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: August 31, 2019
    Learn about our Awards winners here.
  2. COESP Conference Travel Awards
    These awards provide support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, staff, sessional instructors and faculty from the College of Biological Science to attend a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference.
    DEADLINE: last day of May, September, and January
    Learn about our Award winners here.
  3. COESP Course Improvement Grants
    These grants provide support to improve and develop courses in CBS in ways that enhance student learning, course delivery and methods to assess the outcomes of the course.
    next DEADLINE:  August 2, 2019
    Learn about our supported projects here.
  4. 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 9, 2019
    Learn about our supported research here.