Application Form for Gender Programme Grants

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The ACU Gender Programme offers annual awards of £1,000 to help member universities to meet the cost of organising projects promoting gender equity and equality in their institutions. The grants will be awarded on a competitive basis. Read more.

You can apply if you are currently employed by one of the ACU member institutions

You will need the following information with your application:

  • Your CV
  • Action Plan
  • Support letter from the head of your institution

 Grant terms and conditions

Each of the successful applicants will receive GBP (British Pounds) 1,000 to implement action plan promoting gender equity at their institution. Payment of the grant will be made directly to the institution.

For approved cases, the allocated amount is paid in two instalments; first £500 is transferred at the beginning of the project, and final amount of £500 will be paid after receiving the final report at the end of the project (mid-project report will be required half way through the action plan). The action plan should be for a minimum of 6 months and maximum of 12 months.

The closing date for proposals is midnight (GMT) on Friday 21th September 2018

Declaration by applicant: By signing the box below, I declare that the statements made in this application are, to the best of my belief, true, complete and correct. *

If you have any queries about this process, please do contact Evelina Vardanyan at