oakley Mental Health Research Foundation

Research Proposal, Suicide Prevention Funding15 Sep
Prime Minister's Science PrizeThe Prime Minister's Science Prize, The Prime Minister's MacDiarmid Emerging Science Prize, The Prime Minister's Science Communication Prize

2 Sep

October 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges - Exploration Round 13

Breast Cancer Foundation new Zealand

2018 Scientific Research Fellowship and Clinical Research or Training Fellowship2 Oct
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)

DAAD

Internships and Scholarships

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Explorer Grant - Full application (Online submission system opens)

4 Oct

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Projects/Pacific Projects - Full application (Online submission system opens)3 Oct
Health Research Council of New Zealand

Explorer Grants - Full application (Online submission system closes)

16 Oct
Leukaemia and Blood Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Conference Travel Funding for PhD Students Only17 Oct
Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant

New Zealand Orthopaedic Association

Research Funding Applications
New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes Incorporated

Professional Development Award

Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Seeding and Scoping - Request for Proposal10 Oct
Royal Society of New ZealandCatalyst Seeding - General, Dumont d'Urville New Zealand France Science and Technology Support, New Zealand Japan Joint Research Programme and JSPS Hope Meeting9 Oct

November 2018

FunderFunding Category20182017

Action on Hearing Loss

Translational Research Initiative for Hearing Research Grant - EoI1 Nov

Brain Research New Zealand

General and Maori PhD Scholarships6 Nov

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000)28 Nov
Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Travel Grant

12 Nov

Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Dame Malvina Major Travel Grant19 Nov

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Projects/Pacific projects - Full applications (Online submission system closes)1 Nov

Health Research Council of New Zealand and PHARMAC

Joint research initiative - Submission of Registration to HRC13 Nov
Health Research Council of New Zealand and PHARMACJoint research initiative - Submission of Registration to HRC (via HRC Gateway)

20 Nov

Marsha Rivkin Centre for Ovarian Cancer

Pilot Study Programme and Scientific Scholar Award10 Nov