Frequently Asked Questions

Faculty, Librarian and Archivist Dependents' Tuition Scholarship Plan: FAQ

Content last updated: August 2019

What is the Faculty, Librarian and Archivist Dependents' Tuition Scholarship Plan (DTSP)?
What are the terms of eligibility for the plan?
Are community colleges covered under the DTSP?
Are students attending universities other than Western covered under the DTSP?
How does the application process work? What is the deadline?
My spouse and I are both members of UWOFA, and our dependent child attends university. Are we eligible to receive two scholarships for our child?

Are part-time students eligible?
Are graduate students eligible?
Is there an age limit for dependent children?
Does the plan make provisions for disabled students?
What is the value of the scholarship?
How is the DTSP funded?
What is the tax treatment of the scholarship?
What are common reasons for not receiving a scholarship?
Is there an appeal process?


Sabbatical Leave: FAQ

Content last updated: June 2019

What is a sabbatical?
What are the terms of eligibility?
Do other leaves affect sabbatical eligibility?
Does my time at another university count towards eligibility to apply for a sabbatical leave?
Will I get the sabbatical?
What is the rate of pay while on sabbatical?
When is my sabbatical application due?
What is the application process?
Can I be asked to postpone my sabbatical?
When does the sabbatical start?
Can I work elsewhere while on sabbatical?
What if I get sick or injured while on sabbatical leave?
Do I have to submit an annual report while on sabbatical leave?
What is my workload balance during my sabbatical?
Can my workload be different from 90% research and 10% teaching?
What are my responsibilities to my graduate students and/or my active laboratory while on sabbatical?
Can I apply for promotion while on sabbatical leave?
What happens if I leave Ontario during my sabbatical?
Can I request a moving expense reimbursement and/or a research grant while on sabbatical leave?
What are my responsibilities when I return from sabbatical leave?