Round Status: CLOSED

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

Critical Dates

Key Activities Dates
ARC Discovery Projects DP19 opens in RMS 13 November 2018
RSO Compliance Review: Draft Application, Flinders University Certification Form & ARC Certification Forms 24 January 2018
Request not to Assess to RSO 31 January 2018
Request not to Assess close 7 February 2018
Submit Final Proposal in RMS to RSO 2 PM, 19 February 2018
ARC Discovery Projects DP19 closes in RMS 19 February 2018



College Support

Review of draft applications may be available through your College. Please contact your Dean (Research) or college research administration staff.


RSO Compliance Review: due 24 January 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 24 January 2018 to ensure they meet all eligibility and compliance criteria.

Please note that:

  1. Applications received after this date are not guaranteed to receive a comprehensive compliance review.
  2. Applications need to be submitted by this date in order to be eligible for consideration for Finders University Near Miss Funding, should the application be unsuccessful in the DP18 round.


Submission of Final Application in RMS to RSO: due 2 PM, 19 February 2018

The final application must be submitted to the RSO in RMS by 2 PM on 19 February 2018.

Applicants who have not met this deadline will need to seek an exemption from the Executive Dean of their Faculty for the application to proceed to submission to the ARC.


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