Research Western

Petro-Canada Young Innovator Program - WESTERN & ROBARTS Awards

The Petro-Canada program now provides two awards to new researchers at Western and Robarts to recognize, promote and support work that is particularly innovative, impacts positively on the learning environment in their department, and has the potential to be of significance to society at large. This program is intended to help attract and retain bright young minds at Canadian Universities, colleges and major research institutes and to help young researchers launch their scholarly careers and enable them to carry their research forward.

See program-specific guidelines for eligibility requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Subject Areas

Funding opportunity for new Robarts researchers.  

A summary of the program is available at:

Award Amounts

Western only - $12,500

Robarts only - $3,500


March 2, 2015

Guidelines and Application 

Program Specific Guidelines - Robarts Competition       

Application Form - Online form to be posted  for both Western and Robarts submissions


The PCYIA internal adjudication and selection process is managed by Research Development & Services, and must be accompanied by a completed ROLA Proposal for the specific award. See guidelines above for further details.

Indirect costs are not supported by this program.

Final Report

Final Report Form - ONLINE form for both Western and Robarts Award Recipients

Western Contact(s)

Florence Lourdes, Internal Grants Coordinator
Tel: 519-661-2111 x84500