Research grants


Australian Mensa is pleased to announce that the Richard Johns Research Grant for 2017 is now open for applications. You don't have to be a Mensa member to apply. The value of the 2017 research grant will be $5,000.

An information sheet and the application form (for printing) are available for downloading (pdf).

An editable pdf of the application form is also available for downloading.

Closing date for each year’s grant is Friday 28th April.

Richard Johns was the great-grandson of the founder of an engineering company, known as Johns & Waygood, then Johns Perry. On his death in 2008, he generously left Australian Mensa a substantial amount of money. Some of this bequest will be used to fund an annual Richard Johns Research Grant.

Please contact the Grants committee via email: for further information.