Sapphire Maintenance
Sapphire will be unavailable on Thursday 22 February 2024 between 7:00am and 13:00pm AEDT while NHMRC deploys important system updates. If you require assistance or have any queries, please contact the Research Help Centre via email

Login and Account Activation

If you have an existing Sapphire account, Login as normal.

If you have an existing RGMS account, a Sapphire account has been created for you. Click below to Activate your account.

If you do not have an RGMS account, you may register for a Sapphire account. Click below to Register for an account.

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News, issues and announcements

Sapphire is regularly updated as part of NHMRC’s effort to continuously improve the user experience of our grant management system.

January 2024 - Multi-Factor Authentication QR code
When setting up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for your Sapphire account make sure to scan the QR code through the Authentication app and not directly from your camera.

January 2024 - Sapphire Log-in
If you experience login issues try clearing the web browser cache and browsing history as this might resolve the issue.

December 2023 - Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for Sapphire accounts
NHMRC is implementing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in Sapphire to meet Australian security standards. The new MFA feature in Sapphire will be mandatory and is expected on Thursday 7 December. A guide is available here: How to setup MFA in Sapphire.


Assistance, support and feedback

If you require further assistance, please contact the Research Help Centre (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm AEDT/AEST)


We value any feedback you are able to provide. Please submit the feedback form to help us improve our service.

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Learning and training resources

Tutorials have been published to YouTube. A full list is available in our tutorials section.

Help (a list of frequently asked questions) is available to assist you in navigating Sapphire.

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Grants to Build Australia's Future Capability

Open grant opportunities can be found at

Grant Connect