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

Grant Amount: UP TO $25,000
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Oct 05, 2015
Sponsor's: Oct 12, 2015

Subject Areas:

Jointly funded by the Office of the Vice President (Research) and the Faculty, this initiative will provide one-year funding to eligible Early Career Researchers who are within three years of the start date of their first eligible academic research appointment at Western (typically a probationary appointment) and who typically have little prior academic or non-academic independent research experience as a Principal Investigator. The researcher must be capable of independently publishing, supervising and applying for funding. Any circumstances that arise from NSERC?s rules on eligibility will be taken into consideration. The purpose of this funding is to develop new and competitive externally funded research proposals in accordance with NSERC expectations. Successful applicants must submit an external NSERC grant application within two years of the start of the initial award and are encouraged to also apply for other external support.

Applications should be completed according to the posted instructions. All applications with a ROLA proposal must be submitted to Research Development & Services (RD&S) by 4:30 pm on the deadline date. If a deadline date falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline will be extended to the next business day. It is the responsibility of the researcher to ensure that all conditions are met and that the application is complete and submitted to RD&S as required. Late, ineligible or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Application Details: Guidelines, a link to ROLA, and application and final report forms are available at: One competition will be held each year.This program is administered by the Internal Grants Coordinator in Research Development and Services under the general terms of reference outlined in the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) guidelines. Completed submissions 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: Harrison,Fay Barbara

Sponsor Contacts:

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