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New Frontiers in Research Fund: Exploration Competition 2024

Research Admin Offices:

  • HRS

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


Up to $250,000 over two years.


  • DeGroote School of Business
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Health Sciences



Internal Deadline:

October 22, 2024

Sponsor Deadline:

November 5, 2024

Additional Dates:

  • LOI HRS Due Date - August 13, 2024
  • LOI Sponsor Due Date - August 27, 2024
  • Application HRS Due Date - October 22, 2024
  • Application Sponsor Due Date - November 5, 2024


This opportunity supports high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research. It seeks to inspire projects that bring disciplines together beyond traditional disciplinary or common interdisciplinary approaches by research teams with the capacity to explore something new that might fail, but that has the potential for significant impact.


Additional Details.


If applying from the Faculty of Health Sciences, unless otherwise indicated, you no longer need to send documents to HRS Intake. Your first point of contact is your assigned Senior Grants Advisor.