Canada Council for the Arts – Killam Research Fellowships – 2017

March 2, 2016

Canada Council for the Arts – Killam Research Fellowships – 2017

Killam Research Fellowships are intended for established scholars who have demonstrated outstanding research ability and who have published the results of their research in substantial publications in their field. Typically, the recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship is a full professor in a Canadian university.  Fellowships are awarded annually, on a competitive basis, to support scholars doing research in any of the following fields: humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering, studies linking any of the disciplines within these fields.

You must present a coherent project with a clearly stated objective and well defined plan for reaching that objective. The award is not intended as a subsidy for the overall research.

Western Application Process

Western must authorize final submissions in advance of the Canada Council deadline. All applications must be uploaded to a ROLA Proposal.

Important Dates

May 9, 2016      ROLA submission and complete application form uploaded to Canada Council’s Killam Program website
May 15, 2016    Western institutional approval and final submission deadline, supporting documents must be postmarked and sent to the Canada Council

March, 2017      Applicants will receive the results, in writing

Contact

For more information, or questions relating to the Killam Research Fellowships please contact:  Julaine Hall (julaine.hall@uwo.ca  or x87970)

Further details, award guidelines and access to the application form can be found online: http://www.uwo.ca/research/funding/awards/killam_research_fellowship.html


Killam Research Fellowships

March 13, 2015

Killam Research Fellowships: fellowships are awarded annually, on a competitive basis, to support scholars doing research in any of the following fields: humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering, studies linking any of the disciplines within these fields.

These awards, which are administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, provide support to scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest. Killam Research Fellowships are intended for established scholars who have demonstrated outstanding research ability and who have published the results of their research in substantial publications in their field. Typically, the recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship is a full professor in a Canadian university.

Nomination Process: Applications must be submitted by individuals, and not by their institutions (however, applicants must obtain their approval).

To be eligible, you must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status, as defined by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

You must present a coherent project with a clearly stated objective and well defined plan for reaching that objective. The award is not intended as a subsidy for the overall research.

A completed application will consist of the following:

  1. A completed online application form, including:
  • description of present/projected teaching load, as well as load from past two years;
  • intended period and location of fellowship tenure;
  • one-page non-technical project summary;
  • six-page detailed project description (plus optional one-page bibliography);
  • linked CommonCV;
  • full career list of publications and list of five most significant research contributions;
  • any co-investigators on the project; and
  • four Canadian or foreign specialists who could act as referees.
  1. Original, signed cover letter (generated at the time of online form submission)
    3. A copy of proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency (for permanent residents: a letter from your institution confirming firm appointment)
    4. Forty copies of any figures/diagrams in the detailed project description

Deadline: Western must authorize final submissions in advance of the Canada Council deadline of Friday, May 15, 2015. As such, completed application packages must be forwarded to Julaine Hall by Friday, May 8, 2015. If your application is approved, you must then submit your supporting documents by mail to the Canada Council by Friday, May 15, 2015.

Contact: Applicants are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall (julaine.hall@uwo.ca) at Research Development & Services regarding the program and application process

Further information can be found at http://killamprogram.canadacouncil.ca

Application Instructions: http://killam.canadacouncil.ca/instructions-e.pdf


Killam Fellowships

March 6, 2014

The Killam Research Fellowships are highly distinguished research grants supporting scholars of exceptional ability engaged in research projects of broad significance and interest. They provide two years’ release time from teaching and administrative responsibilities, with regular salary and benefits, to devote time and energy to research.

Eligibility:  social/natural/health sciences, engineering, humanities, or studies linking multiple disciplines.

Deadlines: Western’s internal deadline for application submission is Thursday, May 1, 2014.

For more information, see the attached Overview document, or visit http://killamprogram.canadacouncil.ca/.

An information session on the Killam Program, which also includes the $100,000 Killam Prizes, will be held on Monday, March 24, 2014 in the Support Services Building, Room 4220, at 10:30 AM. It will be led by Ms. Luiza Pereira, Program Officer for the Killam Program. See the attached Purpose of Visit document for further details. Please let Reid McNaughton reid.mcnaughton@uwo.ca, ext 85093, know if you plan to attend this session.


Teaching Fellows Program

February 10, 2014

Teaching Fellows Program
Call for Proposals for Fellowships beginning May 1, 2014

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) invites applications from full-time Western faculty members in the following Faculties for a three-year teaching fellowship, commencing May 1, 2014: Arts and Humanities, Ivey Business School, Education, Engineering, Law, Information and Media Studies, Science, Don Wright Faculty of Music

Deadline:  March 14, 2014

Description: The goal of the Teaching Fellows Program is to enhance teaching innovation and teaching quality at Western.  The Program will bring together a cohort of outstanding faculty (Teaching Fellows) who will provide educational leadership, perform research on teaching, and disseminate the knowledge they acquire to the larger university community and beyond.
Up to two Teaching Fellows will be selected competitively to work collaboratively with the Teaching Support Centre (TSC) and their Faculties.  Fellows will develop and complete an innovative project designed to enhance teaching and learning in their disciplines.

The theme of this Teaching Fellows Program competition will be technology-enabled learning.
•    Teaching Fellows receive up to a 40% secondment from their Department/Faculty to the TSC for a three-year term, starting in May 1, 2014.  Only one Teaching Fellowship will be awarded per Faculty.
•    Teaching Fellows are eligible for up to $10,000 funding per year for three years to conduct their scholarly project related to teaching.
•    At the beginning of their term, Teaching Fellows must be available for a three-day Great Teachers Seminar (May 7-9, 2014) to prepare for their role and build their skills for educational leadership.

More details and application procedures: http://www.uwo.ca/tsc/about/features/teaching_fellows/index.html

Questions – contact Dr. Natasha Patrito Hannon – npatrit@uwo.ca


Fellowship in Teaching Innovation

January 14, 2014

Fellowship in Teaching Innovation

Call for 2014 Applications

The purpose of the $10,000 Fellowship in Teaching Innovation award is to encourage main campus faculty members (full-time and part-time) to pursue teaching innovations at Western University.  The Fellowship exists primarily, but not exclusively, to support undergraduate and professional school teaching at the University, matching Western’s commitment to the highest standards and quality of undergraduate education.

Teaching innovation projects may take many forms, such as developing new strategies for student engagement or initiatives involving the novel incorporation of educational technology into classroom settings. The award may be used to develop teaching innovation projects through the purchase of release-time, support for graduate students, acquisition of technology, or to attend teaching conferences.

The deadline for receipt of applications is March 3, 2014.  Application procedures can be found at: http://www.uwo.ca/tsc/awards_and_grants/western_funding_initiatives/fellowship.html

An information session will be held on Thursday, February 6 at 11:30 a.m. in Room 121, Weldon Library.  This session is intended for those preparing applications in the current cycle.

For more information about the Fellowship, please contact Dr. Debra Dawson, Director of the Teaching Support Centre, by phone at ext. 84621 or e-mail: dldawson@uwo.ca


Killam Research Fellowship

April 11, 2013

These awards, which are administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, provide support to scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest.

Amount: The fellowship provides 2 years of release time (valued at $70,000 per year)

Deadlines:
Faculty of Education Research Office: At least one week before RD&S deadline.
Research Development & Services: May 08, 2013
Canada Council for the Arts: May 15, 2013

Eligibility: Killam Research Fellowships are intended for established scholars who have demonstrated outstanding research ability and who have published the results of their research in substantial publications in their field. Typically, the recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship is a full professor in a Canadian university.

A ROLA Proposal is required with your submission

More information and applications…


Killam Research Fellowship

February 28, 2012

Deadlines:
Faculty of Education Research Office: May 1, 2012 (2-3 weeks prior to this if you would like feedback on your application)
Research Development & Services: May 8, 2012
Canada Council for the Arts: May 15, 2012

Amount: $70,000 (2 years release time from teaching and administrative work)

Description: These awards, which are administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, provide support to scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest. Killam Research Fellowships are intended for established scholars who have demonstrated outstanding research ability and who have published the results of their research in substantial publications in their field. Typically, the recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship is a full professor in a Canadian university.

The fellowships provide two years of release time from teaching and administrative duties to individual scholars who wish to pursue independent research. The fellowships are awarded to individuals, but the funds are paid to and administered by universities or research institutes.

Applications and more information

Applications must be accompanied by a ROLA  proposal

More Information: When you submit your application to the Canada Council, an electronic copy will automatically be sent to your institution for its approval. (Without your institution’s approval, which must be received on or before 15 May 2012, your application will not be eligible.) Your institution may have special requirements and an internal deadline before the Canada Council’s deadline. Contact your institution well in advance to determine its process and deadline for reviewing and approving your application. Before you begin the process of preparing your application, you will need a Killam user name, password and agency PIN. Your submission is not complete until you receive confirmation of your electronic submission from the Canada Council, receive your institution?s approval and submit your supporting documents. You may submit your supporting documents by regular mail if you wish, but the package must be postmarked no later than 15 May 2012. If you submit them by courier, the courier slip must be dated no later than 15 May 2012.