Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $15,000 CASH/$5,000 IN-KIND
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: N/A
Sponsor's: N/A

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Description: Ontario's TalentEdge Internship Program (TIP) provides support for current college and university students (specifically graduate students and final year undergraduate students), and recent graduates, with the exception of PhD graduates, to work on collaborative industry-driven research and development projects. PhD graduates and post-doctoral fellows (PDFs) must apply through the TalentEdge Fellowship Program. The TalentEdge Internship Program is open to students and recent graduates from across all disciplines, including non-STEM disciplines, and all areas of specialization.

Application Details: OCE funds may flow directly to the academic institution or the industry partner depending on the location of the internship: Academic-based interns: OCE funds will flow directly to the academic institution. Intern must have student status or other official status at the academic institution. At the time of an award, an invoice for industry cash contribution plus HST* will be sent to the industry partner. Upon receipt of the industry cash contribution, OCE will release a payment equal to the award amount minus a $1,500 holdback per internship unit. Company-based interns: Funds will flow directly to the industry partner. Intern must have employee status at the company for the duration of the internship. Upon approval of the application, OCE will release a payment equal to the award amount minus a $1,500 holdback per internship unit. The holdback will be released upon project completion and receipt of the following: final progress and financial reports, outcomes, proof of payroll for the intern and attestation from the institution or industry partner regarding the use of funds.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

325 Front Street West
Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
905 823-2020