Amount: $12,500 (one award at UWO)
Faculty of Education Associate Dean’s Office: February 9, 2009 (2-3 weeks before agency deadline if you would like feedback on your application- contact Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services: February 16, 2009
Description: This program recognizes, promotes and supports outstanding 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 and 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.
Note: The competition is open to all subject areas. However, priority will be given to areas of special interest to Petro-Canada
Applications are processed through Research Development & Services and must be accompanied by a completed RDAF.