CTA-UWO Faculty Professional Development Fund

Application Guidelines and General Policies

Each year the Clinical Teachers Association (CTA) for Western University provides its members the opportunity to apply for funding to support their professional development. This contest is open to CTA Members for development courses, projects or other interests, that will enhance the member’s or their department’s ability in teaching, administration or other proven professional development.

The deadline is April 1, 2019. Funds will be available as of May 1, 2019. Funds will be dispersed upon receiving of receipts for the costs incurred.

  • Only members of the UWO Clinical Teachers Association are eligible to apply.
  • Priority will be given to applications that clearly demonstrate the anticipated benefit to the individual which may include but not limited to: an enhancement of the individual’s ability in research, teaching, or administration (each of these areas are of equal value), as well as, its contribution to the department/division as a whole.
  • A letter of support from the faculty member’s Department/Division Chair is required.

The following will NOT be supported:

  1. Research projects/support
  2. Financial support related to sabbatical leaves
  3. Reimbursement of faculty developmental activities that have taken place prior to application deadline
  4. Reimbursement of lost income
  5. Financial support for Graduate Studies (Master/Phd)

Submit completed applications by midnight April 1, 2019.
Any applications received following the deadline will not be adjudicated.

Adjudication will be performed by the CTA-UWO Board, as well as, possible ad-hoc invitations to referees with expertise in the field pertinent to the application.

A written report describing the completed project is REQUIRED within 12 months of receiving funds. Reports are to be sent to kelly.peters@schulich.uwo.ca.

Grants will be distributed to the faculty member’s department for distribution.

Application Form

  1. Mini-CV: maximum two pages, information relevant to this application
  2. Budget: detail costs e.g. tuition, travel costs (in keeping with OMA mileage (currently $0.49/km) and travel cost regulations; include additional funds by other sources, if applicable) OMA Expense Policy
  3. Description of Project: Maximum two pages
  4. Letter of support from Department/Division Head
  5. Accepted File Types: .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pdf, .txt

AMOSO Governing Chair Call for Nominations

 The AMOSO Signatories are calling for nominations for the role of Chair of the AMOSO Governing Committee effective January 1, 2020.

For more information and the nomination form please visit our news page:

Deadline for nominations: November 4, 2019

If you need login information, please contact Kelly Peters at extension 22101 or by email:  kelly.peters@schulich.uwo.ca