Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

2017 Fall Competition Deadlines

Funding Program NSERC NOI* RSO Deadline** NSERC Full
Subatomic Physics RTI Category 1 N/A Oct 16 Oct 25
Subatomic Physics RTI Category 2 and 3 Aug 1 Sept 25 Oct 2
Subatomic Physics MRS Aug 1 Sept 25 Oct 2
RTI Category 1 N/A Oct 16 Oct 25
Discovery Grants Aug 1 Oct 20 Nov 1
Subatomic Physics Discovery Projects >$500/yr Aug 1 Sept 25 Oct 2

* No UofA signatures are required at the NOI stage.

**Your faculty may have additional internal submission deadline requirements. Please contact your Research Facilitator for more info.

Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects

As a result of extensive consultations with the community on NSERC 2020, NSERC has added a Letter of Intent (LOI) stage to the application process for the Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects, starting with the 2017 competition cycle. The LOI stage will be mandatory for all applications to Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects (SPG-P). Following an evaluation by the Strategic Projects Selection Panels, a select number of LOIs will be invited to submit full applications. This process will reduce the effort of the research community in preparing applications and result in a higher success rate overall.

For a complete list of NSERC Application Deadlines and Notification of Decisions click here. Please refer to NSERC’s website periodically for information and updates. If you have any questions, please contact