NSERC – PromoScience Program

The Natural Science and Engineering Research Council’s (NSERC) PromoScience program offers financial support for organizations working with young Canadians to promote an understanding of science and engineering (including mathematics and technology).

Deadline:
Faculty of Education Dean’s Office: 1 week prior to agency deadline (2-3 weeks if you wish feedback on your application – submit to Karen Kueneman)
Research Development & Services: no less than 3 days prior to agency deadline.
NSERC:
Sept 15, 2010

Amount: $50,000 maximum

PromoScience supports hands-on learning experiences for young students and their science teachers. Grants may be used to cover improvements to program content or delivery, as well as for new programs and activities. Grants can also be used to cover operational costs such as salaries, travel, postage, materials and supplies, provided that they relate to the promotion of science and engineering.

Please note that grants may not be used to support research or program evaluations. Details on the eligibility of expenses are contained in the Use of Grant Funds section of the PromoScience Grants Guide. The information in this Guide may change without notice.

Applicants must be eligible to hold a research grant at UWO.

All eligible applications are peer reviewed by the PromoScience/NSERC Awards for Science Promotion Selection Committee. Members are chosen from the science and engineering promotion community, and the education community, based on their stature and expertise.

Successful applications will be screened by NSERC staff to ensure adherence to NSERC’s policies and guidelines.

More information and applications at: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Promoter-Promotion/PromoScience-PromoScience/About-Apropos_eng.asp

Applications must be accompanied by a completed ROLA.

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