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

Grant Amount: $12,500 MAXIMUM
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Feb 28, 2014
Sponsor's: Feb 28, 2014

Subject Areas:

All subject areas may apply. Created by an endowed donation from Petro-Canada, this program recognizes, promotes and supports the work of new faculty researchers whose work is particularly innovative, impacts positively on the learning environment in the department in which they study, and has the potential to be of significance to society at large.

The 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. Full-time faculty members with an appointment at Western are eligible from the date of their initial offer of appointment at a university up to their 8th year on faculty. Priority is given to research related to Petro-Canada's areas of interest.

Application Details: Guidelines, a link to ROLA, and application and final report forms are available at: Please note that application forms and guidelines may be reviewed and updated prior each competition.The program is administered by Research Development & Services under the general terms of reference outlined in the PCYIA guidelines. The competition is held once per year. Completed proposals and results will be administered in electronic format only.
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: Lourdes,Florence

Sponsor Contacts:

Internal Grants Co-ordinator
Research Development and Services
Room 5150, Support Services Building
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada
519 661-2111