Key dates for NHMRC Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Fellowships 2019

  • Release of Funding Rules: 4 April 2018
  • Proposals open in Research Grants Management System (RGMS): 4 April 2018
  • UQ Research and Innovation (UQR&I) information session: N/A
  • Minimum data requirements in RGMS: N/A
  • Applications due to UQR&I: 2 May 2018
  • Applications close with NHMRC: 23 May 2018
  • Rebuttal period: N/A
  • Anticipated announcement: November 2018


TRIP Fellowships provide support for health care professionals, personnel, systems personnel, researchers, and policy makers to translate evidence into healthcare and public health improvements. The Fellowships, aimed at developing early- to mid-career applicants, provide for half of a full time equivalent position and are not designed to support applicants already established as health care leaders.

How to apply

Step 1. RGMS updates and scheme reading

  • Update your full profile RGMS 'My Profile and CV'. If any team members are new to RGMS and need a login/password, start early.
  • Familiarise yourself with the key National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Funding Partner and UQ documentation.

Step 2. Completing the application

Step 3. UQR&I internal review and feedback

  • Ahead of internal review, ensure all online components are complete/valid and generate your proposal snapshots in RGMS (refer RGMS User Guide - Applying for Grants)
  • To initiate internal review, email your completed Funding Coversheet to UQR&I at
  • Also provide completed UQ Certification Proforma.
  • Internal review by UQR&I/feedback provided (compliance/eligibility/grantsmanship).

Step 4. Final submission

  • Final submission by UQR&I to NHMRC.

Readership and researcher support

Before applying, we recommend you:

Key documents


Funding Partners


Rejoinders and rebuttal

This scheme does not have a rejoinder/rebuttal or interview process.

Contact UQR&I

Round coordinator
Veronica Brancatini

If you are applying through UQ but you are not a current UQ staff member, please contact the round coordinator to be added to the UQR&I mailing list.