Grant Opportunities - Cancer Institute NSW

9 January 2019

Competitive grants are open to individuals and organisations that implement relevant programs, resources and research that align to the goals and objectives of the NSW Cancer Plan.

Research Grants Calendar

The key dates for research grants are listed in the Grants Calendar provided below.

Please note: All dates are indicative only



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Research Equipment Grants

24 January 2019

6 March 2019

Late - May 2019

Translational Program Grants – Expression of Interest

1 February 2019

15 March 2019

Mid - May 2019

Translational Program Grants – Full Proposal (invitation only)

15 May 2019

10 July 2019

December  2019

Early Career Fellowships and

Career Development Fellowships

28 March 2019



16 May 2019



Late - October 2019



Innovations in Cancer Control Grants

Innovations in Cancer Control Grants 2019 Round

OPENS: January 2019

CLOSES: March 2019

The Innovations in Cancer Control Grant Program provides funding to organisations working in cancer, health and other related services. These organisations will undertake evidence-based projects that have the potential to be embedded in the health system and are sustainable past the funding period. The focus of these grants is community and service-centred initiatives and not research proposals.

To be eligible for funding in the 2019 Round, the applicant must be a registered organisation with a demonstrated track record in cancer control, or vested interest in improving cancer outcomes for priority groups in the community. The organisation must be based in, and provide services to the population of NSW.

Funding for successful applicants is expected to commence: July 2019

Breast Imaging Advanced Trainee Grant Program 2020 Round

OPENS: March 2019

CLOSES: April 2019

The purpose of the Advanced Trainee Grants is to support future diagnostic specialists as they complete their specialty and Fellows of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiology (RANZCR) pursuing a subspecialty in breast imaging. The Advanced Trainee Grants aim to give greater depth of expertise in the selected speciality and enable each Advanced Trainee to complete a research project.

Applications are invited from recently qualified radiologists (Fellows) or Registrars who have passed Part II of the RANZCR exam and are in their final year of training.

Funding for successful applicants is expected to commence: January 2020

For more information please visit Cancer Institute NSW.