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NOTE: UG - Undergraduate; PG - Postgraduate; GR - Graduate research


The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant for Undergraduates

$3,000 for one undergrad per year to assist with covering the cost of their textbooks for the duration of their degree. (The recipient will receive one $1,000 gift voucher per year for three years.) Applications are open all year. The grant will be awarded on 1 February every year.


The Capstone Editing Conference Travel Grant for Postgraduate Research Students

$3,000 for one postgrad student per year to assist in covering the costs of attending a conference in relation to their degree. Applications are open annually from 1 July to 1 June. The grant is awarded on 30 June every year.

JUL24 - 25


IDEATE: Share your Big Idea for a better world

Good business, smart technology and social justice collide in the annual Big Idea competition run by the Big Issue. We are calling all undergrad students to take part in a 3-hour ideation session held at Clayton (24 July) and Caulfield (25 July) campuses to mark the start of the Big Idea Competition, 2017. As part of this program, you will innovate solutions for a fairer Australia, be mentored by industry experts and get insights from some of Australia's leading business and social justice leaders.

JUL 25

CISCO Spark The Industry Challenge 

Cisco is looking for apps, integrations, or bots built with the Spark team chat platform. Students who use the Spark developer tools to improve or transform communication/collaboration in the Health, Education, or Sales categories could win from $25,000 in total cash prizes, exposure on Spark and DevNet social channels, and a pitch opportunity to Cisco execs. Submissions are now open through 25 July.

JUL 28

Intel Hacks

Makers and IoT innovators: Intel is looking for IoT projects using the Arduino 101 development board. It could be anything from a robot that automates part of your daily routine to a connected device with social impact. Cash prizes total $20,000, and that includes a $1,000 student award. Submissions are now open through 28 July.

JUL 31

Monash SEED Accelerator Program

The program offers the opportunity to grow your startup exponentially in an intensively supported environment and surrounded by a diverse cohort of fellow startups. Over three months, you will have access to funding, daily ‘on tap’ support, mentoring by a successful startup founder, legal, IP and tax advice, a dedicated desk in the GENERATOR co-working space and an investor demo day. Applications now open through 31 July.

AUG 14

Ancora Imparo Program

If you’re a first-year student who has a vision for constructive change in society, then we want you to apply for the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Ancora Imparo Program. We’re looking for students who want to improve their community whilst developing their own leadership skills. Application Deadline 14 August.

AUG 25

NASSCOM Student Innovation Awards 2017

Have a great idea that deserves to be showcased? NASSCOM Australia is offering you the chance to present an innovative ICT idea to a panel of reputable judges and win a week-long, all expenses paid work experience trip to India! Application deadline extended to the 25th of August.