Call for Proposal – ANU Indonesia Project and SMERU Research Institute Research Grants 2021

Offered by the ANU Indonesia Project, in collaboration with the SMERU Research Institute, the Research Grants fund innovative, important and high-quality research projects conducted by Indonesian and Australian researchers. Indonesian researchers at an Indonesian university or research institute conducting research in the following areas are invited to apply  : 

(i) Trade and Industry 

(ii) Politics and Governance

(iii) Agriculture, Resources and the Environment 

(iv) Social Policy and Human Capital. 

To facilitate research related to COVID-19 response and recovery, this year they also strongly encourage proposals from three key areas: 

(i) Health Security; 

(ii) Stability; and 

(iii) Economic Recovery.

They also strongly encourage research that has a gender or social inclusion dimension.

To be considered for the grant, applications must have at least one co-applicant at an Australian university or research institute.

Funding :

The research grants provide funding of up to AUD 8,000 for each project of up to 12 months in duration. Payments will be made in two tranches. Half the awarded value will be provided to the lead researcher at the commencement of the project. The other half will be provided to the lead researcher once a Research Report, a Financial Report and receipts have been presented.

Timeline :

Applications close on 31 March 2021. Applicants will be notified by the end of April 2021.

Proposals can be submitted to the ANU Indonesia Project via

Further information :