Opportunity

The Transformation stream is designed to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change (high-reward). The challenge may be fundamental, leading to a scientific breakthrough, or applied, with a social, economic, environmental or health impact. Projects are expected to be world-leading, drawing on global research expertise where relevant.

Eligibility

Click here for a list of eligibility requirements.

Funding Available

Transformation grants are valued at between $2,000,000 and $4,000,000 per year (including indirect costs) for six years.

Internal Contacts

For proposal development/substantive review, please contact your Research Facilitator.

Deadlines

Faculty Deadline Consult your Faculty Research Facilitator.
OVPRI Deadline (Approval Form and Application) September 14, 2022
Submission to Sponsor 8:00 p.m. eastern (Notice of Intent)

January 11, 2022 8:00 p.m. eastern (Letter of Intent)

September 20, 2022 8:00 p.m. eastern (Application deadline by invitation only)

Submitting Your Application

  • Step 1) Submit an internal Carleton Approval Form
    Submit an internal Approval Form through our central awards management database CUResearch:
    https://ovpri.research.carleton.ca/Romeo.Researcher/Administrator/Default.aspx
    For a user’s guide on submitting an Approval Form, click here.
  • Step 2) Submit an external application to the granting agency
    Submit an external application to the corresponding grant or award agency. For further details about funding categories, eligibility criteria and deadlines for this opportunity, click here.