Research Western

CFI - John R. Evans Leaders Fund (formerly Leaders Opportunity Fund) Deadlines

The formal internal process for John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF; formerly the Leaders Opportunity Fund) applications begins at least 16 weeks prior to the external CFI deadline.

All JELF applicants must have received approval from their Faculty Dean and/or Associate Dean (Research) to apply for a JELF prior to engaging with Research Development. Once the faculty has agreed to support the JELF application, Research Development, Procurement Services, and the faculty will meet with the applicant to discuss the JELF process.

Sponsor funding details are available on the CFI JELF website. For further information on the JELF and Western’s processes, contact Carolyn Paterson (ext. 82262).