COESP Grants and Awards

To carry out our mission, the COESP offers three types of grants to members of CBS:

  1. The COESP Graduate Student Research Award
    This Award  recognizes excellence in biology higher education research performed by graduate students in the College of Biological Science at the University of Guelph. The winner will present an award seminar to fellow faculty, staff and students. 
    Next DEADLINE: October 22, 2021
    Learn about our Awards winners here.
  2. BioEd Research Grants
    These grants provide seed funding or support to conduct inquiry research of higher education in biology (BioEd) that has strong potential to lead to peer-reviewed publications.  Areas include, but are not limited to, investigation of student learning, teaching activities and the student learning experience.
    Next DEADLINE: August 31, 2021
    Learn about our supported research here.
  3. COESP Try New Things (TNT) Grant
    This grant will provide support to develop teaching innovations in courses witihin CBS to promote student success.  Submit your application form here.  Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis (May 1 to April 30)

  4. COESP Travel, Training, and Development (TTD) Grant
    COESP Training, Travel and Development Awards are funds available from COESP to defray costs for a variety of professional learning opportunities. Submit your application form here.  Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis (May 1 to April 30)