Grants

Grant Title Deadlinesort descending Summary
MTPRF New Investigator Awards Deadline Passed
(November 4, 2017)
Start-up funding for new faculty members are eligible for matching funds. Though not required, the presence and agreement of a senior faculty member to act as mentor for the new faculty member is...
Hospital for Sick Children Foundation Grants No Deadline We invest our communities' contributions in outstanding paediatric care, research, and education to help children at The Hospital for Sick Children, throughout Canada, and around the world. We offer...
AGE-WELL- Strategic Investment Program (SIP) Accelerator Funding No Deadline Supports innovative post-discovery projects focused on the commercialization and/or knowledge mobilization of solutions (e.g. technologies, services or policies) aligned with AGE-WELL's mission and...
Canada Council for the Arts Prizes No Deadline Every year the Canada Council awards a broad range of prestigious prizes to more than 200 Canadian artists and scholars in recognition of their quest for innovation and excellence.  Featured Prizes...
Richard Leitch Bursary Deadline Passed
(September 1, 2017)
Richard’s family was very supportive of creating a bursary in his name and specified that the funding be directed towards applicants involved in environmental research in Northern Canada, as this was...
W. Garfield Weston Foundation Grants No Deadline The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is a Canadian charitable foundation committed to making grants in Canada for the benefit of Canadians, the majority of this foundation's funds are now directed to...
INAC 2017-2018 New Paths for Education No Deadline INAC is launching its annual call for proposals from band councils or organizations designated by band councils for projects and activities designed to improve the quality of education in First...
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. 
Coordinating Council for Women in History Awards and Prizes Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
The CCWH offers the six awards to help reach its organizational goals. The deadline for receipt of all 2017 applications is May 15, 2017. Carol Gold Article Award – a $500 prize given to the best...
Federal Gas Tax Fund No Deadline The funding provided under this program is in addition to other provincial grant funding, such as the Municipal Sustainability Initiative, and non-grant funding of municipal infrastructure. It is...
Catalust Grant: HIV/AIDS Community Based Research Deadline Passed
(October 3, 2017)
The HIV/AIDS CBR Program supports partnerships among community organizations, researchers, and decision-makers working in areas such as, but not limited to: housing, mental health, addictions,...
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...
Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences New Investigator Award No Deadline The CSMB New Investigator Award is an annual award established by the Society to recognize meritorious research in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or genetics in Canada. The nominee shall...
AIM-HI Network Undergraduate Stipends Deadline Passed
(February 23, 2018)
Undergraduate Stipend The AIM-HI Network Undergraduate Summer Student Stipend will provide funding to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students engaging in health sciences research during the...
Alberta Community Partnership (ACP) Deadline Passed
(October 1, 2017)
The objective of the ACP is to improve the viability and long-term sustainability of municipalities by providing support for regional collaboration and capacity building initiatives. Key program...
Medication Optomization for older adults living with fraility Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2017)
This competition will fund innovative research proposals that address the ongoing concern of polypharmacy and related medication issues in older Canadians living with frailty. They are intended to be...
Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2017)
The NSERC Herzberg Medal will be awarded for both the sustained excellence and overall influence of a body of work conducted in Canada in the natural sciences or engineering
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...
American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Awards No Deadline The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to initiate, encourage, and support research into, and public understanding of, the history and cultures...
CMHC Student Innovation Challenge Deadline Passed
(April 3, 2018)
The Alberta Rural Developmwnt Network (ARDN) is hosting a webinar about the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp (CMHC’s) Student Innovation Challenge. This is a very unique and rewarding competition and...
Beef Cattle Industry Science Cluster Deadline Passed
(January 13, 2017)
The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) establishes clearly defined research outcomes through a comprehensive stakeholder engagement process, and our priority research objectives are in alignment...
Canadian Cancer Society Innovation Grant Deadline Passed
(December 15, 2017)
Innovation Grants Please see the eligibility and requirements section prior to creating an application. Deadline dates Abstract registration due date: December 15, 2017 Full application due date:...
Arthritis Society - Graduate PhD Award Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
The Arthritis Society offers studentships to PhD students who are undertaking full-time research training in an area of clear relevance to arthritis and The Arthritis Society's research strategy and...
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...
Max Bell Foundation Grants No Deadline Max Bell Foundation encourages the development of innovative ideas that impact public policies and practices with an emphasis on health and wellness, education, and the environment. The foundation...
Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) No Deadline The Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) provides funding for downstream research & development projects that focus on applying genomics-derived solutions to challenges or...
NSERC PromoScience Program Deadline Passed
(September 15, 2017)
NSERC invites applications that promote the natural sciences and engineering to Canada's young people, particularly to groups such as girls and Aboriginal peoples that are under-represented in...
CQDM: Quantum Leap Initiative Deadline Passed
(July 10, 2017)
The Quantum Leap program is intended to support outstanding translational research projects implementing state-of-the art technologies with very high potential impact in key areas of unmet needs...
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...
The Cundhill History Prize Deadline Passed
(May 31, 2018)
The Cundill History Prize recognizes and rewards the best history writing in English. A prize of US$75,000 is awarded annually to the book that embodies historical scholarship, originality, literary...
Organic Science Cluster III Deadline Passed
(April 10, 2017)
This is a joint initiative led by the Organic Federation of Canada in collaboration with the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada at Dalhousie University to serve the needs of Canada’s organic sector...
INAC University and College Entrance Preparation Program No Deadline This program aims to increase the number of First Nation and Inuit students with the academic level required for entrance into post-secondary programs. Financial assistance may be provided for a...
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...
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 Law and Society Association Prizes No Deadline As part of its mandate to encourage and develop the interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary study of the relations between law and society, the CLSA awards a number of prizes for scholarship on law...
Boehringer Ingelheim - Scientific Advancement Grants No Deadline Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) is proud to support Scientific Advancement Grants (SAG) that advance knowledge and understanding of basic, pre-clinical, outcomes and/or clinical...
Catalyst Grant: Sex as a Variable in Biomedical Research Deadline Passed
(November 7, 2017)
Since the early 2000s, there has been a growing recognition by the research community that the sex of cells, tissues, animals, and humans matter in biomedical science. Every cell has a sex, with sex...
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...
RiboClub Life Achievement Award No Deadline This award recognizes a Canadian scientist that significantly changed the landscape of RNA biology. A one of a kind watch selected specially for this occasion will be given every 10 years and the...
Women's Heart and Brain Health Chair Awards Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2018)
Heart & Stroke, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Aboriginal Peoples Health, Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health and Institute of Gender and Health, and...
Canadian Historical Association Awards No Deadline As part of its mandate to promote and recognise excellence in historical research, the CHA awards a series of prizes.  Examples include the Jean-Marie Fecteau prize for a graduate student article; ...
ASRP New Investigator Grant Deadline Passed
(November 6, 2017)
The Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) is a successful collaborative initiative of our Federation, within which all the provincial Alzheimer Societies, the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC),...
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...
CIHR/SSHRC - Healthy and Productive Work Partnership Grants Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
Healthy and Productive Work, a joint initiative of CIHR and SSHRC, reflects the interplay between health and social sciences in responding to the growing interest in maintaining a healthy, productive...
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...
Weston Brain Institute - International Fellowships No Deadline The goal of this new funding opportunity is to support top Canadian PhD students to travel to and work in world-renowned labs for up to 12 months during their PhD, and to further their translational...
ACCUTE F.E.L Priestley Prize No Deadline Each year at the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ Congress, ACCUTE awards the F.E.L. Priestley Prize for the best essay to appear in the association’s scholarly journal ...
Canadian Cancer Society - Innovation to Impact Grant Deadline Passed
(December 15, 2017)
Innovation to Impact Grants This program is designed to support the logical next steps of a positive, innovative, 'high risk/high reward' research grant, with the goal of working towards or achieving...
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...
ULSU Travel and Conference Grants No Deadline Student assistance for travel and conferences are available to Lethbridge, Calgary and Edmonton Campus U of L Students. Travel and Conference Grants are made available to students and clubs who have...