Apply: Association of Commonwealth Universities Gender Grants 2021

The Association of Commonwealth Universities Gender Grants 2021 is now open for applications from interested and eligible applicants from across the globe. The Gender Grants is sponsored by The Association of Commonwealth Universities to be used for a diverse range of projects, workshops, and events in the core thematic areas outlined by the Association.

ACU Gender Grants are awarded annually to member universities to support initiatives that will boost gender equity and equality on campus. Grantees will be required to submit a short interim report halfway through their project and a comprehensive final report within one month after completing their project.


Grant Sponsor(s): Association of Commonwealth Universities

Grant to be taken at: Commonwealth member universities

Grant Worth: GBP 1000

Grant Slot:  Not specified

Nationality: Candidates from ACU member universities


Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the Association of Commonwealth Universities Gender Grants 2021, applicants must ensure that they meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be staff at ACU member university with the passion to help organize projects that promote gender equity and equality.
  • Applicants must be ready to submit a short interim report halfway through their project and a comprehensive final report within one month after completing their project.
  • Applicants must be interested in projects with the following thematic areas- Supporting women in leadership; Raising awareness of sexual harassment and developing anti-sexual harassment initiatives; Supporting women in science and research; Creating effective institutional policies; Mainstreaming gender equity into the curriculum.


Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Applicants will need to supply an outline of the project and an action plan, including details of what it involves and how it will address gender equity and equality at their university. The project action plan is requested for a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months.

Applicants are to apply online by completing the online application form.

Application Deadline: October 4, 2021

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