Conference and Creative Activity Fund for Staff
CCRAF provides funding to assist scholars, performers and practitioners to attend national and international conferences, symposia, performances, exhibitions, and other events at which they present research or creative work that meet Excellence Research Australia (ERA) definitions for research in quality-assured settings.
All VCAM academic staff members whose employment contract specifies that they must undertake research and who are presenting an ERA quality assured research output may apply for funding for these purposes. Normally one presentation or involvement will be funded by the CCRAF each year.
Staff may be eligible to apply for amounts up to $3,000 per calendar year.
Applications are accepted three times a year. Incomplete applications will not be considered, so please read the guidelines carefully.
Applications must be submitted to the VCAM Research Office (Southbank) by the close of business on the following dates (or closest working day if these dates fall on a weekend):
- 30th March
- 30th July
- 30th September
CCRAF Guidelines (PDF, 110Kb)
CCRAF Report Form (MS Word, 75Kb)
CCRAF Cover Sheet (MS Word, 80Kb)
Further information is available from the VCAM Research Office: firstname.lastname@example.org