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 posted guidelines (2021-22 Guidelines & Application Form)


Once/year (Internal Application Deadline: to respective University Research Office [RSO] Friday, July 23, 2021)

Approval Process:

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