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NSERC: Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE)

Research Admin Offices:

  • HRS

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


$1,650,000 over 6 years.


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



Internal Deadline:

March 18, 2024

Sponsor Deadline:

May 1, 2024

Additional Dates:

  • Faculty Endorsement Due Date - February 1, 2024
  • McMaster Internal Due Date - March 18, 2024
  • Sponsor LOI Due Date - May 1, 2024


This program supports the training and mentoring of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad through the development of innovative training programs that:

  • Encourage collaborative and integrative approaches, and address significant scientific challenges associated with Canada’s research priorities; and,
  • Facilitate the transition of new researchers from trainees to productive employees in the Canadian workforce


Additional Details.


McMaster has an internal selection process. For more information and to apply, FHS researchers must contact Michelle Czerwinski ahead of the Feb. 1, 2024 deadline.