MQ Carer Conference Support Scheme

MQ Carer Conference Support Scheme

Status Open (applications for MQCCSS must be received 2 months prior to the conference)

The primary purpose of the Macquarie University Carer Conference Support Scheme(MQCCSS) is to assist academic staff who have carer responsibilities to attend and present at academic conferences.


Funding up to $500 is available for a conference within the Sydney metropolitan area, $1000 for a national conference outside the Sydney metropolitan area, $1500 for conferences in Western Australia, the Northern Territory or far North Queensland and $2000 for an international conference.

Faculty contacts

The Faculties have their own approval and review processes for grants under this scheme. They may also have deadlines for submission of draft applications that are earlier than the Research Office deadlines. Please ensure that you contact your Faculty, as early as possible, for information on process and deadlines.

Faculty of Arts
Ph 9850 9663 (x9663), Faculty Research Manager, Dr Christine Boman

Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences
Ph 9850 2788 (x2788), Faculty Research Manager, Dr Kyle Ratinac

Faculty of Science and Engineering
Ph 9850 8912 (x8912), Faculty Research Manager, Ms Irina Zakoshanski

Macquarie Business School
Ph 9850 4496 (x4496), Faculty Research Manager, Dr Jan Zwar

Key Dates

This scheme is open for continuous submission and assessment.

The date of the proposed conference cannot be less than 2 months from the time of application.

Applicants should be aware that funding is limited and it is advantageous to apply early.


MQCCSS Funding Rules-2023

MQCCSS Application Form-2023

ContactsMs Fiona Collison
Grant Development Manager
Research Services
Ph:+61 2 9850 6848
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