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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.

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
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.

September 2015

FunderFunding Category20152014

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 Practice1 Sep
Committee for the Advancement of Learning and TeachingUniversity Teaching Development Grants 201617 Sep

Fulbright New Zealand

Scholar Awards, Travel Awards and Nga Pae o te Maramatanga Scholar Award17 Sep

Genesis Oncology Trust

Postgraduate Scholarship, The Murray Jackson Clinical Training Fellowship (Medical), Clinical Fellowship for Cancer Nurses and The John Gavin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship21 Sep

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Travel Grant, Project and Equipment Grant18 Sep

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant18 Sep
Neurological Foundaiton of New Zealand

Post Graduate Scholarship and Postdoctoral Fellowship

18 Sep

Royal Society of New Zealand

New Zealand/Japan Scientist Joint Research Programme1 Sep

Royal Society of New Zealand

Dumont d'Urville New Zealand-France Science and Techonology Support Programme4 Sep

World Cancer Research Fund

Regular Grant Programme - Investigator Initiated Grant24 Sep

October 2015

FunderFunding Category20152014
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

FunderFunding Category20152014

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges Explorations - Round 144 Nov

Cancer Society of New Zealand

Research Grant and Grant-In-Aid4 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 Grants11 Nov

Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Travel Grants and Grants-In-Aid12 Nov

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Breast Cancer Cure and The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation: Funding Round - Request for Proposals Registration20 Nov

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Project Grants - Full applications due4 Nov

Kidney Health New Zealand

Research Project Grants17 Nov

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

International Relationships Fund - New Zealand/Korea Strategic Research Partnership Fund10 Nov

Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand

Research Grant12 Nov

Spencer Foundation

Small Grant Proposal4 Nov

December 2015

FunderFunding Category20152014
Health Research Council of New Zealand

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

1 Dec

January 2016

FundersFunding Category20162015
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 Grant19 Jan

February 2016

FunderFunding Category20162015
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 Grants18 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

FunderFunding Category20162015

Arthritis New Zealand

National Research Fund - Project and Programme Grants16 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 Round23 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 Award17 Mar

Genesis Oncology Trus:

Professional Development Award Grant Round4 Mar

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Nga Kanohi Kitea Full Project Grant - Applications Close31 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 Grant9 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 Award16 Mar

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April 2016

FunderFunding Category20162015
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

FunderFunding Category20162015
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 Grants12 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 Schoalrships25 May
Spencer Foundation

Small Grant Proposal

18 May
University of Otago Research Grants (UORG)

Funding Round

12 May

June 2015

FunderFunding Category20152014

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

Award18 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

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

FundingFunding Category20152014

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 Fund27 Jul

Department of Internal Affairs

Winston Churchill Fellowship for Travel17 Jul

Fulbright New Zealand

Specialist Award, Travel Award and Nga Pae te Maramatanga Travel Award10 Jul
Health Research Council of New Zealand 

Project (EoI)

6 Jul

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Pacific Emerging Researcher First Grant20 Jul

New Zealand Artificial Limb Service

Research Grant6 Jul

New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee

Claude McCarty Fellowship29 Jul

Nurture Foundation for Reproductive Research

Research and Equipment Grant17 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

FunderFunding Category20152014

ABADHS - Associacao Beneficiente Alzira Denise Hertzog da Silva

Award for Neuroscience18 Aug

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury/West Coast Division

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

Cure Kids

Post Doctoral Fellowship and Interventional Research7 Aug

Genesis Oncology Trust

Research Grant, Professional Development Award and Special Purpose Grant4 Aug

Garnett Passe Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation

Project Grants, Grant-in-Aid, Overseas Research Fellowship and Research Training Fellowship14 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Maori Health Research Career Development Awards18 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Maori Health Research Nga Pou Senior Fellowship7 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Feasibility Study and Emerging Researcher First Grant18 Aug

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Pacific Health Research Career Development Awards18 Aug

Human Frontier Science Programme

Long-term and cross-disciplinary Fellowship - Initiation deadline1 Aug

Human Frontier Science Programme

Long-term and cross-disciplinary Fellowship - Submission deadline13 Aug

National Science Challenge

High-Value Nuttition - RFP18 Aug

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Project Grant and Small Project Grant24 Aug

New Zealand Lottery Grants Board

Annual Funding Round - Translational Research Project, Research Equipment, Post Doctoral Fellowships and PhD Scholarships12 Aug

Royal Society of New Zealand

New Zealand-Japan Workshop Programme and New Zealand-Japan Scientist Exchange Programme25 Aug
Spencer Foundation

Small Grant Proposal

5 Aug

Todd Foundation

General Fund - Initial Application7 Aug
University of Otago

Themes 2016

12 Aug
Wishbone Trust

Grant Application

18 Aug

World Cancer Research Fund

Regular Grant Programme 2015/2016 Outline Application Stage27 Aug