Alliance grants

NSERC is pleased to share an updated Risk Assessment Form (RAF) for the National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships. The updated RAF replaces the version posted on the Safeguarding Your Research portal.

NSERC will accept Alliance grant applications with either version of the RAF until April 30, 2023. Starting May 1, 2023, only the new version will be accepted.

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How to apply

You can apply at any time. The number of applications and review mechanism differ for each cost-sharing option (see Funding and Review).

Equity, diversity and inclusion

NSERC is acting on the evidence that achieving a more equitable, diverse and inclusive Canadian research enterprise is essential to creating the excellent, innovative and impactful research necessary to advance knowledge and understanding, and to respond to local, national and global challenges. This principle informs the commitments described in the Tri-agency statement on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).

Applicants are encouraged to consider sex, gender and diversity in the project’s research design. Diversity and gender equity should also be considered when developing the research team and considering how to promote and support a variety of forms of mentoring to ensure trainees’ equitable participation and growth. Applicants should refer to the Guide for applicants: Considering equity, diversity and inclusion in your application for more information.

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