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Funding Opportunities

Endeavour College of Natural Health offers competitively awarded grants through an annual funding round.

Research Grant Program

Endeavour College of Natural Health's Research Grant Program is made up two categories, both open to external researchers in the complementary medicine field for projects involving a collaborator who is affiliated with Endeavour. 

Endeavour Research Seed Grant: This grant will provide a maximum of $3000 over 12 months to fund quality research projects in any area relevant to complementary medicine (CM) which aim to gather preliminary data in an undeveloped field of research. The purpose of this grant is to explore the potential need for, or value in, future substantive research. The funding for this grant is only permitted to cover direct project costs excluding costs related to hiring additional staff or salaries.

Endeavour Research Project Grant: This grant will provide a maximum of $7000 per year for up to 3 years and is able to support the creation of new knowledge by funding quality research projects in any area relevant to CM. The funding for this grant is only permitted to cover direct project costs including costs associated with hiring additional staff or salaries where appropriate.

The call for proposals for applications for the next competitively assessed grant round will open in March 2017. 

Endeavour funded projects

View current and completed projects funded by the College through the Endeavour Research Grant Program.

Endeavour staff funds

As part of the research capacity building priority for the Office of Research, a number of initiatives and programs are in place at Endeavour to support research skills development and activities for the College's Academic staff.

Staff Research Conference Fund

The Research Conference Fund is available to all Endeavour permanent staff and contract academics (priority given to permanent staff) who are enrolled in a postgraduate course with a research component as a contribution towards costs for travel to a national or international conference to present the findings of their research. The grant will be permitted to cover travel, accommodation and registration costs directly related to the location and duration of the conference.

More information on this fund is available on the staff intranet (The Source) in the Office of Research Funding Policy and Instructions for the Endeavour Staff Research Conference Fund.

Research Publication Fund

This award is a financial acknowledgement to non-research only academics who publish research in a peer-reviewed journal and list their affiliation with Endeavour. Authors will be required to submit an application for the award to the Office of Research for approval. The award will only be paid once evidence of the publication which fulfils the requirements is made available and approved by the Office of Research. Criteria for eligibility for this award is listed in detail on the Research Publication Fund Application Form, available via the staff intranet (The Source).

Staff Collaborative Research and Mentoring Fund

This fund is available to permanent staff and contract academics of Endeavour who are enrolled in research higher degree, with priority given to permanent staff. The purpose of this fund is to enable and facilitate academics who would benefit from intensive collaboration or mentorship with national or international experts in their field of research for up to 90 days. The fund will be permitted to cover travel, accommodation and resources as necessary. Staff will be further supported by releasing them from their duties through granting Extraordinary Professional Development Leave. More information on this fund is available on the staff intranet (The Source) in the Office of Research Funding Policy and Instructions for the Endeavour Staff Collaborative Research and Mentoring Fund. Submit an application using the Application Form for Collaborative Research and Mentoring Fund.


This page was last updated on Tuesday 27 September 2016.