Research Development and Support provides information on the NHMRC and MRFF schemes.

The NHMRC has provided long standing funding for Health and Medical research in Australia. The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is a recent initiative of the Australian Government which combines health and medical research and innovation.


NHMRC Schemes

The New NHMRC Grant program

MRFF Schemes


These areas interact (for example NHMRC advertises and manages some MRFF pages) and this is explained where relevant at each page.


Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grants

The 2018/19 Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant Round is now open to all researchers across the Flinders medical precinct including all Flinders University researchers involved in health-related research. Up to $25,000 in seed funding is available to get each research project off the ground, bust myths and confirm hypotheses. The seed funding will enable researchers to produce preliminary data to apply for larger grants from national and international funding bodies. Application form and guidelines - Flinders Foundation Seed Grants Guidelines 2018 (PDF 99KB) and  Flinders Foundation Seed Application Form 2018 (PDF 725KB)

  • Value: Up to $25,000
  • Closing Date: 5 PM, 20 June 2018