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Apply for a Research Grant

The JCU Connect Grants team is here to help you secure grants for your research project.

Search via the links below for information about current funding opportunities available, grant application assistance and the financial support services available to help you manage your funding obligations.

The JCU Connect Grants team also hold regular workshops to assist with grant writing and applications. Visit our Engage page to see our upcoming events and register your attendance.

To apply for an approval for research funding download the form here.

The Directorate of Financial and Business Services (FaBS), through the Grants Finance Officers, assist Principal Investigators (PI) with the management of the financial aspects of funding contracts. Once contracts have been finalised and signed by the JCU Connect Grants team, these details are forwarded to the Grants Officers within FaBs.

FaBS can also assist you with invoicing, paying suppliers, and accessing your account and preparing financial reports.

Download the Pricing Tool for assistance with creating your budget.

Research Professional provides JCU research students and staff with a searchable database of funding opportunities and related news.

An account has been automatically generated for you and will allow you to bookmark funding searches and create alerts to receive emails when funding opportunities are available.

If you have any questions about Research Professional contact JCU Connect on 4781 4568 or email your question to

Helpful links

Search through the links below to read an overview of the JCU research projects which have been recently funded. The projects are sorted by month and funding source.

Research Grants Officer

Javier Balanzategui
(07) 4781 6575

Contact Javier for all National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding rounds. He is also the first point of contact for Division of Tropical Health and Medicine and the Colleges of Business, Law & Governance and Arts, Society and Education.


Research Grants Officer

Annette Ryan 
(07) 4781 5361

Contact Annette for all ARC funding rounds. She is also the first point of contact for the College of Science & Engineering, Indigenous Education and Research Centre and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies.