Alliance Grants

Next phases of Alliance grants

NSERC is currently accepting applications to the Alliance grants program, for applications that are requesting $150,000 or more annually from NSERC in Option 1. On December 2, 2019, Alliance grants will be open for Option 1 applications requesting more than $30,000 annually from NSERC. Applications requesting $20,000 or more (up to and including $30,000) annually from NSERC will be accepted beginning on December 11, 2019.

Please consult the Latest News for more information on Option 2. The Frequently Asked Questions will also be updated shortly.

How to apply

Fill out the proposal template and the supporting documents, following the instructions for NSERC’s online system. Submit your completed application, including your Common CV, and the Common CV of any co-applicants, through NSERC’s online system.

Equity, diversity and inclusion

NSERC is committed to excellence in research and research training for the benefit of Canadians. Achieving a more equitable, diverse and inclusive Canadian research enterprise is also essential to creating the excellent, innovative and impactful research necessary to seize opportunities and respond to global challenges.

You are asked to consider sex, gender and diversity in the project’s research design and to consider how to promote and support a variety of forms of mentoring to ensure trainees’ equitable participation and growth. Furthermore, in large proposals, you must strive for equity, diversity and inclusion when developing your group of co-applicants, partners and trainees. See Guide for Applicants: considering equity, diversity, and inclusion in your application.

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Alliance grants review process
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