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Applying for grants

We provide various grant opportunities that researchers can apply for to help facilitate research.

Internal opportunities

Study, Education and Research Trust Account (SERTA)

Find out more bout the Study, Education and Research Trust Account (SERTA) which provides funding for research, education and professional development activities.

Gold Coast Health Collaborative Research Grants Scheme

The health service, in collaboration with Gold Coast Hospital Foundation and university partners, grants up to $100,000 for research projects of one to three years duration led by Gold Coast Health staff. The grant facilitates innovative, collaborative and responsive health care research that benefits the Gold Coast community and optimises our system of health care.

Expressions of Interest in the 2021 round of the scheme are now open and close 14 June, 2021. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a full application. Please refer to the Guidelines before commencing an EOI on the SmartyGrants platform. Templates are available online for additional documents required for completion and upload to the EOI form.

For further information email grantsgoldcoast@health.qld.gov.au or phone 5687 0663.

Access additional Gold Coast Hospital Foundation grant opportunities.

Research Trust and Foundation Grants

Gold Coast Hospital Foundation is our official charity and registered with the Australian Charities and NFP Commission (ACNC). With an ATO status of 'Public Benevolent Fund' the Foundation can approach and receive funds from trusts, foundations, and grant funders to pass on to Gold Coast Health research teams for health research purposes.

Gold Coast Hospital Foundation works with Strategic Grants, a grant seeking specialist, to identify potential grant opportunities and assist with writing applications.

The Office for Research Governance and Development can provide advice about your application's scientific merit prior to requesting funding.

To enquire, please refer to the grants contact on the additional contacts page.

External opportunities

There are several bodies who provide research grant opportunities. For more information on grants' eligibility and availability please visit the organisations' website.

Additional Contacts

Refer to our additional contacts page to:

  • contact Research Grants for more information on grant opportunites
  • contact Research Development for grant application assistance.

Last updated 05 May 2021