Herbert & Valmae Freilich Foundation Early Career Researchers Small Grants Scheme 2015

Information for Applications for 2015

Applications close midnight April 30

 Application Form 

Please submit your application form and required supporting documentation to freilich.foundation@anu.edu.au

Enquiries at freilich.foundation@anu.edu.au



To assist research into, the causes, the histories and the effects of ethnic, cultural, religious and sexual bigotry and animosity.
To explore how such intolerance can be combatted - and co-existence promoted.




3 thousand dollars maximum. (Smaller grants are welcome)

Application Criteria Applications are open to all Early Career Researchers (as defined by the Australian Reserach Council)  working in Australian tertiary institutions, public sector employees, community sector employees and people undertaking private research.
The topic of the research must fit within the rationale listed above.
Grants are open to researchers from all disciplines.
Applications can be made to assist research in a number of ways, including, but not limited to, the following:

• Travel (archive work, field work)
• Conference Attendance
• Research assistance
• Administrative assistance
• Equipment
• Child care costs
• Teaching relief

Awarding Criteria In determining the grant the committee will consider:

• The importance of the research to current events/manifestations of bigotry
• The importance of the research in furthering our understanding and elimination of bigotry
• The quality of the research to be undertaken
• The likelihood of the research being accepted for publication
• Other sources of funding or services available to the applicant for the project cited


Successful grants awarded in the 2015 April round must be spent by December 2016.
The Freilich Foundation must be acknowledged in all publications and all public presentations (seminars and conferences) of the research outcome from the grant.
Information concerning all publications must be communicated to the FF.
Information concerning the successful recipient and the funded research may be published on the FF’s website.
By January 2017 the grant recipient must submit a report which includes actual and projected outcomes, and a full financial acquittal.

Updated:  24 March 2015/Responsible Officer:  Freilich Foundation/Page Contact:  Herbert & Valmae Freilich Foundation