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Grant Title Deadline Summary
NSERC Discovery Grants Deadline Passed
(October 2, 2023)
The Discovery Grants Program supports ongoing research programs with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or project collection. These grants recognize the creativity and...
Tri-Agency - CSSIC Research Fellowship Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2023)
The College Student Success Innovation Centre (CSSIC) at Mohawk College has launched the CSSIC Research Fellowship to provide funding to emerging and established external scholars at Canadian...
NSERC Discovery Horizons Deadline Passed
(October 10, 2023)
New for the 2024 competition: Individuals participating in a Discovery Horizons grant as an applicant or co-applicant cannot hold both a Discovery Grant and a Discovery Horizons grant. Individuals...
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Deadline Passed
(October 16, 2023)
The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program supports exceptional early-career researchers with funding, mentorship, a global network, and professional skills development. Applicants may be based...
Postdoctoral Fellow Recruitment Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2023)
  OVERVIEW Value  Varies. See detailed description Duration Stream 1: up to 2 years Stream 2: up to 3 years...
University of Lethbridge Research Fund (ULRF) Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2023)
University of Lethbridge Research Fund (ULRF) The 2023/2024 Guidelines have been updated for the current competition.   ****If you are having issues submitting the ULRF using the Internal Grant...
SSHRC Explore Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2023)
OVERVIEW Value $7,000 Duration 12 months from start of award Application Deadline November 1, 2023...
January 2024 NSERC Idea-to-Innovation (I2I) Grants Deadline Passed
(December 25, 2023)
Eligibility Applicants: You must hold or have a firm offer of an academic appointment at an eligible post- secondary institution. For university faculty the appointment can be: a tenured,...
Accelerating Hydrogen Challenge Deadline Passed
(December 28, 2023)
Eligibility Applicants: Projects must have a starting Technology Readiness Level (TRL) between 7 and 9 (refer to TRL table in the ERA Program Guide for definitions).  Focus Areas Proposals are...
Operating Grant: Summer Program in Aging - Planning Grant (SPA 2025) Deadline Passed
(December 28, 2023)
Eligibility For an application to be eligible: The Nominated Principal Applicant must be an independent researcher at the time of application. The NPA must have their substantive role in Canada ...
NSERC-CSE Research Communities Grants Deadline Passed
(January 3, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: This first Research Communities grant(s) will support unclassified research focusing on robust, secure, and safe AI. However, the funding is conditional on the applicant or...
Critical Care Strategic Clinic Network (CC SCN) 2023 New Investigator Seed Grant Competition Deadline Passed
(January 3, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: Principal investigator (PI) must have a university appointment at one of Alberta’s academic institutions (e.g., clinical faculty or academic faculty such as adjunct/...
Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award Deadline Passed
(January 10, 2024)
Eligibility To be eligible to apply for the Discovery Award: You must be a new investigator at any Canadian university or affiliated research institute and be within the first three years of the...
2023 Spring/Summer CCF Senior Research Award (SRA) Deadline Passed
(January 12, 2024)
Eligibility At the time of application, the applicant must: Hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent terminal degree. Be employed by an institution (public non-profit, private non-profit, or government)...
Alliance International Collaboration Quantum grants Deadline Passed
(January 17, 2024)
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) supports the implementation of the NQS through funding opportunities that build on NSERC ’s sustained investments in quantum...
Alliance International Collaboration Quantum grants Deadline Passed
(January 17, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: If you are a Canadian university researcher who is eligible to receive NSERC funds, you can apply on your own or as a team with co-applicants who are also eligible academic...
Digital Innovation in Clean Energy (DICE) Deadline Passed
(January 18, 2024)
Eligibility  Applicants: Funding is open to all categories of lead applicant including technology developers, industry, industrial associations, small and medium-sized enterprises, research and...
Training Grant: Health Research Training Platform (2024/2025) Deadline Passed
(January 18, 2024)
Eligibility For an application to be eligible, all the requirements stated below must be met: The Nominated Principal Applicant (NPA), who will act as the platform leader, must be one of the...
Agricultural Methane Reduction Challenge Deadline Passed
(January 24, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: Businesses or other for-profit organizations incorporated in Canada; Not-for-profit organizations registered in Canada; Producers, producer organizations and...
Health Technology Innovation Program Deadline Passed
(January 29, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: Must be an Alberta-based company Must have held an Alberta Innovates’ AICE grant or Entrepreneurial Investment grant (excluding micro vouchers) or an IRAP grant for a...
Cancer Research Society Operating Grant Deadline Passed
(January 30, 2024)
Eligibility There must be only one main applicant, Principal Investigator (PI), and one host institution who will be responsible for administering the grant, if awarded. All other applicants are...
2024 Spring Clinical Research Award Deadline Passed
(January 30, 2024)
Eligibility United States residents and applicants from outside the United States are welcome to apply. International applicants and institutions are required to submit additional information in...
2024 Spring Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Award Deadline Passed
(January 30, 2024)
Eligibility United States residents and applicants from outside the United States are welcome to apply. International applicants and institutions are required to submit additional information in...
Operating Grant: Bringing Rare Disease Gene Therapies to Clinical Trial Readiness Deadline Passed
(January 30, 2024)
Eligibility For an application to be eligible at the LOI stage, all the requirements stated below must be met: The Nominated Principal Applicant (NPA) must be one of the following: an ...
Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2024)
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Chinook Summer Research Award Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2024)
NOTE: There is a field for Project Description in the application, however a project description is not required for this year’s competition. The Alberta Innovates Summer Research Studentships and...
2023-24 Leducq International Networks of Excellence Program Deadline Passed
(February 2, 2024)
Eligibility Participants in a Leducq Foundation International Network of Excellence Program (INEP) must have expertise in cardiovascular or neurovascular disease, or a related field, and must be...
Hope for Tomorrow Research Competition Deadline Passed
(February 7, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: The Principal Applicant is responsible for the direction of the research project and the coordination of proposed research activities, in conjunction with the co-applicant(s...
Other: HIV/AIDS & STBBI Clinical Trials Research Network - Phase 1 Deadline Passed
(February 7, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: For an application to be eligible, all the requirements stated below must be met: The Nominated Principal Applicant (NPA) must be: an independent researcher or a ...
2024 Parkinson's Foundation Impact Awards Deadline Passed
(February 8, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: This award is open to scientists with a Ph.D. or M.D., regardless of nationality or location. Only independent investigators are welcome to apply: an applicant must be in...
MSI Foundation Research Grant 2024 Deadline Passed
(February 15, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: Principal investigator is a novice or emerging Alberta investigator with no more than five years research experience. Principal investigators who do not hold a regular...
2024 LLS Discovery Grant Program (DGP) Deadline Passed
(February 19, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: The program welcomes applications from US citizens and non-US citizens, as well as applicants who are performing research outside the United States. Applicants must hold...
2024 Wellcome Trust Mental Health Award: Understanding how anxiety - and trauma - related problems develop, persist and resolve Deadline Passed
(February 20, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: You can apply to this call if you are a team of researchers:  from any relevant discipline (we consider a broad range of disciplines to be relevant to mental health...
Team Grant: Intervention Trial in Inflammation for Chronic Conditions 2023 Deadline Passed
(February 21, 2024)
Eligibility Research Team Grants: For an application to be eligible at the LOI stage: The Nominated Principal Applicant (NPA) must be: an independent researcher or a knowledge user ...
2023/2024 CPI Research Grants Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: Applicants should have background and training in the scientific or administrative oversight necessary to manage the sponsored project. In addition, the Principal...
Clean Energy Transition Partnership (CETP) Joint Call Deadline Passed
(March 13, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) funding is open to universities as well as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), industry, research and development (R&D)...
NSERC-French Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR) call for proposals on quantum technologies Deadline Passed
(March 14, 2024)
Eligibility  Applicants: If you are a Canadian university researcher eligible to receive NSERC funds, you can apply independently or as a team with co-applicants who are also eligible academic...
Alliance International Catalyst Quantum grants Deadline Passed
(March 17, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: If you are a Canadian university researcher who is eligible to receive NSERC funds, you can apply on your own or as a team with co-applicants who are also eligible academic...
Ecosystem Development Partnership (EDP) Program Deadline Passed
(March 17, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: Qualified applicants are those focused on: Providing communities, services and support for inventors and entrepreneurs traversing the client journey. Building capacity,...
Agri-Food and Bioindustrial Innovation Program (ABIP) 2023-2024 Deadline Passed
(March 17, 2024)
Eligibility  Applicants: This program is open to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), industry organizations, research and development organizations, post-secondary institutions, and...
Strategic Networking and Development (SND) Grants 2023-2024 Deadline Passed
(March 17, 2024)
Eligibility   Applicants: Projects should create or strengthen collaborations and connections within the innovation ecosystem, and/or provide experiential and intrapreneurial/entrepreneurial...
Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement (CASBE) Stream II 2023-2024 Deadline Passed
(March 17, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: Principal Investigators must: be researchers from Alberta Post-secondary institutions (Alberta Colleges, Polytechnics and Universities); meet eligibility criteria for...
Clean Resources Continuous Intake 2023-2024 Deadline Passed
(March 17, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: The Process is open to all categories of lead applicant, including technology developers, industry, industrial associations, small and medium-sized enterprises, research and...
Alliance International Catalyst Quantum grants Deadline Passed
(March 17, 2024)
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) supports the implementation of the NQS through funding opportunities that build on NSERC ’s sustained investments in quantum...
Health Disparities, Policy and Ethics in Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Research (HPE-ADRD) Grant Deadline Passed
(March 19, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: Researchers with faculty appointments (e.g. Assistant Professor (entry level) and Associate Professor (mid level). In general, scientists and clinicians from public, and...
Operating Grant: Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research Centre - Development Grant Deadline Passed
(March 20, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: For an application to be eligible, all the requirements stated below must be met: The Nominated Principal Applicant (NPA) must be one of the following: An Indigenous...
2024 Spring Cure Parkinson's Research Grant Deadline Passed
(March 25, 2024)
Eligibility Applicants: If the proposed project falls within Cure Parkinson’s scope for funding, it will be considered by our independent research committee, which meets on a quarterly basis. At...
Indigenous Research Engagement Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2024)
Overview Value between $500 and $5,000 Application deadline no deadline  Notice of decision Within four weeks of the submission date...
2024 Summer Cure Parkinson's Research Grant June 10, 2024 Eligibility Applicants: If the proposed project falls within Cure Parkinson’s scope for funding, it will be considered by our independent research committee, which meets on a quarterly basis. At...
2023 The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation Research Grant Program June 17, 2024 Eligibility Applicants: The Foundation supports local, state, and regional organizations in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East in the countries where the projects are...