CALL FOR PROPOSALS

“Educational Innovations for Social Justice Initiative: Gender & Sexuality Diversity and Transforming Learning Experiences” Fund

Read below for guidelines and application form

If you have any questions about the Educational Innovations for Social Justice Fund, please email Janice Stewart, janice.stewart@ubc.ca


Application deadline is February 28, 2017

Download Application Form

Submit your completed proposal: grsj.grants@ubc.ca. A complete Application package will include:

Application Form saved as PDF (maximum 5 pages)
ALL applicant/s CV’s saved as one bookmarked PDF


2017-2018 Educational Innovations for
Social Justice Fund

The Educational Innovations for Social Justice Initiative is intended to help UBC build upon its strong foundation in learning innovation, teaching excellence, and its deep commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful environments for student learning. Funded by the Jane Rule Endowment for the Study of Human Relationships, this fund will assist with:

  • Creating innovative student learning experiences
  • Curriculum development
  • Course/program re/designs that:
    • Prioritize gender and/or sexual diversity
    • Enhance equity, diversity, inclusion and intercultural understanding
    • Aim to intervene in histories of systemic disadvantage
    • Focus on undergraduate or professional education (e.g., Counseling Psychology or Teacher Education or Engineering or Law or Doctor of Medicine or Midwifery)

How to apply

Please review the guidelines below before completing this form.

If you have technical questions about the form or require assistance, please email janice.stewart@ubc.ca

Submit your completed proposal by email to: grsj.grants@ubc.ca. A complete Application package will include:

- Application Form saved as PDF (maximum 5 pages)
- ALL applicant/s CV’s saved as one bookmarked PDF

Download Application Form

Guidelines

Who can apply for funding?

All academic or administrative units are invited to apply for funding. Student groups, as well as other faculty and staff groups, are invited to submit proposals through their respective leadership.

What kind of proposals are accepted?

Educational Innovations for Social Justice proposals can request funding for the design and delivery, in undergraduate or professional/applied program (e.g., Counseling Psychology or Teacher Education or Engineering or Law or Doctor of Medicine or Midwifery etc.) of any of the following options:

(i) Design/Delivery of innovative student learning experiences
(ii) Curriculum development
(iii) Course design or re/design
(iv) Program re/designs
(v) Development of a curriculum module (to be delivered on-line or f-t-f or MOOC or mixed-mode) that can be integrated into an existing course and/or program

Examples of support include

- Funding for undergraduate FTE or teaching release
- RA or GAAs
- Instructional designers
- Curriculum and assessment support
- Videography
- IT support

Value and Duration of Grant

The adjudication committee will consider proposals up to $15,000. The term of the award is 12 months. Funds will be accessible through an account administered by the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ). Adjudication of the proposals will be conducted by a Critical Studies in Gender & Sexuality: Educational Innovations for Social Justice Initiative Adjudication Committee.

Criteria for Selection

1) Academic quality and promise of proposal;
2) Innovation and Contribution to Student Learning Experiences and/or Curriculum concerning the complexities of gender and sexuality from multiple intersecting perspectives;
3) Likely impact on student experience in UBC Undergraduate and/or Professional Education;
4) Relevance to current academic knowledge in intersectional social justice field

Apply now!