Research Advantage

Research awards and prizes for staff

Fresh Science - Famelab Australia

Fresh Science - Famelab Australia

Closing date: 16 February 2018

A live science communication competition that aims to discover charismatic early career scientists who can inspire people to see the world from new perspectives. It is run annually in Australia and in over 30 countries across the world. Find out more >


L'oreal Women in science fellowships

L'oreal Women in science fellowships

Closing date: 12 March 2018

For women involved in the life sciences, health sciences, material sciences, physical sciences, mathematics or engineering – with no more than 5 years post-doc experience. Find out more >


Young Tall Poppy Science Awards

Young Tall Poppy Science Awards

Closing date: 09 April 2018

Prestigious award to recognise the achievements of Australia's outstanding young scientific researchers and communicators. Find out more >


Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation

Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation

Closing date: 15 April 2018

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation promotes academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from abroad and Germany.  The awards are for a range of disciplines – all sciences, humanities and social sciences. Find out more >


Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

Closing date: 04 May 2018

Rewards outstanding achievements in Australian science and science communication - in the fields of research & innovation, leadership, and science communication and journalism Find out more >


Paul Bourke Award for Early Career Research

Paul Bourke Award for Early Career Research

Closing date: 31 July 2018

Social Sciences disciplines. Nomination must be signed and submitted by two Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. For a scholar who has achieved excellence in scholarship in the social sciences. Find out more >


Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholarship

Closing date: 01 August 2018

All disciplines. For successful researchers who have completed their PhD in the past five years to undertake postdoctoral research in the U.S.  This scholarship supports a 3-12 month program. Find out more >


Fulbright Senior Scholarships

Fulbright Senior Scholarships

Closing date: 01 August 2018

All disciplines. For academics (generally at Associate Professor or Professor level) to undertake research or teaching at a U.S. institution.  This scholarship supports a 3-6 month program. Find out more >