The applicant must have obtained a personal identification number (NIP) on the Fonds website before applying. E-forms will be available on the Fonds website at least one month before the competition closing date. Completed applications must be transmitted to the Fonds before the competition deadline.
Grant applications may be submitted in French or English. However, the title and summary of the project must be in French. The title and summary will be used for promotional and distribution purposes.
The following e-forms are required:
the "Research-creation support for new academics" application form;
the Canadian Common CV and its "Detailed Contributions" attachment.
Only the official "Research-creation support for new academics" application form, the 2017-2018 Common Canadian CV e-form and other required documents, will be accepted.
The application deadline is September 29, 2016, at 4 p.m.
3.2 Required documents
A) Proofs and attestations
Proofs and attestations, where required, must be scanned and included after the Detailed Contributions Attachment section of the Canadian Common CV in the order requested below. No reminder will be made and no supporting documents may be added after the competition closing date and time.
A letter from the university attesting that the applicant holds or will occupy a full time regular position leading to tenure by June 1, 2016. The letter must specify the date on which the applicant will be hired as well as the position held. No other document will be accepted.
Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents must include an official document attesting to the submission of a permanent residence application to Citizenship and Immigration Canada. If this step has not yet been taken, the applicant may submit:
an official document attesting to the submission of a Québec Selection Certificate (QSC) application to Immigration Québec OR
a copy of his/her work permit (CGR, article 2.1).
Where applicable, proof of registration or invitation to participate in a workshop, lecture, colloquium, meeting, biennial arts festival, festival, symposium or any other event of this type;
If applicable, appropriate supporting documents attesting to the circumstances of any leave, in the case where an extension of the eligibility period is requested for family or health reasons.
The applicant must send the following mandatory documents by mail:
Three copies of a portfolio that illustrates the applicant's artistic accomplishments as they pertain to the proposed project (may include a press kit). The copies must be submitted in digital formats that can be read by standard software and include a table of contents for quick reference.
The portfolio must be sent to the following address no later than September 29, 2016:
Programme Appui à la Recherche-création
Fonds de recherche - Société et culture
140 Grande Allée Est, Suite 470
Québec (Québec) G1R 5M8
The Canada Post postmark or the dated stamp of a messenger service will be considered proof of delivery before the deadline.
The Fonds is not responsible for any loss or damage of any nature to the portfolio. It will only be returned to the applicant if it was sent along with a preaddressed stamped envelope or box. Otherwise, the portfolio will be kept by the Fonds for 90 days after the date on the letter announcing the results, after which the Fonds will dispose of it.
Any missing documents will render the application ineligible. No reminder will be made and no supporting documents may be added after the competition closing date and time on September 29, 2016 at 4 p.m
An incomplete application that do not contain the information necessary to establish eligibility or which cannot be evaluated will be deemed invalid by the Fonds. Any documents that are not required and which are included with the application will not be submitted to the evaluation committee. Applicants will not be notified of any information or documents missing from the application. Any documents received after the deadline for application will not be considered and applications cannot be updated.
Until agreements have been signed with the managing institutions under the "Policy for the Responsible Conduct of Research (PRCR)", a copy of the certificate of ethics for the use of human subjects, human biological materials or animals as part of the project is required on the issuance of any grant, if applicable. Payment of the grant is contingent on the submission of the certificate and related documents.
Applicants will receive an acknowledgement of receipt via email.