Prime Minister's Initiative for International Education: Pilot Project Awards Scheme 2006

News summary

UKCOSA: The Council for International Education have announced £50,000 of funding available from the PMI-funded Pilot Project Awards Scheme. The aim of this scheme is to develop and publicise examples of best practice and innovation in improving the international student experience for the UK education sector as a whole. Institutions are invited to submit proposals for projects which they will pilot, and then write up for dissemination to other institutions.

Call for bids

A total of £50,000 is available for award in this round of awards. Individual applications may be for any amount up to £5,000. Individual institutions may bid for more than one project. Consortia of institutions may bid for up to £5,000 each towards a joint project, provided that the collaborative approach provides demonstrable added value. The closing date for applications is 8 December 2006.

Further information, including an application form is available on the UKCOSA website (