Awards and Grants

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Continuing Professional Development administers the following competitions and awards which support and recognize leadership in professional development, innovation and continuing education.

Faculty Development Mini Fellowships

Career development grants up to $5,000 available to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty members from London, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry - Windsor Campus and Distributed Academies who wish to take advantage of professional development opportunities to acquire new skills and knowledge. A limited number of competitive fellowships are available each year. Competitions are held semi-annually, each spring and fall.

Priority will be given to applications which:

  • clearly demonstrate anticipated benefit to the applicant, their department/division, and Schulich Medicine & Dentistry;
  • are supported by additional funds from the applicant's department/division or Schulich Medicine & Dentistry; and,
  • align with the strategic directions of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.

The deadline for the Spring 2019 competition is Friday, March 29.

Application Guidelines

Online Application Form

If you have questions about the application process, or if you would like to view examples of previously successful applications, email Andrea Good or phone 519.661.2111, ext. 86204 to book an appointment.

Instructional Innovation and Development Funds

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty members with appointments in Medicine, Dentistry and Basic Medical Sciences are invited to apply for Instructional Innovation and Development Funds (IIDFs) which support two types of projects:

Faculty grants up to $10,000 to cover direct costs accruing to a faculty sponsor, excluding studentships, incurred in the development of innovative learning projects. Faculty Grants are not intended to act as salary enhancement or to cover costs already incurred.

Studentships up to $4,251 to pay a student to work on a faculty-sponsored learning materials project. Generally an 8 to 10 week commitment during the summer months. Students may not hold two Western appointments concurrently.

Application Guidelines

The deadline for the Fall 2019 competition will be announced in early 2019.

If you have questions about the application process, or if you would like to view examples of previously successful applications, email Andrea Good or phone 519.661.2111, ext. 86204 to book an appointment.

Awards of Excellence

Awarded annually to recognize and encourage the ongoing development of outstanding contributions in teaching, program development, administration, research or scholarly activity. The following awards are supported by Continuing Professional Development:

Schulich Faculty Development Award, $2,000 cash prize
Schulich Continuing Medical Education Educator Award, $2,000 cash prize

Award recipients will be honoured at the Celebration of Excellence Dinner in Spring 2019.

Application Guidelines and Nomination Form