CERCD Funding Competitions

The Centre for Educational Research, Collaboration and Development provides research grants to tenure-track and tenured faculty, lecturers, and instructors in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina.

Each year, funds are available to support short-term research projects in four grant categories:

Call For Applications

Who should apply?

Any tenure-track, tenured and term faculty, lecturers, and instructors in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina may apply for a CERCD grant.

How do I apply?

To apply for a CERCD grant, please send an application to education.CERCD@uregina.ca.  Please see the Application Form and Funding Guidelines below. Ensure to read the Research Funding Guidelines before filling the application form.

Spring 2024 Applications

  • Call for research proposals: February 15 to March 27, 2024
  • Application deadline: March 28, 2024

General Research Fund

  • Purpose: To support short-term research projects in the faculty
  • Value: Up to $5,000
  • Eligibility: Tenure-track and tenured faculty, lecturers, and instructors
  • Types of Initiatives: Short-term research projects that can be completed within two years of receipt of the award

Community-engaged Research Fund

  • Purpose: To support research that is responsive to the local/provincial community needs and/or builds partnerships with community organizations
  • Value: Up to $5,000
  • Eligibility: Tenure-track and tenured faculty, lecturers, and instructors; preference given to research projects that demonstrate evidence of community-based research relationships
  • Types of Initiatives: Research done in partnership with community organizations or that involves/includes community members, research that specifically addresses an identified need in the community

French Language Research Fund

  • Purpose: To support research in and about French language education
  • Value: Up to $4,000
  • Eligibility: Tenure-track and tenured faculty, lecturers, and instructors
  • Types of Initiatives: Support for various aspects of research that addresses French language education

Knowledge Mobilization Fund

  • Purpose: To support the “reciprocal and complementary flow and uptake of research knowledge between researchers, knowledge brokers, and knowledge users”
    (SSHRC definition at bit.ly/sshrckm)
  • Value: Up to $5,000
  • Eligibility: Tenure-track and tenured faculty, lecturers, and instructors
  • Types of Initiatives: Exchange and dissemination of knowledge through activities such as facilitation of workshops/events, delivery of conference presentations, development of print or web-based materials/communications, publishing in open access journals, and other activities that fall under the Tri Council’s definition of knowledge mobilization