The Life Course Centre’s Internal Grants program is designed to support strategic initiatives to enhance the Centre’s profile and impact. Opportunities include:

Staff Exchange Scheme

The Capacity Building Portfolio supports the Centre Staff Exchange Scheme and is designed to build and strengthen research capability and exchange among Life Course Centre Research Fellows. Research Fellows can apply for up to $2,000 for domestic activities and $6,000 for international travel in rounds that take place three times a year. Find out more here

Student Travel Award

The Capacity Building Portfolio supports the Centre Student Travel Award is an opportunity for Life Course Centre Higher Degree Research (HDR) students to develop new skills through training, professional development, mentoring and networking. Funding is available to promote exchange and capacity building with national and international organisations (industry, government and NGO’s) and Life Course Centre university partners. Confirmed Life Course Centre HDR students can apply for up to $4,000 for domestic activities and $6,000 for international travel in rounds that take place three times a year. Find out more here

2019 Conference Session Grants

The Life Course Centre Research Linkages Portfolio supports researchers to develop and deliver Life Course Centre sessions at major national and international multi-disciplinary conferences. Funding is available to encourage collaboration.  Find out more here

Catalyst Grants

The Life Course Centre Flagship Research Portfolio supports Catalyst Grants of up to $50,000 to support researchers to deliver flagship initiatives such as a major academic paper or a major non-academic publication with high-level impact in social and academic endeavours, including deep engagement with partners, end-users and beneficiaries.  Applications require submission of a completed project plan by 31 August, 2018. Please contact lcc@uq.edu.au for more information.

Director’s Seed Funding

The Centre Director’s Seed Funding of up to $5,000 is designed to allow for agile responses to new opportunities. Applications require submission of a completed project plan. Please contact lcc@uq.edu.au for more information.