Integrating teaching, learning and research

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.

How teaching and learning grants improve student learning

The grants support the development, implementation, critical examination and dissemination of innovative, evidence-based approaches to student learning. Application submissions are accepted through the Teaching and Learning Grants Program's D2L course. 

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2020 Grant Application Forms are now available 

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 want to develop and innovate my teaching to improve my students’ learning experiences.

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Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Grants

I have a research question and an empirical design to study students’ learning experiences.

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How to apply

Applications for the Teaching and Learning Grants are invited once per year and consist of three files. Download a copy of the Teaching and Learning Grants Application Preparation Guidebook. Please note that this Guidebook is merely a reproduction of information assembled on this website.

Complete appropriate stream form

Ensure that your grant application aligns with one of the two key streams. 

Complete template for the budget

Outline how you intend to allocate and assign grant funds. 

Complete a signatures form

Obtain signatures from all co-applicants and the Head or Dean of your department, program or unit. 


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