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MRFF – EPCDR Initiative – 2020 Childhood Cancer Research Grant Opportunity

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983



National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
3-Feb-2021 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Co-sponsored with:
Department of Health and Aged Care
Internal Reference ID:
Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
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Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive


The MRFF - Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative - 2020 Childhood Cancer Research Grant Opportunity aims to provide grants of financial assistance to support Australian medical research and medical innovation projects that improve our understanding of the aetiology, biology and progression of cancer in children and adolescents.

The grant opportunity will fund projects in two streams of research:

  • Stream 1-Cancer in children
  • Stream 2-Cancer in adolescents

An application may only be submitted to one stream of this this grant opportunity. Applicants must specify the research stream to which they are applying in the application.

The intended outcome of the research is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians by building the evidence base to accelerate development of new options for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in children and adolescents

Applications must address the desired outcomes described in section 1.3 of the grant guidelines.

This grant opportunity is being administered by NHMRC on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health.

Further information on the Medical Research Future Fund is available from the Department of Health website.


Applications will only be accepted from NHMRC approved Administering Institutions. A list of NHMRC approved Administering Institutions is available from the GrantConnect GO Documents and from the NHMRC’s Administrating Institutions list on the NHMRC website.


Total Amount Available (AUD):


Estimated Grant Value (AUD):

From $0.00 to $1,500,000.00

Instructions for Application Submission:

Applicants are advised to read the Grant Guidelines thoroughly and liaise with the Administering Institution that will submit the application to identify any specific requirements that the Institution might have.

Applications must be submitted electronically using NHMRC’s online Granting System (Sapphire).

Other Instructions:

Minimum data closes at 5:00 pm (ACT local time) on 20 Jan 2021.

Questions should be submitted no later than 1:00 pm (ACT Local Time) on 29 Jan 2021.

Contact Details

NHMRC Research Help Centre

1800 500 983