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AVPR Special Research Opportunities Fund

The Associate Vice President Research (AVPR) Special Research Opportunities Fund is designed to help build long-term research capacity within Athabasca University.

The fund provides funding to:

  • establish research collaborations and partnerships
  • develop research grant applications with external collaborators or partners
  • address matching fund requirements
  • support select research initiatives not normally funded by the Academic Research Fund

Awards are up to:

  • $5,000 (CDN), except for required matching fund commitments on external grant applications

How to apply

Email your request to the Associate Vice President, Research. Please ensure the following information is provided:

  • title of the event or project
  • description of the event or project
  • type of support required (in-kind, cash)
  • timelines
  • benefits to Athabasca University


Requests should be submitted at least one month prior to the event.

Updated July 22 2019 by Research

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