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

We endeavour to advertise all funding rounds as soon as they are made available to us. The dates provided are subject to change and are based on information provided by funding bodies.

For more information please contact your research office research.uoc@otago.ac.nz or cdhb.researchoffice@otago.ac.nz
(Note: past deadlines are visible as a guideline for when funders may have grants available.)

Awards and fellowships

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral and experienced researchers (for travel to Germany and research based there)

  • No closing date, apply anytime (Please note some awards do have closing dates)

Humboldt Research website


Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand

2020 Clinical and Science Fellowships: Improving breast cancer detection, treatment and support

Clinical Fellowship

Science Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 September

Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand


Cancer Research Institute

CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing dates: 18 March, 17 September

Technology Impact Award

Letter of Intent

  • 2019 Closing date: 1 November

Full Proposal

  • 2020 Closing date: 2 March

Cancer Research Institute – Technology Impact Award

Cancer Research Institute website


Cancer Research Trust New Zealand

Postgraduate Scholarship

The Murray Jackson Clinical Training Fellowship (Medical)
Clinical Fellowship for Cancer Nurses
The John Gavin Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 September

Cancer Research Trust New Zealand website


Cancer Society of New Zealand

Research Funding 2020 Grant Round

Postdoctoral fellowship
PhD Scholarship

  • 2019 Closing date: 27 September

2020 Research Grant Round – Cancer Society of New Zealand website


Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury-West Coast Division

Local Research Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 May

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury-West Coast Division


Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Clinical Research Fellow (Registrar)
Clinical Research Fellow (Paediatric)
Clinical Research Fellow (Nurse)

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 September

Canterbury Medical Research Foundation website


Commonwealth Fund

2020–2021 Harkness Fellowship in Health Care Policy and Practice 

  • 2019 Closing date: 23 September

Commonwealth Fund website


Concern Foundation’s Conquer Cancer Now Award 2020

Conquer Cancer Now Award

  • 2020 Closing date: August TBC

Concern Foundation website


Durham University

Institute Of Advanced Study 2020/2021 Fellowships

  • 2019 Closing date: 24 May

Institute of Advanced Study(IAS) fellowship webpage


Fulbright New Zealand

Specialist Award

  • 2019 Closing dates: 18 March, 18 July

Scholar Awards
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholar Award

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 September

Fulbright New Zealand website


Gut Cancer Foundation

GI Cancer Clinical Research Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 22 February

Gut Cancer Foundation website


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
  • 2019 Closing date: 5 June 2019

Pacific Health Funding

  • Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarships
  • Pacific Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Pacific Health Research Masters' Scholarship
  • Pacific Clinical Research Training Fellowship
  • Pacific Health Research Preventing Gambling Harm Scholarships
  • Sir Thomas Davis Te Patu Kite Rangi Ariki Health Research Fellowship
  • 2019 Closing date: 21 June

Māori Health Funding

  • Māori Health Research PhD Scholarships
  • Māori Health Research Preventing and Minimising Gambling Harm Scholarships
  • Māori Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • Māori Health Research Masters' Scholarship
  • Rangahau Hauora Award
  • 2019 Closing date: 21 June

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway


Health Research Council of New Zealand and Ministry of Social Development

Joint research initiative - Māori Mental Health Research RFP: Emerging Leader Fellowship

Submission of registration:

  • 2019 Closing date: 19 July

Full application:

  • 2019 Closing date: 6 August

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway


Health Research Council of New Zealand, Breast Cancer Cure, and Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand

Joint research initiative – Fellowship

Submission of registration:

  • 2019 Closing date: 20 February

Full application:

  • 2019 Closing date: 27 February

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway


Health Research Council of New Zealand, Breast Cancer Cure, and Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand

Joint research initiative – Project

Submission of registration:

  • 2019 Closing date: 20 February

Full application:

  • 2019 Closing date: 27 February

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway


Human Frontier Science Programme

Long-term and cross-disciplinary Fellowship - Initiation deadline 

  • 2019 Closing date: 25 July

Long-term and cross-disciplinary Fellowship - Submission deadline

  • 2019 Closing date: 8 August

Human Frontier Science Programme website 


Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust

Award

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 June

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust website


Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Innovator Awards – Letter of Inquiry

  • 2019 Closing date: 1 March

Innovator Award – Full proposal (by invitation only)

  • 2019 Closing date: 24 May

Synergy Award – Collaboration in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  •  2019 Closing date: 2 September

Kenneth Rainin Foundation website


L'Oreal Australia and New Zealand

The L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australian and New Zealand Fellowships

  • 2019 Closing date: 25 February

For Women in Science website


Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

John Waller Doctoral Scholarship

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 August

Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand website


Medicines New Zealand

Value of Medicines Award

  • 2019 Closing date: September TBC

Medicines New Zealand website 


National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Maori Cardiovascular Research Fellowship
Overseas Training and Research Fellowship
Postgraduate Scholarship
Research Fellowship
Senior Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 March

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand website 


Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Chapman Research Fellowship
O'Brien Clinical Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 April and 19 August (each year)

Senior Clinical Research Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 March and 19 August (each year)

Doctoral Scholarship

  • 2019 Closing date: 19 August (each year)

Wrightson Postdoctoral Fellowship
First Postdoctoral Fellowship
Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 March and 19 August (each year)

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand website


Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and New Horizons for Women Trust

Hine Kahukura Research Award

  • 2019 Closing date: 29 March

NPM New Horizons for Women Trust Research Award
New Horizons for Women Trust website


New Zealand Cancer Society

Postdoctoral Fellowships

PhD Scholarships

  • 2019 Closing date: 27 September

Cancer Society website (Wellington)


New Zealand Lottery Grants Board

Lottery Health
Post Doctoral Fellowships
PhD Scholarships

  • 2019 Closing date: 21 August

Community Matters website


New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes Inc

Professional Development Award (Applicant must be a current financial member of NZSSD)

  • 2019 Closing date: Anytime

New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes website


New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology

NZSG Janssen Research Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 September

New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology website


Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga

2019 Seed and Scope Research Opportunities – Request for Proposals

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 June

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga website


Physiotherapy New Zealand

The Scholarship Trust Fund

  • 2019 Closing date: 6 September

Physiotherapy New Zealand website


Prime Minister’s Science Prize

The Prime Minister’s Science Prize / The Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Science Prize / The Prime Minister Science Communication Prize

  • 2019 Closing date: 26 September

Prime Ministers Science Prize website


Rivkin Centre (formerly Marsha Rivkin Centre for Ovarian Cancer)

Pilot Study Programme
Scientific Scholar Award 

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 November

Rivkin Centre website


Royal Society of New Zealand

2019 Catalyst - Leaders (Julius von Haast Fellowship)

  • 2019 Closing date: 4 July

2019 Catalyst – Leaders (International Leader Fellowships)

  • 2019 Closing date: 4 April

2019 Catalyst – Seeding (JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship)

  • 2019 Closing date: 4 April

Rutherford Discovery Fellowships

  • 2019 Closing date: 28 March

James Cook Research Fellowship

  • 2019 Closing date: 26 April

Charles Fleming Senior Scientist Award/Charles Fleming Publishing Award

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 March

Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 July

Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial PhD Scholarships

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 July

Royal Society website


The Treasury

Visiting Research Fellowship

  • No closing date, apply anytime

The Treasury website


University of Otago

Health Sciences Career Development Programme - Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • 2019 Closing date: 23 April

Health Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowships page


Universities New Zealand

Critic and Conscience of Society Award

  • 2019 Closing date: 14 February

Universities New Zealand website


William Evans Fellowship

Visiting Fellowships

Round one

  • 2019 Closing date: 1 March

Round two

  • 2019 Closing date: 30 August

William Evans Visiting Fellowships page


Zonta Club of Wellington

2020 Biennial Zonta Science Award for Women

  • 2020 Requests for applications: 20 January

Zonta Club of Wellington website


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Research projects and equipment grants

Action on Hearing Loss

International Project Grants – Preliminary Application

  • 2019 Closing date: 7 March

Translational Research Initiative for Hearing Research Grant – EOI

  • 2019 Closing date: 25 March

Flexi Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 11 February

Action on Hearing Loss


AKO Aotearoa

Hei Toko Project Fund – eligibility criteria applies
Regional Hub Funding

  • No closing date, apply anytime

AKO Aotearoa website


Australia & Pacific Science Foundation

Research Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 22 February

Australia & Pacific Science Foundation website


Batten Disease Support and Research Association

2019 Research Grant Cycle – Letters of Intent

  • 2019 Closing date: 11 March

Batten Disease Support and Research Association website


Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges Explorations – Round 24

Innovations for Improving the Impact of Health Campaigns

  • 2019 Closing date: 30 October

Grand Challenges website


Brain & Behaviour Research Foundation

NARSAD Young Investigator Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 March

Brain & Behaviour Research Foundation website


Cancer Research Institute

Lloyd J. Old STAR Program Grant

  • 2020 Closing date: 3 January

Clinic & Laboratory Integration Program (CLIP)

Letter of Intent

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 October

Full Proposal

  • 2020 Closing date: 1 February

Cancer Research Institute website


Cancer Research Trust New Zealand

Research Project Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 August

Special Purpose Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 August

Cancer Research Trust New Zealand website


Cancer Society of New Zealand

Research Funding 2020 Grant Round

Project Grants
Grants-in-Aid

  • 2019 Closing date: 27 September

2020 Research Grant Round – Cancer Society of New Zealand website


Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury-West Coast Division

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

  • Closing date: 23rd of each month

Cancer Society of New Zealand Canterbury-West Coast Division website


Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

2019 Major Project Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 April

Grant-in-Aid

  • 2019 Closing date: 25 February

Canterbury Medical Research Foundation website


Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

Precision Nutrition in IBD 

Letter of Intent

  • 2019 Closing date: 20 August

Full Proposal (by invitation)

  • 2019 Closing date: 30 September

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation website


Cure Kids

Project Grant
Innovation Seed Fund
Roy Austin Repatriation Fellowship
Perinatal and Infant Death Collaboration

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 August

Cure Kids website


Earthquake Commission (EQC)

University Research Programmes 2020–2023
Request for Proposals

  • 2020 Closing date: 24 January

Earthquake Commission website


Education New Zealand

New Zealand-China Tripartite Fund

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 February

Education New Zealand website


Embassy of France

2020 Pacific Fund

  • 2019 Closing date: 6 November

France in New Zealand website


Garnett Passe Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation

2021 Grants and Awards Round

  • 2020 Closing date: 18 August

Garnett Passe Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation website


Gynaecological Cancer Research Trust (GRACI)

Research Grant Funding

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 September

Please contact your Research Advisor

Gynaecological Cancer Research Trust website


Health Research Council of New Zealand

e-Asia Joint Research Programme - Registration

  • 2019 Closing date: 8 May

e-Asia Joint Research Programme - Full application

  • 2019 Closing date: 8 May

Project Registration

  • 2019 Closing date: 3 July

Project Expression of Interest

  • 2019 Closing date: 3 July

Project Full Application

  • 2019 Closing date: 30 October

Feasibility Study - Full Application

  • 2019 Closing date: 14 August

Emerging Researcher First Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 14 August

Programme Grants - Full Application

  • 2019 Closing date: 25 September

Explorer Grant - Full Application

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 October

Ngā Kanohi Kitea Project Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 27 February

2019/2020 Ngā Kanohi Kitea Development Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 30 July

HRC-NSFC Biomedical Research Fund - Registration

  • 2019 Closing date: 5 February

HRC-NSFC Biomedical Research Fund - Full application

  • 2019 Closing date: 13 February

Pacific Emerging Researcher First Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 14 August

Pacific Projects – Registration

  • 2019 Closing date: 3 July

Pacific Projects – Expression of Interest

  • 2019 Closing date: 10 July

Pacific Projects – Full Application

  • 2019 Closing date: 30 October

Pacific and Maori Health Research Grants

Māori Health Research Development Grant

Māori Health Research Knowledge Translation Grant

Pacific Health Research Knowledge Translation Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 21 June

2020 NZ-China Biomedical Research Alliance

Request for proposals

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 November

Full application

  • 2019 Closing date: 2 December

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway


Health Research Council of New Zealand and Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand

2019 Breast Cancer Register Partnership

Submission of registration:

  • 2019 Closing date: 20 February

Full application:

  • 2019 Closing date: 27 February

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway


Health Research Council of New Zealand and CatWalk Trust

Joint research initiative – Project award

Submission of registration:

  • 2019 Closing date: 24 April

Full application:

  • 2019 Closing date: 8 May

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway


Health Research Council of New Zealand and Ministry of Social Development

Joint Research Initiative - Project

Submission of registration:

  • 2019 Closing date: 19 February

Full application:

  • 2019 Closing date: 12 March

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway


Health Research Council of New Zealand and WorkSafe New Zealand

Joint research initiative – Literature Review

Submission of registration:

  • 2019 Closing date: 5 March

Full application:

  • 2019 Closing date: 26 March

Joint research initiative – Project

Submission of registration:

  • 2019 Closing date: 5 March

Full application:

  • 2019 Closing date: 26 March

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway


Heart Foundation and Healthier Lives National Science Challenge

Joint Initiative - Research Programme Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 19 April

Heart Foundation website


Human Frontier Science Programme

Research Grant - Letter of Intent
- Programme Grants
- Young Investigators Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 21 March (Applications must be initiated on website by 18 March)

Human Frontier Science Programme website


Human Vaccines Project

Michelson Prizes

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 October

Human Vaccines Project website


Intensive Care Foundation

Research Grant - EoI

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 April

Intensive Care Foundation website


Internationalisation of the Curriculum Initiative Grants

Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 April

Internationalisation of the Curriculum Initiative Grants notice


John Templeton Foundation

Large and Small Grants

Online Funding Enquiry

  • 2019 Closing date: 2 August

Full Proposal – by invitation

  • 2019 Closing date: Variable/customised

John Templeton Foundation website


Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

National Research Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 June (annually)

Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand website


Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Project and Equipment Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 February, 17 September

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust website


Ministry for Primary Industries

The National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee

Aotearoa New Zealand Three Rs

  • 2019 Closing date: 1 April

MPI website

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Endeavour Fund – Research Programmes Registrations 

  • Must be registered on the portal by 11 December 2019

Endeavour Fund – Research Programmes Full Proposals

  • 2020 Closing date: 19 February

Te Punaha Hihiko: Vision Matauranga Capability Fund – 2020 Investment Round – Call for Proposals

  • 2019 Closing date: 31 October

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment website

Strategic Science Investment Fund – Advanced Data Science Research

Registration

  • 2019 Closing date: 30 May

Full Proposals

  • 2019 Closing date: 4 July

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment website

Smart Ideas – Registrations

Must be registered on the portal by 23 October 2019

Smart Ideas – Concepts

  • 2019 Closing date: 13 November

Smart Ideas – Full Proposals

  • 2020 Closing date: 13 May

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment website


Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Society of Canterbury Inc

Research Fund

  • No closing date, apply anytime

Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Society of Canterbury Inc website


Muscular Dystrophy New Zealand

Research Funding 

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 September

Neuromuscular Foundation of New Zealand website


National Foundation for the Deaf

Community Fund - Research Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 March

National Foundation for the Deaf website


National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Grants-in-Aid
Project Grant
Small Project Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 March

National Heart Foundation of New Zealand website 


Netsafe

Online Safety Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 14 February

Netsafe website


Neurological Foundation of New Zealand

Project Grant
Small Project Grant

  • 2019 Closing dates: 18 March, 19 August

Neurological Foundation of New Zealand website


New Zealand Artificial Limb Service

Research Grant 2019/2020

  • 2019 Closing date: Anytime 2019

New Zealand Artificial Limb Service website


New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation

Innovation and Technology in Breast Cancer 2019

  • 2019 Closing date: 4 February

New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation website


New Zealand Council for Educational Research

Teaching and Learning Research Initiative

EoI

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 April

Full Proposals

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 August

Teaching & Learning Research Initiative


New Zealand Lottery Grants Board

Research Projects

  • 2019 Closing date: 21 August

Shared Research Equipment Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 21 August

Community Matters website


New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO

Minor Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: Anytime

New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO website


New Zealand Orthopaedic Association

The Wishbone Trust Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: August 

New Zealand Orthopaedic Association website


Oakley Mental Health Research Foundation

Research Proposal
Suicide Prevention Funding

  • 2019 Closing date: 13 September
    (Mid September annually)

Oakley Mental Health Research Foundation website


Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI)

2020 Seed Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 October

Otago Global Health Institute website


Otago Innovation Limited

Proof of Concept Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 29 April

Otago Innovation Limited website


Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation

Research Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 8 March

Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation website


Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation and National Breast Cancer Foundation

Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research Collaborative Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 13 September

National Breast Cancer Foundation website


Prostate Cancer Foundation NZ

Research Grants

  • o 2019 Closing date: 16 November

Prostrate Cancer Foundation NZ website


QSR International

QSR-IIQM Research Grant for Early Career Researchers

2019 Closing date: 15 November

University of Alberta – International Institute for Qualitative Methodology Website


Rare Disease Foundation

Cures Within Reach opportunity

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 January

Innovative Therapies Programme opportunity

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 January

Microgrants

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 October

Rare Disease Foundation website


Retina Australia

2018 Research Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 June

Retina Australia website


Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Mercia Barnes Trust Research Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 February

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists website


Royal Society of New Zealand

2019 Catalyst - Seeding

  • 2019 Closing date: 4 April, 10 July

Dumont d'Urville New Zealand France Science and Technology Programme

  • 2019 Closing date: 3 October

Marsden Fund - Standard and Fast-Start Applications - Expressions of Interest

  • 2019 Closing date: 7 February

Marsden Fund - Standard and Fast-Start Applications - Full applications

  • 2019 Closing date: 5 June

Marsden Fund Council Award - One stage only

  • 2019 Closing date: 7 February

New Zealand Japan Joint Research Programme

  • 2019 Closing date: 3 October

New Zealand-Germany Science and Technology Programme

  • 2019 Closing date: 10 July

Royal Society of New Zealand website


Science and Engineering Research Board India

Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty Scheme (VAJRA)

  • 2019 Closing date: Anytime (considered twice a year in January and July)

VAJRA website 


Science for Technological Innovation (SfTI)

National Science Challenge - Seed Projects

  • 2020 Closing date: 6 March

The SfTI website 


Spencer Foundation

Lyle Spencer Research Awards to Transform Education

  • 2019 Closing date: 8 May

Research Grants on Education: Small

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 June

Spencer Foundation website


Susan G Koman for the Cure

Career Catalyst Research Grants

Funded Scientific Research Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: July TBC

Susan G Komen website


University of Auckland

Eisdell Moore Centre

Innovation/Explorer Project (seeding) Grants
Project/Capability Grants
PhD Student and Clinician Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 19 August

Eisdell Moore Centre website


University of Otago Research Grants (UORG)

Funding Round 2020

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 May

University of Otago website


Veterans' Affairs New Zealand

Stage One – Research Project Enquiry

  • 2020 Closing date: 14 January

Stage Two – Full Research Project Proposal

  • 2020 Closing date: 26 March

Veterans' Affairs website


Vic Davis Memorial Trust

Research Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 July
    (Mid July annually)


 Vic Davis Memorial Trust website


World Cancer Research Fund

Investigator Initiated Grants

Seed Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 23 September

World Cancer Research Fund International website


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Funding for travel and conferences (attendance/registration)

Cancer Research Trust New Zealand

Professional Development Awards – Round 1

  • 2019 Closing date: 1 March

Professional Development Awards – Round 2

  • 2019 Closing date: 16 August

Special Purpose Grants – invited speaker conference support

  • 2019 Closing date: 1 March

Cancer Research Trust website


Canterbury Medical Research Foundation

Travel Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 11 November

Dame Malvina Major Travel Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 18 November

Canterbury Medical Research Foundation website


DAAD German Academic Exchange Service

Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists

  • 2019 Closing date: 29 March

DAAD website


Deafness Research Foundation

Travel Grant

  • No closing date, apply anytime

Deafness Research Foundation website


Don Beaven Travelling Fellowship

Travel Grant

  •  No closing date, apply anytime

Don Beaven Travelling Fellowship website


Health Research Council of New Zealand, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

2019 International Indigenous Health Research Workshop

Scholarship – travel and accommodation

  • 2019 Closing date, 1 November

Health Research Council – 2019 International Indigenous Workshop webpage


Internet New Zealand

Conference Attendance Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 25 January

Internet New Zealand website


Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

Travel Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 14 February, 16 June, 17 October

Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand website


MacGibbon Travel Fellowship

Travel and Study in the USA for PhD Students

  • 2019 Closing date: 26 July

Please contact your Research advisor


Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust

Conference Support Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 February, 18 May, 17 September

Conference Travel Funding for PhD Students

  • 2019 Closing dates: 15 March, 26 July, 17 October

Travel Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 February (for travel after 30 April), 18 May (for travel after 31 July), 17 September (for travel after 30 November)

Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust website


National Heart Foundation of New Zealand

Travel Grant

  • 2019 Closing date: 31 May and 1 October

 National Heart Foundation of New Zealand website


Neurological Foundation

Travel Grant

  • 2019 Closing dates: 18 May, 18 October

(applicants must hold a current Neurological Foundation Grant)

Neurological Foundation website


New Zealand Lottery Grants Board

Lottery Minister's Discretionary Fund

  • 2019 Closing date: Anytime

New Zealand Lottery Grants Board website


Royal Society of New Zealand

NZ to China Scientist Exchange Programme

  • 2019 Closing date: 4 April

Travel Grant to attend Falling Walls Lab New Zealand 2019

  • 2019 Closing date: 24 May

2019 Catalyst Leaders – JSPS HOPE Meeting

  • 2019 Closing date: 3 October

Royal Society of New Zealand website


Spencer Foundation

Conference Grants

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 May

Spencer Foundation website


University of Otago’s Matariki Network of Universities’ Travel Award

Travel Awards

  • 2019 Closing dates:
  • Round One    12 February
  • Round Two    10 April
  • Round Three  15 July

Matariki Network website


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Summer studentships

Health Research Council of New Zealand

Māori Health Research Summer Studentships

Pacific Health Research Summer Studentships

  • 2019 Closing date: 21 June

Health Research Council of New Zealand funding gateway

Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

Summer Studentships

  • 2019 Closing date: 17 August (annually)

Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand website


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Other grants

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Ventures Initiative - Letter of Intent

2019 Closing dates: 25 January and 1 July

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation website


ENZ and Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Joint Research Co-operation Scheme Call

2020 Closing date: 13 January

FAPESP Sao Paulo Research Foundation website


University of Otago

Prestigious Writing Grant 2020

  • 2019 Closing date: 15 May

University of Otago website


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