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Applications invited for APRA Research Grant Program

Monday 6 September 2010

 

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is inviting applications for the 2010 APRA Research Grant Program.

The Program aims to foster research on issues related to prudential regulation and prudentially regulated institutions, including banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurers, friendly societies and superannuation funds. The grants are open to researchers and research institutions globally.

APRA is prepared to consider single- or multi‑year funding requests for up to $50,000 each year. Multi-year grants can support, but are not limited to, researchers who are applying for an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project Grant for funding commencing in July 2011 and are seeking APRA's participation as an industry partner on the ARC Linkage Grant application.

The application form for the 2010 APRA Research Grant Program must be completed and returned to researchgrant@apra.gov.au by close of business on 1 October 2010. The application form and the grant program guidelines are available on APRA's website. 

APRA intends to announce the grant recipients by 1 November 2010.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.