Gambling research capacity grants 2020

In 2020, the Responsible Gambling Fund (RGF) provided funding for PhD scholarships, post-doctoral fellowships and study grants to build capability and capacity for gambling research.

The Office of Responsible Gambling (the Office) and the RGF recognise that high-quality research provides the evidence base for responsible gambling policy, interventions and programs.

The Gambling Research Capacity Grant program offered three grant types:

  • PhD scholarships: up to $53,000 per year for three years per candidate, or pro-rata for part-scholarships
  • Post-doctoral fellowships: up to $150,000 per year over 3 three years per fellow
  • Study grants: $1,000 to $5,000 per recipient

More information is available in the Gambling Research Capacity Grants Funding Submission Guide.

PhD scholarships

The Office invited the best and brightest minds to apply for funding through the Gambling Research Capacity Grants 2020, to help build knowledge and develop innovative approaches to working towards zero gambling harm.

The Office and the RGF are committed to providing up and coming researchers with an opportunity to build their careers in gambling studies and to encourage cross-disciplinary approaches.

The 2020 grant round for the PhD scholarships is now closed.

Post-doctoral fellowships

The Office invited applications for post-doctoral fellowships, to help build careers while developing innovative approaches to working towards zero gambling harm.

Cross-disciplinary approaches were encouraged, including research partnerships.

The 2020 grant round for the post-doctoral fellowships is now closed.

Study grants

Applications for study grants are currently closed due to COVID-19.

The Office established these grants to support those involved in gambling research to attend and/or present at conferences in 2020.

There are five grants available of up to $5,000 per grant.

Applications were open to current gambling research students, post-doctoral fellows and practitioners working in the gambling research, policy, education or support fields who can demonstrate best-practice or innovation in their fields.

More information is available in the Gambling Research Capacity Grants Funding Submission Guide.

How applications are assessed

Applications are assessed by subject matter experts against the eligibility and assessment criteria as outlined in the Gambling Research Capacity Grants Funding Submission Guide.

If you need assistance please contact us on (02) 9995 0992 or info@responsiblegambling.nsw.gov.au