ANUMAS 2021 Call for Applications

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Key dates


20 November 2020

Applications open

10 December 2020

Applications close (5:00pm AEDT)

14 December 2020

Merit Assessments close

15-17 December 2020 (TBC)

Allocation Committee meeting

21 December 2020

Outcomes announced


The ANU Merit Allocation Scheme (ANUMAS) is now accepting applications for NCI Gadi compute resources in 2021. Applications close at 5:00pm AEDT on Thursday 10 December.

The ANUMAS 2021 call uses a streamlined application process, designed to minimise bureaucratic workloads and disruption for researchers, at the request of the ANU Research Services Division. The application form is designed to be easy to use. The bulk of the work in the application process is preparation of a proposal and progress report document (up to 3 pages in length) for submission in the application.

All applicants (Lead CIs) and members of their research groups should read the guidelines and reference information in the ANUMAS 2021 Call for Applications – Information for Applicants document (link below) in full before preparing an application. This document may be updated during the 2021 Call for Applications to clarify rules and processes as determined by the Committee Chair, NCI or the ANU Research Services Division.

If you have further questions about the ANUMAS 2021 Call for Applications, they can be submitted by email to Emails to this address will create an issue ticket in the NCI user support system.


Reference Information


ANUMAS 2021 Information for Applicants (PDF) - General information, rules, guidelines and how to apply.

For reference, your ANUMAS 2020 application and outcome is available at (login required).


Returning applicants are advised to write a new proposal and progress report document of ~1500 words (3 pages maximum) as described in the Information for Applicants, and not to directly reuse content from previous ANUMAS applications.

Application Form