General Requirements; Start Date; Value and Duration of Award; Part-time Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship; Deferment of Award; Payment. NSERC – Professors – Summary of Changes – Tri-Agency The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Moving Equipment or an Unexpended Equipment Grant · Deferral of. Award holder: individual who has an active award from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC . Deferment: a delay in the start date of the award beyond the available start.
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All grants beyond the automatic extension 1, 2, 3 Grantees may request one additional extension one year to the Authority to Use Funds period. Information pertaining to the documents to be submitted can be found on the Termination of a Grant section of the Tri Agency Grant Amendment Form.
Funds from the GRF may be used to provide small start-up grants to new professors, bridge funding to professors who are between applications, or additional funds to professors in support of their research.
A copy of all documentation sent to the agency must be sent to dgsawards sfu. Deferring or Interrupting Award Internal SFU awards will only be deferred when a written request is received from the graduate program. Visit the Award Payments for further steps.
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A list of eligible programs for GRF transfer is available. Please contact Research Services ors sfu. All subsequent instalments are subject to Parliamentary appropriations and the conditions that may be attached to them. Government policy states that the Tri-Agencies cannot pay instalments in advance of need. In the case of CIHR, funds may be transferred to facilitate research collaboration between the grantee and collaborators, research personnel and co-principal investigators at the Secondary Institution.
Withdrawal from Graduate Program All Graduate Award holders must maintain continuous registration during the tenure of their award. Some grants are not paid through the Common Grant Account and are made directly to recipient institutions. Any higher amount is deemed to be an unspent grant and a reimbursement is required.
No requests for extensions will be considered if the Institution Paid has not submitted a Form for each period of the grant ending March An institution may transfer ownership of equipment or facilities defre another eligible institution through a gift or sale. Skip to content Skip to institutional links. Cefer you are unable to enter your banking information, please contact: Submit a one page outline of changes to dgsawards sfu. This period allows grantees to bring research activities to a close.
Completed reports must be submitted to dgsaward sfu. In the event that an institution gives permission to transfer nseerc loan equipment or funds for equipment or facilities to another eligible institution, the primary institution retains ownership of the equipment or facilities.
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Additional extensions to the Authority to Use Funds period beyond the automatic extension period will be considered only in the case of extended leaves of absence during the grant period or due to uncontrollable delays to project activities.
A Primary Institution that transfers funds to a Non-eligible Secondary Institution retains all responsibilities and accountabilities for the funds. Grant transfers include transfers of both funds and responsibilities.
Submit the Changes to Award Form to graduatefunding. Information pertaining to the documents to be submitted deder be found on the Grant Amendment Form. Reinstating Your Award after a leave: If you withdraw from your program, your awards are prorated to the effective date of withdrawal from a degree program.
Deger original grant end date will be adjusted accordingly. If a grantee is nsrrc to another Canadian institution and wishes to take an unexpended equipment grant known as a Research Tools and Instruments Grant at NSERCor to move equipment purchased with grant funds, the former institution may, in its discretion, give permission for such a move. Recipients of SFU graduate awards are responsible for reviewing and abiding by the Senate regulations governing university awards outlined in the Graduate Student Admission Handbook pdf.
The Agencies recognize that extended leave granted to the grantee by the institution may have an impact on an individual’s research program, and offer the following options:. As owner, nsedc institution is responsible for ensuring that the items are used to support the research program of the grantee and co-grantees.
Should the request be approved, the research grant s held at the former institution will be transferred to the new institution and consequently all corresponding grant account s will be closed at the former institution. No grant funds can be released by the Agency dever all payment conditions have been met, such as confirmation of receipt by institution of partner’s contribution, activity reports, eligibility of applicants and environmental assessment.
The Agencies expect that the institution will use these funds for the broad purpose of enhancing the quality of research in the natural sciences and engineering, or in the social sciences and humanities, as applicable.
Any funds remaining at the end of the Authority to Use Funds period must be returned to the agency.
Proceeds from any sale of equipment purchased, or facilities established, with funds granted by the Agency should be used for research-related purposes.
The unspent funds of grants in certain programs, however, are not eligible for transfer to the GRF. Payment of further instalments of the scholarship is contingent upon the progress report proving satisfactory to NSERC. The above information is provided in the strictest confidence. All equipment purchased with grant funds belongs to the institution and not to the individual grantee, unless the funding Agency agrees otherwise in writing, or unless doing so would be contrary to a legislated requirement.
These are the responsibility of the institution. Your scholarship support will not extend beyond the 28th month of your master’s program. Any payment made for a period during which you were not eligible to hold the award must be reimbursed. If a grantee is no longer eligible to hold a grant due to non-compliance with the requirements outlined in the Agencies’ guides, the grace period is not applicable.
Information pertaining to the documents to be submitted can be found on the Deferral of Installment section of the Tri Agency Grant Amendment Form. The Agencies may terminate a grant when program requirements are not met e.
The date of the termination will be determined by the Agencies. The total of all deferral periods cannot exceed two years. This confirmation must be received by the Agency within three months of the grantee losing their eligible status i. The Primary Institution deferr principal responsibility for the use and monitoring of funds that are transferred to a Non-eligible Secondary Institution. To ensure timely payment, the form should be submitted approximately 1 month before returning to your graduate program.
CIHR does allow such transfers, and defines collaborator as an individual whose role is to provide a special service such as access to equipment, provision of specific reagents, training sefer a specialized technique, statistical analysis, access to a patient population, etc.