CALL FOR PROPOSALS

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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

Read below for guidelines and application form

Questions? Please direct any questions about the CFP to Dr. Janice Stewart, Chair, Critical Studies in Sexuality: janice.stewart@ubc.ca


Application deadline is May 1, 2018

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


2018-2019 Educational Innovations for
Social Justice Fund

The Critical Studies in Sexuality (CSIS) Program (csis.arts.ubc.ca) Leadership Team is pleased to announce the Educational Innovations for Social Justice Initiative: Gender & Sexual Diversity and Transforming Learning Experiences Call for Proposals. The Educational Innovations for Social Justice Initiative is funded by the Jane Rule Endowment for the Study of Human Relationships. This CFP has a budget of $75,000 and is expected to fund five or six projects for a maximum $15,000 per project.

The Educational Innovations for Social Justice Initiative is aligned with UBC’s commitment to “inclusion” as a pillar of the new strategic plan. These initiatives will build academic unit capacities in learning innovation, teaching excellence, and leverage our deep commitment to fostering inclusive and respectful environments for student learning. We seek applications for funding to assist with: (i) creating innovative student learning experiences and/or (ii) curriculum development and/or (iii) course re/designs and/or (iv) 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 academic programs or post-baccalaureate or graduate professional programs (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.

Questions? Please direct any questions about the CFP to Dr. Janice Stewart, Chair, Critical Studies in Sexuality: 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 programs (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 online 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

Adjudication of the proposals will be conducted by a Critical Studies in Gender & Sexuality: Educational Innovations for Social Justice Initiative Adjudication Committee.

The adjudication committee will consider proposals requesting funding 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).

Criteria for Selection

1) Academic quality and promise of proposal;
2) Innovation and contribution to student learning experiences and/or curriculum development 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 fields.

Apply now!