WIMSIG Funding Directory 

AustMS and ANZIAM Fellowships, Awards & Scholarships

The following five awards offered by AustMS and ANZIAM are highlighted in this flyer.

General Funding & Award Opportunities

Regional & Institutional Funding Schemes

WIMSIG is aware of the following regional & institutional funding schemes.

If your institution has a funding scheme or development program aimed at promoting the research careers of women, then please tell us. We would also like to know about any government or philanthropic organisations with funds to support women in Science. Send details to the WIMSIG Secretary.

Institution-Specific Funding Schemes

Australian National University (ANU)

  • Carers’ Career Development Assistance Fund


  • Ruby Payne-Scott Award (to support researchers who have taken extended leave to care for a newborn child following birth)

Monash University

  • “Populate and Publish” maternity leave grant

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

  • Women in Research Grant Scheme
  • Carer Costs Support Scheme for Academic Staff

The University of Melbourne

The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

The University of Sydney (USyd)

  • Family Friendly Schemes (including assistance with childcare expenses for travel, re-entry fellowship, visiting scholar scheme for women)

The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • Advancing Women Researchers Grants

Region-Specific Funding Schemes