Funding Call - HRC Māori Health Research Emerging Leader Fellowship

Dear Researchers

We are pleased to advise that the HRC – Māori Health Research Emerging Leader Fellowship applications are now open.  The fellowship focuses on the development of Māori health research knowledge, with a specific emphasis on equity and social investment that supports improving Māori health.

Closing date for submissions into the HRC Gateway  AND the Research Funding module (RFM) is Wednesday 16 August 2017

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or require assistance – guidelines and further information are also available in the Research Grant Calendar

 

Grant Type

Māori Health Research Emerging Leader Fellowship

Purpose

The fellowship focuses on the development of Māori health research knowledge, with a specific emphasis on equity and social investment that supports improving Māori health.

Grant value

Up to $500,000 over four years ($100,000 per year for salary and salary associated costs, and $100,000 total allowance for research expenses)

Eligibility

  •  For the purposes of this fellowship, emerging leaders are viewed as mid-career to senior researchers who have completed four to eight years of postdoctoral research, and who have a demonstrated track record and potential for leadership in an area of Māori health relating to social investment and equity.
  • Applicants who have a track record of awarded HRC Project grants as First Named Investigator, or equivalent support from other funders in value and term are not eligible.
  • Applicants must have held a PhD or equivalent degree for four to eight years at the date of application. Exceptions for time spent outside the research environment (e.g. parental leave, ill health) will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The applicant’s track record is assessed relative to opportunity.
  • Applicants who have a track record of awarded HRC Project grants as First Named Investigator, or equivalent support from other funders in value and term are not eligible.
Forms and Guidelines

Forms and Guidelines are available here

Application Process

1.      New applicants register for a login via the HRC gateway

2.      Download and complete the relevant HRC application form here

3.     Upload completed application form as a PDF to the HRC Gateway, along with any other required documents

Research Office Deadline

Wednesday 16 August 2017

Submission Process

1.      Complete application form on the HRC Gateway and submit to the Research Office by Wednesday 16 August 2017

2.      Create a record in the Research Funding Module (RFM) uploading any application documents and submit for sign off by your faculty by Wednesday 16 August 2017

  • Only Faculty approved applications can be submitted by the Research Office
  • Applications received by the Research Office deadline will receive a Full Completeness Check. Completeness Checks cannot be guaranteed after this date
  •  The Research Office will arrange hard copy submission of the applications

Contact

ro-submissions@auckland.ac.nz