Applying for Research Grants

Research Professional

What is Research Professional?

Research Professional is a database designed to assist researchers search for research funding. It is a database of funding opportunities in all disciplines from a wide range of sponsors in Australia and overseas. All funding opportunities in the database are eligibility verified for Australian researchers.

Research Professional has powerful searching and customisation tools. Registered users can also save their searches and set up email alerts.

Accessing Research Professional

The Research Office provides free access to the Research Professional database for the Australian Catholic University staff.

University staff members with an email address can request access to Research Professional by clicking on the Register link at


Research Professional has online help and the following resources:

The team at Research Professional also run 60 minute webinars to assist you in using the Research Professional database. The next webinar is to be held as follows: