Sapphire Maintenance
Sapphire may be unavailable for regular maintenance on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7.00am and 9.30am (AEST/AEDT).
If you require assistance, please contact the Research Help Centre via email  

Login and Account Activation

If you have an existing Sapphire account, use the Login button below to go to the Sapphire login page.

If you do not have a Sapphire account, you may register for an account by selecting the Register for a New Account button.
*Note it may take 3 business days from date of submission of request for registrations to be processed.

Login or Register for a New Account

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.

March 2024 - Multi-Factor Authentication
In December 2023 NHMRC implemented mandatory Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in Sapphire to meet Australian cyber security standards.
Sapphire is only accessible if MFA is setup, please ensure MFA is in place at least a week prior to applying for any Grant Opportunities.
For instructions and troubleshooting view: 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.

Tutorials Help

Grants to Build Australia's Future Capability

Open grant opportunities can be found at

Grant Connect