Key dates for UQ Major Equipment and Infrastructure Grants 2019

  • Round opens: 21 September 2018
  • Applications to be submitted to the administering Faculty/Institute for review (deadline set internally)
  • Full applications due to UQ Research and Innovation (UQR&I): 14 November 2018 (5.00pm) 
  • Anticipated announcement: December 2018


The Major Equipment and Infrastructure (MEI) grants scheme is a competitive scheme for infrastructure/equipment funding, and requires co-contributions from both UQ Central and the host Schools/Centres/Faculties/Institutes. The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Equipment Grant is also distributed through this scheme, with allocations broadly on a pro rata basis to those Faculties and Institutes that generate NHMRC income.

How to apply

Applicants should be aware that Faculties/Institutes will require applications to be submitted for assessment and ranking prior to the closing date with UQR&I. Please contact your Faculty or Institute Liaison for details.

  • Step 1: Familiarise yourself with the key UQ documentation.
  • Step 2: Complete your application using UQR&I Online Forms.
  • Step 3: Submit your completed and validated Application Form, including the required PDF uploads to the relevant Faculty/Institute, using the online system.

Using UQR&I Online Forms

  • To create an application, navigate to the UQR&I Online Forms log in page.
  • Log in and navigate to the ‘Home’ page. Use the ‘New Form’ link on the left of the screen to create a new application
  • Select 'UQ Major Equipment & Infrastructure (MEI) 2019’ as the application form type, then begin completing your proposal
  • Complete all sections, including any PDF uploads (using the templates provided) as required
  • Once complete, the Application Form should be validated and submitted to the Faculty/Institute.

Readership and researcher support

Before applying, we recommend you:

Key documents