Discovery Program: 2015-2016 Funding Rules

Published: Thursday 16th October 2014

The Funding Rules for schemes under the Discovery Program for the years 2015–2016 are now available on the ARC website. The Important Dates page has also been updated. Please note, Australian Laureate Fellowships will open for proposals this Wednesday 15 October 2014.


The Funding Rules published today include the following four funding schemes:

Lists of major rule changes have also been made available on the ARC website. Please consider the new Funding Rules carefully and contact the ARC should you have any questions.

The draft combined Funding Agreement for these schemes has also been made available on the relevant scheme pages.

The ARC will provide further notification when schemes open and the RMS Proposal Forms and other relevant scheme documentation become available.

Please refer to the
Important Dates page on the ARC website for key dates and updates relevant to these schemes. If you have specific questions regarding the rules for individual schemes, please contact the relevant scheme team by phone on  +61 2 6287 6600 or via email: