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
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 Deadline Passed
(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 Deadline Passed
(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 Deadline Passed
(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 Deadline Passed
(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...
2018 Brain Tumour Research Grant Deadline Passed
(April 27, 2018)
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is seeking outstanding researchers conducting quality brain tumour research. All such proposals will be given serious consideration, including pediatric brain tumour...
AB Human Rights Project Grants Deadline Passed
(May 4, 2018)
The Alberta Human Rights Commission offers Human Rights Project grants for non-profit organizations or public institutions to help make changes so that all Albertans have the opportunity to...
Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement Program (CASBE) No Deadline Alberta Innovates is pleased to announce that there will be limited funding available during 2018-19 for additional CASBE projects within the micro- and nano-technology domain. The application could...
Alberta Innovates Clean Technology Development Program Deadline Passed
(April 30, 2018)
Alberta Innovates, on behalf of Economic Development & Trade, is offering the Clean Technology Development Program. The program supports research, applied research, and development of novel clean...
Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund Deadline Passed
(June 4, 2018)
The Veteran and Family Well-Being Fund provides grants and contributions to private, public or academic organizations to conduct research and implement initiatives and projects that support the well-...
CFI - Infrastructure Operating Fund Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2018)
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) provides funds to cover a portion of the operating and maintenance costs required for the effective and optimal use of CFI-funded infrastructure.  Such...
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...
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...
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...
Surgery SCN Seed Grant Deadline Passed
(May 7, 2018)
On behalf of the Surgery Strategic Clinical Network Scientific Office, the SEED Grant Award Program for 2018-19 is currently open. We welcome applications from a broad range of academic disciplines (...
Partnership for Research & Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) Deadline Passed
(April 27, 2018)
Alberta Health Services and Alberta Innovates are pleased to announce the 2018/19 Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) competition. This PRIHS opportunity targets the...
ACU Fellowships Deadline Passed
(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...
Rapid Response - Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Deadline Passed
(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...
Junior Investigator Grant Panel Travel Award No Deadline The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to offer a special initiative to allow junior investigators in cancer research to gain knowledge and understanding of the Canadian Cancer Society peer-review...
CCS Impact Grant Deadline Passed
(April 10, 2018)
The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) Impact Grant program is intended to contribute to the scientific idea ‘pipeline’ by supporting significant progression in cancer research programs that are anywhere...
OHS Futures - Grant Funding Program Deadline Passed
(March 19, 2018)
On March 1, 2018, the Alberta Ministry of Labour is announcing its fifth year of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Futures – Research Funding Program. OHS Futures formalizes the way...
Early-Career Capacity Building Grants Deadline Passed
(April 17, 2018)
Supported by the Canada Brain Research Fund, the general purpose of the Early-Career Capacity Building Grant program is to accelerate novel and transformative research that will fundamentally change...
Foreign Government Awards Program - Korea, 2018-2019 Deadline Passed
(March 21, 2018)
The Government of the Republic of Korea is offering scholarships at the Master’s and PhD level for study or research in a variety of fields including Korean studies, humanities, social sciences,...
COHT Research Award Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2018)
The Centre for Oral history and Tradition Research Award (COHTRA) aims to support Southern Alberta oral history research by University of Lethbridge faculty and their research teams, including...
NSERC CREATE Program Deadline Passed
(March 19, 2018)
The NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program supports the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad through the...
Lake Winnipeg Basin Program Deadline Passed
(February 21, 2018)
Application-based funding is available through the Lake Winnipeg Basin Program for targeted, outcome focused actions. Projects will be aimed at reducing nutrients, enhancing collaboration and...
Huntington NAVIGATOR Research Competition Deadline Passed
(February 15, 2018)
The goal of the NAVIGATOR Research Program is to provide funding for Canadian scientific research of direct and immediate relevance to Huntington Disease; to provide a platform for the future...
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...
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...
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...
Respiratory Health SCN Summer Studentship Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2018)
The Respiratory Health Strategic Clinical NetworkTM (RHSCN) Scientific Office of Alberta Health Services (AHS) supports and provides training and mentorship opportunities to increase capacity in...
2018 Navigator Research Competition Deadline Passed
(February 15, 2018)
Goal The goal of the NAVIGATOR Research Program is to provide funding for Canadian scientific research of direct and immediate relevance to Huntington Disease; to provide a platform for the future...