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Special Project Grant

Grant

Now accepting applications for FY2020

Purpose

To support one-off, discrete projects or activities that will significantly benefit Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in Australia and/or New Zealand, and that sit outside the scope of the Foundation’s standard suite of Awards.

Please note: Terms and Conditions have been updated as of 5 August 2019.

Term of award

Determined on a case-by-case basis.

Eligibility

• An Applicant must be an individual or an organisation that is actively working in OHNS scientific/clinical research and/or clinical practice. If an individual, the Applicant must be based at, or affiliated with, an Australian or New Zealand institution that will administer the Award (‘Administering Institution’) in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Award. If an organisation, the Applicant must be the Administering Institution.

• Proposed projects or activities must be discrete and sit outside the scope of any of the Foundation’s standard Awards including Grants, Scholarships, Fellowships and Chairs in OHNS.

• Special Project Grants may not be used to supplement or extend funding for an existing Foundation Award.

• Special Project Grants may not be used to fund a project or activity that has previously received funding from the Foundation, except instances where the proposed project is related to, but has significantly different aims and objectives to, the original project or activity.

Please see the Terms and Conditions of Award for a full list of eligibility criteria.

Funding

Determined on a case-by-case basis. A Special Project Grant must be administered through an Australian or New Zealand institution. Additional eligibility criteria for the Administering Institution are listed in the Terms and Conditions of Award.

How to apply

Applications open during the annual Award Round. Applications must be submitted to the Foundation by email to office@gprwmf.org.au and include all required information in the format specified in 'Special Project Grants – Instructions to Applicants'.

Application requirements

The following will be provided to prospective Applicants as separate documents, as required:

  • Format for Applicant CV
  • Budget Template
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Applications open annually between early July and late August, with outcomes being announced in December.

Exceptions to this are: 1. Academic Surgeon-Scientist Research Scholarship: supervisors are announced on the Foundation website in February, with applications being aligned with the SET application process. 2. Academic Surgeon-Scientist Fellowship: offered on a periodic basis. For more details, please email us. 3. Chairs in OHNS: for more details on submitting a Chair in OHNS Proposal, please email us (office@gprwmf.org.au).