The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Undergraduate) and Deputy Provost has allocated up to $400,000 for 2021 under the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) to encourage initiatives that focus on undergraduate low-SES, regional, rural and remote and indigenous students, either encouraging their entry to University or supporting their retention, success and completion.
Opening 22 June 2021
Closing 21 July 2021
|Funding body||The Federal Government's Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP)|
A total amount of up to $400,000 may be allocated across all 2021 Equity Innovation Grants. Individual applications may request amounts of up to $40,000.
Priority will be given to:
Applications are required to demonstrate faculty financial contributions (which may include in-kind salary costs) and long-term sustainability beyond the duration of the possible EIG funding. Initiatives that involve collaboration between Faculties or Divisions are strongly encouraged.
Please note that the Equity Innovation Grant Scheme should be viewed as providing seed funding for new initiatives for one year only and a progress report will be required to be submitted in April 2022.
|How to apply|
Apply online: https://unimelb.smartygrants.com.au/EIG2021
In making its decision, the Selection Committee will consider:
|Other relevant information|
For details of past successful applicants see:
For enquiries, please contact Illy Paumolevuka