The Jane and Ron Graham Centre for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is dedicated to building capacity for SoTL research in the University of Saskatchewan.  The Centre recognizes the necessity of providing faculty with the support to develop and prepare high quality SoTL research proposals.  

  • The SoTL Spark Grant is for those applicants new to SoTL research.
  • The SoTL Ignite Grant is for those applicants who have participated in and disseminated previous SoTL research.

Over the period of two years, applicants will have the opportunity to create a SOTL research project and disseminate their results.  

SoTL Spark Grant

The SoTL Spark grant is intended to support faculty members new to SoTL research in preparing a SoTL research proposal and project.

Throughout the year, SoTL Spark recipients will be provided with 1:1 support to assist in developing their research proposal.  The faculty recipients will take the first year to develop a SoTL research propopsal, obtain ethics approval, and create a dissemination plan.  In the second year, faculty will conduct their research, analyze their data, and disseminate their findings.

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2023

SoTL Ignite Grant

The SoTL Ignite grants are intended to support faculty members who are experienced in SoTL research.  An experienced SoTL researcher is defined as an indicivudal who has been a Principle Investigator or Co-Principle Investigator on a successful internal or external grant from at least one peer-reviewed publication or conference presentation was produced.  

Throughout the year, SoTL Ignite recipients will be provided with the opportunity for 1:1 support to assist in developing their research project.  SoTL ignite recipients will meet with SoTL Spark recipients one per semester in a faculty learning community (FLC) format for capacity building and mentoring.

Application Deadline:  March 15, 2023