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 Deadlinesort descending Summary
Surgery SCN Summer Studentships Deadline Passed
(February 23, 2018)
The Surgery Strategic Clinical Network (SSCN) recognizes the importance of supporting training and mentorshipopportunities in surgical research across Alberta. One of the most efficient ways to...
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...
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. 
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...
Alberta MS Collaboration Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2018)
The Alberta Multiple Sclerosis Collaboration (Alberta MS Collaboration) is revising its eligibility requirements for the current clinical and research postdoctoral fellowship competition, focused...
Wildlife Habitat Canada Conservation Grants Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
Since the establishment of the Conservation Grant Program in 1985, Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC) has provided over $50 million in grants to more than 1,500 habitat conservation projects across Canada...
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...
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...
Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network (CLLRN) Awards No Deadline The Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network (CLLRN) awards three (3) prizes annually: President’s Medal Established in 2006, the President’s Medal is awarded annually to a Network...
E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships Deadline Passed
(June 7, 2017)
NSERC’s E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowships honour the memory of Dr. Edgar William Richard Steacie, an outstanding chemist and research leader who made major contributions to the development of...
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...
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...
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...
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:...
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...
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...
IEEE Medals, Technical Field Awards, and Recognitions No Deadline The IEEE Awards Board (AB) administers the highest medals, awards, and recognitions presented by IEEE. Through its Awards Program, IEEE advances the interests of its members by recognizing their...
ACS Grant for Greener Peptide, Oligonucleotide and Antibody-Drug Conjugate Synthesis Deadline Passed
(August 4, 2017)
The focus of this grant is to assist the Roundtable’s green chemistry initiative to develop strategies to enhance the greenness of peptide, oligonucleotide and antibody drug conjugate synthesis.
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...
The Western History Association Awards and Prizes Deadline Passed
(April 1, 2017)
The Western History Association offers awards and prizes in multiple categories, including: Article & Essay Awards Book Awards Award for Public History Student Awards Charles Redd Center Teaching...
AgriInnovation Program - Enabling Commercialization and Adoption Stream Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2018)
Enabling Commercialization and Adoption Stream facilitates the commercial demonstration, commercialization and adoption of innovative agri-based products, technologies, processes or services. This...
Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk No Deadline The Habitat Stewardship Program (HSP) allocates funds to projects that conserve and protect species at risk and their habitats and help to preserve biodiversity as a whole. These funds promote the...
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...
AltaLink Indigenous Scholarships Deadline Passed
(October 14, 2017)
In 2007, AltaLink launched its Indigenous scholarship program. This scholarship program is designed to recognize leaders in the Indigenous community by offering scholarships to Indigenous students...
Canadian Botanical Association Awards No Deadline The Canadian Botanical Association offers several awards for research accomplishments. More information about these awards are available on their website. 
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...
Shastri Faculty-In-Residence Programme No Deadline Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a call for Applications for Faculty-In-Residence programme (FIR) 2018-19 for Canadian faculty members, scientists and entrepreneurs who would be...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Awards Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2017)
What is I-O? Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology is the scientific study of working and the application of that science to workplace issues facing individuals, teams, and organizations. The...
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...
Discovery Grant: Climate Change and Atmospheric Research No Deadline The health and safety of Canadians and the strength of the Canadian economy rely on advancing our understanding of climate and the risks related to climate change, and on the development of effective...
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),...
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...
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...
Climate Adaptation Partner Grants Deadline Passed
(September 8, 2017)
FCM's Climate Adaptation Partner Grants provide funding to not-for-profit organizations to deliver training and support that will help municipalities adapt to the impacts of climate change. The...
CIHR - Active and Assisted Living Joint Program Deadline Passed
(May 24, 2017)
This funding opportunity lies within the scope of the International component of CIHR's eHealth Innovations Initiative (eHII). The Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL) provides Canada with an...
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...
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...
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...
Canada Council for the Arts - Research and Creation Grant No Deadline *This grant is not administered by the University of Lethbridge* Explore and Create funds Canadian artists, artistic groups and organizations committed to the creation and dissemination of innovative...
NIH - Innovation for HIV Vaccine Discovery Deadline Passed
(July 1, 2017)
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support high risk, high impact, early discovery research on vaccine approaches to prevent acquisition of or ongoing infection by HIV...
Krembil Foundation Grants No Deadline Grants are focused on helping people through medical research, education and social services. Their primary focus is funding research projects in medicine; particularly those that have difficulty...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Major Grants No Deadline To support curiosity-driven basic research for Investigator - and/or stakeholder identified topics.  
Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) Prizes Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2017)
The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association is pleased to present a call for nominations for three publication prizes AND the annual meeting student paper prize: Best First Book in Native...