NBCF Grants

NBCF grant schemes and guidelines are currently under review. Please refer to this page in March for an update.

A full list of grants on offer by NBCF to Australian breast cancer researchers, including funding amounts, duration, applicant eligibility and availability details.

Applications must be submitted online via the SmartyGrants application system. To apply, follow this link: https://nbcf.smartygrants.com.au/.

Career Development Fellowship (previously Early Career Fellowship)
Description: Supports outstanding new investigators with a vision to expand the scale and scope of breast cancer research in Australia.
Applicant eligibility: At least three but no more than eight years of postdoctoral experience.
Funding and duration: Up to $170,000 per annum for up to four years.
Opening date: 21 March 2016
Further Information: Guidelines
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Description: Provides outstanding researchers with support to pursue their interests in breast cancer research and increase their research capability.
Applicant eligibility: Less than three years of postdoctoral experience.
Funding and duration: Up to $100,000 per annum for up to four years.
Opening date: 21 March 2016
Further Information: Guidelines
Practitioner Fellowships
Description: To support clinicians and public health, health service or allied health professionals start research relevant to their practice or policy.
Funding and duration: Up to $175,000 per annum FTE for up to four years.
Opening date: 18 April 2016
Further Information: Guidelines
National Infrastructure Grants
Description: Directed at building and maintaining activities/infrastructure for which there is a clearly demonstrated national need and benefit.
Funding and duration: Up to $250,000 per annum for up to five years.
Opening date: 21 March 2016
Further Information: Guidelines (please note the eligibility criteria for CIs was updated on 22 March 2016)
Accelerator (Translational) Research Grants
Description: Designed to further develop cancer research capacity and competitiveness in translational research.
Funding and duration: Up to $250,000 per annum for up to five years.
Opening date: 18 April 2016
Further Information: Guidelines
Innovator Grants (previously Novel Concept Awards)
Description: Provides the opportunity to explore novel and untested ideas which are potentially high-risk, high-gain areas of investigation.
Funding and duration: Up to $100,000 per annum for up to two years.
Opening date: 4 April 2016
Further Information: Guidelines
Pilot Study Grants
Description: Provides funding to gather data that will demonstrate the feasibility of novel technology or methodologies, to advance breast cancer research.
Funding and duration: Up to $100,000 per annum for up to two years.
Opening date: 4 April 2016
Further Information: Guidelines

The Professor Joseph Sambrook PhD Student / Postdoctoral Fellow Award
Description: NBCF and kConFab Familial Aspects of Cancer: Research and Practice (including travel, registration and accommodation at a cancer meeting)
Funding: $5,000
Further Information: One time only award. Apply through the kConFab website.