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

Grant Amount: $3500 MAXIMUM
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Feb 15, 2013
Sponsor's: Feb 15, 2013

Subject Areas:

Only researchers from Robarts Research Institute are eligible to apply. Created by an endowed donation from Petro-Canada, this program recognizes, promotes and supports the work of new researchers at Robarts Research Institute, whose work is particularly innovative, impacts positively on the learning environment at Robarts, 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 new researchers launch their scholarly careers and enable them to carry their research forward. Faculty members and post-doctoral fellows who work in a laboratory at Robarts Research Institute are eligible from the date of their initial offer of appointment at a university up to their 8th year on faculty. Where the researcher does not have an eligible research appointment, the researcher's Director may apply as the PI on his/her behalf.

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