Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada – Letter of Intent

Arctic and Northern Regions
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture


Academic Unit: Inquire with Unit

Memorial Deadline: Not Applicable

External Deadline: Friday 30th, November 2018


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 science that supports work of the PCF.

The anticipated budget for this initiative is approximately $4.8 million and individual proposals should not exceed three years or requests beyond an average of $180,000 annually. Applicants are required to collaborate with at least one Federal Department or Agency from the Government of Canada. All project expenditures will be subject to NSERC’s Use of Grant Funds whose requirements are outlined in the Tri-Agency Financial Administration Guide.  The maximum level (stacking limit) of total government assistance (federal, provincial, and municipal assistance for the same eligible expenditures) will not exceed 100 per cent of eligible expenditures.

Program details and application procedures can be found on NSERC’s website.

Program inquiries can be directed to Kristina Archibald at or 613-996-6331.

Funding Sources

Environment and Climate Change Canada
Health Canada
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: November 16, 2018