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Education Horizon grant scheme

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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.

Outcomes of the 2018 Education Horizon round​

​The 2018 Education Horizon round has been finalised. View the details of approved proposals (PDF, 123KB​).

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 funding pool 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

Applications are currently closed.

Note: Due to changes made to the grant timeframe in the 2018 round (from 12 months to 18 months) the department is not expecting to announce an Education Horizon round in 2019.

The 2018 application and service agreement (DOCX, 219KB) and terms and conditions (DOCX, 208KB) can be downloaded for information purposes.

Previous approved proposals​​​

Previous Education Horizon recipients and details of their projects can be found here:

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Last updated 17 April 2019