Early Career Academic Grants are open to early career academics employed by ACU member universities, enabling them to participate in a conference held in a Commonwealth country other than their own.
Application Deadline: 2nd April 2017 at 11:59pm (BST)
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
- At the time of application, applicants must be employed in an academic role by an ACU member institution.
- Applications are open to university staff who are less than ten years from the start of their employment in an academic role.
- Applicants must not have previously worked or attended an academic conference outside their home region.
- Academic staff who have recently returned to work after a career break can also be considered: applicants to whom this criteria applies should make this clear in their application.
Selection Criteria: Applicants can strengthen their application by providing evidence of the submission/acceptance of a paper or poster, or other communication with the conference organisers. It is highly recommended that applicants attach this evidence to their application form.
Number of Awardees: 30
Value of Grants: The grant must be used to participate in a conference between 1 July 2017 and 31 December 2017.
Duration of Grants: The grant must be used to participate in a conference between 1 July 2017 and 31 December 2017.
It is important to go through the Application requirements in the Grants Webpage before applying
Award Provider: Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)