IC-IMPACTS Call for Proposals – HQP Leadership Grant


IC-IMPACTS – (India- Canada Centre for Innovative Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation)


HQP Leadership Grant

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The HQP Leadership Grant is dedicated to providing graduate students or post-doctoral fellows with the opportunity to design, manage and lead a workshop or small conference in an area related to their research program and aligned to one of the foci of IC-IMPACTS research themes: safe and sustainable infrastructure, integrated water management, or public health.


  • Applicants must be graduate students (masters, doctoral, post-doctoral fellows) registered at a Canadian University AND must be current or prior participants of an IC-IMPACTS research project or training program including:
    • IC-IMPACTS research project HQP (current and prior)
    • IC-IMPACTS Summer Institute students
    • Engage North graduate fellowship alumni
  • Applicants must have a Canadian researcher eligible to receive Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC) funding serve as an advisor to the applicant and budget supervisor

Funding Availability

Up to $15,000 for eligible expenditures.

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

Workshops / small conferences must occur prior to December 31, 2017.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Student’s or post-doctoral fellow’s advisor sends signed OR-5 form along with Project proposal to: Research.Services@uoguelph.ca

External Deadline

Office of Research Services will provide notification to the student or post-doctoral applicant when University approval is in place. Applicant is responsible for submission to IC-IMPACTS.

How to Apply

Complete application requires:

  • Enter fields in “Submit application” webpage
  • Documents to upload:
    • HQP Leadership Grant Application Form
    • Workshop / Conference Budget
    • Rough Draft Agenda for Workshop / Conference
    • Supporting Letter from Researcher

Approval from University Official

For Questions, please contact

Sue Roppel,
Chief Operating Officer
Network Manager
Tel: 604- 827-1522

Office of Research

Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56927

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