2019 Pitch it Clever

Stage: Competition Finished


Applicants must be an Australian university PhD candidate or early career researcher up to five years from conferral.

UA will be guided by the ARC DECRA funding rules when considering eligibility including career interruptions.

The awards will be presented during the Universities Australia Higher Education Conference, taking place in Canberra from 27 February to 1 March 2019.The winner will need to be available to attend this event.

Video Requirements

Videos must be a minimum of 60 seconds and a maximum of 120 seconds. A 10% leeway may be accepted at the discretion of the judges.

Video and sound quality must be of an acceptable standard as determined by the judges in order to be shortlisted for some awards.

It is preferred and highly recommended that videos are in a 16:9 format.

 Funding Available



Universities Australia is the peak body representing Australia's universities