SPARC Exploration Grant Support Services

All SPARC services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis for UBC-led applications and depend on capacity. We encourage faculty, especially new ones, to get in touch early to benefit from our services. 

We ask that faculty with access to multiple strategic grant development service providers, such as Faculty-based Grant Facilitators and the BCCHR's Research & Technology Development Office, select only one to work with so that we can collectively support as many UBC researchers as possible.

SPARC Exploration Grant contact: Sharon Marsh

Consultations (by request)

  • 1:1 Exploration Grant consultations are available to all UBC-led applications. Common topics include appropriateness and competitiveness of the proposed topic, and understanding the selection criteria.

    Contact Sharon Marsh

Full Application Stage: Application review

Submit documents from Monday, November 27 to Monday, December 4, 10:00am.

  • Criteria and editorial review of the proposal (4 pages), team bio (2 pages), references (5 pages), EDI-RD text box (if applicable), EDI-RP sections, and budget justification (1 page).
  • Reviews are on a first-come, first-served basis and limited to one review per application.
  • Please send documents in MS Word Format

    Contact Sharon Marsh

Online Resources and Sample Grants

Events and Workshops


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