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. 

Learn more about:

Support for 2019 grants:
Grants drop-in consultation sessions are scheduled in Learning Studio F.

Announcement of 2019 grant recipients:
January 21, 2019

Call for applications 2020 grants: 
Opening in June 2019 

For questions about the grants, please email

Not sure which grant stream is suitable for you? See our infographic to have better understanding. Click here.

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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Lesson Study Grants

I want to improve a component or lesson of my course 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 three key streams. 

Development & Innovation Grant form

Lesson Study Grant form

SoTL Grant form

Complete template for the budget

Outline how you intend to allocate and assign Grant funds. 

Excel template for the budget

Complete a signatures form

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

Signatures form


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