OER Collective textbook 2024 grants available

UQ academics, expressions of interest for the Open Educational Resources (OER) Collective 2024 grant round are open between 3 April and 3 May 2024.

Grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 are available to open textbook authors in 2 grant categories. 

Grants available to UQ academic staff

Grant focusGrants availableValue
Indigenous content or knowledge
Book project that includes one or more chapters focusing on Indigenous peoples from Australia or New Zealand.

Health Sciences
Books focusing on the targeted discipline areas of:

  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy.

Learn more and express your interest

Academic staff members employed at UQ are eligible to apply.

  1. Visit the OER Collective Grants page to read the Grant Guidelines and to download an Expression of Interest Form.
  2. Submit your expression of interest online by 11:59pm on Friday 3 May 2024.

Key dates

  • 3 April: expressions of interest open
  • 3 May: expressions of interest close
  • 17 May: Recipients announced
  • 31 December: Submission of a minimum of four copyedited, proofread, and peer-reviewed chapters of the open textbook project to the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) National Office

Library contact 

Email Thomas Palmer (Manager, Library Digital Learning) at pressbooks@library.uq.edu.au if you would like to discuss the grant application process or requirements. 

More about the OER Collective grants program

The OER collective is a Council of Australian University Librarians initiative.

The grant program supports the creation, adoption, adaptation, and use of open textbooks in Australian and New Zealand higher education institutions.

More about the OER Collective

Last updated:
4 April 2024