Key dates & how to apply

Find below a general guide on how to apply for our research grants. Follow the steps to apply for either a fellowship, scholarship, project grant or grant-in-aid.

1. Grant application deadlines

National Research Program applications for 2025 opened on 19 April 2024 and will close on 12 July 2024. 

2. Discover the wide range of research grants available to you

You can view the current research grants on offer here.

3. Read the Process and Review & FAQs

Before applying, read the Process and Review, and Frequently Asked Questions.

2025 Frequently Asked Questions

2025  National Research Program Process and Review

 4. Locate, download, print, and fill the respective application form

2025 Fellowships and Scholarships Application Form

2025 Ken Muirden Overseas Training Fellowship Application Form

2025 Project Grant, Private Practice and Grant in Aid Application Form

2025 ARA Victorian Fellowship Application Form


Completed applications should be submitted to Arthritis Australia as an email attachment.

Email your completed form to: [email protected] or the respective email mentioned on the application form’s cover page.


Late or incomplete application forms will not be accepted