Faculty Funding & Awards

Our faculty is committed to recognizing outstanding contributions to its teaching, research and service missions

Community Engagement and Service Awards

As part of our ongoing efforts to recognize contributions and excellence in a variety of areas, FCCS has established awards for members of the FCCS community. These awards present FCCS the opportunity to express gratitude for the contributions that advance our mission and the objectives of our strategic plan and to shine the spotlight on those contributions.

Community Engagement Award recognizes excellence in community engagement within the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS). Community engagement is defined, in the context of this award, as an activity or activities that make a significant and positive impact on communities beyond the University.

Service Award  recognizes excellence in service within the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS). Service is defined, in the context of this award, as significant and positive contribution to the work of a department, the Faculty, and/or the University.

Community engagement and service AWARD RECIPIENTS

Michael V. Smith (2017-2018)

Denise Kenney (2016-2017)

Myron Campbell (2015-2016)

Nancy Holmes (2014-2015)

Michael Treschow (2016-2017)

Marianne Legault (2015-2016)

Wendy Mohns (2014-2015)

Teaching Excellence and Innovation Awards

FCCS values teaching excellence as a fundamental pillar of its mandate. We pursue various initiatives that build on the distinguished record of instruction that our faculty members have garnered over the years and that ensure that our students have the highest quality of learning in our courses and across our programs.

These awards are designed to recognize faculty members for teaching approaches that develop experiential learning, interdisciplinarity, internationalization, undergraduate research and scholarship.

FCCS FACULTY AWARD RECIPIENTS

Claude Desmarais (2017-2018)

Myron Campbell ( 2016-2017)

Briar Craig (2015-2016)

Ramine Adl, Claude Desmarais, Alwyn Spies (2014-2015)

 

Shirley McDonald (2017-2018)

Shona Harrison (2016-2017)

Shirley McDonald (2015-2016)

Myron Campbell, Melissa Jacques (2014-2015)

UBC Teaching Honour Roll Recipients

Each year, UBC’s Okanagan campus recognizes outstanding professors with the Teaching Honour Roll.

FCCS Faculty Award Recipients

2017-2018

  • Briar Craig
  • Greg Garrard
  • Lisa Grekul

2016-2017

  • Allison Hargreaves
  • Marie Loughlin
  • Stephanie Tolman

2015-2016

  • Grisel Garcia-Perez
  • Allison Hargreaves
  • Carolina Restrepo

Funding Opportunities

FCCS has a number of awards for research creation and conference travel to support faculty members to further their projects of scholarly and creative research, and scholarship of teaching.

Offered on a competitive basis, these awards are intended to support tenured scholars in projects of scholarly research, creative research, and scholarship of teaching and learning (hereafter ‘research’) that are intellectually adventurous and likely to result in significant academic and/or social impact.

The applicant must present a coherent project with a clearly stated objective and well-defined research plan, and demonstrate a substantial record of scholarly and creative contribution and external funding applications in the past three years.

Deadline: February 1 of each year

Guidelines

Application

The College of Humanities at the University of Exeter and the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) at the University of British Columbia have a successful history of collaborative working. The Exeter-UBC Humanities Collaboration Fund supports academics at the University of Exeter and the University of British Columbia to both build on existing collaborations and to develop new links.

Colleagues are invited to apply for a maximum of $20,000 / £12,500 to deliver a workshop, symposium, or collaborative project.

Deadline: January 20, 2020

Application & Guidelines

The primary purpose of the FCCS Research Support Fund is to assist with proposal development for grant applications and to assist with the completion of research leading to publication or forms of dissemination (not including conference presentations). Research includes research creation and scholarship of teaching and learning.

FCCS has limited funding available to support tenured and tenure-track faculty with eligible expenses as outlined below.  Approval is subject to funding availability. Applicants may apply for up to $2000 for grant development and up to $1000 for publication or dissemination.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted throughout the year. 

Guidelines

Application

The mandate of the FCCS Sessional Faculty Research Award is to proactively support the developing research profile of FCCS Limited Contract Faculty in Lecturer and Sessional Instructor positions with access to financial support for the publishing, dissemination, research related travel and research/creation.

Two awards of $1000.00 each will be granted each academic year.

Deadline: October 15 each year

Guidelines

Application

The primary purpose of the FCCS Travel Fund is to assist with travel costs for conference or art presentations.

FCCS has limited funding available to support tenured and tenure-track faculty with eligible expenses as outlined below. Approval is subject to funding availability. Applicants can request up to $1500 for Canadian travel, $2500 for travel to the United States, and $3000 for international travel.

Deadlines:

  • March 15
  • August 15
  • November 15

Guidelines

Application