Some funding for research and scholarly activities is available to RDP faculty through the Faculty Professional Development Committee, especially Extended Funding Grants and Sabbaticals.
For information on these funding opportunities, including eligibility requirements and application deadlines, please see the Faculty PD website.
This opportunity is open to all continuous faculty members (full and part-time). The proposed project must be a research project that addresses underrepresented groups (including but not limited to women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities/racialized groups, and members of LGBTQ2+ communities). The project must be developed and completed in partnership with a community organization or group.
Applications should be submitted as a single PDF document by email to the Office of Research and Scholarship no later than October 31, 2021. Funding notifications will be made by December 3, 2021.
Applications must consist of the completed and signed application form (see link at the bottom of the page), along with a detailed proposal consisting of the following sections:
All expenses must follow Red Deer Polytechnic policies and procedures for expense eligibility.
Examples of eligible expenses include:
Note: Indirect costs (overhead) are ineligible.
Proposals will be evaluated by a committee made up of the Grant Administrator (non-voting member), an associate dean, and two faculty members according to the following criteria:
Award holders will be required to submit two reports: an interim status report due June 30, 2022 and a final impact report due December 1, 2022. Requirements for these reports will be provided.
As a recipient, you will be required to acknowledge, verbally and/or in writing, the support you receive from the Stantec Research Fund and the role it has played in your research. This applies in the following cases: