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Summary of changes – 2021–22 Program guide for students and fellows

NSERC has revised the Program guide for students and fellows. A summary of the most significant changes appears below.

This summary is meant only to help you focus on the main changes. Read the scholarship and fellowship descriptions that are relevant to you and the appropriate instructions to review all the changes.

Undergraduate programs
Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA)

Revision:
March 2021
New – Award value is increased to $6,000

New – Protected persons are now eligible to apply
Postgraduate programs
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships – Doctoral (PGS D) program

Revision:
July 2021
New- A new guide has been developed for Equity, diversity and inclusion considerations at each stage of the research process

New – Protected persons are now eligible to apply
Postdoctoral programs
Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) program

Revision:
July 2021
New- A new guide has been developed for Equity, diversity and inclusion considerations at each stage of the research process


New – Protected persons are now eligible to apply