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Advance Queensland’s Women’s Academic Fund – open until funding pool is exhausted (QLD)

Supporting more women in STEM with funding for female researchers within Queensland based universities and other publicly funded research organisations.

What’s important

  • Funding amount:
    • up to $25,000 for maternity funding
    • up to $1000 for carer funding
    • up to $2000 for lecture funding.
  • Eligibility criteria apply.
  • Additional application requirements apply.
  • Applications can be submitted online at any time until funding pool is exhausted.


Read the guidelines for eligibility criteria and more information about the program.

Maternity funding: can fund another researcher, or a research/laboratory assistant to progress research whilst the primary researcher is on maternity leave, or to assist the primary researcher following maternity leave.

Carer funding: can cover any out-of-pocket childcare or respite care costs incurred while the researcher is presenting at a national/international conference, or sitting on a professional research committee.

Lecture funding: can cover the costs of delivering lectures or presentations that highlight the work of leading Queensland based female researchers.

How to apply

Online applications are now open.

For more information (source) see >>>  Women’s Academic Fund


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