Research Western

Western Humanitarian Award

Funded by the Office of the Vice-President (Research), this award recognizes faculty, staff, and students at Western, who are engaged in a range of efforts directed towards improving the quality of life for individuals and communities around the world.  Preference will be given to the recognition of activities undertaken by the candidate that have current or potential international impact.

A maximum of $5,000 may be awarded and must be used in support of humanitarian efforts as chosen by the recipient. 

Western Application Process

The Western Humanitarian Award internal adjudication and selection process is managed by Research Development & Services. 

A complete application will consist of:

See the 2018 program guidelines (available in November 2017) for more details on this competition's internal process.

Please note the following:

Important Dates

November 2017       Call for Nominations

February 15, 2018   Final application and signature page must be submitted to RDS
Spring, 2018           Award announcement, and lunch celebration

Documents and Resources


2016 Recipient of the Western Humanitarian Award
Final Report - ONLINE Form to submit within one year of receiving the award.

Western Contact

Research Development
Email: internalgrants@uwo.ca