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
CIHR - Human Immunology Initiative: Standardization Core Deadline Passed
(June 6, 2017)
The aim of the Standardization Core is to create common measurements, indicators and outcomes that can be used for comparative purposes across populations and studies, including identifying and...
CIHR - Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Deadline Passed
(May 16, 2017)
Canada's Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is about ensuring that the right patient receives the right intervention at the right time. Patient-oriented research refers to a continuum of...
CIHR - Investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health Deadline Passed
(April 18, 2017)
This funding opportunity to support New Investigators in Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health is a collaboration between seven CIHR institutes. The goal of the program is to build research...
Community Investment Program Deadline Passed
(August 18, 2017)
The Community Innovation area of interest supports projects, practices and ideas that encourage experimentation with the goal of creating new ways of realizing community potential and character...
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...
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program August 1, 2018 In 2010 the Government of Canada allocated $45 million over five years to deliver the high-profile, prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships Program. The fellowships will be known as the Banting...
National Hemp Cluster (2018-2023) Deadline Passed
(April 21, 2017)
The CHTA is a national organization that promotes Canadian hemp and hemp products globally. Established in 2003 the Alliance represents those involved in Canada’s hemp industry. Members include;...
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program Deadline Passed
(February 22, 2018)
The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program is a two-year appointment designed to support young investigators at a pivotal time in their careers. Each scholar will become part of a global network of...
Arthritis Society - Training Post-Doctoral Fellowship Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
The Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides support for highly qualified postdoctoral fellows to engage in research that is relevant to arthritis, under the supervision of an arthritis researcher...
Health information systems or adolescent sexual and reproductive health in West Africa Deadline Passed
(May 23, 2017)
Despite progress in health outcomes achieved in West Africa, this progress has been uneven and recently tested due to growing economic and political challenges as well as to crises such as the Ebola...
Health information systems or adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the Middle East and North Africa Deadline Passed
(May 9, 2017)
Despite progress in health outcomes achieved in the MENA region, this progress has been uneven and recently tested due to growing economic and political challenges. Furthermore, health systems in the...
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...
Crop Production and Canola Research Deadline Passed
(March 13, 2017)
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...
Arthritis Society - Young Investigator Operating Grants Deadline Passed
(May 17, 2017)
The Young Investigator Operating (YIO) grant program is intended to promote creativity in all domains of arthritis-related research. The Young Investigator Operating Grants are intended to promote...
Arthritis Society - Strategic Operating Grants (SGO) Deadline Passed
(May 14, 2018)
The SOG program provides funding to support research proposals aligned with The Society's priorities. Consistent with the Society’s 2015-2020 Research Strategy, Requests for Applications (RFAs) for...
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...
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...
Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) - Conference Support Program No Deadline Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) was developed to increase the connectedness, scope, scale, success and impact of neuroscience and mental health research, education and translation in Alberta. CAN’s...
Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering Program No Deadline The Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE) Program was launched in 1996. The goal of the program is to increase the participation of women in science and engineering, and to provide role...
Alberta Cancer Foundation - Cancer Detection Challenge Deadline Passed
(June 21, 2017)
This Challenge seeks to identify and support the development of cancer detection and diagnosis technologies that will enhance outcomes for patients with cancer while simultaneously driving the growth...
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...
The Synergy Awards for Innovation Deadline Passed
(April 18, 2017)
The Synergy Awards for Innovation honour outstanding research and development (R&D) partnerships between a university or a college, and industry, in the natural sciences and engineering. Since...
The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2017)
The foundation welcomes applications from all over the world. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political...
Strategic Research Grant (SRG) Deadline Passed
(July 31, 2017)
The Strategic Research Grant (SRG) program is intended to support small and large scale multidisciplinary multi-sectoral research projects that are presented in the context of a program of research...
Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2017)
Where priorities and programs align, NSERC may sign Memoranda of Understanding to establish mechanisms for joint funding of collaborative research and innovation projects conducted by teams from both...
The Society for Canadian Studies & Youth Enrichment Funding No Deadline The Society for Canadian Studies & Youth Enrichment will make financial assistance available to educational institutions, educational groups, museums, libraries and community-based groups within...
(John C.) Polanyi Award Deadline Passed
(May 23, 2017)
The NSERC John C. Polanyi Award is given to an individual or team whose research, conducted in Canada, has led to a recent outstanding advance in any NSERC-supported field of the natural sciences or...
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
Discovery Grant: The Ship Time (ST) Program Deadline Passed
(September 1, 2017)
This Ship Time Program is aimed at all NSERC-funded researchers who intend to use a vessel for their Discovery Grant-supported research in the coming years. It applies to: the Department of Fisheries...
Discovery Grant: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Invitation Fellowship Programs Deadline Passed
(March 20, 2017)
The programs allow scientists employed at Japanese universities/research institutions to invite fellow researchers from other countries to Japan to participate in cooperative activities. These...
Program to End Modern Slavery (PEMS) Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
In 2017, the Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) introduced the Program to End Modern Slavery (PEMS), a new initiative focused on advancing...
DND/NSERC Discovery Grant Supplements Deadline Passed
(October 3, 2017)
Objective The DND/NSERC Discovery Grant Supplements, a joint initiative between the Department of National Defence (DND) and NSERC, aim to support unclassified university-based research dedicated to...
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...
The Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2017)
The Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering recognizes outstanding Canadian teams of researchers from different disciplines who came together to engage in...
Nickle Family Foundation Grants Deadline Passed
(February 20, 2017)
Funding requests must fall under one of the following categories: Youth Enrichment, Health and Wellness, Family and Community Wellness, Animal Welfare. Our geographic focus is Calgary and area. We...
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...
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...
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) - 2017 Innovation Fund Deadline Passed
(January 23, 2016)
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is challenging institutions to propose transformative infrastructure projects that will underpin cutting-edge, globally competitive research. Institutions...
WNRCASN - Nursing Education Research Award Deadline Passed
(December 11, 2017)
The WNRCASN Research Award was launched in 1998 by the Western Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Executive and its members. The first award was granted in 1999. WNRCASN has extended...
WNRCASN - Education Innovation Award Deadline Passed
(December 11, 2017)
The Education Innovation Award is intended to support a project designed to advance learning in nursing education. It can take a variety of forms such as technology, creative reconfiguration of a...
Qualitative Study on Veterans Identities’ and Well-being in Military to Civilian Transition Deadline Passed
(June 12, 2017)
Veterans Affairs Canada is looking for a researcher to design and conduct a qualitative study to better understand the relationship between Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Veterans’ identities and their...
Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) - AAFC BioProducts AgSci Cluster 2018-2023 Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2017)
Bioindustrial Innovation Canada is envisioning projects under the themes of: Biofuels & Bioenergy, Biochemicals & Co-products, Biomaterials & Biocomposites (incl. Biochar and bio-based...
University of Lethbridge Research Fund (ULRF) Deadline Passed
(November 6, 2017)
University of Lethbridge Research Fund (ULRF) OVERVIEW Value $6,000 for a sole applicant, $12,000 for more than one applicant Duration 18 months (April 1 to September 30 of following year...
Canadian CubeSat Project (CCP) Deadline Passed
(May 23, 2017)
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) wishes to inform you that a Call for Letters of Interest is posted regarding the Canadian CubeSat Project (CCP). The CCP aims to offer a unique opportunity to...
Matching funds for external grants No Deadline If you are preparing an application that requires matching funds, this request should be submitted in the early stages of proposal preparation to ensure there is sufficient time to consider the...
CIHR - Health System Impact Fellowships Deadline Passed
(May 23, 2017)
The Health System Impact Fellowship provides highly-qualified individuals with a doctorate degree in health services and policy research, or related fields, a unique opportunity to apply their...
CIHR Foundation Grant 2017-2018 Deadline Passed
(August 29, 2017)
The Foundation Grant program is expected to: Support a broad base of health research leaders across all career stages, areas, and health-related disciplines including basic, biomedical research with...
Rapid Response 2017 - Alzheimer's & Related Diseases Deadline Passed
(July 5, 2017)
  Program Overview   Seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research ideas to catalyze the development of safe and effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases of...
AGRI Major Grants June 22, 2018 The Alberta Gambling Research Institute (AGRI) Major Grants program supports curiosity-driven basic research in pursuing AGRI's mission "to facilitate evidence-based broad research that informs...
ULTF University of Lethbridge Travel Fund (Period 4) March 1, 2019 The University of Lethbridge Travel Fund has been established by the University of Lethbridge Board of Governors to reimburse expenses incurred by successful applicants for travel to meetings of...