The IKI is committed to supporting interdisciplinary research in Indigenous knowledges. Various funding schemes are available, including schemes for PhD students, researchers, and community members.
You can find more information about the schemes and how to apply below. See our Research page for information about successful projects and applications.
The Indigenous Knowledge Institute invites proposals for innovative and interdisciplinary research projects with a focus on Indigenous knowledge.
Community Engagement Grants
The Institute invites proposals to support academics with a new research idea to test, explore, and develop it in partnership with members of Indigenous communities.
The IKI Fellows scheme presents a unique opportunity for a mid-career or senior Knowledge Holder, Traditional Owner, and/or Ceremonial Leader to work as a Fellow of the Indigenous Knowledge Institute.
PhD RTP Scholarships
The Indigenous Knowledge Institute is seeking applications from Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars who wish to undertake a PhD on a topic related to Indigenous knowledges.
The Institute is committed to developing the next generation of Indigenous researchers and each year offers two $15,000 bursaries (paid over three years) to Indigenous PhD students.
The IKI Research Theme grant scheme supports integrated two-year programs of interdisciplinary research that focus on new proposed Themes in Indigenous knowledge.