Research Option and Scholarly Activity Workshop

Thursday, August 23, 2018
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
A203b, Abbotsford Campus

Adrienne Chan, AVP Research, Engagement and Graduate Studies, will be facilitating a workshop for faculty members interested in applying for either a research option or scholarly activity release for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Please RSVP to Kelly Tracey at 

Research Options and Scholarly Activite Releases are offered annually to UFV faculty.

Below is detailed information for teaching faculty members on how to submit an application for an RO or SA release for the 2019-20 academic year:

  1. Application Deadline will be Wednesday October 31, 2018.
  2. Determine which application stream best fits your proposal.
  3. The application form has all instructions and guidelines.
  4. Complete the ‌Research Option and Scholarly Activity Option Form. There is a separate form for major grant holders.
  5. Send a copy of your application package to your Department Head and Dean for their information.
  6. Submit your application by emailing Remember to attach all supporting documents. Your email with the application is considered the signed application form.
  7. Once submitted, applications will be distributed to the appropriate subcommittee.
  8. The Teaching Faculty Research Option subcommittee and the Scholarly Activity Option subcommittee function as separate committees.
  9. As in the past, the 80 releases in total available to both committees will continue to be used to support approved research and scholarly activities.

Review of applications will normally be completed by January 31, 2018.

Forms from the previous application round:

ROSA Handbook 2019-2020

ROSA Application Form 2019-2020

RO Grant Holders Form 2019-2020

ROSA Request for Change Form 2019-2020

ROSA Project Guidelines 2019-2020

Final Report

Final research reports for the 2017-18 year are required and must be submitted to the Research Office by September 11, 2018. A reminder email, along with a report template and instructions, will be sent to faculty who receive Research Option or Scholarly Activity releases.

If you are submitting a final report for your 2017-2018 Research Option or Scholarly Activity release, please use the ‌2017-18 ROSA Final Report Form


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