Aim

Mito Foundation Research Fellowships support outstanding early-career researchers to develop a track record in primary mitochondrial disease research.

Funding information

Mito Foundation Research Fellowships are charitable grants of up to A$100,000 per year for up to 2 years, offered to contribute to a researcher’s salary during their work on primary mitochondrial disease. Funding cannot be used to cover on-costs, infrastructure, or other indirect costs. We encourage applications with co-funding from another organisation.

Mito Foundation reserves the right not to award Research Fellowship funding in any given year.

Important dates

Fellowship applications open: 2 February 2024

Fellowship applications close: 15 March 2024

Outcomes announcement: Late May 2024

Eligibility
  • Mito Foundation will only contribute funding towards the fellow’s work on primary mitochondrial disease.
  • The applicant must be an early-career researcher less than 12 years post-PhD (as of 15 March 2024). If justified career disruptions exist, an extension of up to a maximum of 15 years post-PhD may be considered.
  • Australian and overseas applications are welcome.
Funding guidelines
Selection process
Previous recipients

How to apply

To apply for the Mito Foundation Research Fellowship please prepare:

  • Mito Foundation Research Fellowship Application Form
  • Applicant CV (maximum 3 pages)
  • Group leader/supervisor CV (maximum 2 pages)
  • Letter of support from the group leader/supervisor
  • Please confirm reporting requirements from previous Mito Foundation funding are up-to-date (if applicable)

Compile all documents in 1 PDF document and email to grants@mito.org.au.

Application form

This grant round is closed. Outcomes will be announced in late May 2024.

Report templates

Please contact grants@mito.org.au if you require additional information regarding your existing grant reporting requirements.

Enquiries

Please email any enquiries to grants@mito.org.au.