Research Awards for Women Academic Staff

As part of ACU’s ongoing commitment to gender equality, the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise) is offering six Research Awards for Women Academic Staff in 2021 (for expenditure in 2022), valued at up to $12,500 each. This award aims to assist women researchers returning to work after a period of absence to re-establish their research profile.

Applicants may also detail any special conditions, including the impact of COVID-19 on their research, in relation to career disruptions and return to work.

Applications will close at 5pm on Friday 19 November.

How to apply
  1. Access the policy, application form, and procedure via the Research Awards for Women Academic Staff webpage.
  2. Complete the application form and include the required supporting documentation.
  3. Have your application form signed by the relevant delegated officers.
  4. Submit your completed application to by the closing date.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise) will announce the outcome of the applications in December 2021.

For further information or queries, please contact

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