Grants, citations and awards now open

Applications for 2024 Teaching Development Grants, Citations and Awards are open.

Explore guidelines and resources to enhance your teaching project’s impact or gain recognition for your contributions.

Teaching Development Grants (TDGs)

Teaching Development Grants (TDGs) provide ACU teaching staff or teaching teams (including professional staff) with opportunities to create teaching development projects aligned with institutional and faculty priorities. These grants help foster innovation, enhance resources, promote good practice frameworks and contribute to the scholarship of learning and teaching.

Applications for TDGs are due to CEI on Monday 19 August.

ACU Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

ACU Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning are designed to recognise and reward staff who have made an outstanding contribution to student learning at the university with grants of $5000 awarded to successful applicants.

There are five distinct awards available:

  1. a general award for contributions to student learning
  2. teaching focused on the Catholic intellectual tradition
  3. teaching focused on building cultural capacity
  4. a dedicated award for early career teachers
  5. a dedicated award for sessional staff

Nominations for citations close on Monday 9 September.

The Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Teaching

The Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Teaching are the highest level of recognition offered by ACU. The 'Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching' and the 'Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Teaching' give recognition to teachers (individuals and teams) renowned for their excellent teaching, and their deep contribution to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching in higher education. Each award is worth $10,000 per individual or team.

Nominations for awards close on Monday 9 September.

To view the guidelines and application requirements, visit the respective webpages or if you have further questions, please email

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