Medical Research Grant Applications

Sir Edward Dunlop Medical Research Foundation Grants 2024

Applications are called for Medical Research Grants. The Dunlop Foundation has a focus on illnesses of veterans and their families.

Grants in all areas of basic and applied medical research will be considered. Preference will be given to projects where relevance can be demonstrated to one or more Statements of Principles issued by the Repatriation Medical Authority (RMA). A brief statement in support of a link will suffice.  Please refer to the RMA website: Please note: the list of relevant conditions is very broad and similar to diseases affecting the general community.

Please provide a 50 word plain English statement addressing relevance of your project to the health care of veterans and their families along with a portrait photo of yourself. The plain English summary and the photo will be used in the Foundation’s media release.

A total of six grants will be awarded including one grant for research into mental health, and another subject specific grant for diabetes.

Grants are awarded up to the amount of $30,000 each.

  • Successful applicants must be prepared to present their findings at the Foundation’s annual symposium.
  • Preference will be given to high quality applicants in the early stages of their career. NHMRC grants that were unsuccessful in the 2023 funding round will be given extra consideration.
  • Dunlop grant recipients in 2023 will not be given a grant in 2024.
  • Only grants from scientists based in Victorian institutions will be considered.
  • There are no character or word limit restrictions
  • Completed applications should be submitted by email to: in one PDF document. A hardcopy of your application and project is required also.  Please mail to:

Weary Dunlop Foundation  

Medical Research Grant Applications

Room 2.50

Melbourne Brain Centre

245 Burgundy Street

Heidelberg, Victoria 3084


The closing date for applications is 9th February 2024.

Application forms are available by phoning

(03) 9035 7030 or email to: Deborah Gillespie –