Apply for funding


The Hawke’s Bay Medical Research Foundation offers one funding round a year.

The funding round is advertised in early November with a cut-off date 31st of December. Successful applicants are notified mid-February; for research to commence early in the following year.


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General details

Funding components

Project details

With particular relevance to the anticipated health benefits of your research, its relevance to Hawke’s Bay, any implications for reducing health inequities, contribution to Māori health and potential to enhance research research by Māori, for Māori.

Research project financial support


No grants are awarded without ethical approval. Research grants may be applied for prior to approval but funds will not be given until ethical approval achieved.
Provide evidence here or upload a file at the bottom of the form.

Terms & conditions

I, the applicant:

  • Agree to report on research progress 6 monthly or as agreed, on attached form
  • Agree that ethical approval has been sought and approved from local body or associated education institution as the case may be (evidence required before processing).
  • Agree for my name and the research title to be used for HBMRF website/ publicity
  • Acknowledge that failure to provide a report may result in having to return funding to the Foundation.
  • Acknowledge that if research is not completed for whatever reason, I will keep the Foundation informed and there may be circumstances where some of the funding many need to be returned.
  • Agree that on completion of research I will provide HBMRF with a pdf copy of the research/ publication
  • Agree that ethical approval has been applied for or received



Documents to upload

a. Curriculum Vitae
  • Please attach Curriculum Vitae for the last five years of principal and any associate researchers. Please include:
    • any previous publications and grants received or applied for connected to this study.
    • contact details of two referees.
b. Evidence of ethical approval/ application
c. Additional relevant supporting material
  • Up to a maximum of 4 pages
d. Photo of Applicant
Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 10 files.