Major Grants


To support curiosity-driven basic research

Amount Maximum

$160,000 total

Timeframe Maximum

3 years


Grant-holding status at one of Partner Universities

More Information

Areas of Focus:

Investigator- and/or stakeholder identified topics

Application Content Requirements:

Refer to 2023-24 Guidelines & Application Form (PDF / Word)


Once/year (Internal Application Deadline: to respective University Research Office [RSO] Monday, July 4, 2023)

Approval Process:

Proposal Adjudication Committee (PAC) recommendations to Board (based on peer reviews); can be delegated to budget amount