For Funding Rules, application instructions and forms for this scheme, please visit the ARC website.


Critical Dates

Key Activities Dates
ARC Discovery Indigenous Scheme IN19 opens in RMS 21 November 2017
RSO Compliance Review: Application, Flinders  University  Certification Form & ARC Certification Forms 28 February 2018
RSO closing date for Request not to Assess 6 March 2018
Request not to Assess close 13 March 2018
ARC Discovery Indigenous Scheme IN19 closes in RMS 28 March 2018


Resources and Support

College Support

Reviews of draft applications and budget support may be available through your College. Please contact your Dean (Research) or relevant college research administration staff.


RSO Compliance Review: due 28 February 2018

Research Services Office requires a complete application for compliance review. Please email arc@flinders.edu.au when you application is ready for review and attach all ARC Certification forms from external CIs, PIs and their organisations. Please clearly separately attach and label each certification form.

The RSO will review all applications submitted by 28 February 2018 to ensure they meet all eligibility and compliance criteria.


RMS (ARC online grant application system)

All applications are submitted to the ARC via the RMS.

An RMS account is required for all Chief Investigators (CIs) and Partner Investigators (PIs).

Instructions for using RMS are available here.

To access RMS click on the link in the top right hand corner of the ARC website: ARC page.


RSO Resources

For more detailed information on the RSO’s resources, please see this page.




Research Services Office


Maya Roberts, Senior Grants Officer (8201 7698)



Business, Government and Law – Mrs Michele Lang (8201 2715)

Education, Psychology and Social Work - TBA

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences – Mr Narmon Tulsi (8201 2868)

Medicine and Public Health - health.research@flinders.edu.au

Nursing and Health Sciences – nhs.research@flinders.edu.au

Science and Engineering – fse.research@flinders.edu.au