Petro-Canada Young Innovator Awards

The Petro-Canada program provides awards to new researchers 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. 

Eligibility: This award is offered to full-time Western University 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.

A full nomination package will include:

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

Amount: $15,000

Important Dates
March 4, 2020: Draft to Faculty Research Office (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least two weeks – contact Karen Kueneman)
March 11, 2020: ROLA, final application form, and Letter of Support submitted to Research Western (
May 2020:  Award Announcement

Further details and online nomination forms:

For more information or questions relating to the Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award Program please contact Alda O’Grady ( or x84620)

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About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall
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