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.

Upcoming briefing session

There will be a briefing session for staff intending to apply for an Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) Innovation and Development Grants.

The session will be led by Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Richard James.

To register your interest in this session, please contact Dr Lachlan Doughney lachlan.doughney@unimelb.edu.au

 

 

 

Innovation and Development Grants - due 28 Nov. 2014

– First Round OLT deadline for EOIs and full proposals Friday 28 November 2014, 5pm

Innovation and Development projects support research, development and innovation related to the enhancement of learning and teaching in higher education. A wide range of priority areas is covered including assessment, curriculum renewal, student diversity and internationalisation. In round 1, 2015 applicants may submit a Full Proposal OR an Expression of Interest (EOI).

Submitting a Full Proposal:

  1. Applicants must register their intention to submit with the CSHE and send their letter of support for signing by the PVC(A) to the CSHE by Friday 14 November 2014 (see below for details) to satisfy OLT requirements for internal administration

  2. Submit their full proposal to the OLT Grants Portal by 5pm (AEST) Friday 28 November 2014 (submitting prior to this final day is strongly advised).

Submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI):

In order to submit an EOI:

  1. Applicants must register their intention to submit with the CSHE by Friday 14 November 2014

  2. Submit their EOI to the OLT Grants Portal by 5pm (AEST) Friday 28 November 2014 (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 Dr Lachlan Doughney lachlan.doughney@unimelb.edu.au

 

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Guidelines (2015)

Grant information & documentation - OLT website



Application guideline (PDF)

 

 

PARTNER institution OLT proforma (PDF)

 

 

LEAD institution OLT proforma (PDF)

 

 

For further information please contact
Dr Lachlan Doughney @ the Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE)
E: lachlan.doughney@unimelb.edu.au
T: +61 3 9035 5828

 

2015 Seed Projects

– 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 CSHE and send their letter of support for signing by the PVC(A) to the CSHE by Monday 8 June 2015 to satisfy OLT requirements for internal administration.

  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).

 

Guidelines (2015)
Grant information and documentation:

Visit OLT website


 

Application guidelines:

Download PDF

 

 

 

For further information please contact
Dr Lachlan Doughney @ the Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE)
E: lachlan.doughney@unimelb.edu.au
T: +61 3 9035 5828

 


University of Melbourne staff awarded OLT (formerly ALTC) grants

List of staff awarded these grants

 

 

For further information please contact
Dr Lachlan Doughney
E: lachlan.doughney@unimelb.edu.au
T: +61 3 9035 5828