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Application details

The Next Generation Graduates Programs Round Two funding applications are now open for proposals intending to recruit students for intakes in January and July 2023.

Applications will close on Monday 1 August 2022 at 6pm (AEST). Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 9 September 2022.

All applications will be subject to review under appropriate legislative compliance requirements.

Round One funding decisions

The outcomes of the Next Generation Graduates Programs Round One funding applications have been announced. To view the successful programs, visit links below.

We're here to help!

The Next Generation Graduates Program team will help interested researchers and partners to develop their cohorts and collaborations. We will also facilitate introductions to partners where we can – register your interest through this online form.

How to access support

Once you have a theme and ideally a partner who will provide the financial contribution please get in contact with us at, and we will assist with the development of the cohort, the application form and alignment to the strategic priorities.

NOTE: To manage potential conflicts of interest, the panel that will be assessing the applications is separate from the Next Generation Graduates Program team.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted electronically through the application submission portal.

Applications will include:

  • Program Summary
  • Program Description addressing Assessment Criteria
  • Diversity and Inclusion statement
  • Chief Investigator information (current position, key grants, key publications, link to online academic profile)
  • Budget
  • Letters of Support from universities and partner organisations

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