The DVC(R) has initiated a number of new, University-wide, schemes to support researchers and research at Flinders.

Visiting International Research Fellow support

This funding is intended to provide matching funds for schools to attract a visiting international researcher. Up to three fellowships are available annually, with fellowships ranging in value between $5,000- $15,000 for stays of between 3-12 weeks.

Closing date: 31 October each year. Further information and application form.

Conference attendance support for researchers with primary carer responsibilities  

The Flinders University Conference Travel Fellowship (Carer Support) is to assist those researchers who would normally have difficulty attending and presenting at research conferences due to carer responsibilities.  

Value: Up to $1,000 for a National Conference / Up to $2,500 for an International Conference.

Closing date: Applications accepted all year. Further information and application form.

Research Re-entry Fellowship

The Flinders University Research Re-entry Fellowship is to assist researchers in re-establishing their research careers after time away from research due to parental leave.

Fellowships are valued at up to $50,000 annually.

Closing Dates: 30 April and 30 November each year. Further information and application form.


Please direct queries about these initiatives to the Research Services Office.