Seed funding available – HERDSA

HERDSA is running a seed funding scheme for small projects of $2500.

The scheme, Researching New Directions in Learning and Teaching, arising out of the HERDSA OLT Advancing Teaching and Learning Project will provide one-off seed funding to enable groups to meet, bring in expertise (such as educational researchers, OLT grant holders or fellows), draw on mentors and /or obtain assistance to undertake their project’s development.

The goals in funding these projects are to:

  • Stimulate further exploration of under-researched areas
  • Encourage collaboration between experienced and early career learning and teaching scholars and, if applicable,
  • Provide opportunities for mentorship and support from experienced scholars, OLT Fellows or OLT grant recipients.

Successful recipients will receive a grant of up to $2500 to support their collaboration. They will also be required to provide a feature article for the April 2014 issue of HERDSA News, and it is hoped that the funding might also stimulate future presentations or papers on the areas under investigation.

Applications are invited from interested groups. Click here to download the application form.

Applications are due by Monday August 5, 2013.

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