(including the Peter McPhee Awards)

The Student Engagement Grants Program (including the Peter McPhee Student Awards) supports engagement activities which:

  • Connect students with external partners to address important social, economic, environmental or cultural issues.
  • Give students the opportunity to apply their learning in activities which develop skills and leadership.
  • Assist students to initiate and implement constructive change in the local, national or international community.
  • Provide opportunities for students to develop their social and civic responsibilities and become active global citizens

The most outstanding applications for this grant program will receive a Peter McPhee Student Award. This Program replaces the Dreamlarge Student Engagement Grants.

Key datesApplications close 12:00 noon Wednesday 22nd April 2015.
Late applications will not be accepted.
Guidelinesdownload2015 Student Engagement Grant Program Guidelines(including the Peter McPhee Student Awards)
ResourcesdownloadStudent Engagement Grant Program Mentor Guide
Funding

Requests of between $1,000 and $5,000 will be considered for funding by the Selection Committee.

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

Only students awarded the 2014 Student Engagement Grants Program are eligible to apply for an extension of funding in 2015.

Does the activity address an important social, economic, environmental or cultural issue and deliver significant benefits for the target group(s);

Is the activity innovative and feasible within the proposed timeline and requested budget;

How beneficial is the engagement activity for the partner organisation and do their contributions and support letter indicate that they are committed to the activity and its outcomes;

How beneficial is the engagement activity for the applicant(s) and does the activity give student(s) an opportunity to apply their learning and develop their skills and leadership qualities; and

Have the applicant(s) demonstrated their capacity to successfully undertake the activity?

How to apply

download2015 Student Engagement Grants Program Application form(including the Peter McPhee Student Awards)

Applicants must submit a completed Student Engagement Grant Program (including the Peter McPhee Student Awards) Application Form by 12:00 noon Wednesday 22nd April 2015 to be eligible for consideration.

Application documentation must be emailed directly to: 

Lara Maia-Pike: laram@unimelb.edu.au in .PDF format (including all signatures).

Contact

Please address your queries to:

Lara Maia-Pike 

Email: laram@unimelb.edu.au

Ph: 8344 9846


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