Grants and Awards

This section lists university grants for disability research and awards for disability leadership.

University of Melbourne Grants

Melbourne Disability Institute Seed Funding
An annual seed funding round open to researchers from across the University of Melbourne. They fund projects that are driven by the priorities of people with disability, likely to have practical outcomes, involve strong partnerships and have a clear path to sustainable funding.

Diversity and Inclusion Grants
These grants focus on research that contributes to the diversity and inclusion of different communities within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

Awards recognising disability leaders

Disability Leadership Institute 
National Awards for Disability Leadership

Victorian Disability Awards
The Victorian Disability Awards honour the contributions of Victorians who support, lead, educate and advocate for people with disability.

Brenda Gabe Biennial Leadership Award
This biennial award is an initiative from WDV that celebrates leadership amongst Women with Disabilities in Victoria.

National Arts and Disability Award
These awards are for artists and arts workers with lived experience of disability who have made an outstanding contribution to the cultural life of the nation.