• Fully Funded

The Association of Commonwealth Universities are offering Early Career Academic Grants  to early career academics employed by ACU member universities which would enable them to participate in a conference held in a Commonwealth country other than their own. The ACU has over 500 member institutions in 40 countries across the Commonwealth.

The conference to be attended must be a recognized academic conference in a field relevant to the applicant’s area of expertise. The conference must be held in a Commonwealth country other than the applicant’s country of employment. Applicants must give details of their chosen conference at the time of application.

The grant must be used to participate in a conference between 1 July 2017 and 31 December 2017.

A minimum of 30 grants are on offer in 2017.

 

Location:

Commonwealth Countries

Benefits

Candidates can avail this grant to participate in a conference held in a Commonwealth country other than their own. The maximum amount of each grant is GBP 2,000 to be used to cover travel and visa costs, conference fees, accommodation and subsistence.

Eligibilities

  • Applicants must be employed in an academic role by an ACU member institution at the time of application.
  • Applications are open to university staff who are less than ten years from the start of their employment in an academic role.
  • 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.
  • Applicants must not have previously worked or attended an academic conference outside their home region.
Eligible Regions: Commonwealth Countries

Application Process

Follow instruction available at the official website. Applicants must provide a letter of support from their head of department.

Applicants can strengthen their application by providing evidence of the submission/acceptance of a paper or poster, or other communication with the conference organizers. It is highly recommended that applicants attach this evidence to their application form.

Application Deadline: April 2, 2017

Application ClosedOfficial link

For Further Queries

To make an inquiry, please visit: www.acu.ac.uk/enquiry/
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