Existing Community Engaged Scholarship Endeavours


Funding for Community Engaged Scholarship

Engaged Scholar Mobilization Graduate Student Catalyst Award: designed to enable a faculty member to sponsor a graduate student, with the outcome of a co-authored article. Four awards of $3,000 each will be available.

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Community Engaged Scholarship Research Seed Funding: intended to support the initial phase of innovative community-engaged scholarship research projects that fall within funding mandates of significant funding agencies. Five grants of up to $6,000 each are available.

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Support for Community-Engaged Experiential Learning: meant to support community engaged experiential learning initiatives, especially those involving students in meaningful research projects. Four grants worth up to $3,000 each are available.

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K – 12 School Outreach Initiatives: will support initiatives designed to inform and inspire school students to pursue a university education. Up to $8,000 is available, which can be awarded fully or divided between different projects.

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Engaged Scholar Symposium: will give faculty and students the opportunity to participate in keynote speakers, presentations and poster displays at an annual symposium, the first of its kind in Canada. A fund of $8,000 will support the operations of the event.

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Engagement Communications: meant to support innovative ways to communicate about and promote community-engaged scholarship. A total of $10,000 is available, to be divided up among successful applicants.

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The Engaged Scholar: A Journal of Community-Engaged Research and Learning and Editorship: provides an outlet for peer-reviewed, inter- and multi-disciplinary articles in this area, one of only three in the English-speaking academic world and the only one in Canada. A total of $30,000 in funding will support the operations and related expenses.

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Oral History Library: will support the creation and ongoing maintenance of an oral history archival database and web portal, through the Murray Library at the U of S. An annual contribution of $10,000 will be made to this project.

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Faculty Development Grant: Centre for Forensic Behavioural Sciences and Justice Studies offers up to $10,000 to pursue research that investigates the law, crime, justice/and or corrections topic from sociological, health science, legal, management or interdisciplinary perspective.


Financial Subsidy – International Business Education: Hanlon Centre for International Business offers up to $1,500 (typically $500/student)

To help students participate in international business education and experiential learning opportunities.


Community Network Research (CNR) Grant: Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) offers up to Up to 30,000 ($15,000 for single grant) to complete community-based research projects focusing on Indigenous health. 


Fellowship for Aboriginal Intellectuals/Activists/Artists: Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and Creativity (ICCC) offers up to $3000 to build intellectual capacity by attracting Aboriginal intellectuals, artists and activists to the U of S to work in collaboration with faculty members and/or academic units in the Humanities and Fine Arts. Support new or existing collaborations that will lead to creative and meaningful interdisciplinary research activities or academic programs.


Fellowship for Community-based Intellectuals/Activists: Interdisciplinary Centre for Culture and Creativity (ICCC) up to $1500 Support scholarly activities of community-based intellectuals to work in partnership with a Humanities and Fine Arts faculty member on an academic project, a major grant application, and/or project development.


University Conference Fund Program: Office of the Provost and Associate VP Research offers $250-$5,000 to members of the University academic, student, and administrative community are eligible to apply for a Conference Fund Grant.


Engaged Learning Fund: St. Thomas More College offers up to $500. Engaged Learning Office established the Engaged Learning Fund to help offset the cost of non-college specific CSL-related experiences.


In-kind Support for Community Engaged Scholarship (E.g., workshops, admin support, information sessions)

Community Engaged Scholarship teaching support: Community Outreach and Engagement Office at Station 20 West offers community engaged courses, experiences and employment in engaged scholarship. Includes dedicated space (free of charge) for conducting off-campus classes.


Dedicated and multiple resources for faculty support: Community Outreach and Engagement Office at Station 20 West provides research space (free of charge) for engaged scholarship; hosts monthly faculty community engaged scholarship discussion group. Will provide other expert advice for faculty inquiries concerning CES.


Community Engaged Scholarship Seminars: Community-University Institute for Social Research (CUISR) Brown Bag Lunch Series: provides community an opportunity to hear about research partnerships between community-based organizations and University researchers.

Community in the University/University in the Community: lunchtime series brings CUISR partnerships and projects to campus to celebrate the contributions of community partners to research design, implementation, analysis, and dissemination.


Knowledge and Education Exchange Network (KEEN): Offered by Division of Science Outreach Programs is an informal group open to all educators in SK high schools and universities. Brings science teachers and faculty together. KEEN members benefit from interacting with their counterparts and getting to know professionals in disciplines other than their own. They discuss discipline-specific educational topics of mutual interest.


Community-based pedagogies workshops: Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness (GMCTE) provides information to faculty and staff on strengths and limitations of community-based teaching and learning, through personal experience.


Commercialization of research and knowledge: Industry Liaison Office provides assistance to faculty in fostering collaborative work environments between researchers, industry/community partners and funding agencies.


Community Projects Map: Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre (IPHRC) provides a map of community projects funded since 2002 through Community Network Research grants. Click on map to access information including the names of the researchers and community partner, date and title of the project, location, and project summary.


Community engagement with Aboriginal and First Nation and Metis communities: Office of First Nation and Metis Engagement at the English River Business Centre provides appropriate and meaningful space usage for strategic collaborations and relationship building with First Nation and Métis Communities, local communities, organizations and people.


U of S Aboriginal Maps (aMap): Office of First Nation and Metis Engagement at the English River Business Centre provides a web mapping system produces an interactive map that visualizes aboriginal students, activities, engagement, and communities. The aMap is constantly being updated, and reflects many of the aboriginal initiatives being undertaken by the Saskatchewan community.


Community Service Learning Opportunities: The University Learning Centre provides support for faculty who wish to work directly with local organizations on community projects.