The Faculty Research Development Fund (FRDF) awards, funded by the VP Research, are to strengthen SSHRC-related research by supporting the cost of small research projects, research groups and/or conference travel. (Note that funds available for this opportunity have not been confirmed by the VP Research as of April 16/14)
Amount: Recommended maximum award is $5,000.
Faculty of Education Research Office: Tuesday, May 20
19, 4:00 pm (for 2014 only) (if you wish to have feedback on your application – 1 week prior)
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time faculty members of the Faculty of Education, and must hold an eligible academic research appointment at Western. Faculty members may not hold, as the principal investigator, more than one FRDF grant simultaneously. SSHRC’s Subject Matter Eligibility guidelines apply to this funding opportunity.
NOTE: The application form has changed substantially from last year. Guidelines and application form in MS Word format.
ROLA is not required at the application stage but successful applicants will be asked to complete an application once the results have been announced.