Additional funding opportunities at the postdoctoral level banting pdf jsps pdf nserccmhc pdf nisa. Nserc closer to students, researchers, and industry raise awareness of nsercs activities and promote participation in the programs create linkages between academic and private sectors promote science and math education the new ontario and quebec nserc regional office location to be determined in. Nserc s ontario regional office the office is located at. This blog also compares nserc engage to its related programs, nserc engage plus and nserc crd. May 29, 2009 nserc has published the statistics from last years discovery grants competition. Value build canadian expertise in housing research address research and knowledge translation gaps in housing. Posted on august 20, 2012 by ghoussoub canadas natural science and engineering research council has grown uncomfortable with the rapidly dwindling success rate in its postdoctoral fellowship programme, the. So with nserc and dnd, each party including the industry partner contributes of the award i. Nserc closer to students, researchers, and industry raise awareness of nserc s activities and promote participation in the programs create linkages between academic and private sectors promote science and math education the new ontario and quebec nserc regional office location to be determined in 200708. Sciences and engineering research council of canada nsercs 2019. Nserc funding decisions scholarships and fellowships.
Contact information 2 canada graduate scholarships masters cgs m 3 canada graduate scholarshipsmasters cgs m. Nserc doctoral school of graduate studies university of toronto. Final report evaluation of research in strategic areas natural. Includes discovery and subatomic physics individual and team grants, but excludes the subatomic physics projects. Nserc engagemitacs accelerate funding for industryacademia research projects for up to 6 months. The success rate of the dgp 70 % in 2007, down from over 80% in 2002 fig.
It is possible to leverage 2 years of the companys contribution twice. Appeal of decision of nserc discovery grant application. A successful nserc discovery grant applicant replies to. Note that these results reflect the nserc postgraduate scholarshipsdoctoral pgs d, canada graduate scholarshipsdoctoral cgs d and postdoctoral fellowships pdf in the natural sciences and engineering that were offered for tenure in 201920. Ive heard rumors that its very hard for current graduate students in canada to get a nserc postdoctoral fellowship. Nserc natural sciences and engineering research council. Nserc information session for simon fraser university may 19, 2016 vancouver diane charles, team leader, engineering. Graduate scholarships cgs and postdoctoral fellowships pdf competitions.
Like it or not, it is the system we have, and there dont seem to be indications that any major changes are coming. Table 7 success rate, average grant and total amount awarded by category of applicant for each evaluation group. The discovery grant system has aspects that are good high success rate, notsogood small grants. Oct 02, 2012 the new calculus used by nserc to explain their numbers reveals a new dirigisme that our young scholars will be contending with for a while. Optimize your chance of success with nserc pgscgs doctoral applicants who apply for the vanier cgs doctoral scholarship will also need to apply for the nserc pgscgs doctoral scholarship as well. As you can imagine, this has had an effect on success rates, but nsercs solution is to try and reduce the number of applicants in an effort to bring up the rate so that they can rid themselves of their sub10% success rates. Natural sciences and engineering research council of canada. Canadas young scholars to contend with nsercs new dirigisme. O nserc has made the applications available to those who submit an noi. Nserc appears to be having its cake and eating it too since they have still enforced their you may only apply once. Revised application procedures step 1 ensure you are eligible to hold a research grant from nserc. Nserc natural sciences and engineering research council of canada part of the federallyfunded tricouncil network along with sshrc and cihr what is the discovery grants program. Scholarships doctoral cgs d and postdoctoral fellowships pdf in the natural. Nserc 2009 discovery grant statistics researcher forum.
Nserc funded research in the nse purchase of new, used or refurbished equipment, or for the repair or upgrade of equipment, or for fabrication of equipment thats not readily available off the shelf application deadline october 25. The natural sciences and engineering research council of canada nserc, canadas federal funding agency for universitybased research and student training in natural sciences and engineering. Success rate average grant early career researchers ecr. Aug 14, 2012 the sad facts are that nserc is awarding 66% fewer fellowships. Nserc also added a section on equity, diversity and inclusion and has published a new guide pdf, 190 kb for applicants on that topic. Nserc information session scholarships and fellowships. The nserc discovery grant application will also be submitted through the new research portal. Duration of award 12 to 16 consecutive weeks on a fulltime basis. As was noted when the announcement was made several weeks ago, while the average amount awarded per grant increased, the success rate decreased significantly, from 71% to 64%, but there are a number of other interesting aspects to the stats. An overview of nserc engages program focus, project expenses eligible to receive government funding, and what to expect during the application process. The success rate to me has become meaningless what is more important is how we are investing in pdfs and support a growing number.
Come on nserc, really youve completely missed the point. Appeal of decision of nserc discovery grant application 3125842010 dear ms. The success rate for researchers not holding a grant also increased, from 29% in 2010 to 33% in 2011. It is possible to doubleleverage two years of the companys contribution. Applications deemed more appropriate for another agency will be rejected.
How likely are you to get nserc funding in ecology. Nserc has finally responded to the multiple articles, blogs and editorials criticizing the declining success rate in its postdoctoral fellowship program. Id be waiting until the very last moment to apply for an nserc pdf to. Policy statement on gender equality adopted triagency and nserc specific working groups triagency and nserc frameworks on gender equity. Nserc was allocated additional funding to support outstanding research. Success rate1 by category of individual applicants, competition years 200915. Objectives apply to the nserc pdf program include additional justification attachment. Table 1 postdoctoral fellowship success rates by gender and selection committee. Typical application success rate approximately 90%. Overview of nsers research partnerships fieldsmprime industrial problem solving workshop jennifer bean manager, innovation initiatives august 15, 2014 jennifer. Usually problems with the success of crds stems from nsercs uncertainty in the industrial partners ability to make use of the results of the research. Its vision is to help make canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all canadians. Research services natural sciences and engineering research.
Welcome to the nserc competition statistics package for the discovery grants dg, research tools and instruments rti and subatomic physics sap programs. It is unfortunate that they chose to do so through a media outlet that is sitting behind a pay wall. The vanier program will no longer award cgs scholarships to unsuccessful nominees in the competition. They are given a rating in each category below by evaluation groups egs. Additional funding opportunities at the postdoctoral level banting pdf jsps pdf nserccmhc pdf student ambassadors nisa. Research services natural sciences and engineering research council nserc discovery programs.
Criterion indicators form 201 evidence academic excellence. Under the title nsercs overall spending on post doctoral fellowships is increasing despite criticism. Nserc is committed to using more gender inclusive language in the future. Nserc canadian network for research and innovation in machining technology nserc canrimt lead. O the application format has changed to capture sections previously found in form 100. A 33 percent funding rate of fellowships is something to be proud of, but the. The natural sciences and engineering research council of canada nserc aims to make canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all canadians. May 06, 2011 globally, the success rate in the discovery grants program remains strong. Includes discovery and subatomic physics individual and team grants, but. Nserc has lost its bearings, but who is responsible. C cannot readily be compared with the typically quoted success rates of most other research support programs.
Ill assume that postdocs that receive an nserc pdf are either able to find another postdoc, or move into a faculty job. Usually problems with the success of crds stems from nserc s uncertainty in the industrial partners ability to make use of the results of the research. Nserc scholarships and fellowships competition results. I thank the chemistry evaluation group for their time and effort in evaluating the applications from this years discovery grant competition nserc, 2010a. Nserc pgsd 20182019 page 3 the bank the gradcafe forums. Industrial undergraduate student research awards iusra. This can happen at any time during the competition cycle f180 onward. The postdoctoral fellowships pdf program provides support to a core of. The vanier program will no longer award cgs scholarships to. Scholarships and fellowships competition results 2014 nserc. Success rate 60% 63% 69% established researchers er number of awards 315 1054 323 success rate 70% 67% 62% data from ccv.
Dec 18, 2018 while financing for scholarships has improved marginally in the past couple of years, the success rate and funds available are not nearly enough. Minimum company contribution a minimum of 25% of award value. The overall success rate for cgspgs combined is about top 4247% for the last 4 years. For that to work the budget for both proposals has to be set. Nserc information sessions scholarships and fellowships 2019. Nserc information session scholarships and fellowships 2018 competition carleton university. The sad facts are that nserc is awarding 66% fewer fellowships. Strategic project grants frequently asked questions. Success rate 16 active strategic networks 5 new networks from 2015 2015 competition results.
Nserc has offered the exact number of awards corresponding to. Since these awards can be accepted or declined as late as january 2020, the actual number of. Nserc is increasing its institutional commitments and actions to complement current initiatives to increase gender equity in its policies, programs and initiatives and sgba in research. May 28, 2010 nserc ottawa, on k1a 1h5 may 28, 2010 re. Nserc has published the statistics from last years discovery grants competition. Research services natural sciences and engineering. Nserc information session scholarships and fellowships 2018 competition agenda. Yusuf altintas, university of british columbia nserc canadian lake pulse network lead.
Project must include at least one graduate student. Natural sciences and engineering research council of. Scholarshipsdoctoral cgs d and postdoctoral fellowships pdf in the natural. Optimize your chance of success with nserc pgscgs doctoral. Same eligibility rules as for engage and accelerate. Nsercs ontario regional office the office is located at. Dissemination of 2009 competition statistics natural sciences and. Jan 02, 2017 the discovery grant system has aspects that are good high success rate, notsogood small grants. Last year, 51 mcgill masters students received offers, making a success rate of over 62%. Nserc information sessions scholarships and fellowships. Nserc strategic partnership grants university research. Gps received 76 departmentrecommended applications.
Nserc information session for simon fraser university. What is the percentage of mcgill applicants to nserc who received awards. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. Before using nsercs online system, please read the following documents and register your acceptance below. Before applying, applicants are strongly encouraged to read the partnership engage grants funding opportunity description, the insight and connection program descriptions, the institutional eligibilityguidelines and requirements, and the regulations governing grant applications.
Scholarships and fellowships competition results 2019 nserc. Nserc information session for dalhousie university june 7, 2016. Nserc the natural sciences and engineering research council is canadas funding. Table 2b success rates by identified gender and selection committee. Partnership engage grants web application instructions. Application for a grant partnership engage grants instructions web introduction.
Nserc scholarships and fellowships competition results 2019. A 33 percent funding rate of fellowships is something to be proud of, but the other interesting number of course is the denominator in 2008, the awards were 25 percent more numerous, but the success rate was only 21 percent. Since last year, nserc strategic project grants require a letter of intent that is due february 1 of each year at nserc. What is the range of funding per year for strategic project grants. Uofs submitted 69 nserc discovery grant applications, overall success rate 65%. Applicant eligibility applicants must hold a canadian academic appointment of no less than 3 years you may be at any point in this appointment applicants whose primary appointment is not at an eligible canadian academic institution e. On page 3 and 4 of this document you will find the success rate of each committee usually the same across committee, minor differences. Nserc has offered the exact number of awards corresponding to the available budget and will, in a second wave, make additional offers once the number of. Engage company eligibility operate from a canadian base able to fully exploit the results of the applied. Nserc collaborative research and development crd grants funds available. Nserc closer to students, researchers, and industry raise awareness of nsercs activities and promote participation in the programs create linkages between academic and private sectors promote science and math education the new ontario and quebec nserc regional office location to be determined in 200708.1162 1550 1398 1393 222 604 972 817 975 859 1194 1094 50 793 5 1418 886 620 1019 734 967 1461 469 919 485 1094 1261 957 659 560 1262