ACU Higher Education & the SDGs Challenge Grants 2022

Education

This is to notify you that ACU Higher Education & the SDGs Challenge Grants 2022 Applications are ongoing. You will find all the necessary details below on how to apply, eligibility, requirements, deadline, award value, and more.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the 2022 ACU Higher Education & the SDGs Challenge Grants. Interested applicants ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Open to professional and academic staff at ACU member universities, the grants focus on the following ACU Higher Education and the SDGs Network priority themes:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Research
  • Estates and stewardship
  • Engagement and impact
  • Partnerships

From sourcing energy-saving and clean energy options for selected Fijian schools, to supporting women’s economic empowerment by addressing the financial literacy and gender-based disparities in access to finance – the grants have been used to fund a diverse range of activities, projects, workshops, and events. Applications could include ideas for:

  • Virtual exchange or collaboration, teaching or professional practice collaboration, sharing and co-development of learning materials, tools, training and approaches to support contingency and continuity of operations planning at Higher Education Institution’s (HEI’s)
  • Virtual fellowships, comparative analyses, research management and uptake capacity building
  • Integrating sustainable development into operations
  • Sharing SDG learning content and materials
  • Developing SDG-focused research strategies
  • Co-creating research for impact, community engagement, and partnerships for the goals

Grants

  • Four grants of GBP 2,500 are available.

Eligibility

  • Open to professional and academic staff at ACU member universities;
  • If your university has previously received an ACU Higher Education and the SDGs Challenge Grant, you are not eligible to apply again.

Criteria

Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Project goals and feasibility
  • Impact and outputs
  • Experience and skills of the project lead and institution support
  • Alignment with the themes of the Higher Education and the SDGs Network
  • Collaboration

Application for ACU Higher Education & the SDGs Challenge Grants

What follows is how to apply for the ACU Higher Education & the SDGs Challenge Grants 2022 Application:

To apply, you will need to:

  • Supply an outline of the project and a detailed time plan, including what it will involve and how it will address the Higher Education and the SDGs Network’s themes. The project time plan is requested for a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months.
  • Submit a letter of support from the Executive Head or equivalent of your institution to demonstrate their support for the program of work proposed and the ways they will provide support for your project. The letter of support also acts as a reference for the project lead.
  • You will also need to attach the project lead’s CV.

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Deadline – Last day to Apply

ACU Higher Education & the SDGs Challenge Grants Application Deadline: The closing date for this opportunity is on May 3, 2022 –
Ends in: 29 days

Official Links

Visit the Official Webpage of the ACU Higher Education & the SDGs Challenge Grants 2022

 

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