Current grants

Through the generosity of our supporters, Children’s Hospital Foundation funds research that has a strong focus on translational outcomes and leads to faster diagnoses, better treatments and ultimately cures for some of the most devastating childhood illnesses and injuries.

Current grant rounds:

In this funding round, the Children’s Hospital Foundation has approximately $2 million available for allocation to recipients for preclinical and clinical research. This amount is not available per applicant, but for the entire applicant pool.  Offers include:

  • People Support Grants – available primarily for the recipient’s salary and assessment is based on the proposed project to be conducted by the applicant. PhD scholarships, PhD scholarship top-ups and various Fellowship grants of between $10,000 – $180,000 per annum (for up to three years) are available.
  • Project Support Grants – available to researchers for project-related expenses and range between $70,000 – $150,000 per annum (for up to two years, depending on the category).
How to apply:

All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to read the Application Guidelines relevant to the grant they wish to apply for and complete the Eligibility Self-Assessment Checklist therein before starting their applications.

All applications must be submitted online at:  https://childrens.smartygrants.com.au

One-off grants of up to $7,500 are available to researchers (PhD students and postdoctoral researchers <7 years) for costs related to conference travel, accommodation, registration and meals.

How to apply:

All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to read the Application Guidelines relevant to the grant they wish to apply for and complete the Eligibility Self-Assessment Checklist therein before starting their applications.

All applications must be submitted online at:  https://childrens.smartygrants.com.au

How to apply:

All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to read the Application Guidelines relevant to the grant they wish to apply for and complete the Eligibility Self-Assessment Checklist therein before starting their applications.

All applications must be submitted online.