Research Western

NSERC - Steacie Fellowships

The purpose of the Steacie Fellowship is to enhance the career development of outstanding and highly promising scientists and engineers who are faculty members of Canadian universities by providing respite from teaching and administrative duties to focus on their research.  Up to 6 Fellowships are awarded annually.

Each Fellow receives a research grant of $250,000 and will be invited to submit an application to the Research Tools and Instruments Grants Program for equipment funding related to their Steacie research.

Sponsor Guidelines


All nominations need to be reviewed by the Core Planning Group.  Western is able to put forward 6 candidates for the award - if there are more than 6, the Core Planning Group will select which candidates will be submitted this year.


RD&S: CV must be received by May 18th, 2011 (send to

RD&S Internal : May 27, 2011

Sponsor: June 7, 2011

RD&S requests your CV by May 18th.  RD&S would be pleased to review and provide feedback on the Nominee Packages, if provided on or before Wednesday May 18th, 2011.

If your faculty is planning to submit a nomination for this year's competition, please contact Melissa Gordon.

Western Contact(s)

Research Office

Sponsor Contact(s)

Steacie Fellowships, NSERC
Tel.: 613-996-7042
Fax: 613-992-5337

Click here for a brief overview of this award, including nomination/application details and instructions. Western username and password required.

Click here for a more in-depth summary of this award. Western username and password required.