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
The Tang Prizes Deadline Passed
(September 30, 2017)
In the advent of industrialization and globalization, humanity has greatly enjoyed the convenience brought about by science and technology. Yet, humanity also faces a multitude of critical...
WCB-Alberta Research Grant 2018 Deadline Passed
(March 30, 2018)
Request for Proposals: WCB-Alberta Research Grants Program 2018 WCB-Alberta promotes injury prevention and encourages the development of effective disability management services and strategies.  In...
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada Grants No Deadline The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada's (LLSC's) academic grants support and encourage basic and translational leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma research. LLSC investigators...
Mitacs Elevate Grant Program Deadline Passed
(June 21, 2017)
Applications are awarded competitively and subject to available funding.  MITACS is a federally funded Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) in the mathematical sciences. It was launched in October...
Banting Research Foundation Discovery Grants 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...
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...
Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Network Awards Deadline Passed
(July 2, 2018)
The CGCEN, a forum of the CIC administers the Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Awards, a national awards program recognizing significant accomplishments and advancements in green chemistry...
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. 
Ireland Canada University Foundation - Flaherty Research Scholarship Deadline Passed
(May 31, 2017)
These awards will support up to six Canadian research scholars travelling to Ireland, and up to six Irish research scholars travelling to Canada, for visits of between 4 and 6 weeks in duration. With...
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...
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...
Operating Grant: Economic Forecasting Deadline Passed
(November 28, 2017)
In 2015, Canadian health care spending was over $219 billion. Health care funding, financing and sustainability is a top priority across the country and innovative approaches are required to finance...
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...
Developmental Services Research Grant Competition Deadline Passed
(July 5, 2017)
The objective of the Developmental Services (DS) Research Grant Fund is to support research capacity and innovative initiatives specifically for the Developmental Services sector. The Fund has been...
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...
RFP - “Validation of a novel method to predict aircrew cockpit accommodation in RCAF aircraft” Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2017)
Defence Research and Development Canada, is seeking a researcher to perform a validation and comparative analysis of a methodology used by the Canadian Forces Aircrew Selection Centre (CFASC) to...
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...
2017-18 Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant Deadline Passed
(June 27, 2018)
This grant is to support and encourage Institutional collaboration in R&D for a period of two years in the areas in which Institutions from SICI’s Indian and Canadian Member Council can benefit....
WNRCASN - Graduate Student Research Award Deadline Passed
(December 11, 2017)
The Graduate Student Research Award, introduced in 2007, is intended to support the research activities of WNRCASN members who are graduate students. This award is available to: 1) faculty members...
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...
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition Deadline Passed
(January 26, 2018)
The 2017 Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Competition will be aimed at supporting research projects that address any aspect of bioinformatics and computational biology, or B/CB, as it relates...
STTI/Canadian Nurses Foundation Grant Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2017)
The Canadian Nurses Foundation is the only national charitable organization promoting health and patient care in Canada by fostering excellence in nursing through: nursing research grants, study...
Academy of Management (AOM) George R. Terry Book Award Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2018)
The Terry Book Award is granted annually to the book judged to have made the most outstanding contribution to the global advancement of management knowledge during the last two years.  Books that...
TECTERRA Industry Investment Program No Deadline The Industry Investment Program (IND) enables and supports small to medium size Alberta companies in the development and commercialization of innovative geospatial solutions for integrated resource...
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...
James S McDonnell Foundation Grants No Deadline Founded in 1950 by aerospace pioneer James S. McDonnell, the foundation was established to "improve the quality of life," and does so by contributing to the generation of new knowledge by supporting...
ESCN/SHSCN Master's Studentship Competition Deadline Passed
(July 30, 2017)
The Emergency Strategic Clinical Network and Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network are pleased to announce a Call for Applications for a Master’s Studentship Award.  This competition is jointly...
ACA Grants Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2016)
This grants program is intended to: increase knowledge of Alberta’s heritage of living resources, specifically the flora and fauna, promote the development of highly qualified, Alberta-based...
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...
Advancing Knowledge in Practical Nursing Research Grant September 21, 2018 The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has partnered with Alberta Innovates to create the Advancing Knowledge in Practical Nursing Research Grant. Alberta's Licensed Practical...
Foreign Government Awards Program - Mexico Deadline Passed
(October 27, 2017)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) of Mexico, through the Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AMEXCID), offers scholarships to Canadians who wish to participate in an...
CS-CAN/INFO-CAN Awards No Deadline CS-Can/Info-Can currently offers two annual awards: Awards for Lifetime Achievement in Computer Science These awards recognize current or former faculty members in Canadian Computer Science...
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. 
Kids Brain Health Network Training Fellowship Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2017)
The awards will be made to outstanding predoctoral and postdoctoral fellows undertaking a program of research training that incorporates original research into the origins, early detection and...
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...
Operating Grant: Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis Deadline Passed
(December 5, 2017)
In Canada, the dramatic and increasing number of overdoses and deaths related to the use of opioids is a national public health crisis. The Government of Canada is committed to tackling this crisis...
SONY Research Award Program Deadline Passed
(September 15, 2017)
The SONY Research Award Program provides funding for cutting-edge academic research and helps build a collaborative relationship between faculty and Sony researchers. With awards up to $150,000 per...
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...
CIHR-CADTH-McMaster Health System Impact Fellowship Deadline Passed
(June 15, 2017)
McMaster’s Health Policy PhD program and the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH), in collaboration with the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA), the...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Major Grants No Deadline To support curiosity-driven basic research for Investigator - and/or stakeholder identified topics.  
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...
The CHS / Pfizer Care Until Cure Research Program November 15, 2018 The CHS / Pfizer Care Until Cure Research Program was established in the year 2000 in collaboration with Wyeth Canada, now Pfizer. Pfizer Canada strives every day to help Canadians live healthy,...
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...
Shastri Mobility Programme Deadline Passed
(June 27, 2018)
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute provides funding for senior faculty members/ educational administrators from its Canadian and Indian Member Institutions of good standing to study and learn best...
Canola Oil Research No Deadline Exploring health benefits of canola oil. Research continues to document and expand canola oil's importance to human nutrition. Projects now underway are increasing our knowledge of how canola can...
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...
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...
IMPERIAL OIL - UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AWARDS PROGRAM Deadline Passed
(December 15, 2017)
IMPERIAL OIL - UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AWARDS PROGRAM University research awards are designed to encourage research at Canadian universities in areas of interest to Imperial Oil's petroleum,...
LPIRG Research Grant Deadline Passed
(November 20, 2017)
There are three research grant application deadlines each year: Fall Semester Applications are due July 16, notification of funding will be on the first day of the Fall Semester; Winter Semester...