Posts Categorized: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

NSERC Ship Time Program

The Ship Time program allows those holding an NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) to apply for additional funds to access vessels in support of their research programs. This Ship Time program is aimed at all NSERC-funded researchers who intend to use a vessel for their DG-supported research in the coming years. Ship Time grants support ongoing DG research… Read more »

Research Tools and Instruments (RTI)

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. For additional information please see SGS website.  The first phase of the harmonized Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program (CGS D) has now been launched. A new common CGS D landing page, as well as a harmonized timeline and program description are now available. The… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NEW  for 2019-  Please be advised that post-secondary institutions will be limited to one PromoScience application per department.  Please consult with your Grants Facilitator, Associate Dean (Research) well ahead of the submission deadline if you intend to submit an application to this opportunity.  Description NSERC’s PromoScience Program offers financial support for organizations working with young… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Grants Competition – Fall 2019

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative – Full Application

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. An interdisciplinary joint call aimed at building competitive, resilient and healthy economies and societies through responsible AI has been announced. The call is… Read more »

Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative – Intent to Submit

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. An interdisciplinary joint call aimed at building competitive, resilient and healthy economies and societies through responsible AI has been announced. The call is… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Grant – Notification of Intent to Apply (Mandatory)

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grant Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) is now available on the Research Portal: https://tinyurl.com/zk4nnrx Applicants who do not submit a NOI cannot submit a full application later in the fall. The information contained in the NOI allows NSERC to start some aspects of… Read more »

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering, NSERC’s highest honour, recognizes research contributions characterized by both excellence and influence—two qualities that defined Dr. Herzberg’s illustrious career. It is awarded annually… Read more »

Brockhouse Canada Prize

Description Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Rewarding Excellence with a Team Research Grant of up to $250,000 In tribute to the pursuit of excellence in research that the late Canadian scientist Dr. Bertram N. Brockhouse exemplified and inspired, NSERC… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Grants – Option 1

Alliance will be launched in a phased approach. Option 1 is open. Check the Latest News webpage and click on “Sign up” to receive email updates on Alliance grants. SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2019-2020)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. Please note that there is an internal selection process for Banting nominations at Memorial. The Fall 2019competition is open. Please visit: https://www.mun.ca/postdoc/BantingPostdoctoralFellowship2018.php for more about the program at Memorial. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very… Read more »

John C. Polanyi Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Created in 2006, the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award is given to an individual or team whose research, conducted in Canada, has led to a recent outstanding advance in any NSERC-supported field… Read more »

Discovery Frontiers – Letter of Intent

Application Deadline March 1, 2019 – Letter of Intent May 3, 2019 – Invitation to Apply July 15, 2019 – Application, if invited to apply Discovery Frontiers grants support a limited number of large international activities, opportunities or projects that are of high priority in the context of advanced research in Canada. These are led… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants

Interested applicants, please note: Please contact Paula Mendonca, TTCO: mendonca@mun.ca, 709-864-2674 IIC 3010 when developing your application for he sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO. Research Grant and Contract Services internal deadline for  Institutional Review for this competition is: noon, December 21, 2018, to accommodate for the holiday closure.   The objective of the Idea to… Read more »

Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada – Letter of Intent

Letter of intent:  November 30, 2018 RGCS Internal Deadline: December 21, 2018 (for Full Application) Full application: January 9, 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), Health Canada (HC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) are partnering to strengthen collaborative efforts among federal scientists and the academic community to advance policy-relevant climate change… Read more »

Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada – Full Application

Letter of intent:  November 30, 2018 Full application: January 9, 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), Health Canada (HC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) are partnering to strengthen collaborative efforts among federal scientists and the academic community to advance policy-relevant climate change science that supports work of the PCF. The… Read more »

Ship Time Grants

The Ship Time Program allows those holding an NSERC Discovery Grant to apply for additional funds to access vessels in support of their research programs. This Ship Time Program is aimed at all NSERC-funded researchers who intend to use a vessel for their Discovery Grant-supported research in the coming years. It applies to: the Department of Fisheries… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants

The objective of the Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants  is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector and promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian company. The I2I Grants provide funding to college and university faculty members to support research and development projects with recognized… Read more »

Subatomic Physics Discovery Grants Program (Individual and Project) (requesting $500,000 or more per year)

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Subatomic Physics Discovery Grants Program (Individual and Project)

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

The federal research funding agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) have launched a special call which invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants events and outreach activities to engage and exchange… Read more »

E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, Office of the VP Research, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. NSERC’s E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowships honour the memory of Dr. Edgar William Richard Steacie, an outstanding chemist and research leader who made major contributions to the development of science in… Read more »

NSERC Discovery (Subatomic Physics) Notification of Intent to Apply (Mandatory)

NOTE: NSERC Discovery NOI’s do not require Institutional Signature from RGCS for this competition It is time to start preparing your Discovery Grant application. A Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) must be submitted by the deadline date of August 1. The NOI is mandatory when applying for a Discovery Grant (Subatomic Physics) application. Applicants who do not… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Notification of Intent to Apply (Mandatory)

NOTE: NSERC Discovery NOI’s do not require Institutional Signature from RGCS for this competition It is time to start preparing your Discovery Grant application. A Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) must be submitted by the deadline date of August 1, 8 p.m. ET. The NOI is mandatory when applying for a Discovery Grant. Applicants who do not submit… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Please contact MUN’s School of Graduate Studies for information on the submission process for this program, including internal deadlines. The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Please contact MUN’s School of Graduate Studies for information on the submission process for this program, including internal deadlines. The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and… Read more »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Letter of Intent

SSHRC has joined the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for the next competition of the Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative. This includes a special call focused on artificial intelligence, health and society. Successful projects will bring together researchers from natural sciences and engineering, health sciences,… Read more »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Full Application

SSHRC has joined the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for the next competition of the Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative. This includes a special call focused on artificial intelligence, health and society. Successful projects will bring together researchers from natural sciences and engineering, health sciences,… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2018)

For information about Memorial’s application process for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, please contact Gail Lamkin at the School of Graduate Studies (glamkin@mun.ca) The 2018-2019 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship program was launched on April 18, 2018. This program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social… Read more »

NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects – Letter of Intent

Based on feedback received during consultations with the community, NSERC added a Letter of Intent (LOI) stage to the application process for the Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects, starting with the 2017 competition cycle. The LOI stage will be mandatory for all applications to Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects (SPG-P).  Following an evaluation by the Strategic… Read more »

NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects – Full Application

Based on feedback received during consultations with the community, NSERC added a Letter of Intent (LOI) stage to the application process for the Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects, starting with the 2017 competition cycle. The LOI stage is mandatory for all applications to Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects (SPG-P).  Following an evaluation by the Strategic Projects Selection… Read more »

NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks

Application Deadlines Preliminary applications: April 1 Invitation to submit full application: July 15 Full application (only if invited by NSERC): February 15 The goal of NSERC’s Strategic Partnership Grants is to increase research and training in targeted areas that could strongly enhance Canada’s economy, society and/or environment within the next 10 years. Research and training under these grants must… Read more »

NSERC Engage Grants Program

NOTE: This program is being discontinued.  Applications to the Engage will be accepted until May 31, 2019. This Grants Program will support the creation of a new university-industry partnership to undertake a fully funded, short-term research project that addresses a company-specific problem. It awards up to $25,000 over a maximum of six months to cover direct… Read more »

Memorial University NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) Program

2018-19 Competition – Internal Deadline and Application Procedures As of September 2017, the USRA program has been decentralized from Research Grant and Contract Services (RGCS), and will now be administered by the individual Academic Units. Please consult with the Academic Unit with which you wish to complete the USRA internship for internal deadlines and application… Read more »

Postdoctoral Fellowships Program

The Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) Program provides support to a core of the most promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers. The fellowships are also intended to secure a supply of highly qualified Canadians with leading edge scientific and research skills for Canadian industry, government and universities. NSERC encourages interested and qualified Aboriginal students… Read more »

Subatomic Physics Major Resources Support Grants – Notification of Intent to Apply (Mandatory)

NOTE: NSERC SAP-MRS NOI’s do require Institutional Signature from RGCS for this competition If you intend to submit an application to the 2018 Subatomic Physics Grants competition, you must submit a Subatomic Physics Notification of Intent to Apply (SAP NOI) to NSERC by the deadline of August 1, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. (ET) for Subatomic Physics Discovery (SAP-DG), Major Resources Support (SAP-MRS), and Category 2 or 3… Read more »

Subatomic Physics Major Resources Support Program

Note: A Notification of Intent to Apply is mandatory for this program – due August 1, 2017 The objective of the Subatomic Physics Major Resources Support (SAP-MRS) Program is to facilitate the effective access by Canadian academic researchers, working in the field of subatomic physics, to major and unique national or international (based in Canada) experimental or thematic research… Read more »

NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grants

This program is being discontinued:  Applications to the Collaborative Research and Development grants will be accepted until May 31, 2019. Objectives The Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grants are intended to give companies that operate from a Canadian base access to the unique knowledge, expertise, and educational resources available at Canadian postsecondary institutions and to train… Read more »

NSERC Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan

NSERC is pleased to announce the updated eligibility criteria for the Foreign Study Supplements in Taiwan Program (formerly known as the Summer Program in Taiwan). The new criteria are more inclusive and allow more students to be eligible to apply to this program. Eligibility criteria To be eligible to apply: ·         you must hold an… Read more »

NSERC STEAM Horizon Award

The objective of the STEAM Horizon Award is to promote the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and design, and mathematics (STEAM) to the next generation of scientists and engineers. The award will be given to individuals who clearly demonstrate inspiring achievement in these fields by applying their passion to have an impact on their… Read more »

Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Supplement Program

The Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering (AANSE) supplement aims to engage Aboriginal students and fellows in promoting interest and participation in the natural sciences and engineering by visiting Canada’s Aboriginal communities and schools and sharing their research and education experiences or participating in science promotion events and activities. Are you eligible to… Read more »

NSERC Experience Awards

This program is being discontinued effective May 31, 2019. NSERC’s Experience Awards (previously Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Awards [IUSRA]) offer companies access to talented natural sciences and engineering undergraduate students for a work term. This cost-shared program allows students to address company-specific R&D challenges while gaining valuable industrial experience. Experience Awards also let companies identify… Read more »

NSERC Connect Grants

NOTE:  This program is being discontinued.   Please refer to the new NSERC  Alliance Grants for the latest information. Connect Grants provide targeted financial support to encourage post-secondary researchers at universities and/or colleges to connect with industry and other knowledge end-user communities in order to form new partnerships. Connect Grant recipients can be individuals at either… Read more »

NSERC Engage Plus

Note: This program is being discontinued.  Applications to the Engage Plus grants will be accepted until May 31, 2019.   Engage Plus Grants will support a completed Engage Grant project for an additional six months of activity so that the partners can build on progress in the Engage Grant and/or continue the project while seeking longer term funding… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2017-2018)

Please note that there is an internal selection process for Banting nominations at Memorial. The Fall 2017 competition is open. Please visit: http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/app-dem_overview-apercu.html for more about the program. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and research-based growth…. Read more »

Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (Masters)

Please see: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/PG-CS/CGSM-BESCM_eng.asp Objective The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies. Description The CGS M Program provides financial support to high-calibre scholars… Read more »