The Seed Funding Opportunity (SFO) supports new researchers at uOttawa.

About the Seed Funding Opportunity (SFO)

The SFO is designed to assist new researchers to generate preliminary data and improve applications to the Tri-Agency.

Budget Details

The maximum award for the SFO is $20,000 for one year, which is comprised of $10,000 from the RDP program & $10,000 matching funds from the faculty.

Application Deadlines

There are two competitions per year with the following deadlines:

  • January 15th
  • June 15th

RMS must receive the application by 4 pm on the deadline date. If the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, RMS will extend the deadline to 4 pm the next working day.