In 2019 ACEN is offering funding for three Work Integrated Learning (WIL) research grants up to $10,000 each.

Applications are invited on topics related to one of the following themes identified through National WIL Strategy and the 2018 ACEN National Research Symposium.

  • Innovative and scalable WIL models
  • WIL and global mobility
  • Leadership in WIL
  • Digital technology enabling WIL
  • Building learner agency and professional identity through WIL
  • WIL practices supporting diverse learners

The grants are intended to:

  • build the capacity of ACEN members to undertake research into WIL
  • promote and support scholarship in WIL\develop effective mechanisms for identifying, developing, disseminating and embedding research-based practice in WIL programs\
  • leverage opportunities for collaboration in WIL research and the sharing of WIL resources.

Funding and Reporting Requirements

  • These research grants are valued at a maximum of $10,000 plus GST each and should be completed within a twelve-month period.
  • The grants are available to professional or academic staff of institutions with ACEN Full Institutional Membership.
  • The grants are not available to members of the ACEN Board.
  • Applications that include industry or community organization partners are encouraged.

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