Did You Know that ONCAT Offers Funding for Transfer Projects & Initiatives?
To achieve this, we:
- Provide funding to post-secondary institutions, researchers and transfer students for projects and initiatives that will help improve the transfer system
- Work directly with our many stakeholders to support not only research that improves transfer system planning, but also pathway development projects and enhancing institutional processes to meet the needs of transfer students
What Funding Opportunities Are Available?
Are you a post-secondary institution, researcher, or transfer student?
Scroll down to the appropriate heading to find out what funding opportunities exist in your category
And be sure to scroll down to the "How to Apply Section" for important details on how to apply!
Funding for Ontario Post-Secondary Institutions
ONCAT offers funding to post-secondary institutions (publicly-assisted colleges, universities and Indigenous Institutes) to support and strengthen their transfer functions, to develop pathways between institutions and to support system-level collaboration.
MapIT: Institutional Process Mapping Project | Deadline: Extended to January 24 2022
- MapIt Phase 2: Process Improvement Funding | ongoing intake - apply by February 1, 2022
DataPilot: Transfer Pathways Uptake and Student Outcomes | ongoing intake - apply by February 15, 2022
Indigenous Institutes Transfer Operations and Capacity Funding | ongoing intake - apply by February 15, 2022.
MyCreds Institutional Onboarding Funding Opportunity | ongoing intake - apply by February 15, 2022
Transfer Pathways | ongoing intake - apply by February 1, 2022
Seamless Transfer | ongoing intake - apply by February 1, 2022
Funding for Post-Secondary Researchers
ONCAT offers funding to support projects that contribute to a greater understanding of transfer student experiences and system-wide issues that impact transfer and student mobility. This includes funding for research projects, data linkages, and postdoctoral research fellowships.
Research Projects | ongoing intake - apply by February 1, 2022
- Call for Proposals: Microcredentials | apply by February 23, 2022
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship | ongoing intake - apply by February 15, 2022
Data Linkages | ongoing intake - apply by February 15, 2022
Funding for Transfer Students
ONCAT offers funding to support projects led by transfer students aimed at making transfer experiences easier for other students.
- Transfer Student Action Fund | ongoing intake - apply by February 28, 2022
Apply to become an ONCAT External Reviewer | ongoing intake
How to Apply
To apply for funding, submit your application through ONCAT’s online application portal, where you can also preview the application questions.
For details about the funding streams, please review the pages linked above. If you would like to discuss your project before applying, please reach out to the staff member listed on the pages and in the portal as the contact for each initiative.
For funding streams with ‘ongoing intake’, please apply on or before the apply by dates for consideration within ONCAT’s fiscal year.
If you have a project idea and are not able to submit by the ‘apply by’ date, please reach out to discuss: Ana Skinner, Manager, Funding Programs, email@example.com