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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
Mitacs Globalink Research Award No Deadline The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas...
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...
National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) Awards and Prizes No Deadline Current individual membership is a requirement for all applicants for NWSA awards. The National Women's Studies Association (NWSA) accepts nominations for the following award catagories: FACULTY...
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...
Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network (CLLRN) Awards No Deadline The Canadian Language & Literacy Research Network (CLLRN) awards three (3) prizes annually: President’s Medal Established in 2006, the President’s Medal is awarded annually to a Network...
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Grants-in-Aid of Research Competition Deadline Passed
(April 7, 2021)
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is delighted to announce the launch of its 2021 Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIA) Competition. The GIA program supports research projects directly related to IBD that are...
Wildlife Management Fund (WMF) No Deadline About the Wildlife Management Fund (WMF) Since 2008, the Wildlife Management Fund (WMF) has contributed over $1.1 million to wildlife stewardship and conservation in Alberta. Funded through annual...
Academy of International Business Awards No Deadline The following awards are offered by AIB in relation to the annual conference. Each year, there are also be additional awards being offered by organizations affiliated with AIB. Temple/AIB Best Paper...
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-...
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...
Scholarships for non-Canadian students and postdoctoral researchers to study in Canada No Deadline Canadian governments, non-profit and international organizations offer a number scholarships and grants to international students who want to study in Canadian colleges, universities and institutes...
International Sociological Association Prizes No Deadline The International Sociological Association offers a prize and two essay competitions for scholars. The Varga Prize for New Generation Scholars: This award recognizes an outstanding new paper by a...
Mitacs Accelerate No Deadline Mitacs Accelerate offers internships to graduate and postdoctoral fellows to allow research collaboration with industry. Postdocs, their supervising professor, and a partner organization develop a...
Research and Policy Fellowship No Deadline The Research and Policy Fellowship program will help establish and nurture links between provincial and federal decision-makers and scientific professionals to support public policy related to prion...
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation - All Programs No Deadline The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers a wide variety of fellowships and funding opportunities. Virtually all disciplines are eligible.   
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program: Doctoral Nominations No Deadline The Vanier CGS program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate...
McConnell Foundation Social Innovation Fund No Deadline The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation is pleased to launch the McConnell Social Innovation Fund. The Fund has three components—one for early stage innovations; a second for scaling up successful...
CSS Impact Grants No Deadline *Note: The Impact Grants LOI deadline of April 29th, 2020 will be postponed due to work disruptions and to accommodate applicants who are performing additional duties outside their regular scope of...
AGRI Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program No Deadline To provide training and mentorship including opportunities for candidate's academic growth in an area of gambling-related research identified as needing development.  
Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford No Deadline The Weston Brain Institute Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford program supports top-tier Canadian postdoctoral scholars by providing international training at the University of Oxford and affiliation...
The James Bourque Northern Doctoral Scholarship No Deadline It is for students enrolled in a Doctoral program at a Canadian university. The scholarship will be awarded for research leading to a thesis on a subject relating to northern geography. Eligibility...
Weston Brain Institute Postdoctoral Scholars No Deadline Funding for exceptional Canadian postdoctoral researchers to receive international training at the University of Oxford. Eligibility: Applicants must be postdoctoral researchers who are normally...
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...
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...
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...
Life and Climate Award (LC Award) Deadline Passed
(September 30, 2021)
OVERVIEW Value Up to approximately $9,400 for the entire competition Duration 24 months Application Deadline September 30, 2021...
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...
Canadian Historical Association Awards No Deadline As part of its mandate to promote and recognise excellence in historical research, the CHA awards a series of prizes.  Examples include the Jean-Marie Fecteau prize for a graduate student article; ...
Alberta Innovates Postgraduate Fellowship No Deadline Alberta Innovates, Postgraduate Fellowship provides support for individuals to pursue postgraduate health-related research at an Alberta University. Detailed information on the program can be found...
Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (ADHO) Awards No Deadline The ADHO Awards Committee oversees the following awards given for outstanding scholarly contributions to the Digital Humanities: Roberto Busa Prize for lifetime/career achievement. Antonio Zampolli...
APRI - Research and Policy Fellowship Program No Deadline The Research and Policy Fellowship program will help establish and nurture links between provincial and federal decision-makers and scientific professionals to support public policy related to prion...
Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting Program Awards No Deadline The Academy of Management sponsors two (2) awards in the Annual Meeting Program Awards catagory: William H. Newman Award for Best Paper Based on a Dissertation The William H. Newman Award is...
Mitacs Accelerate Industrial Postdoc No Deadline Provides up to 3 years of funding valued at $55,000/year for research with a company or not-for-profit for a Postdoctoral Fellow in any discipline. Postdocs: Build a longer-term collaboration with a...
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...
SSHRC Insight Development Grants Deadline Passed
(January 21, 2020)
Partnership Engage Grants Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2020)
Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. Please note that Partnership Engage Grants cannot respond exclusively to the...
AGRI Small Grants Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2020)
Goals of AGRI: To encourage, foster, and solicit research to better understand the role and impacts of gambling on the individual and society; To ensure research is collaborative and has...
AGRI Scholarships Deadline Passed
(May 8, 2020)
***IMPORTANT UPDATE*** (March 23, 2020) Due to COVID-19 precautions, all University of Calgary mail deliveries have been suspended.  In order for scholarship applications and supporting documents to...
"Back on Track from COVID-19" - Funding Opportunity Deadline Passed
(June 12, 2020)
The “Back on Track from COVID19” funding opportunity addresses the interruption to biomedical research laboratories and clinical research as a result of the COVID19 emergency. The funds are intended...
ALS Canada & Brain Canada Discovery Grant Program Deadline Passed
(June 28, 2020)
Together, Brain Canada and the ALS Society of Canada are excited to announce the continuation of their much-valued partnership with a $1-million Discovery Grants competition The 2021 Discovery...
First Responders' Mental Health Grant Deadline Passed
(September 7, 2020)
Overview Alberta’s firefighters, police officers, paramedics, sheriffs, corrections officers and emergency health care workers often deal with stressful, dangerous and traumatic situations. This...
CAAIF / Aralez Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. Research Grant in Allergic Rhinitis - LOI Deadline Passed
(September 17, 2020)
ABOUT CAAIF 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...
SPOR 2020 Seed Grant Competition Deadline Passed
(September 21, 2020)
The SPOR Evidence Alliance Seed Grant aims to encourage a culture of learning, innovation, and advancement of science in the areas of knowledge synthesis, guideline development, knowledge translation...
CAAIF/Stallergenes Greer Early Investigator Award in Allergy and Clinical Immunology Deadline Passed
(September 24, 2020)
ABOUT CAAIF 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...
Governor General's Innovation Awards Deadline Passed
(September 25, 2020)
The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has been invited to nominate outstanding candidates from our community for the 2021 Governor General’s Innovation Awards, and we welcome...
2020 Brain Tumour Research Feature Grant - Glioblastoma Deadline Passed
(October 2, 2020)
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every Canadian affected by a brain tumour through support, education, information, and research. We...
mCannabis.RealWorld - Alberta Innovates Deadline Passed
(October 7, 2020)
Alberta Innovates is excited to announce the Real-World Evaluation of Cannabis-Based Medicines (mCannabis.RealWorld) Program. The program is a novel enabling mechanism to address urgent clinical or...
Promoting Health Equity: Mental Health of Black Canadians Fund Deadline Passed
(October 8, 2020)
Overview The Promoting Health Equity: Mental Health of Black Canadians Fund ("Fund") supports Black Canadians to develop more culturally responsive knowledge, capacity and programs to address mental...
Junior Investigator Grant Panel Travel Award Deadline Passed
(October 19, 2020)
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...
NSERC - Emerging Infectious Disease Modelling (EIDM) initiative Deadline Passed
(October 22, 2020)
In responding to the COVID-19 epidemic, mathematical modelling has proven to be an essential tool for researchers and policy advisors to simulate the impact of various interventions or public health...