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

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants (2023)

Please contact the Research Innovation Office, Rio@mun.ca when developing your application for the sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  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… Read more »

Alliance International Quantum Grant – Application

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact  Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Quantum science is the study, manipulation and control of systems at the atomic and subatomic level. Quantum technologies are at the leading… Read more »

NSERC Chairs for Inclusion in Science and Engineering (CISE)

Interested researchers may contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) in RIS for assistance in developing their applications. CISE is a two-year pilot program for Atlantic Canada, modeled after and replacing the Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE) program. The CISE pilot will “support a team of researchers in the Atlantic region who contribute to… Read more »

Alliance International Quantum Grant – Application

Quantum science is the study, manipulation and control of systems at the atomic and subatomic level. Quantum technologies are at the leading edge of science and innovation, both in Canada and worldwide. They will support the growth and transformation of key sectors, enable new economic opportunities, and help advance a range of benefits for society…. Read more »

NSERC-CNSC Small Modular Reactors Research Grant Initiative

Small modular reactors (SMRs) offer a promising pathway to support Canada’s low carbon energy transition and are expected to be less complex, easier to operate and more cost effective than current nuclear technology. For example, a 300-megawatt SMR could supply enough clean power for an estimated 300,000 homes. With approximately 76,000 Canadians employed across its… Read more »

NSERC-German Research Foundation (DFG) call for proposals on Sustainable Processes and Chemistry – STAGE 2 (Invited)

Canada and Germany enjoy long-standing cooperation in science and technology. Recognizing the importance of international collaboration in promoting scientific discoveries, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on research cooperation. The MOU provides an overarching framework to enhance opportunities for… Read more »

NSERC-German Research Foundation (DFG) call for proposals on Sustainable Processes and Chemistry – STAGE 1

Canada and Germany enjoy long-standing cooperation in science and technology. Recognizing the importance of international collaboration in promoting scientific discoveries, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on research cooperation. The MOU provides an overarching framework to enhance opportunities for… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Indigenous Scholars Awards and Supplements Pilot Initiative

The Indigenous Scholars Awards and Supplements Pilot Initiative will provide financial support to meritorious Indigenous students who have applied to the Canada Graduate Scholars—Master’s program (CGS M). Value and duration The Indigenous Scholars Award is valued at $17,500 over 12 months. The Indigenous Scholars Supplement is valued at $5,000 over 12 months. Eligibility Applicants must: be eligible to apply… Read more »

National Quantum Strategy

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Karen Follett (kfollett@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. DESCRIPTION Quantum science is the study, manipulation and control of systems at the atomic and subatomic level. Quantum technologies… Read more »

Alliance Missions: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas research- Letter of Intent

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Karen Follett (kfollett@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them DESCRIPTION Alliance Missions: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas research, is a special call aimed to address issues related to climate change. This… Read more »

Alliance Missions: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas research- Full Application

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Karen Follett (kfollett@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them DESCRIPTION Alliance Missions: Anthropogenic greenhouse gas research, is a special call aimed to address issues related to climate change. This… Read more »

Supplements to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) Program 2022

1. Introduction The objective of this Supplements to the NSERC PDF Program AO is to award a grant supplement to postdoctoral researchers who will have been awarded an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship under NSERC‘s PDF program. NSERC‘s program provides support to a core of the most promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers. The fellowships also aim to secure a supply of highly qualified… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants (2022)

Please contact Paula Mendonca, TTCO: mendonca@mun.ca, 709-864-2674 IIC 3010 when developing your application for the sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  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… Read more »

Doctoral Research Award : Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2022-2023)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. It is available to both Canadian… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NSERC invites applications for initiatives that promote the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) to Canada’s young people, particularly to under-represented groups in NSE careers, including girls and Indigenous peoples.* Taking equity and diversity into account, NSERC may support additional meritorious applications that focus on under-represented groups if sufficient funds become available. PromoScience supports activities and content… Read more »

NSERC RTI – Research Tools and Instruments Grants program

EXTENSION TO NOVEMBER 1ST AVAILABLE FOR ATLANTIC CANADA RESEARCHERS: Should RTI applicants need an extension, please send an email with the applicant cc’d to resgrant@nserc-crsng.gc.ca. The portal can remain open until November 1st at 5:00 pm (ET), however NSERC needs to be advised of the extension requirement before October 25th.  We would encourage applicants to… Read more »

NSERC – Ship Time Program – 2022

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. It applies to the following: Department of… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grant – (2023 competition) – Application

Revised End Date: November 7th Academic Units are 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 Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grants – (2023 competition) – NOI

Academic Units are 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 Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

NSERC/SSHRC/CIHR – Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine)

The Government of Canada has announced special funding, in the form of supplements to existing research grants, that will provide relief and assistance to research trainees from Ukraine. The Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) is administered by Canada’s three federal research funding agencies – the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering… Read more »

Alliance Consortia Quantum grants

Call for proposals: Supporting coordinated quantum research and innovation across Canada Quantum science is the study, manipulation and control of systems at the atomic and subatomic level. Quantum technologies are at the leading edge of science and innovation, both in Canada and worldwide. They will support the growth and transformation of key sectors, enable new… Read more »

Alliance Quantum grants

Call for proposals: Strengthening Canada’s quantum research and innovation capacity Quantum science is the study, manipulation and control of systems at the atomic and subatomic level. Quantum technologies are at the leading edge of science and innovation, both in Canada and worldwide. They will support the growth and transformation of key sectors, enable new economic… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Horizons (pilot) – full application

Extension Requests: The Discovery Horizons deadline for invited full applications is on October 18th. There may researchers from your institution who are co-applicants on applications with a principal applicant outside of the Atlantic provinces. If an extension is required, the co-applicant must contact horizons@nserc-crsng.gc.ca ahead of the deadline, while including the principal applicant in cc…. Read more »

NSERC Discovery Horizons (pilot) – Letter of Intent

The Discovery Horizons program provides NSERC’s entry-point to the tri-agency interdisciplinary peer-review mechanism. It supports Discovery research projects that would significantly benefit from being assessed by a tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee, and aims to: – answer NSE research questions that are best addressed through interdisciplinary approaches – advance NSE disciplines through cross fertilization and… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants (2022)

***As the sponsor deadline falls on Memorial’s holiday, June 27th for all administrative, technical, and technical support staff, these applications will be submitted to the sponsor on June 24, 2022.*** ******************************************************************************************************************************************* Please contact Paula Mendonca, TTCO: mendonca@mun.ca, 709-864-2674 IIC 3010 when developing your application for the sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  The objective of… Read more »

NSERC CREATE National Quantum Strategy (NQS) Phase 3 Review/Approval

NSERC will fund at least three (3) CREATE initiatives through the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021 launch of a National Quantum Strategy (NQS).  Building on the results of the consultations held by the NQS Secretariat, the Supported initiatives will develop diverse research trainees ready to transition to the Canadian workforce in areas including, but not… Read more »

NSERC CREATE National Quantum Strategy (NQS) Phase 2 Letter of Intent

NSERC will fund at least three (3) CREATE initiatives through the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021 launch of a National Quantum Strategy (NQS).  Building on the results of the consultations held by the NQS Secretariat, the Supported initiatives will develop diverse research trainees ready to transition to the Canadian workforce in areas including, but not… Read more »

NSERC CREATE National Quantum Strategy (NQS) Phase 1 Registration

NSERC will fund at least three (3) CREATE initiatives through the Government of Canada’s Budget 2021 launch of a National Quantum Strategy (NQS).  Building on the results of the consultations held by the NQS Secretariat, the Supported initiatives will develop diverse research trainees ready to transition to the Canadian workforce in areas including, but not… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants (2022)

Please contact Paula Mendonca, TTCO: mendonca@mun.ca, 709-864-2674 IIC 3010 when developing your application for the sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  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… Read more »

College and Community Social Innovation Fund

College and Community Social Innovation Fund, (CCSIF.).  CCSIF grants are intended to foster community innovation by connecting the talent, facilities and capabilities of Canada’s colleges and polytechnics with the research needs of community organizations. CCSIF proposals should facilitate collaborative and innovative research that brings together researchers, students and partners to address challenges in community innovation… Read more »

NSERC – Alliance International Collaboration 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 to them. Collaboration grants will allow Canadian researchers to participate in international projects and leverage the best international expertise in the NSE disciplines to help… Read more »

NSERC- Alliance International Catalyst 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 to them. Alliance International will provide support for researchers in Canada to work with leading international researchers from the academic sector, and to establish and… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants (2022)

Please contact Paula Mendonca, TTCO: mendonca@mun.ca, 709-864-2674 IIC 3010 when developing your application for the sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO.  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… Read more »

NSERC – Alliance Mission Grants

Alliance Missions grants are a unique opportunity aimed at addressing critical science and technology challenges that can play a pivotal role in Canada’s economy. NSERC will provide opportunities for the research community to address challenges that have emerged as a result of the pandemic as well as to take advantage of new opportunities. Alliance Missions… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral Award

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. For additional information please see SGS website.  Description The CGS D program supports and promotes research excellence in a wide variety of disciplines and broad fields of health, natural sciences and engineering, and social sciences and humanities, including interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research. This support allows scholars… Read more »

NSERC RTI – Research Tools and Instruments Grants program

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 »

NSERC – Discovery Institutes Support Grants

BY INVITATION ONLY The objectives of Discovery Institutes Support (DIS) grants are to enable the development of research activities and foster training and collaboration, within and among Canadian theoretical research institutes. DIS grants assist Canadian-based theoretical research institutes to cover their operating and maintenance costs. Theoretical research institutes provide intellectual infrastructure and support, are used… Read more »

E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, 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 Canada during, and immediately… Read more »

Brockhouse Canada Prize

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 is… 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 – Ship Time Program – 2021

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. It applies to: the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)/Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) vessels, undersea vehicles operated by the  Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility or other similar research platforms, and any other… Read more »

Workshop on a Canadian Biodiversity Observation Network (CAN BON) – EOI

A workshop is being organized to discuss the feasibility and desirability of establishing a Canadian Biodiversity Observation Network (CAN BON) to transform Canada’s capacity to research, survey, and monitor biodiversity, natural resources and ecosystem services in ways that will better inform management and conservation. The emphasis of the workshop will be: (1) identifying existing initiatives, data… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Horizons (pilot) – LOI

WEBINAR French session: May 26th, 10:00 – 11:30 am (Ottawa time) English session: May 26th, 12:00 – 1:30 pm (Ottawa time) A short presentation of the program will precede a Q&A session. ********************************************************************************************************* Discovery Horizons grants support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Horizons (pilot) – Full Application

BY INVITATION ONLY. Discovery Horizons grants support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering. Full applications submitted to this NSERC program will be reviewed by a  tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee. In partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and… Read more »

Fellowship : Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2021-2022)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies.  Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. In 2010 the Government of Canada allocated $45 million over five (5) years to deliver the high-profile, prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships Program. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and… Read more »

Emerging Infectious Diseases Modelling (EIDM) initiative – Full Application

Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are a key public health threat, which we are currently experiencing with COVID-19. EIDs are, for the most part, infectious diseases of animals that have, or evolve, the capacity to infect humans (these are called zoonoses), and can sometimes be transmitted human-to-human without need for animals to be involved in transmission…. Read more »

NSERC Herzberg Medal

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 »

Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. The Steacie Prize is a Canadian award of $10,000 presented once a year to a scientist or engineer of 40 years of age or less for outstanding scientific research carried out in Canada. The winner is selected by a… Read more »

Emerging Infectious Diseases Modelling (EIDM) initiative – EOI

Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are a key public health threat, which we are currently experiencing with COVID-19. EIDs are, for the most part, infectious diseases of animals that have, or evolve, the capacity to infect humans (these are called zoonoses), and can sometimes be transmitted human-to-human without need for animals to be involved in transmission…. Read more »

Banting Posdoctoral Fellowships Program (2020-2021)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies.  Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. In 2010 the Government of Canada allocated $45 million over five (5) years to deliver the high-profile, prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships Program. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grants – Full Application

Academic Units are 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 for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program ( 2020-2021)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies.  Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. In 2010 the Government of Canada allocated $45 million over five (5) years to deliver the high-profile, prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships Program. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and… Read more »

Plastics science for a cleaner future – 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. The Government of Canada has made reducing plastic pollution and its impacts a priority. In 2018, to help reduce plastic waste and pollution… Read more »

Plastics science for a cleaner future – LOI

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. The Government of Canada has made reducing plastic pollution and its impacts a priority. In 2018, to help reduce plastic waste and pollution… 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-caliber Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific… Read more »

NSERC Alliance COVID-19 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 to them. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NSERC is leveraging the expertise of researchers in natural science and engineering and their partners across Canada… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Grants – Option 2

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 to them. Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with… Read more »

Rapid Research Response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Updated February 14, 2020 – please follow the attached link for the latest updated information. The Government of Canada would like to inform the research community of a pending launch of a rapid research response to contribute to global efforts to contain the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak. This research response is aligned with the efforts of… Read more »

Science Communication Skills grant (pilot)

While there is no limit to the number of applications that may be submitted by applicants from Memorial, NSERC has indicated that only one application could be successful from an institution in a given year, and that an institution can receive funding only once through this pilot. We encourage prospective applicants to collaborate on proposals…. Read more »

Training Grant: CIHR-NSERC-SSHRC Healthy Cities Research Training Platform (HCRTP) – 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. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity

Adapting to live within the Earth’s carrying capacity is viewed as one of humanity’s most important challenges. Increasing pressures on the planet’s capacity to support life are generating important opportunities to explore changes in global ecosystems, to evaluate mitigation and adaptation measures, and to examine shifting values and cultures. For many observers, developments such as… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grant – Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity

Adapting to live within the Earth’s carrying capacity is viewed as one of humanity’s most important challenges. Increasing pressures on the planet’s capacity to support life are generating important opportunities to explore changes in global ecosystems, to evaluate mitigation and adaptation measures, and to examine shifting values and cultures. For many observers, developments such as… Read more »

College and Community Innovation Program – College and Community Social Innovation Fund

The College and Community Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF) grants are intended to support college social innovation research projects in partnership with local community organizations. CCSIF proposals can be multidisciplinary and may fall under the research domains of the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and/or health sciences. Applications exclusively in the social sciences… Read more »

Training Grant: CIHR-NSERC-SSHRC Healthy Cities Research Training Platform (HCRTP) – Letter of Intent

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. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Grants – Northern Research Supplements Program

The Northern Research Supplements (NRS) program is aimed at NSERC-funded researchers who intend to conduct Discovery research in Canada’s North. Successful applicants will receive a supplement to their Discovery Grant (DG) in the range of $10,000 to $25,000 per year, for the duration of their DG. Awards at the upper end of this range will… 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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »