Funding & Awards
The Faculty of Science offers support for researchers in identifying potential funding sources and preparing grant applications. Faculty members are encouraged to contact Kristen Kindrachuk, Research Facilitator & Business Development Officer for information on funding programs.
Submission Policies and Procedures
Faculty are encouraged to seek assistance in preparing grant applications. We recommend applicants have colleagues read their applications and seek out assistance from the Research Facilitator. For major competitions such as NSERC Discovery Grants, NSERC RTI, NSERC SPG and CFI JELF review by the Faculty of Science Research Facilitator is REQUIRED. For review, email your complete application package as a PDF along with a Word file of the text components (e.g. Proposal, Most Significant Contributions) to email@example.com.
Approvals and Signatures
All funding applications must be approved prior to submission to the funding agency. Submit your completed application and FAAF via email for signing to 1) your Department Head, and 2) the Faculty of Science at firstname.lastname@example.org. After signing, the Dean’s Office will forward your application to ORS where it will be assigned to the appropriate contact.
Internal Deadline Policies
Major Tri-council competitions (e.g. NSERC Discovery, NSERC RTI, CIHR Project Grants) are due to ORS 10 business days prior to the agency deadline.
Faculty of Science Deadlines
Please submit your completed FAAF and application to email@example.com for signing a minimum of two business days prior to the ORS deadline. If you are seeking an OPTIONAL review by the Faculty of Science’s Research Facilitator, we recommend review take place prior to submission to ORS, please allow up to one week for this review. Where review by the Research Facilitator is REQUIRED, a schedule for deadlines will be sent out in advance.