career recovery grants
The veski inspiring women career recovery grants are designed for female mid-career leaders or emerging leaders in STEM in Victoria to provide vital and timely support via short-term flexible funding to boost research & help restore pre-pandemic competitiveness.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has compounded pre-existing gender inequality. Reduced work hours and work disruptions due to home & caring responsibilities have disproportionately affected women, threatening to wind back the hard-fought gains to achieve gender equity.
The veski inspiring women recovery grants will provide 12 months funding of up to $50,000 to boost research outputs and increase competitiveness when applying for future funding from major funding bodies.
Application Submission deadline: 11.00pm [AEST] on Monday, 21 June 2021
Referee Report deadline: 5.00pm [AEST] on Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Statement of Support (deadline for applicant to upload): 5.00pm [AEST] on Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Application process & Eligibility
Applications are sought from female mid-career leaders, or emerging leaders in STEM who experienced disproportionate increases in caring responsibilities during the pandemic, severely affecting planned research outputs; and who can maximise and attain multiple benefits through the use of the funding to get their research back on track.