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Funding Calendar

We endeavour to advertise all up coming 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 - no due date, apply anytime.

Funder Funding Category
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Humbolt 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 Division Research and Professional Development Grants. Applications for grants of less than $5,000 are assessed monthly.
Deafness Research Foundation Travel Grant
Don Beaven Travelling Fellowship Travel Grant
AKO Aotearoa Regional Hub Funding
The Treasury Visiting Research Fellowship
Royal Society of New Zealand European 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.

June 2015

Funder Funding Category 2015 2014

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000) 29 Jun
Health Research Council of New Zealand

Career Development Awards - Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship, Foxley Fellowship, Clinical Research Training Fellowship, Clinical Practioniner Resercher Fellowship - Online submission system open

15 Jun

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust

Award 18 Jun

Leukaemia and Blood Foundation

National Research Grant and Travel Grant 19 Jun
L'Oreal Foundation and UNESCO

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

2 Jun
Royal Society of New Zealand

 2015 Medals and Awards (Apply directly to The Royal Society of New Zealand - gill.sutherland@royalsociety.org.nz)

29 Jun
Royal Society of New Zealand

Julius von Haast Fellowship Fund

8 Jun
Susan G Koman for the Cure

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

6 Jun

July 2015

Funding Funding Category 2015 2014

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000) 24 Jul

Cure Kids

2015 Annual Research Granting Round - Full Proposal and Innovation Seed Fund 27 Jul

Department of Internal Affairs

Winston Churchill Fellowship for Travel 17 Jul

Fulbright New Zealand

Specialist Award, Travel Award and Nga Pae te Maramatanga Travel Award 10 Jul
Health Research Council of New Zealand 

Project (EoI)

6 Jul

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Pacific Emerging Researcher First Grant 20 Jul

New Zealand Artificial Limb Service

Research Grant 6 Jul

New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee

Claude McCarty Fellowship 29 Jul

Nurture Foundation for Reproductive Research

Research and Equipment Grant 17 Jul
The Prime Minister's Science Prizes

MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize and Science Prize

17 Jul
Vic Davis Memorial Trust

Research Grants and Fellowships

16 Jul

August 2015

Funder Funding Category 2015 2014
ABADHS - Associacao Beneficiente Alzira Denise Hertzog da Silva Award for Neuroscience 18 Aug

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000) 24 Aug

European Commission

Marie Curie Individual Fellowships (IF), (Contact the Research Office if you wish to apply) 28 Aug

Genesis Oncology Trust

Research Grant, Professional Development Award and Special Purpose Grant 4 Aug

Garnett Passe Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation

Project Grants, Grant-in-Aid, Overseas Research Fellowship and Research Training Fellowship 15 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Liley Medal 7 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Programme Grants, Emerging Researcher First Grants and Feasability Studies - Online submission system open 15 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Maori Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowships and Rangahau Hauora Training Grants 18 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand:

Feasibility Study and Emerging Researcher First Grant 18 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarships- Full application, Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship - Full application, Pacific Health Research Masters Scholarship - Full application, Pacific Health Research Development Grant 19 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship 19 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Rangahau Hauora Award, Maori Health Research Development Grant, Maori Health Research Knowledge Translation Grant and Maori Health Research Masters Scholarships 20 Aug

Human Frontier Science Programme

Long-term and cross-disciplinary Fellowship - Initiation deadline 5 Aug

Human Frontier Science Programme

Long-term and cross-disciplinary Fellowship - Submission deadline 16 Aug

National Science Challenge

High-Value Nuttition - RFP 18 Aug

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Project Grant and Small Project Grant 24 Aug

New Zealand Lottery Grants Board

Annual Funding Round - Translational Research Project, Research Equipment, Post Doctoral Fellowships and PhD Scholarships 11 Aug

Royal Society of New Zealand

2014 International Mobility Fund (USA) 18 Aug

Royal Society of New Zealand

Julius von Haast Fellowship Fund 21 Aug

Royal Society of New Zealand

New Zealand-Japan Workshop Programme 28 Aug
Spencer Foundation

Small Grant Proposal

5 Aug

Todd Foundation

General Fund - Initial Application 7 Aug
University of Otago

Themes 2016

12 Aug
Wellcome Trust

Pilot funding for cross-disciplinary research connecting environment, nutrition and health

19 Aug
Wishbone Trust

Grant Application

18 Aug

September 2015

Funder Funding Category 2015 2014

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000) 24 Sep
Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

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

21 Sep

Commonwealth Fund

Harkness Fellowhip in Health Care Policy and Practice 1 Sep

Cure Kids

Innovation Seed Fund (ISF) 15 Sep

Fulbright New Zealand

Scholar Awards, Travel Awards and Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Scholar Award 19 Sep

Genesis Oncology Trust

Postgraduate Scholarship, The Murray Jackson Clinical Training Fellowship (Medical), Clinical Fellowship for Cancer Nurses and The John Gavin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 21 Sep

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Nga Kanohi Kitea Development Grant 17 Sep

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

New Zealand Aid Programme - New Zealand Partnerships for International Development Fund - Round 5 Concept Note 1 Sep

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Travel Grant, Project and Equipment Grant 21 Sep

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant 21 Sep
Neurological Foundaiton of New Zealand

Post Graduate Scholarship and Postdoctoral Fellowship

21 Sep

Neuromucular Foundation of New Zealand

Research Grant, Post Graduate Scholarship and Postdoctoral Fellowship 19 Sep
New Zealand Orthopaedic Association

Research Project Funding Application

? Sep

Royal Society of New Zealand

New Zealand/Japan Scientist Joint Research Programme 1 Sep

Royal Society of New Zealand

Dumont d'Urville New Zealand-France Science and Techonology Support Programme 5 Sep

Royal Society of New Zealand

New Zealand-Japan Scientist Exchange Programmes - 7th HOPE Meeting 5 Sep

World Cancer Research Fund

Regular Grant Programme - Investigator Initiated Grant 26 Sep

October 2015

Funder Funding Category 2015 2014
Association for International Cancer Research

Research Grant

14 Oct
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges - Exploration Round 13

28 Oct
Cancer Society of New Zealand

2015 Research Grant Round

29 Oct
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

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

23 Oct
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Clinical Research Grant

7 Oct
Health Research Council of New Zealand

Nga Kanohi Kitea Development Grant - Full applications close

3 Oct
Health Research Council of New Zealand

Programme - Full application

5 Oct
Health Research Council of New Zealand

Annual Funding Round - Explorer Grants

26 Oct
Leukaemia and Blood Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant

17 Oct
Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant

20 Oct
New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Fellowship Programme

6 Oct
New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes Incorporated

Professional Development Award

17 Oct
Oakley Mental Health Research Foundation

Project Grant

1 Oct

November 2015

Funder Funding Category 2015 2014

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges Explorations - Round 14 4 Nov

Cancer Society of New Zealand

Research Grant and Grant-In-Aid 4 Nov

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000) 24 Nov

Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Travel Grants 11 Nov

Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Travel Grants and Grants-In-Aid 12 Nov

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Breast Cancer Cure and The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation: Funding Round - Request for Proposals Registration 20 Nov

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Project Grants - Full applications due 4 Nov

Kidney Health New Zealand

Research Project Grants 17 Nov

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

International Relationships Fund - New Zealand/Korea Strategic Research Partnership Fund 10 Nov

Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand

Research Grant 12 Nov

Spencer Foundation

Small Grant Proposal 4 Nov

December 2015

Funder Funding Category 2015 2014
Health Research Council of New Zealand

Breast Cancer Cure and The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation: Funding Round - Full Applications

1 Dec

January 2016

Funders Funding Category 2016 2015
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges

5 Jan

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5,000) 27 Jan

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant 19 Jan

February 2016

Funder Funding Category 2016 2015
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

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

25 Feb
Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Grant-In-Aid

18 Feb
Genesis Oncology Trust

Professional Development Award

27 Feb
Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Innovator Award - Letter of Inquiry

4 Feb
Leukaemia and Blood Foundation

Travel Grant

18 Feb

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Project and Equipment Grants, Travel Grants and Conference Support Grants 18 Feb
National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Project Grants

16 Feb
Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grants

18 Feb
Royal Society of New Zealand

Marsden Fund - Preliminary Proposal Standard and Fast-Start

16 Feb
Todd Foundation

General Fund - Expression of Interest

11 Feb

March 2016

Funder Funding Category 2016 2015

Arthritis New Zealand

National Research Fund - Project and Programme Grants 16 Mar

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

Research and Professional Development Grants (Applications less than $5000) 25 Mar

CatWalk Trust

2015 Funding Round 23 Mar

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

Research Grant for Young Academics and Scientists (Projects up to 6 months), Research Grant for University Academics and Scientists (1 to 3 months) 17 Mar

Fulbright New Zealand

Specialist Awards, Travel Awards, Nga Pae te Maramatanga Travel Award 17 Mar

Genesis Oncology Trus:

Professional Development Award Grant Round 4 Mar

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Nga Kanohi Kitea Full Project Grant - Applications Close 31 Mar

Human Frontier Science Programme

Young Investigators' Grants and Programme Grants (Registration for Letters of Intent) 16 Mar

Neurological Foundation  

Project Grants, Small Project Grants, Repatriation Fellowship, Senior Clinical Research Fellowship (Electronic copy needed) 17 Mar

New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes

Sanofi Research Grant 9 Mar
Oticon Foundation in New Zealand

Projects Grants (Increasing awareness and knowledge about hearing loss)

17 Mar

Royal Society of New Zealand

Charles Flemming Senior Scientist Award and Charles Flemming Publishing Award 16 Mar

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April 2016

Funder Funding Category 2016 2015
Association for International Cancer Research

Research Grant

14 Apr
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges Explorations Round 15

29 Apr
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

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

28 Apr
Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

2015 Project Grant Round

15 Apr
L'Oreal Australia and New Zealand

L'Oreal New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowships (Online application)

1 Apr
Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Society of Canterbury

Research Grant

10 Apr
Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Chapman Research Fellowship

20 Apr
New Horizons for Women Trust

Research and Specific Purpose Awards

28 Apr
New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER)

Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) - EoI

28 Apr
Royal Society of New Zealand

FRIENZ Study Group Tour - Industrial Technologies Factories of the Future

13 Apr
Royal Society of New Zealand

FRIENZ Study Group Tour - Food Innovation and Food Safety

17 Apr
Royal Society of New Zealand

NZ-Japan Scientist Exchange Programme - Postdoctoral Fellowship and Invitation Fellowships (Short and Long Term) and Rutherford Discovery Fellowships

1 Apr
Royal Society of New Zealand

James Cook Fellowship - Health Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Technologies and Social Sciences

29 Apr

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May 2016

Funder Funding Category 2016 2015
Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division Grants

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

27 May
Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Grant-in-aid

19 May

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Small Project, Grants-In-Aid and Travel Grants 12 May
National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Overseas Training and Research Fellowships, Research Fellowships and Postgraduate Scholarships

18 May
Neurological Foundation

Travel Grant

19 May
New Zealand Orthopaedic Association

Research Project Funding Applications 2015

18 May
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Publication Support Grant and Knowledge Event Support Grant

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Travel Grants and Conference Support Grants

19 May
Royal Society of New Zealand

James Cook Fellowship

1 May
Royal Society of New Zealand

New Zealand - Germany Science and Technology Programme

4 May

Royal Society of New Zealand

New Zealand Postdoctoral Fellowships, Freemasons Roskill Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship and Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial PhD Schoalrships 25 May
Spencer Foundation

Small Grant Proposal

18 May
University of Otago Research Grants (UORG)

Funding Round

12 May