Purpose of the Technology Access Fund for Learners (TAFL)
The purpose of the Technology Access Fund for Learners (TAFL) is to assist those students whose courses have been disrupted by COVID-19 and have limited or no access to technology-enabled learning. Limited funding is available to support initiatives from 23 March 2020 (the date the move to COVID-19 alert Level 4 was announced) until 31 December 2020, or until all funding is allocated.
What can TAFL be used for?
TAFL must be used to directly build learners’ capacity to access technology-enabled tertiary education and training. This can be done by supporting access to:
Application to the Fund
Students may apply directly for funding or be nominated by a Carey staff member. Information provided should include name, ID, programme of study, and a brief description of the particular access need and how it meets the criteria of the fund (150 words).
Please submit applications/nominations to Chris Berry, Executive Director, [email protected] by Wednesday 28 May.
Note: provision is limited so allocation will be determined by clear demonstrated need. Carey reserves the right to prioritise and determine how the funding is allocated and may not be able to fund all applications.