The VicHealth NHMRC Partnership Project Grant is now closed.
The NHMRC Partnership Project Grant is for organisations applying to the NHMRC who wish to have VicHealth represented as an industry partner in their full application to the NHMRC.
VicHealth is interested in being an industry partner for projects that will support health promotion and public health research and development.
As an industry partner, VicHealth aims to:
Eligibility and Process
To be considered for funding, a research project must address at least one of the strategic imperatives in the VicHealth Action Agenda for Health Promotion, and a research priority outlined in the Grant Guideline, which will be published in the coming weeks.
Projects must also be aligned with VicHealth’s health promotion approach which focuses on the primary prevention of non-communicable diseases.
There will be a two-stage application process to VicHealth. Applications will be rigorously assessed before funding in principle is offered.
Stage 1: Expression of Interest
Applicants can apply online by completing a short EOI which will cover:
• Administering organisation details
• Project Contact/Chief Investigator
• Project title and timelines
• Research team
• VicHealth strategic imperative and research priority addressed
• Project summary
• Potential or confirmed partner organisations
Stage 2: VicHealth Full Application
Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a VicHealth Full Application, expanding on research objectives, outcomes and methodology:
|Opening date for Stage 1: Expression of Interest||9am, Monday 7th September 2015|
|Closing date for Stage 1: Expression of Interest
||3pm, Thursday 1st October 2015
|Announcement of Shortlisted Applications for Stage 2: VicHealth Full Application
||Tuesday 20th October 2015|
|Opening date for Stage 2: VicHealth Full Application||Tuesday 20th October 2015|
|Closing date for Stage 2: VicHealth Full Application
||3pm, Friday 20th November 2015|
|Peer Review Process||Late November 2015 to January 2016|
|Announcements||Early February 2016|
|NHMRC Partnership Projects Cycle 1 Key Dates||Open 20th January to 29th June 2016|
|Commencement of VicHealth funding (if successful with the NHMRC)||2017/2018 Financial Year|
VicHealth will provide between $25,000 and $50,000 cash plus $12,500 in-kind support per annum for up to three years.
Who can apply?
Before applying, please ensure you have thoroughly read and understood the:
- VicHealth NHMRC Partnership Projects Grant Guidelines
- VicHealth NHMRC Partnership Projects Grant FAQs
- NHMRC Partnership Projects Funding Rules and Advice and Instruction to Applicants
Applications must be submitted from researchers at an eligible administering institution.
It is preferable that the research be conducted in Victoria, and be about Victorians. A minimum of 50% of the research project must be conducted in Victoria. The administering organisation may be based interstate.
These grants are for organisations applying to the NHMRC for a 'Partnerships for Better Health' Project grant, who wish to have VicHealth represented as an industry partner in their full application to the NHMRC.
For VicHealth NHMRC Partnership Project Grant enquiries, please contact Emma Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual progress reports are to be submitted plus a final report which includes two items.Annual progress report
- Completion of the Progress Report template
- Completion of the Final Report template, and
- 3,000 - 5,000 word research summary
The research summary should be suitable to be made available on the VicHealth website for stakeholders interested in the outcomes of the research project. Please include an introduction, objectives, methodology and then focus on the findings and recommendations for future policy, practice and research in this area. Please use non-specialist plain language and references where appropriate.
The completed reports should be sent by email to email@example.com and the VicHealth contract manager.
Please ensure the VicHealth Project ID is in the header of the report document, and also in the subject box when submitting your report by email.
Please contact us if you have any enquiries regarding your application – firstname.lastname@example.org