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Competitive Grant Support 2020 Application

Australia-Indonesia BRIDGE School Partnerships Program

In 2020, the Asia Education Foundation (AEF) will support existing Australia-Indonesia BRIDGE School Partnerships to strengthen or reinvigorate their partnership through the engagement of new and existing educators and the delivery of professional learning opportunities through Competitive Grant Support. 
The grants of up to AUD$5000 per partnership aim to support existing BRIDGE School Partnerships to deepen their engagement and capacity to build a sustainable and prosperous partnership. This will include the involvement of new educatorsbuilding greater whole school engagementproviding further progressional learning opportunitiesreenergising partnerships, the mitigation of challenges faced and increased teacher capacity training. 

We encourage BRIDGE schools to submit an application in collaboration with your partner teacher/school and seek guidance from team of Asia Education Foundation. Please be aware the application form involves both the: 

  • Proposal narrative (how and why this will benefit, support or reinvigorate your partnership) AND;        
  • Financial proposal for the use of grant funds (Up to AUD$5000)


  • All active Australia-Indonesia BRIDGE School Partnerships.
  • Partnerships must have been established for at least 12 months.
  • Re-partnered partnerships are eligible no matter when their partnership was established.  

Application process:

  1.  Review the terms and conditions of the Competitive Grant Support.
  2. Discuss this opportunity with your partner teacher/school and develop your proposal for the use of the grant.
  3. Download the offline application and work with your partner teacher/school to draft your application
  4. Once the offline application has been finalised, please submit an online application here. Only one application is required per partnership. 
  5. BRIDGE will then assess the applications and be in contact for further information and to advise of your application result.

Applications close 31 October 2019.

Successful schools will be contacted in Term One 2020.

Apply here

Find out more about the Australia-Asia BRIDGE School Partnerships Program.


The Australia–Indonesia BRIDGE School Partnerships Program is supported by Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The Australia–Indonesia BRIDGE School Partnerships Program was established as an initiative of the Australia–Indonesia Institute, DFAT and Asia Education Foundation, funded by The Myer Foundation and Australian Aid. 


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