uLethbridge faculty: All funding resources are now on the ORIS website on the intranet.

Faculty Funding

Internal Funding

ORIS administers the following internal faculty awards:

If you are seeking a letter of support or matching funds for an external grant, please consult the Request for support from the VPR on how best to proceed.

Tri-Agency Funding

Funding information specific to CIHRNSERC, and SSHRC.

Canada Foundation for Innovation

External funding database

Looking for funding?  Search the external funding database for current opportunities.

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.

 

Mitacs

Mitacs is a national independent non-profit funding agency that financially supports collaborative projects in any discipline. Students, faculty, and eligible partner agencies can receive funding from Mitacs to support Canadian research and innovation. International opportunities are also available. 

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Funding Database

Grant Title Deadline Summary
Alberta MS Network Trainee Travel Award No Deadline This award is to help trainees present their MS research at a domestic or international conference.
Early Phase Clinical Trials No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
Maytree Grants No Deadline A Canadian charitable foundation established in 1982, Maytree is active in funding projects that address wealth disparity and migration
American Academy of Religion (AAR) Awards No Deadline The AAR awards tens of thousands of dollars each year to members in the form of research, regional development, and Annual Meeting travel grants. In addition to grant funding, the AAR annually awards...
Canadian Biophysical Society Michèle Auger Service Award No Deadline The Michèle Auger Service Award is presented to members who have provided exceptional service towards the growth and development of the Biophysical Society of Canada.
Lotte and John Hecht Memorial Foundation No Deadline Description  Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation of Vancouver, BC would like to welcome research groups to apply for funding opportunities in the field of major illnesses with primary focus...
Weston Brain Institute - Big Ideas No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
PSA Awards-2017 Dean S. Dorn Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award No Deadline The Dean S. Dorn Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award honors individuals whose distinctions as teachers have made a significant impact on how sociology is taught. It is typically given for...
Emergency Strategic Clinical Network (ESCN) Studentship Call 2022 Deadline Passed
(October 17, 2021)
The Emergency Strategic Clinical Network Summer Studentship Award (ESCN-SSA) is designed to foster research interest in emergency medicine and related disciplines among students at the undergraduate...
CIHR - Planning and Dissemination Grants - ICS No Deadline CIHR's mandate is to excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health, more effective health...
The Leonard E. Boyle Dissertation Prize for Medieval Studies No Deadline The competition for this prize will be awarded to an outstanding dissertation in any field of medieval studies. The dissertation must be written by a Canadian or by someone resident in Canada....
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...
The Covenant Health Research Grant (CHRC) No Deadline The Covenant Health Research Grant was established to support researchers and research projects, and corresponding knowledge transfer activities that advance the Covenant Health strategic plan.
AHS Critical Care SCN Studentship Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2022)
The Critical Care Strategic Clinical Network Summer Studentship Award (CC SCN-SSA) is designed to foster research interest in critical care medicine and related disciplines among students at the ...
The Muttart Foundation Grants No Deadline The OHTN funds research with real-life impact to improve the health and well-being of people with and at risk of HIV. Our research programs fund projects relevant to Ontario’s needs and help create a...
City of Lethbridge Community Event Support Grant No Deadline We recognize the value of special events and the contribution they make to the vitality of our community. Your City has established this program to provide funding support, investing in non-profit...
Weston Brain Institute Early Phase Clinical Trials: Canada No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. Diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are placing a large and increasing burden on...
Alberta MS Network Trainee Exchange Award No Deadline The Alberta MS Network offers funding for MS trainees to travel to a partnering research group to learn MS-relevant practical techniques or to work on a collaborative project. The trip must involve...
Climate-Smart Agriculture and Food Systems-Interdisciplinary Challenge Teams No Deadline Genome Canada is launching a new Climate Action Genomics Initiative funding opportunity in May 2022. Interdisciplinary Challenge Teams (ICTs) represent the largest, key component of the initiative....
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...
Strategic Partnerships & Collaborative Initiatives No Deadline To support initiatives that would typically build capacity to address high-priority topics (not taken up by existing complement of researchers).    
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...
Canadian Biophysical Society Fellows No Deadline Fellows are scientists who have made exceptional contributions to biophysics. Fellows are chosen by the executive based on nominations from the awards committee, currently chaired by Dr. Giuseppe...
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Opportunities No Deadline The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute offers a number of funding opportunities throughout the year. Please refer to individual programs using the links below. OPPORTUNITIES FOR CANADIANS   Grants,...
PSA Awards-2017 Early Career Award for Innovation in Teaching Sociology No Deadline The Early Career Award for Innovation in Teaching Sociology is designed to honor and encourage the work of junior faculty (typically fewer than seven years of teaching experience). This award...
2017-2018 Family Violence Prevention Program (off-reserve) No Deadline INAC is launching a call for proposals for family violence prevention activities off-reserve. Funding under the Family Violence Prevention Program is available to support projects addressing violence...
Publication Grant 2019 No Deadline Description The Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Research Hub is a partnership of researchers, healthcare professionals and leadership, community organizations, government ministries, patient...
The Muttart Foundation Training Program No Deadline The foundation considers applications from registered charitable organizations in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Foundation's funding guidelines are focused on two main areas: Early Childhood...
Parks Foundation Calgary Grants No Deadline The mission of the Parks Foundation Calgary is to enhance the quality of life of all Calgarians through the development of parks, preservation of river valleys, and support of amateur sport. They...
Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement Program (CASBE) No Deadline The Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement “CASBE Program” is a pilot funding program at Alberta Innovates to leverage the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council “NSERC” efforts through...
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...
Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care | Undergraduate Summer Studentship Competition Deadline Passed
(February 11, 2022)
The Scientific Office of the Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care, Alberta Health Services, is providing funds for an Undergraduate Summer Studentship Competition. The aim of this...
Alberta MS Network Guest Speaker Support No Deadline Awarded to bring in a visiting speaker to present on an MS relevant topic at a province-wide seminar. Please contact info@AlbertaMSNetwork.ca for more information. 
Canadian Agri-Food Automation & Intelligence Network (CAAIN) No Deadline Continuous Intake Option Available for Agricultural Innovators The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN) today launched a $5M call for funding focused exclusively on...
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.  
Academy of Management (AOM) Publication Awards No Deadline Each year during the Annual Meeting, the Academy of Management recognizes authors of journal articles that were published in the previous year in each of the Academy's six journals. The selection...
The Protein Society Awards No Deadline The Protein Society offers several awards for achievements in the discipline. Please see the attached link for more information about individual awards. 
Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Award (AANSE) No Deadline The Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Award (AANSEA) aims to engage Aboriginal students and fellows in promoting interest and participation in the natural sciences and...
Shastri Publication Grant No Deadline Shastri Indo Canadian Institute India office is pleased to announce Shastri Publication Grant (SPG) for its Indian Members Council (IMC) and Canadian Members Council (CMC) of SICI. The purpose of...
PSA Awards-2017 Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Praxis Award No Deadline The Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Praxis Award honors sociological work in the Pacific region (whether by an academic or non-academic), that has made a positive impact on social and...
American Anthropological Association Prizes & Awards No Deadline The American Anthropological Association (AAA) offers numerous awards and prizes in the field of Anthropology, including, but not limited to: AAA/Oxford University Press Award for Excellence in...
The Margaret Wade Labarge Prize No Deadline Submissions for the 2017 Labarge Prize (books published in 2016) Any book in the field of medieval studies (including monographs, editions, translations, and other categories as determined by the...
The Muttart Foundation Bursary Program No Deadline The foundation considers applications from registered charitable organizations in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Foundation's funding guidelines are focused on two main areas: Early Childhood...
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...
Indspire Student Bursaries and Scholarships No Deadline Successful futures are created through hard work, creativity, and perseverance. Each one of us has a unique potential to achieve, and for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis students, Indspire is here to...
Agri Innovation Program - Research and Development Stream No Deadline Industry-led Research and Development Stream supports pre-commercialization research, development and knowledge transfer leading to innovative agriculture, agri-food and agri-based practices,...
Kenneth J. Fyke Award Deadline Passed
(March 19, 2021)
The Kenneth J. Fyke Award program supports health services and policy research in order to promote the development of evidence-based Canadian practices and policies in blood transfusion, blood stem...
Alberta MS Network Knowledge Translation Program No Deadline This program provides support for knowledge translation activities, including interacting with selected patient groups to transmit new knowledge, or to learn of their expectations so that better...
Alberta Innovates Summer Research Studentship Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2022)
Updated on December 17, 2021 to reflect the AI Guidelines and Investment Agreement.  No further updates to the guidelines below are expected. Priority Areas for 2022 have been updated.   Updated on...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Team Development Grants No Deadline To support the development of multi/interdisciplinary teams of academic researchers, among Partner Universities, nationally, internationally, and other stakeholders in order to establish research...