Student Funding

Health & Medical Sciences

Penny D’Agnone
Grants Facilitator
403-382-7198,
B626 University Hall
penny.dagnone@uleth.ca

Natural Sciences & Engineering

Stacey Leavitt
Grants Facilitator
403-329-2101,
B624 University Hall
stacey.leavitt@uleth.ca

Social Science, Fine Arts & Humanities

Hector MacIntyre
Grants Facilitator
403-317-2869,
B622 University Hall
hector.macintyre@uleth.ca

Industry Related Projects

Greg Vilk
University Industry Liaison Manager
403-317-2860,
B634 University Hall
greg.vilk@uleth.ca

Grant Title Deadline Summary
Distinguished Service Awards Deadline Passed
(April 26, 2018)
The Archaeological Society of Alberta (ASA) recognizes members that have made exceptional contributions to the society by awarding them the Distinguished Service Award. Awarded annually.
AAA President's Award November 14, 2018 Selected by the current president annually and presented at the annual meeting.
CoGEA Award Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2017)
Historically, this award has honored those who have acted to raise awareness of women's contributions to anthropology, worked to identify barriers to full participation by women in anthropology, or...
Anthropology in Public Policy Award Deadline Passed
(April 7, 2018)
The American Anthropological Association’s Anthropology in Public Policy Award honors anthropologists whose work has had a significant, positive influence on the course of government decision-making...
Alfred Vincent Kidder Award Deadline Passed
(February 15, 2018)
Established in 1950, the Alfred Vincent Kidder Award for Eminence in the Field of American Archaeology was given every two years to an outstanding archaeologist specializing in the archaeology of the...
Alberta Innovates Postgraduate Fellowship August 24, 2018 Alberta Innovates, Postgraduate Fellowship provides support for individuals to pursue postgraduate health-related research at an Alberta University. Detailed information on the program can be found...
Margaret Mead Award Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2018)
The Margaret Mead Award, offered jointly by the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA), is presented to a younger scholar for a particular...
Robert B Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2018)
This is an annual prize given by the AAA to encourage and reward excellent contributions in the use of anthropological perspectives, theories, models and methods in an anticipatory mode. Such...
Anthropology in Media Award (AIME) Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2018)
Established in 1987, the AIME recognizes successful communication of anthropology to the general public through the media. It seeks to honor those who have raised public awareness of anthropology and...
AAA/Oxford University Press Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching of Anthropology Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2018)
This award is a prestigious, nomination-only, annual award for educators who have impacted the discipline through outstanding teaching and inspiration to their students. Successful teaching of...
Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2018)
This award is presented annually by the Association to its members whose careers demonstrate extraordinary achievements that have well served the anthropological profession. Service to the...
Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2018)
The Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research celebrates extraordinary and inspiring individuals who have devoted their career to natural science research and have...
Bernard and Francine Dorval Prize Deadline Passed
(April 18, 2018)
The Bernard and Francine Dorval Prize is given to an early career investigator whose outstanding contributions to basic biomedical research have the potential to lead, or have already led to improved...
William E Rawls Prize Deadline Passed
(April 18, 2018)
The William E. Rawls Prize is given to an early career investigator whose outstanding contributions have the potential to lead to, or have already led to important advances in cancer control. It...
O. Harold Warwick Prize Deadline Passed
(April 18, 2018)
The O. Harold Warwick Prize is given for outstanding achievements in cancer control research. It honours Dr Warwick, a pioneering researcher in cancer control and treatment, and the first executive...
Robert L Nobel Award Deadline Passed
(April 18, 2018)
The Robert L. Noble Prize is given for outstanding achievements in basic biomedical cancer research. It honours Dr Noble, an esteemed Canadian investigator whose research in the 1950s led to the...
Strategic Innovation Fund Stream 4 Competition August 24, 2018 Strategic Innovation Fund Stream 4 Competition  Last week the government launched the inaugural competition of the Strategic Innovation Fund’s (SIF) ‘Stream 4’ initiative. This fund will be of...
Anti-Racism Community Grant Program December 1, 2019 Developed by the Government of Alberta, the Anti-Racism Community Grant (ARCG) program supports initiatives that raise awareness and understanding of racism and its impact on all Albertans. The...
Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation — SSHRC Connection Grants September 4, 2018 Note: The leadership and governance of proposed projects must involve the participation of First Nations, Métis or Inuit communities. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants...
Shastri Publication Grant July 25, 2018 Shastri Indo Canadian Institute India office is pleased to announce Shastri Publication Grant (SPG) for its Indian Members Council (IMC) and Canadian Members Council (CMC) of SICI. The purpose of...
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Opportunities No Deadline The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute offers a number of funding opportunities throughout the year. Please refer to individual programs using the links below. OPPORTUNITIES FOR CANADIANS   Grants,...
SickKids Community Conference Grants May 31, 2019 As part of the Foundation's National Grants Program, support is offered for conferences, workshops or symposia which are relevant to the health of Canada's children. The purpose of the conference...
SickKids Community Conference Grants January 31, 2019 As part of the Foundation's National Grants Program, support is offered for conferences, workshops or symposia which are relevant to the health of Canada's children. The purpose of the conference...
SickKids Community Conference Grants September 30, 2018 As part of the Foundation's National Grants Program, support is offered for conferences, workshops or symposia which are relevant to the health of Canada's children. The purpose of the conference...
Norman Sanders Complex Care National Grant August 31, 2018 To promote innovative, interdisciplinary research related to the broad area of complex care in children's health. The Norman Saunders Complex Care Initiative fund has designated approximately $100,...
Seeding Food for Innovation Grants 2018 Deadline Passed
(June 22, 2018)
George Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited are pleased to announce the Seeding Food Innovation Grant 2018 grant program. This program provides seed funding for interdisciplinary research or...
GlycoNet Request for Proposals - Cycle II Deadline Passed
(June 27, 2018)
GlycoNet is a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) that focuses on the role of glycans (carbohydrates) in health. Areas of focus are therapeutic proteins & vaccines, antimicrobials and chronic...
Weston Brain Institute - Big Ideas No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
Department of Defence Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) Deadline Passed
(July 13, 2018)
To facilitate the free-flow of ideas, Innovation Networks, one of eight elements of the IDEaS program, is supporting the creation of networks of investigators from the innovation ecosystem that...
Horizon 2020 Migration Call February 28, 2019 SSHRC, in conjunction with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), is launching a funding opportunity to support Canadian engagement with European research partners. This builds on a...
Lawson Foundation - Youth and Environment LOI Deadline Passed
(May 31, 2018)
The Lawson Foundation envisages a society where all young people are connected with nature and contribute the power of their leadership and creativity to help ensure a healthy, sustainable...
Life and Climate Award (LC Award) September 24, 2018 OVERVIEW Value Up to approximately $7,800 Duration 24 months Application Deadline September 24, 2018 Notice of Decision November/December 2018 Start date January 1, 2019 ORIS...
Weston Brain Institute: Early Phase Clinical Trials No Deadline Funding for clinical trials and/or clinical trial sub-studies with excellent preliminary data. Eligibility: Principal applicants must be at or above the level of Assistant Professor or equivalent at...
Big Ideas: Call for Ideas No Deadline The Weston Brain Institute is considering supporting a large-scale, pivotal project to significantly and sustainably advance research in our field. With this call, we are seeking to identify highly...
Transformational Research: Parkinson's & Related Diseases August 1, 2018 Transformational Research: Canada 2019 (Parkinson’s & Related Diseases) Funding for transformative, novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research projects on neurodegenerative diseases...
Rapid Response: Alzheimer's & Related Diseases December 3, 2018 Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
Rapid Response: Parkinson's & Related Diseases August 1, 2018 Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
OWSD Fellowships for Early Career Women Scientists August 31, 2018 In partnership with UNESCO’s Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), IDRC is pleased to announce that the first call for applications for the new Early Career Women...
WALTHAM™ Human-Animal Interaction Research Programme July 23, 2018 For over 40 years WALTHAM has investigated the special relationship between humans and companion animals. WALTHAM scientists work in partnership with research institutions and experts from around the...
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) – New Zealand Deadline Passed
(July 10, 2018)
Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara has launched a competition under the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) – New Zealand for Canadian students and researchers to pursue...
Alberta Applied Agricultural Genomics Program (A3GP) Deadline Passed
(May 8, 2018)
In partnership with the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Department (AAF), Genome Alberta is pleased to announce the launch of the Alberta Applied Agricultural Genomics Program (A3GP). This funding...
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...
2018 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomics Solutions for Agriculture, Agri-food, Fisheries and Aquaculture (LSARP) Deadline Passed
(July 3, 2018)
Genome Canada is pleased to advise the research community of an upcoming funding opportunity – the 2018 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition: Genomics Solutions for Agriculture, Agri-food...
NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks (SPG-N) January 3, 2019 Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks (SPG‑N) fund large-scale, multidisciplinary research projects in targeted research areas that require a network approach and that involve collaboration...
NSERC Strategic Partnership Project Grant (SPG-P) February 1, 2019 The goal of NSERC’s Strategic Partnership Grants is to increase research and training in targeted areas that could strongly enhance Canada’s economy, society and/or environment within the next 10 ...
APRI - New Collaborations Program No Deadline The New Collaborations program is intended to encourage collaborations between researchers from an Alberta-based institution with researchers from institutions outside Alberta. Qualified...
CIMVHR - Mental Health Support for Military Families and Veterans in Quebec: A Feasibility Study Deadline Passed
(May 11, 2018)
Background Across Canada, military families and Veterans can experience a great deal of difficulty with accessing and maintaining healthcare services. While these unique populations are inherently...
Brain Canada and ALS funding call for PDFs and PhD students Deadline Passed
(May 25, 2018)
The vision of ALS Canada is to achieve “a future without ALS”, and the vision of Brain Canada is “To understand the brain, in health and illness, to improve lives and achieve societal impact”. Both...
Embedding a Palliative Approach to Care (EPAC) Collaborative Deadline Passed
(May 25, 2018)
The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement's (CFHI) programming in palliative and end-of-life care is focused on curating, identifying, and validating high-impact innovative models and...
AB Innovates Bitumen Beyond Combustion Deadline Passed
(June 2, 2018)
Through the BBC Open Call 2018, Alberta Innovates is making available up to $2 million over two years and invites proposals that build on and extend the findings of the previous studies by producing...