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NCSEHE competitive research grants

Expressions of Interest invited: Competitive grants to improve low SES student, low SES Indigenous student, and low SES regional and remote student and student influencer access to information about higher education study options, pathways, and careers.

The Australian Government Department of Education and Training is funding a program of Competitive grants to improve low SES student, low SES Indigenous student, and low SES regional and remote student and student influencer access to information about higher education study options, pathways, and careers. The National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) at Curtin University has been charged with establishing, implementing and managing the Program.

Therefore, the NCSEHE is pleased to invite Expressions of Interest (EOIs) from Table A universities for up to two projects under each of the following two themes:

Theme 1: Key influencers of low socioeconomic status (SES) students, low SES regional, rural and remote students, and low SES Indigenous students towards higher education pathways and career choices.

Theme 2: Higher education careers advice for low SES students, including low SES Indigenous students and low SES regional, rural and remote students.

Project Funding:
Theme 1 A$200,000–A$250,000 per project (max: 2 projects)
Theme 2 A$100,000–A$150,000 per project (max: 2 projects)

Duration: 12 months, although duration may vary depending on contractual agreement. Grants are expected to commence in July 2019.

Application Process: A two-stage application process has been established to make the process less onerous for applicants. Stage One is the Expression of Interest (EOI). EOI Submissions are due on Friday 3 May 2019.

Further information including application process