Deadline reminder: Research Awards for Women Academic Staff

Published: Monday 21st September 2015

The closing date for Applications for the Research Awards for Women Academic Staff has been extended to 30 September 2015.

In line with ACU’s ongoing commitment to gender equality, the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) (ODVCR) is offering up to three Research Awards for Women Academic Staff in 2015, each worth $12,500. This Award aims to assist women researchers to re-establish their research profile after a career interruption due to family responsibilities.

To be eligible you would have returned to work on a full-time or part-time basis following a period of approved leave in association with the birth of an infant or adoption of an under school-age child in the last two years.

The outcomes of the applications will be announced by the DVCR by the end of December 2015.

To apply:
  • access the Policy for the Research Awards for Women Academic Staff, the Application Form, and the Procedure document on the website
  • complete the application form, including preparation of the required supporting documentation
  • have your application form signed by the National Head of School and the Executive Dean or Associate Dean (Research) in your faculty, or if you are in a Research Institute, by the Institute Director and Senior Manager Research Grant Development
  • send your completed application and supporting documentation to the Human Resources Equal Opportunity email address: by 5pm on the 30 September 2015.
For more information: 
Please contact Sandra Johnson at ACU Research at or