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Athabasca University

Academic & Professional Development Fund

Internal Research Funds

Academic and Professional Development Fund

The Academic & Professional Development Fund fund supports dissemination of knowledge, including the outcomes of research and advances in pedagogical and business practices.

The Academic and Professional Development Fund is funded primarily by Athabasca University. Additional funds are derived from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Small Institution Grant (SIG). Together, these funds comprise the annual Academic and Professional Development Fund budget and are administered by the Academic and Professional Development Fund Committee.

Applicants who receive funding from the Academic and Professional Development Fund should acknowledge the funding in related publications and presentations.

Policy and Procedures

Academic and Professional Development Fund Policy

Academic and Professional Development Fund Procedures

Application Deadlines

February 1st, June 1st, October 1st

  • If these dates fall on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline shall be the next business day.

Application Form

Application for funding from the Academic and Professional Development Fund must be submitted through the AU Research Portal

Academic and Professional Development Fund Committee

Terms of Reference

Committee Membership

Updated September 08 2017 by Student & Academic Services

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