OLT Grants and projects

The Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) supports learning and teaching in higher education. The OLT promotes excellence in learning and teaching in universities by funding grants and projects. OLT grants are now recognised as Category 1 research income. Below is information on the range of grants and projects provided by OLT along with instructions on how to apply and application deadlines.

 

Innovation and Development Grants

 

 

Seed Grants

 

 

Innovation and Development Grants

Innovation and Development Grants support research, development and innovation related to the enhancement of learning and teaching in higher education. The applications can address a wide range of priority areas, including academic standards, the contemporary PhD, and improving access and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in higher education.

Round 1

Applications for Round 1 closed in November 2014.

Round 2 Full proposals from successful Round 1 Expressions of Interest (EOI)

Submitting a Full Proposal:

  1. Applicants must register their intention to submit with the Melbourne CSHE and send their letter of support for signing by the PVC(A) to the CSHE by Monday 8 June 2015 (see below for details) to satisfy OLT requirements for internal administration

  2. Submit their full proposal to the OLT Grants Portal no later than 5pm (AEST/AEDT), Monday 22 June 2015 (submitting prior to this final day is strongly advised).

Obtaining an Institutional Letter of Support:

  1. Please develop your Institutional Letter of Support exactly as per OLT's proformas (for either Lead or Partner Institutions). See below for OLT proformas
  2. Please send either your Partner Institution Letter or Lead Institution Letter to Ms Michelle van Kampen mjvk@unimelb.edu.au

 

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2015 Innovation and Development Grants Programme Information and Application Instructions   PDF | DOC

Grant information & documentation - OLT website



Application guideline (PDF)

 

 

PARTNER institution OLT proforma (PDF)

 

 

LEAD institution OLT proforma (PDF)

 

 

Details required for the Intention to Submit: please send this information to the ICO - mjvk@unimelb.edu.au

  1. Project title
  2. Type of application - Full proposal
  3. Project leader
  4. Application submitted previously?*

*Please indicate if this application has been submitted previously in any previous grant round. If yes, please list: the year and round it was submitted; the application number of the previous application (if known); and the project leader of the previous application.

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Enquiries:
Michelle van Kampen
Institutional Contact Officer (ICO)
Professional Development Coordinator
Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education

E: mjvk@unimelb.edu.au
T: +61 3 9035 4673

 

2015 Seed Grants

– In 2015 Seed Grant applications are only accepted in round 2, on Monday 22 June 2015

Seed Projects provide for pilot projects which test and evaluate an original idea. Applications can address any of the priorities in the Innovation and Development or Leadership for Excellence programs, or any other topic.

Submitting a proposal:

  1. Applicants must register their intention to submit with the Melbourne CSHE and send their letter of support for signing by the PVC(A) to the Melbourne CSHE by Monday 8 June 2015 to satisfy OLT requirements for internal administration. Please contact the ICO for details.

  2. Submit their proposal to the OLT Grants Portal by 5pm (AEST) Monday 22 June 2015 (submitting prior to this final day is strongly advised).

 

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2015 Seed Projects Information and Application Instructions

Guidelines (2015)
Grant information and documentation:

Visit OLT website


 

Application guidelines:

Download PDF

 

 

PARTNER institution OLT proforma (PDF)

 

 

LEAD institution OLT proforma (PDF)

 

 

Details required for the Intention to Submit: please send this information to the ICO - mjvk@unimelb.edu.au

  1. Project title
  2. Type of application - Seed
  3. Project leader
  4. Application submitted previously?*

*Please indicate if this application has been submitted previously in any previous grant round. If yes, please list: the year and round it was submitted; the application number of the previous application (if known); and the project leader of the previous application.

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Enquiries:
Michelle van Kampen
Institutional Contact Officer (ICO)
Professional Development Coordinator
Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education

E: mjvk@unimelb.edu.au
T: +61 3 9035 4673

 


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