Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Research Policies and Procedures

All aspects of Honours and HDR student enrolment, probation, progress, examination and supervision are expected to align with the relevant University Policies and Procedures, available in the CSU Policy Library.

Grant application timelines

As of April 2018

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  • As soon as you can
  • When advised
  • 15 days before closing date
  • 10 days before closing date
  • Closing date

As soon as you can

Discuss your intentions with your Head of School,Associate Dean (Research), and Faculty Research Liaison Officer. They are here to help.

Applies to
  • HOS
  • ADR
  • ExD

When advised

Prepare the required documentation, including a signed Intent to Submit (ITS) form, and send to the Research Office. You only need to complete an ITS for nominated grant schemes.

Applies to
  • ARC & NHMRC Grants Only, when advised by the Research Office
  • ITS

At least 15 days before the closing date

Send the following to your Head of School:

  • your full application
  • your Notice to Submit (NTS) form, which has been signed by all CSU Investigators
  • any requests for support/leverage funding

Your NTS will need to be signed by your HOS who will then forward to the Associate Dean (Research). All NTS requesting over $500k need to be approved by the Executive Dean.

Applies to
  • HOS
  • ADR

At least 10 days before the closing date

Send the following to your Head of School:

  • your full application
  • the funding guidelines and due date
  • your NTS, signed by all CIs, HOS, and ADR
  • any supporting documents (e.g. confirmation of support/leverage funding)
Applies to
  • RO

By the closing date

The Research Office will either submit your application to the funding body on your behalf OR
They will advise you to proceed with submitting your application yourself.

Applies to
  • RO

Exceptions to this timeline

There may be extenuating circumstances that make this timeline impossible to meet. In this case, the Executive Dean’s approval will be needed for submission of the Notice to Submit (NTS) form.

To request an exception, you need to provide a detailed justification for a shorter timeline to your Head of School.

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