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Funding Opportunites - Research
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Grant Amount: UP TO $200,000 FOR 4 YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Dec 11, 2017
Sponsor's: Dec 18, 2017

Subject Areas:

Through this AO, the CSA intends to support Canadian post-secondary institutions across Canada in offering HQPs hands-on experience with real space missions through a CubeSat development project. In addition to the objectives listed below, one important goal is to have each team being trained in multiple disciplines (science, technology, business, and communication) at university or college levels. Such projects will contribute towards the following objectives; which are in line with the CSA G&C Program objectives: Increase students' interest in STEM, particularly in the space domains; Develop students' expertise in the space domains; Foster the development of Canadian HQP and their preparation to enter the job market; and Advance space science and/or technology.

To be eligible, it is mandatory that a project address the following elements: ?The involvement of Canadian HQPs from post-secondary institutions. For this AO, HQPs are defined as: ?Students in colleges, ?Undergraduate students, ?Graduate students (master's and PhD levels), and ?Post-doctoral fellows (PDFs). ?A training plan, complete with the specific STEM areas to which students will be exposed and about which they will be trained through hands-on activities; ?A Public Engagement Plan, complete with the specific activities that clearly highlight the variety of promotional tools being envisaged as well as the audiences being targeted; and ?A CubeSat mission (1U or 2U) related to a space-based science or a technology development. All of the above elements must be described clearly in the proposal.

Application Details:

Please see the guidelines for submission requirements.

Applications must be mailed to the CSA at the following address and be received no later that 2PM (ET) on December 18, 2017: CCP AO c/o France Bolduc Space Science & Technology Canadian Space Agency 6767 Route de l'A?roport Saint-Hubert, Quebec J3Y 8Y9


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts:

Sponsor Contacts:

John H. Chapman Space Centre
6767 Route de l'A?roport
Saint-Hubert, Quebec, Canada
450 926-4800