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Capstone Editing Early Career Academic Research Grant for Women

A grant to provide financial support for female early career academics in recognition of the additional barriers they face in achieving academic success and advancing their careers.

Scholarship Value: $5,000

Length of Scholarship: 1 year

Number Available: 1

Opening Date: 01 July 2018

Closing Date: 30 May 2019

Study LevelPostgraduate (Research)
Year of StudyFirst Year; 2nd year; 3rd year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa; International; New Zealand Citizen
EthnicityAboriginal; South Sea Islander; Torres Strait Islander
Study RegionAll
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads
GenderFemale

Eligibility

Before applying for this scholarship, please check your eligibility against these criteria:

  • You must be a woman.
  • You must be employed as an academic staff member in a position that involves research at an Australian or New Zealand university (i.e. staff in teaching-only positions are not eligible).
  • You may be employed on a continuing or fixed-term basis. (Casual staff are not eligible.)You may be employed part time or full time.
  • You must be an early career academic. This is defined as someone who has graduated from their PhD within the past six years or who has begun continuing or fixed-term employment in an academic position for the first time within the past two years.
  • The research project must be one intended to lead to publication. This is defined as a research project for which one of the expected outcomes is publication of a peer-reviewed journal article, book chapter or book. It is recognised that academic research is incredibly varied and that some research will result clearly and quickly in a publication while other research might not lead to a publication for some time. Part of the purpose of this grant is to assist women to overcome barriers to their career progression, and publication is crucial to this. That is why one of the goals of the research project should be publication. You can specify in your application the type of publication you are aiming for and how it is related to your research project.
  • Previous recipients of this grant may not apply again.
  • Previous unsuccessful applicants may reapply every year if they wish.
  • You cannot apply if you are an employee or contractor of Capstone Editing (or a family member of an employee or contractor).

The grant will be awarded on 30 June every year, with the recipient chosen from among the applicants from the previous 12 months.The Capstone Editing Early Career Academic Research Grant for Women is awarded on the basis of both academic merit and financial need. Each application will be carefully assessed. The successful applicant will be chosen at the sole discretion of Capstone Editing, and this decision is final.

For further information, visit the terms and conditions

For further information, visit the terms and conditions

Applications for the Grant shall be made in writing in the form determined by Capstone Editing. (Currently an online form on the website www.capstoneediting.com.au.)

Applications must be submitted between 1 July and 30 May (in the following calendar year). Capstone Editing’s decision to accept or reject an application shall be final.

The application must outline the applicant’s intended use of the Grant.

The application must specify the amount being applied for (a maximum of A$5,000) and must include evidence of the costs of such use to support the amount claimed (in the form of invoices and quotations).

By submitting an application, the applicant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.

The grant will be awarded on 30 June every year, with the recipient chosen from among the applicants from the previous 12 months. The Capstone Editing Early Career Academic Research Grant for Women is awarded on the basis of both academic merit and financial need. Each application will be carefully assessed. The successful applicant will be chosen at the sole discretion of Capstone Editing, and this decision is final.
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