(including the Peter McPhee Awards)

The Student Engagement Grants Program (including the Peter McPhee Student Awards) supports engagement activities which:

  • Connect students with external partners to address important social, economic, environmental or cultural issues.
  • Give students the opportunity to apply their learning and develop skills, leadership and partnership capacity.
  • Assist students to initiate and implement constructive change in the local, national or international community.
  • Provide opportunities for students to develop their social and civic responsibilities.
  • Encourage students to connect across disciplines.

The most outstanding applications for this grant program will receive a Peter McPhee Student Award or the Pulse Credit Union Student Engagement Grant.

Key dates

Applications will open on Monday 4 July, 2016 and close on Wednesday 10 August, 2016 at midday.

Guidelines and selection criteria Outlined in the application process, and are available for download here. download2016 Student Engagement Grant Program Guidelines and Selection Criteria
(including the Peter McPhee Student Awards)

downloadStudent Engagement Grant Program Applicant Budget Template

downloadStudent Engagement Grant Program Guide to Assist Mentors

downloadStudent Engagement Grant Program Mentor Endorsement Form

downloadStudent Engagement Grant Program Partner Endorsement Form


Requests of between $1,000 and $5,000 will be considered for funding by the Selection Committee.

Please review the Guidelines and Selection Criteria.

How to apply

Please use the online application tool to submit your grant application. All applications must be submitted online, by 12 noon Wednesday 10 August, 2016 to be eligible for consideration.

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Please address your queries to:

Megan Dench
Program Development Manager
Academic Services and Registrar

Email: megan.dench@unimelb.edu.au

Ph: 9035 9165

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