Guidelines for ApplicantsThe Translational Research Grants Scheme is now closed for submissions.

The Translational Research Grants Scheme is a new funding program of NSW Health. Grants are available to staff within NSW Local Health Districts, Ambulance Service of NSW and Specialty Health Networks including medical staff, nursing staff, allied health professionals and population health practitioners. Funding will be provided for research and evaluation projects that will translate into better patient outcomes, health service delivery, and population health and wellbeing.

Applicants are encouraged to partner with other research organisations such as universities and medical research institutes. The research project must be led by an employee of a host organisation within the health system. The scheme is designed to accelerate the development of research capabilities and evidence translation within the NSW health system.

A total of $9.1 millio​n will be available in this funding round, allocated over a two year period. Grants ranging from $50,000 to $1 million will be provided to successful applicants for projects of one to two years’ duration.

The application process will include three stages: expressions of interest; proposal development; and full applications. More information about who is eligible, how to apply for the grants, and information sessions for applicants is available in the Guidelines for Applicants.

Key dates

Stage 1 - closed

Activity Date
Call for expressions of interest 7 January 2016
Information sessions 19 January – 5 February 2016
Expressions of interest close 15 February 2016
TRGS EOI review panel assessment 11 March 2016

All applicants notified of outcome and invitations
sent to progress to the next stages

24 March 2016

Stage 2 - closed

Activity Date
Proposal development 24 March – 2 May 2016

Stage 3 - underway

Activity Date
Full applications close 2 May 2016
TRGS selection panel assessment May 2016
All applicants notified of outcome June 2016

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Page Updated: Tuesday 17 May 2016