NSERC Discovery Horizons Grants (Pilot)

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NSERC is offering a new ‘pilot’ funding program, Discovery Horizons. Discovery Horizons grants support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering.

Amount: From $50K to $100K per year (Up to five years)

Deadlines:
Faculty Research Office: one week prior to agency deadline (for internal review of draft application allow 2-3 weeks)

  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021 by/before 8:00PM
    • Submission of Letter of Intent (LOI – complete drafts accepted) to researchoffice@uwo.ca.
    • Submission of ROLA proposal for e-approvals (select “Letter of Intent”option [not “New Application”]).
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by/before 8:00PM
    • Submission of LOI in Convergence Portal.
  • Friday, October 8, 2021 by/before 2:00PM
    • Submission of Full Application (by NSERC invitation only – complete drafts accepted) to researchoffice@uwo.ca.
    • Submission of ROLA proposal for e-approvals.
  • Monday, October 18, 2021 by/before 8:00PM
    • Submission of Full Application (by invitation) in Convergence Portal

Eligibility: The applicant and co-applicants must all be eligible to hold NSERC funding. Individuals are only allowed to participate in ONE Discovery Horizons application, as either an applicant or co-applicant, per competition cycle.

Applications: are to be submitted through the Convergence Portal. If you already have an account on NSERC’s Research Portal, please use your existing credentials.

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Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall

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