2021 Research Block Grant Allocations Released

2021 research block grants allocations have now been announced.

In 2021, the Government will continue its support for university research with funding of $3 billion through two research block grants programs - the Research Support Program (RSP) and the Research Training Program (RTP).

$1.93 billion through the RSP to support research student scholarships, academic salaries, laboratories and research equipment This funding includes an additional $1 billion to alleviate the immediate financial pressures on universities experienced as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

$1.06 billion through the RTP will provide scholarships to support the training of over 40,000 PhD and Research Masters students.

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