ANZCA Patrons emerging investigator grant

We've created a dedicated grant to encourage and support emerging investigators as they transition from the novice investigator grant level. 

This grant is named in honour of foundation patrons who are high level donors to research through the ANZCA Foundation.


Early career researchers eligible to apply for this grant are expected to:

  • not have previously received a grant of more than $20,000
  • have been principal investigator on no more than two successful peer-reviewed grant applications
  • have five or less peer-reviewed publications as first author.

Chief investigator A (first named investigator) must be a fellow or registered trainee of the college.  However, if chief investigator A is a registered trainee, one of the other chief investigators must be a fellow of the college.

Grants are usually awarded for one year, however multi-year funding grants are available for a second year of additional funding, with the second year capped at $A50,000. 
Higher degree scholarships may be made within this application.


The maximum amount available for a project grant is $A70,000 for year one, or $A120,000 where second year funding has also been approved.  


The closing date for Patrons emerging investigator grant applications is 5pm (AEST) 3 April 2023.

Before applying, please read the information on our Apply for an ANZCA research grant page.

Patrons emerging investigator grant application form 
Patrons emerging investigator grant guide

Last updated 17:21 6.12.2022