New Faculty Start-Up Grant

The New Faculty Start-Up Grant (NFSG) replaces the President Research Start-up Grant (PRSG) and is available to new Assistant Professors for a new start-up grant, funding projects commencing in January 1, 2019 onwards. The NFSG policy and procedures are found below:

NFSG Policy
NFSG Funding Claim Form

To claim your NFSG, a completed SFU Funding Application Signature Sheet is required from the Office of Research Services (ORS). This form is available on the website of the Office of Research Services.

Claim forms from eligible new faculty members may be submitted at any time prior to the end of their first full semester in a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor. Please send the complete claim package to the Research Grants Officer in the Office of Research Services.

Contact Sara Du ( for questions concerning the NFSG.

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