As part of its commitment to support the development of the next generation of space professionals in Canada, the CSA will offer, through its “Supplements to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (PDF) 2021” Announcement of Opportunity (AO), grants to postdoctoral researchers who have been awarded an NSERC postdoctoral fellowship under its Postdoctoral Fellowships Program. Postdoctoral researchers must be 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:
- Total funding available (2021): $100,000
- Number and value of the grants: Up to five (5) supplements in the amount of $20,000 each will be awarded.
- 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 2021 of the NSERC’s PDF Program (see note in Section 3 of the AO).
- Application deadline: January 7, 2022
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.
Laurin, Denis (ASC/CSA)