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NSHRF Establishment Grant

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on January 14, 2019 in Research Funding

Updated March 8: Reminder that applications must be completed in the NSHRF's Grants Management System (GMS) by noon on March 26, so that ORS can approve them. Final agency deadline is March 26 at 2pm.

The Establishment Grant assists in building research capacity and provides initial support for new health researchers in Nova Scotia by funding investigator / curiosity driven research across NSHRF’s four health research categories.

Award Amount: A maximum of $50,000 / year per grant will be issued for a period of up to 3 years (maximum value of $150,000).


To apply for an Establishment Grant, the Principal Investigator must meet one of the following criteria:

a) A new doctoral graduate
b) A health researcher that has recently moved to Nova Scotia
c) A researcher new to the field of health research

For more details on eligibility and the application process, please visit the competition website.

Interested applicants may contact For questions relating to internal procedure, please contact

Internal Deadline: March 12, 2019 at 4:30 pm AST
Agency Deadline: March 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm AST