Petro Canada Young Innovator Award

The Petro-Canada program provides one award to a new researcher at Western to recognize, promote and support work that is particularly innovative, impacts  positively on the learning environment in their department, and has the potential to be of significance to society at large.

Amount: $13,000

Faculty Research Office: 5 days prior to Research Western deadline. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least one week – contact Karen Kueneman)
Research Western: March 22, 2018 –  ROLA, final application form, and Letter of Support submitted to RDS (for a decision by May 2018)

Eligibility: This award is offered to full-time faculty members from any discipline that are within 8 years of their initial appointment at a university (cumulative and not solely from initial appointment date at Western), and who currently hold an eligible research appointment at Western.

Application Process: A full nomination package will include:

  • A completed nomination form with project details and a budget
  • The applicant’s current CV in any format
  • A letter of support
  • a ROLA proposal

Further details and online nomination forms

Contact: For more information, or questions relating to the Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award Program please contact Julaine Hall (  or x87970)

 photo credit: AzIbiss Tree and river via photopin (license)

About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall
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