New Faculty Start-Up Grant

The NFSG policy and procedures are found below:

To claim your NFSG, a completed SFU Funding Application Signature Sheet (clickable link) and NFSG funding claim form (clickable link to access the attached form) is required to be submitted to the Office of Research Services (ORS).  You can send completed forms via email to

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 as indicated in your appointment letter.

Please send the complete claim package via email to or to:

Research Grants Officer
Office of Research Services
Simon Fraser University
Research Services
Discovery 2, Room 230
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Contact Sara Du ( for questions concerning the NFSG.

Please contact the Faculty Dean's Office to assist you with setting up the grant project or if you have questions related to your existing NFSG or FRG projects (i.e. end dates, fund allocations, allowable expense).