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CANSSI Ontario - Data Access Grants

Opportunity NameData Access Grants
AgencyCanadian Statistical Sciences Institute
ValueUp to $5,000
Indirect CostsIneligible
Application due to FSc RO at for full review10 business days prior to submission to the agency
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review5 business days prior to submission to the agency
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review2 business days prior to submission to the agency, by 9:00AM
Application due at agency Anytime
  • To foster research by mitigating the high cost of access to many data sets.
  • To bring together faculty from different disciplines to work on projects through a shared trainee at a Master’s, Doctoral, and Postdoctoral level.

  • Trainees or faculty members at Ontario-based universities are eligible to apply.
  • Each proposal must include two faculty members from different academic units including from different departments, divisions, faculties, or affiliated research institutes.
    • At least one faculty member must be appointed to a statistics/biostatistics unit (department, division or school) or is a biostatistics/statistics scientist appointed to a mathematics department.

How to Apply

Post-docs interested in applying, please contact Kim McIntyre, Post-doctoral Services Coordinator, at or extension 22993. 

Graduate students interested in applying, please contact Suzette Fernandez, Research Officer, at or extension 33835.

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact your FSc Research Officer

Stefanie Bernaudo
Research Officer
(Biology, Physics & Astronomy, Science, Technology & Society)

Phoebe Tsz-Wai Chan
Research Officer
(Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics)