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A planned outage affecting this website and several other NSERC and SSHRC (including TIPS) websites and granting portals will take place from Friday, June 28, 2024, at 4 p.m., until Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 8 a.m. (ET). For more details, visit NSERC or SSHRC/TIPS dedicated webpages.

General Presentation Guidelines

Prepare your documents in any word processing program, following those requirements:

  • Explain any acronyms and abbreviations fully.
  • Pages must be 8 ½" x 11" (216mm x 279mm).
  • Pages must be single-spaced, with no more than six lines of type per inch.
  • All text must be in 12 pt Times New Roman font.
  • Condensed fonts will not be accepted.
  • All text should be black.
  • Margins must be set at a minimum of ¾" (1.87 cm).
  • Print on only one side of the page.

All text, including references (where applicable), must conform to these standards.