Gambling research capacity grants

Gambling research capacity grants 2020

In 2020, the Responsible Gambling Fund (RGF) will provide 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 offers three grant types:

  • PhD scholarships: up to $53,000 per year for three years per candidate (2 available)
  • Post-doctoral fellowships: up to $150,000 per year over 3 three years per fellow (2 available)
  • Study grants: $1,000 to $5,000 per recipient (5 available)

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

PhD scholarships

The Office invites 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.

Applicants can apply for:

  • PhD scholarships (approx. $53,110 per year over three years per candidate; 2 available)
  • Part scholarships for candidates already receiving a Commonwealth or similar scholarship

Submission dates:

The submission round for the PhD scholarships and post-doctoral fellowships:

  • Opens on Tuesday 19 November 2019
  • Closes on Friday 31 January 2020

To apply, you will need to complete an online application. The application can be made online here.

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

Post-doctoral fellowships

The Office of Responsible Gambling invites you to apply for post-doctoral fellowship funding through the Gambling Research Capacity Grants 2020, to help build your career while developing innovative approaches to working towards zero gambling harm.

Cross-disciplinary approaches will be encouraged, including research partnerships and seeking input from different disciplines in the development of the application.

Applicants can apply for:

  • Post-doctoral fellowships ($150,000 per year over three years per fellow; 2 available)

Submission dates:

The submission round for the PhD scholarships and post-doctoral fellowships:

  • Opens on Tuesday 19 November 2019
  • Closes on Friday 31 January 2020

To apply, you will need to complete an online application. The application can be made online here.

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

Study grants

The Office of Responsible Gambling encourages students to apply for study grants to cover the costs of attending and/or presenting at conferences in 2020.

There are five grants available of up to $5,000 per grant. Applications can be lodged at any time and will be assessed throughout the year.

Applications are 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.

Submission dates:

The study grants will also open on 19 November 2019 for study in 2020.

Applications for study grants can be lodged throughout the year.

To apply, you will need to complete an online application. The application can be made online here.

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.

To apply please visit our grant application portal.

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