Western’s Research Accelerator Grant program provides one-time funding to mid-career and senior researchers with established research programs and who currently hold Tri-Agency grant(s). The purpose of this funding is to accelerate the initial stages of a new research area by leveraging the existing Tri-Agency support and allowing researchers to “make the leap” to larger external grant values. This funding is not intended for grant renewals or bridging support.
Researchers who intend to apply for Research Accelerator funding should contact the Research Officer and Assistant Dean/Associate Dean/Director of Research from their Faculty for proposal development guidance.
Amount: $50,000 (over one year)
Deadlines (SSHRC eligible research only):
Research Officer: November 3, 2015 – if you wish to have feedback on your application please send to Karen Kueneman (firstname.lastname@example.org) at least 1 week prior to the deadline
Research Development & Services: November 10, 2015
Eligibility: The Principal Investigator (PI) must hold an eligible academic appointment with a significant research component at Western University.
Applications are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA application.
Please contact Karen Kueneman, email@example.com, if you plan to apply or if you have questions about this funding opportunity.
More Information on Western Strategic Support for Research Accelerator Success – Instructions and Application Form