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NSERC Discovery Grants – online video tutorials and Q&A live sessions

Posted on: Aug 17, 2020


NSERC has created a series of video tutorials for applicants for Discovery Grants.

The Office of Research Services strongly recommends viewing these materials, and familiarizing with the following :

·         Discovery Grant application program description which includes the Peer Review Manual and the Frequently Asked Questions

·         Instructions for Completing an Application

·         Submitting an NSERC individual Discovery Grant application through the Research Portal tutorial.

There will be two Questions and Answers live sessions in both English and French. Please ensure that you have seen the videos and the information on the links above, before joining a Q&A session.



How to complete an application

(English session)

Comment remplir une demande

(French session)


Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (ET)

1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (ET)

Open to

Members of the research community across Canada

Members of the research community across Canada


Live Q&A for August 25, 2020

Live Q&A for September 24, 2020


Live Q&A for August 27, 2020

Live Q&A for September 22, 2020




Funding Program Internal CUE ORS Deadline NSERC Deadline External Signature Page requirement
Discovery Grants Notice of Intent NoneAugust 1 (EXPIRED)No
Discovery Grants October 22November 1 Yes