ARC DECRA & Future Fellowship - How to write a successful application

Course description

This session will prepare you for an ARC fellowship application by teaching you how to:

  • Benchmark yourself against other successful fellowship applicants,
  • Build your track record,
  • Understand career interruptions and how they impact your eligibility, and
  • Design a competitive project

It will address how to choose Field of Research codes and write applications sections including:

  • The National Interest Test Statement
  • ROPE, and
  • Budget and Justifications

In addition, the support offered by the University through the DVC(R), College and Research Development and Support will be explained.

A panel of Fellowship recipients including Dr Tully Barnett (CHASS), A/Prof Karin Nordstrom (CMPH), Prof Gavin Prideaux (CSE) and Dr Oren Griffith (CEPSW) will be sharing their insights and answering questions.

Flinders’ Research Community based in rural and remote locations will be able to access and participate in the workshop. Please indicate if you are from a rural or remote location when enrolling or contact Kirsty de Ruyter at

Go to our research income training and development series to see the full program:

  • Grants Evolution Category 1
  • Grants Evolution Category 2 & 3.

Type of course



Melissa Gregory
Research Development and Support

Who should attend

  • HDR
  • ECR
  • MCR

What you will learn

  • How to access you track record,
  • How to prepare yourself to be a competitive fellowship applicant,
  • How to use the right language for a fellowship application,
  • The support available at Flinders.

Upcoming events

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Waiting list

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