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Application Deadlines and Notification of Decision

Your application must be received at NSERC by 8:00 p.m. (ET) on the deadline date. If it is not received by NSERC by the deadline, it will be considered late and will be rejected. If the deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, your application must reach NSERC by the following working day.

*Remember that most institutions have a deadline date that is earlier than NSERC's deadline date.

**From the date NSERC receives the complete application.

Discovery
Title Deadline Dates Notification of Decision**
Belmont Forum Application:
June 20, 2019
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Climate Change and Atmospheric Research Application:
Closed
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Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program Letter of intent:
May 1*
27 weeks
Application:
September 22*
 

Discovery Frontiers

 

Letter of intent:
March 1, 2019
Expected by November 2019
Invitation to submit full application:
May 3, 2019
Full application:
July 15, 2019
Discovery Grants (DG) Notification of intent:
August 1
Application:
November 1*
26 weeks
Discovery Grants – Northern Research Supplements Application:
November 1*

26 weeks

Discovery Institutes Support (DIS) Grants Letter of intent:
June 1, 2021
Expected March 2022
Invitation to submit full application:
June 15, 2021
Application:
November 1, 2021
Discovery Institutes Support grant – Bridge funding opportunity
Letter of intent:
July 2, 2020
Expected March 2021
Invitation to submit full application:
July 15, 2020
Application:
November 1, 2020
GENDER-NET Plus ERA-NET Cofund - Promoting gender equality Pre-proposal:
March 1, 2018 17:00 CET : (Central European Time)

Expected May 2018

Full proposal:
July 2018

Expected October 2018

DND-NSERC Discovery Grant Supplements Application:
November 1Expected March 2022*
 
Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) Grants Application:
October 25*
27 weeks
Ship Time (ST) Program Application:
September 1*
12 weeks
Subatomic Physics Discovery Grants Applications (Individual and Project) Notification of intent:
August 1

26 weeks

Application:
November 1*

 

Subatomic Physics Project Applications requesting $500,000 or more per year Notification of intent:
August 1
30 weeks
Application:
October 1*
Subatomic Physics Major Resources Support (SAP-MRS) Applications Notification of intent:
August 1
30 weeks
Application:
October 1*
Subatomic Physics Research Tools and Instruments (SAP-RTI) Applications, Category 1 Application:
October 25*

27 weeks

Subatomic Physics Research Tools and Instruments (SAP-RTI) Applications, Categories 2 and 3 Notification of intent:
August 1
30 weeks
Application:
October 1*
Chairs and Faculty Support
Title Deadline Dates Notification of Decision**
Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE) Program Application:
October 8, 2019
4 to 5 months
Industrial Research Chairs (IRC) Application:
No deadline
4 to 7 months
Innovation
Title Deadline Dates Notification of Decision**

Alliance Grants

Application:
No deadline
4 to 16 weeks
Call for joint Canada-UK projects on quantum technologies Expression of Interest:
June 8, 2020

Full Proposal:
June 15, 2020 to July 29, 2020
Response to Expression of Interest:
June 12, 2020

Notice of Decision:
November 1, 2020
Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP) See This link will take you to another Web site CIHR website -
College and Community Innovation program - Applied Research and Development (ARD) grants Application:
No deadline
12 to 20 weeks
College and Community Innovation program - Applied Research Tools and Instruments (ARTI) grants Application:
There will be no competition in 2020.
16 weeks
College and Community Innovation program – College and Community Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF) Application:
February 1, 2021
20 weeks
College and Community Innovation program –Connect grants Application:
No deadline
2 to 4 weeks
College and Community Innovation program –Engage grants   Application:
No deadline
4 to 6 weeks
College and Community Innovation program - Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges (IRCC) grants Application:
November 6, 2018
20 weeks
College and Community Innovation Program – Innovation Enhancement (IE) grants Letter of intent:
Varies
-
Application:
Varies
 
College and Community Innovation program – Innovation Links grants Application:
No deadline
12 to 20 weeks
College and Community Innovation program - Technology Access Centres (TAC) grants Letter of intent:
June 7, 2019
6 weeks
Application:
October 18, 2019, by invitation only
16 weeks
Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants Application:
January 5, 2021
March 29, 2021
June 28, 2021
September 27, 2021
11 weeks
Plastics science for a cleaner future Letter of intent:
July 8, 2020
5 weeks
Application:
November 13, 2020
12 to 16 weeks