Submit your proposal for an IIS grant and receive up to 80 hours of compensation for experimenting with new forms of project-based learning or implementing existing educational concepts into your own programme or course. This fund from the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies offers you the chance to work out your ideas and teach your students (transferable) skills in an innovative way. A maximum of 80 hours is available for each grant; the precise amount will depend on the proposal submitted.
The grants will be made available for courses scheduled to begin in block 6 of semester 2, and block 1,2 and 3 of semester 1 of the 2020/2021 academic year. A maximum of 80 hours is available for each grant; the precise amount will depend on the proposal submitted. These hours will be in addition to the hours already assigned for this course by your department.
Structure of the project
If you are awarded a grant, the hours you will receive should be spent on:
The IIS can offer you help and support as you elaborate your plans and share relevant best practices.
The deadline for submitting project applications for block 6 of semester 2, and block 1,2 and 3 of semester 1 of the 2020/2021 academic year is Friday February 28. Please use the application form found here to submit your grant request. A decision regarding allocation of the funding will be made on March 10.
The following criteria will be applied when selecting the grant recipients:
Soon a new application form will be uploaded. When interested, you can also already mail to email@example.com.
Upon selection, the applicant must be supply a written guarantee from his or her supervisor indicating that if the applicant receives the funding, his or her department head or manager will ensure the applicant is given sufficient opportunity to conduct the project.
The application will be evaluated by a committee consisting various experts across university and programme manager of the education lab at the IIS. This evaluation committee will submit a recommendation to the director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, who will then take a final decision regarding allocation of funding.
Once it has been concluded, the project will be evaluated in cooperation with the IIS and the results will be shared within the UvA, as well potentially included in a publication.