Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)
Office of the Vice-Principal (Research)

Catalyst Fund

The goal of the Catalyst Fund is to enhance areas of research excellence that are of strategic importance to the University by giving scholars an opportunity to accelerate their research programs.

Ten awards will be allocated, in the amount of $25,000 with a funding period of two years. A minimum of six of the awards will be allocated to Early Career Researchers (ECRs), defined as those who are within 10 years of their first academic appointment. Applicants must hold Tri-Council funding or have applied for Tri-Council funding within the last two years of the full application due date.


  • January 10, 2020 - NOI due 
  • February 10, 2020 - Full application due

Terms of Reference_PDF (465 KB)
Notice of Intent
Application Form
TRAQ submission instructions