University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants

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Program description

Funded by the Provost's Office, the University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grants are designed to enhance students' learning experiences through the integration of teaching, learning and research. The grants support the development, implementation, critical examination and dissemination of innovative, evidence-based approaches to student learning. 

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2020 Grant Application Forms are now available 

Download the grant application form for your stream below, along with the Budget Proposal and Signatures forms.

Important dates and deadlines

2020 Teaching and Learning Grants call for applications: 
Opening in June 2019 

Support for 2020 grants: Register here
Drop-In Session 1, August 14, 2019
Drop-In Session 2, September 11, 2019
Drop-In Session 3, Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Deadline for 2020 grant applications: 
October 28, 2019

For questions about the grants, please email

Which Teaching and Learning Grant is right for you?

Development and Innovation Grants

I would like to develop or innovate something that could improve students’ learning experiences.

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Grants

I would like to study some aspect of students’ learning experiences.

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There is also a Special Topic track to support the broader work of the university and its varying initiatives to align activities with larger goals and values. Learn more

How to apply

Complete appropriate grant form

Ensure that your grant application aligns with one of the two key streams. Then complete a signatures form. Make sure you obtain signatures from all co-applicants and your department head or dean. 

Development and Innovation Grant Application Form »

SoTL Grant Application Form »



Complete budget and signature forms

Outline how you intend to allocate and assign grant funds, and complete Signatures form. 

Budget Proposal »

Signatures »

Submit your application

Your grants application can be submitted through the online webform. 

Submit »


Grants team

Past Grant Recipients

See the full list of University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grant recipients and projects from 2014 onwards. 

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To view a preliminary list of publications from various Teaching and Learning Program projects, click here.

Receiving a grant is an important opportunity to think in-depth about a common element of our teaching practice. It’s something we teach regularly but often we don’t talk about how and why we teach it.

Dr. Derritt Mason, PhD.

Assistant Professor, Department of English