The goal of Western’s Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award program is to attract and retain talent within early career stages at Western, help early career researchers launch their scholarly careers and enable them to carry their research forward.
Amount: $16,500 over 1 year
Faculty Research Office: 1 week prior to Western Research deadline. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least two-three weeks – contact Karen Kueneman)
ROLA: April 17
Western Research: April 24, 3:00 pm ET
Description: This year, the Petro-Canada program will provide two awards to early career researchers at Western recognizing, promoting and supporting the work of new faculty scholars whose work is particularly innovative, positively impacts the academic environment and has the potential to be of significance to society at large.
Eligibility: full-time faculty members from any discipline. At the time of application, applicants must be within 8 years of their initial research-eligible appointment at a university (cumulative and not solely from the initial appointment date at Western), and currently hold an eligible research appointment at Western University.
Please contact Karen Kueneman if you intend to apply
Questions: Contact Internal Grants