ACU Gender Programme grant 2019


The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

For More Information

For additional information, please visit the program's website for

  • Program guidelines
  • Application forms
  • Evaluation criteria


The ACU Gender Programme offers annual grants to help member universities meet the costs of organizing projects promoting gender equity and equality in their institutions. 

The project/action plan should support institutional efforts to promote gender equity, for example through the establishment of a sexual harassment response mechanism, the introduction of institutional gender policies and practices, or mainstreaming gender into the academic curriculum, etc. 



Maximum Project Value

The grants of up to GBP 1,000 are awarded annually 

Project Duration

The action plan should be for projects with a minimum duration of 3 months and maximum of 10 months.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

PI to submit a copy of application, support letter from college Dean and complete OR5 form to:

External Deadline

PI to submit application and supporting documentation.

More information and application form can be found on the sponsor website in the how to apply section.

For Questions, please contact

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Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x52832

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