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2018 Education Horizon grant scheme now open

The department's $1 million Education Horizon research grant scheme funds high-quality local research that aligns with the Government's Our Future State: Advancing Queensland's Priorities and the department's priority research themes. Queensland researchers with a Queensland-based sponsor organisation are eligible to apply.

Research categories

  1. Early childhood education and care - children are engaged in quality early years programs and making positive transitions.
  2. School education - students are engaged in learning, achieving and successfully transitioning to further education, training and work.
  3. Cross-category - research projects that span the above categories.
  4. Open - available to previous Education Horizon grant recipients who want to build on their research, partnerships, and investments, with innovative and collaborative programs of research that have demonstrated significant benefit.

Funding limits

The pool of $1 million is dispersed across the research grant categories. Projects in categories 1-3 are funded to a maximum of $100,000 for up to eighteen months. Successful projects in the open category may be awarded funding of up to $100,000 per year for up to two years.

How to apply

Download the 2018 application and service agreement Microsoft® Word document and terms and conditions Microsoft® Word document.

See also the 2018 Education Horizon promotional flyer Adobe PDF document.

Applications close Tuesday 31 July 2018.

Previous approved proposals

In 2017, seventeen successful applicants received research grant funding of between $18,000 and $100,000.

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