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

Return To Research Funding Scheme 2021OpenReturn To Research Funding Scheme Guidelines 2021
Tri Faculty Open Access Guidelines 2022OpenTri Faculty Open Access Application form 2022
Tri-Faculty HDR Support Funding9 September 2022Tri Faculty HDR Support Grant Application
FOSH Conference Support Scheme Guidelines


FOSH Conference Support Scheme Application Form
FOBJBS Research Grant Development GuidelinesopenFOBJBS Research Grant Development Application Form
FOBJBS Conference Support Scheme GuidelinesopenFOBJBS Conference Support Scheme Application Form
2023 Subject Buyout Scheme Guidelinesopen2023 Subject Buyout Scheme Application form