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Government of Canada - Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine)

Opportunity NameSpecial Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine)
AgencyGovernment of Canada (CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC)
ValueMaster's level — Up to $20,000
Doctoral level — Up to $25,000
Postdoctoral level — Up to $45,000
Indirect CostsIneligible
DurationUp to 1 year
Application due to FSc RO at for full review12-08-2022
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review12-15-2022
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review12-20-2022
Application due at agency 12-22-2022

This temporary funding will help trainees currently in Canada who were expected to return to Ukraine in 2022 but cannot due to the current crisis, as well as trainees currently in Ukraine who wish to continue their planned studies and research in Canada. 

  • The applicant (grant holder) must hold an active grant (including the automatic extension period) awarded under an eligible program at the time of application.
  • Grant holders must also maintain an active grant (including the automatic extension period) during the entire period of tenure of the SRFT-Ukraine. 

How to Apply

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)