SPARC Support available for IDG 2021

IDG Information Session: Tuesday, November 10th, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Introduces the IDG funding opportunity and required application modules, giving strategic tips and advice for constructing a competitive proposal.

IDG Boot Camps

In these hands-on workshops, open to both new and re-applicants, participants will be guided through “writing prompt” exercises, followed by dedicated writing time for each.

One Page Summary: Tuesday, Nov 17th, 10am-12:30pm

Knowledge Mobilization Plan and Expected Outcomes Summary: Wednesday, Nov 18th, 10am-12:30pm

Budget Justification: Thursday, Nov 19th, 10am-12:30pm

Full Day Bootcamp (all above modules covered): Thursday, December 10th, 10am-3pm

Established Scholar Workshop – Tuesday, Dec 8th, 10am-12pm

This session will be broken into two parts, the first, an expert Q&A panel around strategies for applying to the IDG competition as an Established Scholar, and the second, a hands-on writing workshop to draft the “Proposed versus Ongoing Research” module.

Internal Review: Register by emailing

Registration: Wednesday, Nov 25th at 4pm

One Page Summary and IR Form: Monday, Nov 30th at 4pm 

Full Proposal: Monday, Dec 7th at 12pm

Receive Feedback By: Monday, Dec 21st    

Peer Editing Workshops:

Following a short presentation on the session’s module(s), participants will break into small groups to provide peer feedback.  Participants are required to bring a draft of the appropriate module(s) with them to the session.
Knowledge Mobilization Plan & Expected Outcomes Summary: Friday, Jan 8th, 10am-12pm

Roles and Training of Students: Tuesday, Jan 12th, 1pm-3pm

Summary of Proposed Research: Wednesday, Jan 13th, 1pm-3pm