Alliance Grants

First phase of Alliance grants open for applications

We are pleased to announce that NSERC is now accepting applications to the Alliance grants program, beginning with applications that are requesting $150,000 or more annually from NSERC in Option 1. The Alliance grants program will be phased in gradually. Please continue to check the Latest News webpage and click on “Sign up” to receive email updates on Alliance grants.

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.

What's Next?
Alliance grants review process
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