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Student funding

Undergraduate students

Are you an undergraduate student interested in research and looking for a research-related summer job?

Alberta Innovates Summer Research Studentships offer students with exceptional academic records an opportunity to participate in medical or health-related research at the University during the summer.

The Chinook Summer Research Awards provide students in all disciplines with a research training experience with a University of Lethbridge faculty member during the summer

The NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) stimulate an interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering and to encourage students to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields.

Graduate students

Funding is available through the School of Graduate Studies.

Funding opportunities

Grant Title Deadline Summary
Alberta Real Estate Foundation | Investment Grants January 3, 2022 The Alberta Real Estate Foundation’s Investment Grants support and advance education, research, law reform, and other activities related to real estate across three focus areas of Real Estate...
Alberta Real Estate Foundation | Development Grants No Deadline he Alberta Real Estate Foundation’s Development Grants support and advance education, research, law reform, and other activities related to real estate across three focus areas of Real Estate...
Alberta Real Estate Foundation | Sponsorship Grants No Deadline The Alberta Real Estate Foundation’s Sponsorship program supports industry-related initiatives and community events up to $10,000. Sponsorships must support the Foundation’s mandate and demonstrate...
Innovations in IBD January 10, 2022 Crohn's and Colitis Canada invites applications for an Innovations Grant, to fund novel or innovative approaches to IBD research. This grant is intended to stimulate and support research which may...
Weston Family Foundation Postdoctoral Award January 20, 2022 Since 2007, the Weston Family Awards in Northern Research have provided unparalleled support to young scientists undertaking research in Canada’s North. Their research spans a broad spectrum of...
CIHR & SSHRC | Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative Deadline Passed
(November 8, 2021)
As stated in the Government of Canada’s Federal Budget 2021, “systemic racism and discrimination are a painful reality for too many people, especially for marginalized groups, including Indigenous,...
Brain Canada | Youth Mental Health Platform December 7, 2021 Mental illness disproportionately affects young people worldwide between the ages of 15 and 29. It accounts for approximately half of the overall burden of disease in this age group, making it the...
Brain Canada | Quantum Leap Drug Discovery Deadline Passed
(November 11, 2021)
Together with the Quebec Consortium for Drug Discovery (CQDM), Brain Canada is pleased to share an upcoming funding opportunity for Canadian researchers. CQDM’s Quantum Leap pharma-led funding...
Alzheimer's Association | Clinician Scientist Fellowship to Promote Diversity Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer's Association recognizes the need to support exceptional clinician scientists who are currently underrepresented at academic institutions in clinical research training in Alzheimer's...
Alzheimer's Association | Clinician Scientist Fellowship to Promote Diversity Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer's Association recognizes the need to support exceptional clinician scientists who are currently underrepresented at academic institutions in clinical research training in Alzheimer's...
Alzheimer's Association | Clinician Scientist Fellowship Program Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2021)
The Alzheimer's Association recognizes the need to support the training of clinician scientists in Alzheimer's and all other dementias. For the purpose of this program, a clinician scientist is...
Alzheimer's Association | Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D) award is intended to support exceptional scientists from underrepresented groups who are working in Alzheimer’s or all...
Alzheimer's Association | Research Fellowship Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship award is intended to support exceptional researchers who are engaged in their post-graduate work (i.e. postdoctoral fellows) and before they have their...
Alzheimer's Association | Research Grant to Promote Diversity Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity award is up to three years (minimum two years) to increase the number of scientists from underrepresented groups at academic...
Alzheimer's Association | Research Grant Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant (AARG) award aims to fund early-career investigators who are less than 15 years past their doctoral degree or post-residency (MD or DO). The purpose of...
Canadian Hemophilia Sociey & Bayer ADVANCE Canada Research Program Deadline Passed
(December 3, 2021)
This program is offered in partnership with ADVANCE Canada (ADVANCE: age-related developments and co-morbidities in hemophilia) who’s Mission is as follows: To improve the health and Quality of Life...
Canadian Hemophilia Society & Novo Nordisk Psychosocial Research Program Deadline Passed
(December 3, 2021)
The Canadian Hemophilia Society – Novo Nordisk Canada Psychosocial Research Program was created to engage professionals/graduate students from the allied health disciplines (ie. Nursing,...
Canadian Hemophilia Society & Pfizer Care Until Research Program Deadline Passed
(December 3, 2021)
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,...
Canadian Hemophilia Society | Dream of a Cure Research Program Deadline Passed
(December 3, 2021)
Supporting research towards improving the health and the quality of life of all people with inherited bleeding disorders and finding a cure have been goals of the Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS)...
CAAIF | Avir Pharma Early Investigator Research Grant in Eosinophilic Esophagitis Deadline Passed
(November 8, 2021)
The Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) is a charitable foundation whose mission is to invest in research leading to new and better treatments that improve the lives of...
CAAIF | Immunodeficiency Canada Research Fellow/Early Investigator Award in Immunodeficiency Deadline Passed
(October 15, 2021)
The Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) is a charitable foundation whose mission is to invest in research leading to new and better treatments that improve the lives of...
BrightFocus Foundation | Alzheimer's Disease research Grants Deadline Passed
(October 24, 2021)
BrightFocus provides research funds for U.S. domestic as well as international researchers pursuing pioneering research leading to greater understanding, prevention, and treatment of Alzheimer's...
Product Demonstration Program Deadline Passed
(August 31, 2021)
Accelerating Innnovations to Commercialization The Product Demonstration Program is designed to de-risk the commercialization process by providing funds and coaching to high potential, high growth...
Sony Research Award Program Deadline Passed
(September 8, 2021)
Faculty Innovation Award Global research and development at Sony enables us to foster innovative ideas, which could ultimately lead to future technology advancements and company growth. In order to...
Alberta Innovates Smart Agriculture and Food Automation And Digitalization Challenge (SAFDAC) Deadline Passed
(August 6, 2021)
The Alberta Innovates Smart Agriculture and Food Automation and Digitalization Challenge (SAFDAC) has launched. This Program supports projects that develop or advance technology solutions for broad...
Heart & Stroke New Investigator Award Deadline Passed
(July 22, 2021)
The New Investigator (NI) program is a salary award to support new investigators who have demonstrated excellence in their doctoral and post-doctoral training and wish to establish their own...
Ataxia Canada Foundation Deadline Passed
(September 23, 2021)
A degenerative neuromuscular disease family which shortens life expectancy and is most often diagnose between the age of 5 to 15 years old. It deprives children and teenagers of their mobility and...
Brain Canada-WBHI Expansion Grants: Considering Sex and Gender Program Deadline Passed
(August 25, 2021)
Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) and Brain Canada have joined forces to launch the first ever Brain Canada-WBHI Expansion Grants: Considering Sex and Gender Program, a new initiative to support...
Supporting Psychological Health in First Responders Grant Program Deadline Passed
(July 27, 2021)
Alberta’s firefighters, police officers, paramedics, sheriffs, corrections officers and emergency health care workers often deal with stressful, dangerous and traumatic situations. This stress has a...
2021 Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship Deadline Passed
(July 5, 2021)
The Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship has been created in memory of neuroscientist Dr. Hubert van Tol. The travel fellowship is funded by the generous support of the Seger-van Tol family and Brain...
Accelerating Innovations into CarE Concepts Program Deadline Passed
(June 23, 2021)
This opportunity serves to advance early-stage health research that demonstrates high commercial potential in priority areas of precision health.  This call specifically seeks to apply computational...
Campus Alberta Neuroscience Entrepreneurship Seed Grant Deadline Passed
(June 22, 2021)
The Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) EntrepreneurshipSeed Grant is a foundational pillar of CAN’s Entrepreneurship Program that provides funding and collaborative support for early-stage...
Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration Deadline Passed
(July 23, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) jointly announce that the Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration RFP ...
Managing organization (hub) for responsible artifical intelligence in agriculture and food systems in Africa Deadline Passed
(April 26, 2021)
The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) invite expressions of interest from individual organizations, or consortia of...
Alberta Innovates & NSERC | Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement No Deadline The 2021-22 Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement (CASBE) program is now open for new applications. This is a continuous intake program and we will continue to accept applications until the 2020-...
Removing nitrogen from urban stormwater runoff Deadline Passed
(April 23, 2021)
Oldcastle Infrastructure is seeking technologies to remove nitrogen from urban stormwater runoff.   Nutrient pollution is a widespread and challenging problem in urban stormwater management....
Photocatalytic disinfection for the home consumer Deadline Passed
(April 16, 2021)
Reckitt is seeking photocatalytic processes, materials, and chemicals that enable disinfection by the home consumer. Reckitt is a global consumer products company that operates a portfolio of...
Concentrated, dilutable bleaching additive for laundry Deadline Passed
(April 16, 2021)
Reckitt is seeking a highly-concentrated and compact fabric treatment that can be safely diluted by the consumer at home and used at various concentrations. Reckitt is a global consumer products...
High-dilution germ-killing actives for Lysol and Dettol Deadline Passed
(April 16, 2021)
Reckitt is seeking alternative germ-killing actives to quaternary ammonium for use in Lysol and Dettol that are equally effective at low concentrations, high dilutions, and direct replacement volumes...
Azrieli Science Grants Program Deadline Passed
(July 2, 2021)
Since its establishment in 1989, the Azrieli Foundation has supported eight key priority areas, including basic and clinical biomedical research. Our goal is to advance discoveries and novel...
The Arthritis Society | Stars Career Development Award Deadline Passed
(July 5, 2021)
The Stars Career Development award has been created to firmly establish the career of early career investigators. This salary and research funding represents a three (3) year commitment by the...
CHARGE Syndrome Foundation | Clinical Research Grant No Deadline The CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of clinical research grants of up to $25,000.  The purpose of these grants is to promote clinical research on the...
CHARGE Syndrome Foundation | Scientific Research Grant Deadline Passed
(June 24, 2021)
The CHARGE Syndrome Foundation, Inc. announces the availability of scientific research grants of up to $50,000 each. The purpose of these grants is to promote: a) new biomedical research into the...
CAAIF Top 10 Challenge Food Allergy Research Grant Deadline Passed
(May 24, 2021)
The Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) is a charitable foundation whose mission is to invest in research leading to new and better treatments that improve the lives of...
CAAIF - Miravo Healthcare Research Grant in Allergic Rhinitis or Urticaria Deadline Passed
(May 24, 2021)
The Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) is a charitable foundation whose mission is to invest in research leading to new and better treatments that improve the lives of...
CAAIF Research Fellowship in Immunology - Supported by Takeda Canada Deadline Passed
(May 24, 2021)
The objectives of the CAAIF Research Fellowship in Immunology are to: Increase Canadian research related to Clinical Immunology, Support the research career of promising researchers, and Produce...
RDAR Call for Proposals 2021 Deadline Passed
(April 8, 2021)
RDAR is funding agricultural research that will drive real benefits for producers in the barn and on the field. Researchers can count on RDAR to provide predictable funding for leading-edge...
Encouraging Vaccine Confidence in Canada Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2021)
Encouraging vaccine confidence in Canada PromoScience grants support organizations with strong track records of science and/or health promotion to deliver evidence-based, vaccine-promoting...
WCB Research Program Deadline Passed
(April 2, 2021)
Our research program encourages scientific exploration into topics applicable to workers' compensation. We provide funding to high-quality research projects which address some of the pressing issues...
Harrington Scholar Award | Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Deadline Passed
(July 23, 2021)
Harrington Discovery Institute (HDI) at University Hospitals and the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) announce a joint request for proposals for the 2021 ADDF-Harrington Scholar Award....