Internal funding opportunities

Charles Sturt University Research Support Schemes

Charles Sturt University makes significant, strategic investments annually to support research and research education. These investments include Faculty Compact Funding, University Research Institute funding, HDR scholarships and fee support, infrastructure investments and a range of internal research support schemes as identified below.

Researchers and HDR students are also reminded to consider funding opportunities that may be offered through their Faculty (see Arts & Education, Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences; or Science and Health).

Additional schemes may also be available through Charles Sturt University Research Institutes.

Title Closing DateDetails
Academic Staff Higher Degree by Research Workload Support Scheme


ASHDRWSS Guidelines
RISS - Research Infrastructure Support Scheme, 2022 OpenRISS Guidelines
Travel Support – HDR Students Open

Travel Support – HDR Students, Guidelines

Tri Faculty Open Access Guidelines 2023ClosedTri Faculty Open Access Application form 2023
Tri-Faculty HDR Support Funding - Round 21 Dec 2023Tri Faculty HDR Support Grant Application
2023 Subject Buyout Scheme GuidelinesClosed2023 Subject Buyout Scheme Application form

The primary goal of the Tri Faculty Research Scheme was to support the development of high-quality research outputs in designated priority FOR code areas. This will support Charles Sturt’s effort to lift and maintain, priority areas to World Standard (ERA 3).  All successful recipients of 2022 Tri Faculty Funding grants are required to provide a report in regards to your nominated project as outlined in the Guidelines.

Tri Faculty Research Funding, 2022 Final report.

Due date for submission is 23 January 2023.