Rhondda Alexander Memorial Education Grant
Following Rhondda Alexander's tragic death in July 2010, the AUSMEPA Board agreed to establish a memorial to Rhondda in the form of an annual Grant. The grant is offered to schools Australia-wide.
About the grant
The following information and criteria will be helpful to those schools considering projects in future years. Each year the Australian Marine Environmental Protection Association (AUSMEPA) awards a grant of up to $3,000 towards a school marine education project that leads to students actively improve the marine environment. This can include educating their local community and other behaviour change activities. The grant is open from 30 September and closes on the 1st of March in the following year.
Students must have a major role in organising the project.
On completion of their project the students will create a video clip communication product suitable to be placed on the AUSMEPA website. Photo permission slips will be required.
The project will have a major coastal conservation application either by direct action or involvement with community education (they have equal weight).
The project will demonstrate originality and that it can be replicated by other schools.
The project must provide quality content, outcomes and outputs
The grant money should used for resources not already available at school however may be used for example to go towards purchasing or hiring equipment that the school would not normally have.
The application must be fully completed, signed and dated by the school Principal.
Evidence will be provided to indicate some use of AUSMEPA resource material.
To request future grant round updates please send your contact details so you can receive the AUSMEPA eNews notification where new information will be posted. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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