Deadline: The 2021 deadline to submit applications is May 20, 2021.
Use of grant funds: Institutions may use their 2020-21 Research Support Fund (RSF) grant for expenses that are incurred between April 1 and June 30, 2021, and need to be deferred or postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
End-of-grant period requirements: The deadline for the 2020-21 RSF grant (including Incremental Project Grants) end-of grant-period requirements has been extended until September 30, 2021. This extension is for reporting on expenses incurred in fiscal year 2020-21, including any expenses incurred under the 2020-21 grant between April 1 and June 30, 2021. The extension applies to all components of the end-of-grant-period requirements: the statement of account, outcomes report, and reporting on institutional performance objectives on the institution’s website, as applicable.
Date published: March 19, 2021