ARC DECRA & Future Fellowships: Strategies to write and submit a successful application

Course description

This session will help you to prepare an Australian Research Council (ARC) DECRA or Future Fellowship application. The Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) is for early career researchers and the Future Fellowship is for mid-career researchers. Join us for the session to learn more about eligibility criteria.

This session will cover how to:

  • Benchmark yourself against other successful fellowship applicants,
  • Build your track record,
  • Understand career interruptions and how they impact your eligibility,
  • Design a competitive project, and,
  • Write a strong application.
Brad Budgen, Senior Research Grants Officer, will lead the session and will be joined by DECRA and Future Fellowship recipients, as well as a College of Experts member.

You are encouraged to attend this session if you are planning to apply for either a DECRA or a Future Fellowship from the ARC. 

This session will be run via MS Teams. A link will be sent to you via calendar invitation prior to the session. 

Please email the Researcher Training, Development and Communication team at if you have any questions. 

Type of course

Web conference

Upcoming events

Thursday, 17th October 2024

Time: 9:30AM - 11:30AM
Location: Web conference

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