Stroke Foundation grant round now open

Published: Monday 21st September 2015

 The National Stroke Foundation (NSF) recently announced its 2016 research funding round applications that will close on Friday, 9 October.  Internal closing date is 1 October. All applications and research grant cover sheets should be emailed to

There are three types of grants:

1.     Small Project grants: for early career researchers (one year grant) up to $20,000.

2.     Seed grants: up to $50,000 for mid-career researchers.

Both small and seed grants will be funded in the following NSF priority areas:

·         improve transition of patients from the acute setting (care plans, education, lifestyle, medication() and improving long term follow up and support (information, follow up etc.)

·         bladder and bowel management (particularly in the acute phase)

·         recogntiion and management of fatigue

·         improving delivery of high quality stroke care (especially aspects of care in the Quality Standards, access to stroke units and tPA)

·         technology related rehabilitation activity

·         carer support.

3.     Fostering future leader grants: one-off grants of up to $10,000 for early-to mid-career researchers to enable travel, leadership training and formal mentoring.

If you intend to apply and / or have queries, please contact