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NSERC Discovery Horizons

Posted by Jaq-Lin Larder on May 13, 2024 in Research Funding

Discovery Horizons grants support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering. Full applications submitted to this NSERC program will be reviewed by a tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee.

Please see here for more information on the program.

Contact Details

Internal: Appropriate ORS Faculty Facilitator

Internal Deadlines

Letter of Intent: Not applicable
Full Application: October 4, 2024

Please note that the LOI stage is mandatory, allowing reviewers to assess program fit and to identify a limited number of LOI applicants who will be invited (no later than August 16) to submit a full application.

External Deadlines

Letter of Intent: June 14, 2024 at 9 pm (AST)
Full Application (by invitation): October 18, 2024 at 9 pm (AST)


The grants facilitator for your faculty can be found on the staff contact page. For additional resources, click here for guidance on internal deadlines and submission processes.