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2018 NSERC Discovery Grants Program Competition - Notification of Intent to apply

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

2018 Discovery Grants Program Competition  

Notice of Intent to Apply: due to NSERC by August 1, 2017

 

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is now accepting Notices of Intent to Apply (NOIs) for the 2018 Discovery Grants competition.

The Discovery Grants program aims to promote and maintain a diversified base of high-quality research capability in the natural sciences and engineering in Canadian universities; foster research excellence; and provide a stimulating environment for research training.

All researchers who intend to apply to the 2018 Discovery Grants competition must submit an NOI directly to NSERC via Research Portal by 8:00pm August 1, 2017Applicants who do not submit an NOI will not be eligible to submit an application in the fall. NSERC will not accept NOIs after the deadline.

 

Recent Changes to the Discovery Grants Program:

 

Eligibility:

To be eligible as an applicant or co-applicant, you must hold or have a firm offer of an academic appointment at an eligible Canadian university at the time of application. The appointment can be:

  • a tenured, tenure-track or lifetime professor emeritus position; or
  • a term or contract position of no less than three years.

Adjunct professors who meet NSERC's eligibility criteria and whose primary place of employment is at an eligible Canadian university may apply to NSERC grants programs.

 

Value:

Discovery Grants are awarded for one to five years, the normal duration being five years.

 

More information:

If you have questions regarding the Discovery Grants program, please contact Virginia Viscardi, Senior Advisor, ROADS, at viscarvl@mcmaster.ca or extension 24519.

Additional information about the Discovery Grants program can also be found on NSERC’s website at http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Professors-Professeurs/Grants-Subs/DGIGP-PSIGP_eng.asp.