(including the Peter McPhee Awards)
This newly established 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 dates||Round 2 applications close 12:00 noon Monday 11th August 2014.
Late applications will not be accepted.
|Guidelines||download2014 Student Engagement Grant Program Guidelines(including the Peter McPhee Student Awards)|
|Resources||downloadStudent Engagement Grant Program Mentor Guide|
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:
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||
Applicants must submit a completed Student Engagement Grant Program (including the Peter McPhee Student Awards) Application Form by 12:00 noon Monday 11th August 2014 to be eligible for consideration.
Application documentation must be emailed directly to:
The Engagement Officer via email: firstname.lastname@example.org in .PDF format (including all signatures).
Please address your queries to:
Margot Eden (Manager, Equity and Student Engagement)
Ph: 8344 6388