In general, fellowship candidates will be evaluated on:
For more information, check Assessment criteria for research fellowship application.
Researchers may submit the same research project concept to another funding program and to the ADRF Research Fellowship. Researchers who are successful in seeking funding from another will not, however, be eligible for the Research Fellowship, for the same project and time period.
Yes, the fund can be used to pay a researcher who must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident. These details will have to be included in the applications.
Yes, you can include references. And no, they are excluded from the specified word limits for the section in which they are cited.
The Research Fellowship 2018 won’t be granted until after 1 September 2018. If you joined ADEA before 31 August 2017, you are eligible to apply for this Research Fellowship program.
The attachment session is only for applicants to list any documents that can support their applications. If none documents are relevant, applicants don’t have to worry about this session.
This research fellowship is provided for recipients to conduct a research. All the cost in the budget must be for relevant activities that recipients plan to undertake the research project.
It doesn’t matter that your mentor is from another university but the university where you enrol to must administer the fund.
Please provide a mentoring plan as part of question 2 – Merit that outlines:
Your project doesn’t need ethics approval before applying for the Research Fellowship. However, it must receive ethics approval for the first fund to be dispensed.
Upon request from applicants and depending consent from individual reviewers, their feedback might be made available. We encourage the reviewers to provide as detailed feedback as possible but feedback is not compulsory as our reviewers are very busy and already helps us greatly scoring applications.
Yes, you can use the funds towards article processing fee. Please include the rationale in the space provided in the budget table.
The applicant doesn’t need to be de-identified as reviewers will need to understand the track record of their research team as part of the assessment criteria.