JCU Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

LTSE Awards & Grants Award and Citation Programs JCU Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

JCU recognises outstanding practice in teaching and scholarship in many ways and the Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning is one such example.

Citations recognise and reward the diverse contributions that individuals and teams make to the quality of student learning in a specific area of responsibility over a sustained period.  The JCU citations program is designed to prepare and support staff intending to apply for an Australian Awards for University Teaching (AAUT) Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, offered by the Department of Education and Training.

Up to 12 Citations with a prize value of $4,000 each will be awarded in 2017 across the JCU campuses.

Additionally, one annual citation of $10,000 will be made to the individual or team considered to have made the most outstanding contribution to student learning.

Application Process

The following quick reference instructions are to guide applicants. The Directorate of Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement encourages staff to discuss their application with their Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) prior to lodgement.

1 - Review the criteria and requirements

2 - Source additional information and support

3 - Collate your evidence

Collate evidence to support your application. Use a range of data.

Some useful resources to consider include:

4 - Prepare your application

5 - Lodge your application

  • Lodge your application with your Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) for signature and review prior to the application closing date.
  • Particular Divisional Offices may be dictate earlier dates for submission, review and signatures. Please check with your relevant Divisional Office administrator.
  • Contact your Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) for guidance specific to your College and Division.

Closing Date: Friday 17 March 2017

All applications must be:

  1. Approved by the relevant Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching), and
  2. Emailed to the Directorate of Learning, Teaching and Student Engagement via email to grantsandawards@jcu.edu.au by close of business, Friday 17 March 2017Late applications will not be considered.

National Citations

The Directorate manages the application process for the national teaching citations and awards on behalf of James Cook University. A range of resources and activities are available to support applicants. Enquiries and requests for assistance may be submitted to grantsandawards@jcu.edu.au.