FOR TRI COUNCIL GRANT HOLDERS: The Importance of Ongoing Eligibility
To apply for and hold Tri Council funding the applicant’s / grant holder’s ongoing eligibility is of paramount importance.
It is important to be aware that the eligibility requirements for each Council are substantially different. They can even differ by program within each Council.
Researchers must be aware of and meet the eligibility criteria, as stated by each Council, at the time of application AND must maintain eligibility throughout the duration of the award. Please note there must be no gap in the term of appointment.
If eligibility is not maintained, the grant is at risk of suspension and/or termination.
It is the researcher’s responsibility to immediately inform the Department Head/Dean and Research Services of any change to eligibility status throughout the tenure of the grant. Such changes include:
- Changes to position
- Changes from full-time to part-time
- Changes to the term of a position
- Resignations, retirements, terminations
- Relocations (in Canada or abroad)