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Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on August 2, 2022 in Research Funding

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is happy to renew its support to postdoctoral fellows thanks to its “Supplements to the NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program 2022” Announcement of Opportunity (AO).

NSERC’s PDF program provides support to a core of the most promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers.

As part of its commitment to support the development of the next generation of space professionals in Canada, the CSA will offer grant supplements to postdoctoral researchers who have been awarded an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship, and who are involved in a promising research project that is aligned with and that will contribute to the priorities outlined in the Space Strategy for Canada.

Summary of key information

  • Expected budget for this AO: $100,000
  • Number of recipients: up to five (5)
  • Amount per grant: $20,000
  • Eligible recipients: Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, be a postdoctoral fellow and conduct a research project under the supervision and mentorship of a more senior researcher in a Canadian academic institution or another appropriate research institution in Canada, be awarded, and have accepted, an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship under the call for proposals 2022 of the NSERC's PDF Program (see note in Section 3 of the AO).
  • Application deadline: January 13, 2023 at 2pm AST

The CSA invites postdoctoral researchers interested by this opportunity to apply for a grant supplement through the CSA AO.

You can access the “Supplements to the NSERC PDF Program” AO and obtain information on how to apply by clicking here.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, contact the grants facilitator for your faculty. For additional resources, click here for guidance on internal deadlines and submission processes.