Donor-funded small project grants of up to £5,000 are available to students and staff to support innovations in teaching, research and student life.
Two windows of opportunity open at the University for six weeks each year to support creative ideas that need a financial kick start. Students and staff are invited to present innovative project ideas or activities during spring and autumn to compete for a share of around £150,000. The next window runs from runs from Thursday 18 February until 12 noon on Thursday 31 March 2016.
Completely funded through donations to the Edinburgh Fund, Innovation Initiative grants are an opportunity for graduates and friends of the University to invest in its future and support new thinking in research, teaching and student life.
We were so grateful to receive an Innovative Initiative Grant; it allowed us to set up our shop, paint the premise and buy tools for 'repairing workshops' that we will be running.
Further information including guidelines, checklists, full terms and conditions and details regarding how to submit your application can be found on the Innovations Initiative Grants website.