The Higher Education Links programme seeks to support mutual collaboration between Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Argentina and counterpart organisations in the UK in order for them to develop joint projects to tackle societal challenges with direct relevance to Argentina’s social welfare and economic policy. HELINKS provides successful candidates with small-scale match-funding to develop high-quality collaborations between UK Institutions and Argentine HEIs.
There are two types of grant candidates can choose to apply for: HELINKS Travel Grant and HELINKS Workshop Grant. Compare and find out their differences before applying:
|HELINKS Travel Grant||HELINKS Workshop Grant|
|Who can apply?||Individuals affiliated with an Argentine HEI or individuals at a UK institution seeking to connect with an Argentine HEI that meet the corresponding eligibility requirements||Individuals affiliated with an Argentine HEI or individuals at a UK institution seeking to connect with an Argentine HEI that meet the corresponding eligibility requirements|
|Which are the priority areas for this call?||
|What stage of binational collaboration is this grant applicable to?||This grant seeks to support the development of initial or incipient UK/Argentina institutional connections with the aim of creating proposals for future project partnerships.||This grant applies to more advanced stages of binational collaborations where the participating institutions have already identified a joint project of interest and are seeking to engage in face-to-face workshops to develop and eventually execute their joint work.|
|What does the grant cover?||This grant covers the cost of a return airfare to the main location of the partner institution in the UK or Argentina. Matching funds from any of the two institutions should cover any additional travel-related costs (accommodation, meals, travel insurance, etc.)||The grant contributes up to AR$ 250,000 towards the development and execution of workshops which must comly with the HELINKS Workshop Grant guidelines|
|What is the expected outcome of the grant?||The successful candidate should have undertaken the agreed trip to the partner institution and carried out relevant activities to develop a draft proposal for a potential future binational collaboration. Submission of a final report outlining this intended proposal will be required.||The participating institutions will have carried out a series of workshops at the Argentine HEI. They will have submitted a final report including the results of the workshops and a proposal for the continuation of the binational collaboration.|
|When should the activity take place?||Successful candidates should travel to their destination institutions between 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019.||The joint workshops with UK experts should take place at the Argentine HEI between 1 January 2019 to 15 March 2019.|
|Where can I find the guidelines?||Please click here for Travel Grant Guidelines||Please click here for Workshop Grant Guidelines|
|How can I apply?||Submit your complete application form together with the required supporting documents by 7 December 2018. Please see the Submission section below for further information.||Submit your complete application form together with the required supporting documents by 7 December 2018. Please see the Submission section below for further information.|
Call closes: 7 December 2018.
UK and Argentine applicants must submit their joint proposals by completing the application form in English. The application form must be signed by both the applicant and their main counterpart at the partner institution. The application form and supporting documents must be attached and sent to HELinks.Argentina@britishcouncil.org identifying the name of the proposal in the subject line.