Grants

Grant Title Deadlinesort descending Summary
Alberta Active Living Grant Program No Deadline This grant provides funding to assist Alberta Active Living Partners organizations and Alberta TrailNet Society with annual operating and programming costs. provide services, information, or...
Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation Jane Glasso Norther Fellowship Deadline Passed
(October 2, 2017)
Dedicated to supporting programs that strengthen Canada and enhance the well-being of all Canadians. Within its areas of interest, the Foundation funds innovative ventures that seek to make a...
International Sociological Association Prizes No Deadline The International Sociological Association offers a prize and two essay competitions for scholars. The Varga Prize for New Generation Scholars: This award recognizes an outstanding new paper by a...
WNRCASN - Education Innovation Award Deadline Passed
(December 11, 2017)
The Education Innovation Award is intended to support a project designed to advance learning in nursing education. It can take a variety of forms such as technology, creative reconfiguration of a...
CNC Challenge 3.0 Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2018)
The CNC Challenge series serves as a pipeline for the development of applications for cellulose nanocrystals (CNC). It supports early-stage work to demonstrate technical feasibility of CNC in high-...
The James Maxwell Human Geography Scholarship No Deadline The James Maxwell Scholarship in Human Geography is awarded to students enrolled in a Master's program at a Canadian university and engaged in thesis research on Canadian human geography. Eligibilty...
Banting Research Foundation/ Rick Hansen Institute Discovery Award Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2017)
The Banting Research Foundation and the Rick Hansen Institute are pleased to announce a funding partnership to support research by early career investigators focused on areas relevant to spinal cord...
The Centenary Sir Arthur Clarke Award No Deadline The Sir Arthur Clarke Awards recognise and reward those individuals and teams that have made notable or outstanding achievements in, or contributions to, all British space activities. 
American Academy of Religion (AAR) Awards No Deadline The AAR awards tens of thousands of dollars each year to members in the form of research, regional development, and Annual Meeting travel grants. In addition to grant funding, the AAR annually awards...
Rapid Response - Alzheimer's and Related Diseases April 19, 2018 Weston Brain Institute has released seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research ideas to accelerate the development of safe and effective treatments for neurodegenerative...
Capt. Joseph-Elzar Bernier Medal No Deadline Eligibility: A medal awarded to recognize an exemplary deed or activity that has enhanced or aided the Society in fulfilling its mandate at the international, national, provincial or headquarters...
Transformation Research: Neurodegenerative Diseases of Aging Deadline Passed
(December 7, 2017)
NEW for 2018   Translational research using humans or human samples/data is in scope, except for clinical trials or clinical trial sub-studies which should be submitted to the Early-Phase Clinical...
Canadian Biophysical Society Fellows No Deadline Fellows are scientists who have made exceptional contributions to biophysics. Fellows are chosen by the executive based on nominations from the awards committee, currently chaired by Dr. Giuseppe...
Alberta Agriculture Initiatives Program (AIP) No Deadline The Agricultural Initiatives Program is a grant program, administered by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, to support agricultural societies (incorporated under the Agricultural Societies Act –...
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program Deadline Passed
(February 22, 2018)
The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program is a two-year appointment designed to support young investigators at a pivotal time in their careers. Each scholar will become part of a global network of...
Canadian Liver Foundation Operating Grants Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2017)
Two operating grants may be awarded to researchers in Canada whose research projects are related to hepatobiliary research. One operating grant may be awarded to a researcher in Canada whose research...
Society for Historical Archaeology Awards and Prizes No Deadline The Society for Historical Archaeology offers numerous awards and prizes for researchers, young scholars and students in the field of historical archaeology.  These awards include, but are not...
Canadian Society for Chemistry Awards July 2, 2018 The Canadian Society for Chemistry confers awards to recognize professionals and students who have made outstanding contributions to the chemical sciences. Most CSC award winners receive their awards...
ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
To recognize outstanding scientific discoveries that lay the foundation for environmentally-friendly products or manufacturing processes at a cost comparable to or less than that of current...
Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford No Deadline The Weston Brain Institute Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford program supports top-tier Canadian postdoctoral scholars by providing international training at the University of Oxford and affiliation...
Community University Research Exchange (CURE) No Deadline CURE is an initiative with that aims to connect researchers at the University of Lethbridge with community members interested in research endeavours. CURE helps ensure that the world-class research...
University of Lethbridge Student Travel Awards Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
If you are planning on travelling as part of your degree - submit this Application to be considered for a travel award. Please submit your signed application to the Scholarship and Student Finance in...
Allied Arts Council Awards No Deadline The Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge recognises the need to celebrate the contributions towards the arts from individuals, organisations and businesses.  These contributions make our community...
AHS Emergency SCN Systematic Review Grant Deadline Passed
(February 12, 2018)
The Emergency Strategic Clinical Network (ESCN) Scientific Office was created to lead Alberta Health Services (AHS) in the promotion, adoption and diffusion of innovation as well as the creation and...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Major Grants No Deadline To support curiosity-driven basic research for Investigator - and/or stakeholder identified topics.  
Heart and Stroke Foundation Grants No Deadline The Heart and Stroke Foundation provides funding opportunities for heart and stroke research. They offer a variety of award for researchers. Please refer to the link below for more information about...
Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Deadline Passed
(September 15, 2017)
These one- or two-year fellowships offer a rich training opportunity in a multi-institutional collaborative research program across CAN’s affiliated institutions: University of Alberta, University of...
Center for Research on Francophones in Minority Settings (MFRC) No Deadline This major collaborative research project of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada focuses on Francophone communities in North America for over 400 years. It questions the...
WNRCASN - Nursing Education Research Award Deadline Passed
(December 11, 2017)
The WNRCASN Research Award was launched in 1998 by the Western Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Executive and its members. The first award was granted in 1999. WNRCASN has extended...
Alberta Bio Future Opportunities March 31, 2019 Alberta Innovates invites proposals for funding under the ABF Opportunities sub-program.  Alberta Bio Future (ABF) and its sub-programs focus primarily on projects that add value to biomass in...
RCGS Graduate Research Scholarships No Deadline Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Students must be registered in a Canadian university, and must propose a research topic that addresses some substantive element...
Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants Deadline Passed
(September 14, 2016)
A Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grant provides support to a group of researchers conducting independent high-quality investigations in a complex area of cancer research. The purpose is to...
Canadian Society of Plant Biologists Awards No Deadline The Canadian Society of Plant Biology offers several awards for research contributions. More information, as well as a list of awards and their descriptions are available on their website. 
Canadian Society for the Study of Religion (CSSR) Book Prize Deadline Passed
(December 31, 2016)
Criteria: This annual award recognizes an outstanding monograph in Religious Studies written by a member in good standing of the CSSR and published during the previous three years (currently those...
The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2017)
The foundation welcomes applications from all over the world. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political...
ACU Fellowships May 6, 2018 Association of Commonwealth Fellowships are offered in a variety of configurations from different host institutions with the following priority areas: Priority subject areas Education Health and...
The Lawrence J. Burpee Medal No Deadline Awarded to recognize an outstanding contribution or other achievement that greatly enhances the ability of the Society to fulfill its mission of making Canada better known on a national or...
Catalyst Grant: Global Governance AMR & Related Infectious Disease Threats Deadline Passed
(October 17, 2017)
Research Areas This funding opportunity will support the planning, catalyst, and pilot implementation of social science research projects focused on any topic relevant to improving our understanding...
Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative (CDHPI) No Deadline The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is a five year project funded by the Social Sciences Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to conduct research...
The Protein Society Awards No Deadline The Protein Society offers several awards for achievements in the discipline. Please see the attached link for more information about individual awards. 
CFI Major Science Initiatives Fund Deadline Passed
(April 21, 2016)
Since its inception in 1997, the CFI has supported the creation of a select number of key national research facilities. Owned by one or more institutions, these world-class facilities serve...
National Hemp Cluster (2018-2023) Deadline Passed
(April 21, 2017)
The CHTA is a national organization that promotes Canadian hemp and hemp products globally. Established in 2003 the Alliance represents those involved in Canada’s hemp industry. Members include;...
Raj Bhargava Memorial Summer Studentships Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2017)
Two Raj Bhargava Memorial Summer Studentships may be awarded to students enrolled at the University of Alberta whose research projects are related to radiology of liver disease. One summer...
Kluge Prize No Deadline The prize celebrates the importance of the study of humanity and recognizes individuals whose outstanding scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has shaped both public affairs and civil...
Archaeological Institute of America Awards No Deadline Each year, the Archaeological Institute of America presents a number of awards to archaeologists, educators, authors, and others whose work has had a positive impact on the field of archaeology. Each...
Chemical Institute of Canada Awards July 2, 2018 The CIC administers its own awards program to recognize overall contributions to research and the chemical sciences and engineering community of chemists, chemical engineers and chemical...
Ireland Canada University Foundation - Flaherty Visiting Professorship Deadline Passed
(May 31, 2017)
Supporting internationally established senior researchers and academics, whose work has the potential to link Canada and Ireland. These awards will support two Canadian Visiting Professors travelling...
AIB Research Grant No Deadline AIB (also known as the Bisexual Foundation) encourages, supports and assists research and education about bisexuality, through programs likely to make a material difference and enhance public...
Human Frontier Science Program Grants Deadline Passed
(March 30, 2018)
Research grants are provided for teams of scientists from different countries who wish to combine their expertise in innovative approaches to questions that could not be answered by individual...
Alva Foundation Grants Deadline Passed
(March 7, 2018)
The Alva Foundation funds registered charitable organizations (with a CRA charitable registration number) conducting research and/or developing services that address significant risk factors in early...