General Information:

The ARC Fund supports eligible applications to initiate or help sustain faculty- and instructor-led research or scholarly activity projects, by providing grants of up to $3000.

While all project proposals will be considered, priority will be given to projects that meet the criteria as outlined in the ARC Fund Adjudication Form and Rubric

How to Apply:

  • Before submitting an application, please ensure that you have notified your Academic Dean of your intention to apply, and have provided an overview of your proposed project to them.
  • Upload your CV, detailing your research and related experience and qualifications. You can also upload other supporting documents, if any. 
  • Complete all required fields before submitting the application form. As a multi-disciplinary committee adjudicates applications, please ensure that responses are free of discipline-specific jargon.
  • Please contact Kelly Sveinson, Director, Applied Research Centre, if you require further information.


  • You may hold no more than one ARC Fund award per 12-month period. Previous ARC funded projects must be complete before applying again.
  • The maximum award is $3,000.
  • Upon completion of the funded activity, a copy of the project summary must be sent to your Dean. In addition, you will be expected to share your findings in an annual event designed to promote Research and Scholarly Activity.
  • The project must be in compliance with all relevant College research policies, including but not limited to approval from the Langara Research Ethics Board (LREB). Funds will be released when approval is confirmed. Please consult the LREB website or contact the LREB Chair if you have questions about this requirement. 
  • Funds are not transferable and funding allocation is subject to review by the Scholarly Activity Steering Committee at any time.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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