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Imperial Oil Research Awards


Imperial Oil Research Awards


Call for proposals

Office of Research deadline:

December 8, 2017

Program deadline:

 December 15, 2017
Notice of Decision: Successful recipients will be notified in February; funding begins in March.

Research focus areas:

University research awards are designed to encourage research at Canadian universities in areas of interest to Imperial Oil's petroleum, petrochemical and energy resource development businesses. These areas include the fields of engineering, environmental, earth, chemical, and physical sciences.

For full details, please visit the program website


Individual awards are normally available in amounts ranging from $10,000 to $25,000 depending on budgets for the proposed research, availability of funds, and potential significance of the research as determined by Imperial.

Program submission instructions:

1. Submit Cover Sheet
2. Copy of all proposal files to Office of Research contact below
Application for a new award shall be made on the application form for university research awards. Although individual faculty members may take the initiative to apply, each application must be endorsed by the authorities of the participating university; University research award application form (maximum four pages)

Office of Research contact:

Jennifer Ranford

519-888-4567 ext. 38559

Program contact:

Nancy Bourque
University Affairs Administrator
Sarnia Technology Applications & Research (STAR), Imperial
453 Christina Street South (Room 40)
Sarnia, Ontario N7T 8C8
Tel: (519)339-2617
Fax: (519) 339-4088
Email: university research awards