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NCSEHE 2017 Research Grants f­­unding round.

2017 Funding Round Projects

Applications for the NCSEHE 2017 Research Grants f­­unding round are now closed.

Research Grants Selection Process

As advised in the Information to Applicants document (available below), the NCSEHE has in place an Advisory Committee to assist with the research grants selection process. The Advisory Committee includes academics, senior managers and equity practitioners from a range of Australian universities.

Following the closing date, NCSEHE’s Advisory Committee evaluates all proposals against the grant round’s selection criteria. Proposals that don’t satisfy essential selection criterion are set aside. Both successful and unsuccessful applicants are notified in writing as soon as selections are finalised.


Student Equity in Higher Education Research Grants Program
2017 Funding Round
Request for Research Proposals

National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE)
Curtin University
ABN 99 143 842 569

The NCSEHE invites proposals from high quality researchers and equity practitioners to conduct policy-relevant research aimed at supporting and informing policy and practice on student equity in higher education.

Funding for several research projects is available through a competitive selection process. It is anticipated that the majority of grants will be for between $30,000 and $40,000, although other amounts may be considered. Grants will commence in September 2017 and must be completed within 12 months (closing October 2018).


Instructions for applicants can be obtained from the NCSEHE website in the PDF instruction documents found below or by contacting Professor John Phillimore on +61 8 9266 2849 or via email

Proposals must be submitted by 5pm Western Standard Time on Friday 21 July 2017.

NCSEHE Grants 2017 Information to Applicants (334Kb)

NCSEHE Grants 2017 Program Proposal Template (242Kb)

NCSEHE Grants 2017 Program Proposal Template – Word version

Posted 22 May 2017 Posted in General