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National Cybersecurity Consortium Call for Proposals

Opportunity NameCall for Proposals
AgencyNational Cybersecurity Consortium
ValueUp to $2,000,000
Indirect CostsEligible at 15%
DurationUp to 4 years

Letter of Intent (LOI)

Notify SIRI/ORS of intent to applyAs soon as possible
LOI due to SIRI/ORS for full review02-15-2024
LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review02-22-2024
LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due to SIRI/ORS for mandatory review02-27-2024, by 9:00AM
LOI due at agency 02-29-2024

Full application

Application due to SIRI/ORS for full review04-12-2024
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review04-19-2024
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due to SIRI/ORS for mandatory review04-24-2024
Application due at agency 04-26-2024

Administrative details

Administrative details due to FSc RO at for mandatory review07-19-2024
Administrative details due to SIRI/ORS for mandatory review07-24-2024
Application due at agency 07-26-2024

To support initiatives that:

  • Support research and development (R&D) projects with Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) 1-6 to design and implement innovative cybersecurity technologies, advance state-of-the-art products, and conduct research into emerging cybersecurity issues;
  • Support commercialization of new technology with TRL 7-9, developing products and services that address cybersecurity challenges in critical infrastructure protection, human-centric cybersecurity, network security, software security, and privacy protection; and
  • Provide opportunities for training, upskilling, and reskilling of students and professionals from various disciplines.

  • The project lead must have a full-time/tenure-track appointment with the Lead Organization.
  • Lead Organization must be a member of NCC when submitting the full application.
  • Partner organizations must be members of NCC at the time of award.

How to Apply

Applications with funding requests of $1M or more will be supported by SIRI Specialist Christina Corre ( Applications requesting less than $1M will be supported by the ORS Grant & Applications Team (

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 FSc Research Services at