Teaching and Learning Grants

Teaching and Learning Grants

Recognizing teaching excellence is one of the key tenets of the Office of Teaching and Learning. To reach that goal, we can help structure your application for several teaching and learning grants and awards.

Here are some Grants and Awards related to Teaching and Learning offered by our School, University, as well as national competitions.  Consider them as laddering system of recognition of your scholarship of teaching and learning. Click on any of the sections below for more information.

Teaching and Learning Support Grant

The aim of this funding is to support academic staff in advancing teaching and learning through grants to support one of the following types of initiatives:

Option 1: Research in Teaching and Learning. This grant is intended to support academic staff prepare to apply for further grants that will support teaching and learning. This grant could be utilized to help conceptualize or develop an idea for a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Project (e.g., hire an RA to help prepare a grant package, methodology, instruments, etc. for a Taylor Institute of Teaching and Learning project, or other external research grant).

Option 2: Online or On-Campus Teaching. This grant is intended to support academic staff with online teaching or on-campus teaching. This grant could be utilized to prepare innovative digital content (e.g., hire an RA to help prepare content for using a flipped learning approach for a course, or to design interactive synchronous sessions, asynchronous content, digital assessments, multi-media case studies, podcasts, simulations, digital annotation, etc.).

Deadline: November 15, 2021

Email tandl@ucalgary.ca to receive the grant application when it is finalized.
Download the application here.

The following grants, funded by the University through the Provost's Office and administered by the Taylor Institute of Teaching and Learning are available annually.

  1. University Teaching and Learning Grants

    The next deadline for University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants is January 17, 2022.  The Taylor Institute will accommodate peer review of applications until October 31, 2021.  Grant application can be submitted online for peer review and will be returned with feedback by November 30, 2021.  Please note that these grants are administered by the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning. For more information and resources for the grants, visiting the Taylor Institute website.  Consultations are available online on October 5 and 8. They are up to 30 minutes and registration is required.

    Academic staff of the Werklund School of Education have been awarded with U of C Teaching and Learning grants in previous competitions.

  2. Teaching Scholars Program

    The Teaching Scholars program, which has been in place since 2016, is awarded by the Taylor Institute for amounts of up to $40,000 for up to three years to implement teaching and learning initiatives. The deadline for peer review is October 31, 2021 and the application deadline is January 17, 2022.