Funding and Awards for Public Engagement

Memorial University's Office of Public Engagement offers funding and awards programs to further the goals and objectives of the Public Engagement Framework.

President's Award for Public Engagement Partnerships: Open May 19 to July 7, 2017

Reward collaboration. Nominate an exemplary community-university partnership for the President's Award for Public Engagement Partnerships.

Click here for details. 

Public Engagement Accelerator Fund 

Memorial's Public Engagement Accelerator Fund offers up to $10,000 to support the initiation or extension of public engagement activities that link to Memorial’s mission.

Click here for more information. 

Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement - Fund now closed

The Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement supports small projects such as preliminary meetings, events and service learning projects, that are in keeping with the goals of Memorial’s Public Engagement Framework.


Public Engagement Postdoctoral Fellowships - Closed

Memorial’s Office of Public Engagement and the Faculty of Arts were pleased to offer the inaugural Postdoctoral Fellowship in association with the Shorefast Foundation in 2014. Dr. Pam Hall was the recipient of the fellowship.

New fellowship opportunities were funded in 2015 and the names of these Public Engagement Postdoctoral Fellows will be published soon. 


Public Engagement

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552