Internal Review Process

The U of S Internal Review Program is open to all researchers applying to selected funding opportunities. This program is a strategic investment in U of S researcher success and supports institutional aims to encourage and facilitate research excellence. The U of S Internal Review Program aims to provide high quality feedback to researchers in both the early and final stages of grant development.  

Tri-Agency Programs

Our "College of Reviewers”—U of S faculty members with experience adjudicating, reviewing, and/or applying for Tri-Agency funding—provide expert feedback to U of S faculty applying for the following Tri-Agency programs.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

          Internal Review - Round 1 (spring)

          (Timeline) (Notice of Intention to Apply/Request for Review) (Reviewer Evaluation Form)

          Internal Review - Round 2 (summer)

          (Timeline) (Notice of Intention/Request for Review

For furthur information, please contact grant.review@usask.ca.
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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

For furthur information, please contact grant.review@usask.ca.

*Update on RTI Quotas: NSERC has recently removed the university quotas for the RTI competition and the Fall 2017 RTI competition will be open to all eligible Canadian university researchers. Researchers will be able to participate on one application per competition, either as an applicant or a co-applicant, but not both

For furthur information, please contact grant.review@usask.ca.
For furthur information, please contact sri.support@usask.ca.
For furthur information, please contact sri.support@usask.ca.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

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For furthur information, please contact grant.review@usask.ca.
For furthur information, please contact sri.support@usask.ca.
For furthur information, please contact grant.review@usask.ca.

Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF)

*New in 2017: Internal review of Establishment Grant application is no longer required by SHRF. Principal applicants are only eligible to submit one application per competition; therefore, it is highly      recommended that applicants have their application peer reviewed prior to submission.

For furthur information, please contact grant.review@usask.ca.

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)


Canada Research Chairs (CRC)


Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships