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 2024 are now closed.

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.

2024 Frequently Asked Questions

2024 National Research Program Process and Review

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

Grants in Aid Form

Project Grants Form

ARA Research Fund Private Practice Grant Form

ARA Research Philip Robinson Memorial Award Form

ARA Research Fund Ken Muirden Overseas Fellowship Form

ARA Victorian Fellowship Form

Scholarship and Fellowship 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