Supported through SSHRS’s Institutional Grants program, NSCAD provides seed funding for faculty research projects through an adjudicated application process and also supports faculty as they apply for external funding. View NSCAD’s Strategic Research Plan, browse the archive to read past plans, and learn more about internal and external funding opportunities.
Take a look at NSCAD Academic Plan: Towards 2020, a documents designed to direct NSCAD’s academic programming until June 30th 2020.
The Research Support Fund assists Canadian post-secondary institutions with the costs associated with managing their research enterprise, helping them to maintain a world-class research environment. The Research Support Fund for universities is calculated based on a proportion of Tri-Council funded grants earned over a three-year period. Grants can be used to:
In 2016-2017, NSCAD University received $107,755 through the Research Support fund, formerly known as the Indirect Costs Program. In 2017-18, NSCAD will receive $94,362 which we are committing to support research at NSCAD. This includes the funding of a research officer (part-time, term limited appointment), library resources, research facility maintenance, accreditation and regulatory adherence. The Research Support Fund provides much needed support to the research infrastructure at NSCAD.