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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
NSERC Alliance International No Deadline Alliance International will provide support for researchers in Canada to work with leading international researchers from the academic sector, and to establish and grow international research...
NFRFR 2022 Special Call - Research for Post-pandemic Recovery Deadline Passed
(April 19, 2022)
The COVID-19 pandemic has had differential impacts on individuals, communities, and countries, intensifying the inequalities that existed before this crisis. Globally, numerous voices have been...
Arthritis Society Strategic Operating Grant Deadline Passed
(April 5, 2022)
The Strategic Operating Grant (SOG) program provides funding to support research proposals aligned with the Arthritis Society's priorities.  The Arthritis Society’s new Strategic Plan 2020-2025:...
Arthritis Society Training Postdoctoral Fellowship (TPF) Deadline Passed
(April 11, 2022)
The Postdoctoral Fellowship program provides support for highly qualified postdoctoral fellows to engage in research that is in an area of clear relevance to arthritis and the Arthritis Society’s new...
2022 ALS Canada-Brain Canada Trainee Program Deadline Passed
(April 1, 2022)
2022 ALS Canada-Brain Canada Trainee Program Brain Canada is pleased to be partnering with ALS Canada to launch the 2022 ALS Canada-Brain Canada Trainee Program. This funding...
Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists Operating Grant Deadline Passed
(April 21, 2022)
The Cancer Research Society is pleased to announce the launch of its 2022 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition, an initiative aiming at supporting future generations of...
Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists Post Doctoral Salary Award Deadline Passed
(April 21, 2022)
The Cancer Research Society is pleased to announce the launch of its 2022 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition, an initiative aiming at supporting future generations of...
Canadian Agricultural Partnership - Canola Agriculture Research Cluster Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2022)
Canada’s canola industry and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) have jointly funded canola research over the last three AgriScience Cluster programs. In addressing multiple industry-wide...
Brain Canada - Cancer Research Society Translational Research Grants program Deadline Passed
(March 23, 2022)
Brain Canada is pleased to be partnering with Cancer Research Society to launch the Brain Canada – Cancer Research Society Translational Research Grants program. This funding opportunity will support...
Agriculture Funding Consortium (AFC) 2022-23 Call for Research Proposals Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2022)
AFC – Application Guidelines AFC Call for Proposals – 2022/2023 The Agriculture Funding Consortium launches their 2022-23 call on February 3, 2022. If you are an ag researcher and would like to...
Parkinson Alberta Post-Doctoral Fellowship Deadline Passed
(February 25, 2022)
To be used for research in the area of Parkinson disease at an Alberta-based University. Research can be basic or clinical. Candidate must  have a PhD or MD.    Submit the following...
CAAIF-Miravo Healthcare Research Grant in Allergic Rhinitis or Urticaria Deadline Passed
(March 24, 2022)
  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...
CAAIF Research Fellowship in Immunology Deadline Passed
(March 24, 2022)
OBJECTIVES The objective CAAIF Research Fellowship in Immunology is to: Increase Canadian research capacity in the area of Clinical Immunology, Support the research career of promising researchers...
Call for Expressions of Interest: Canadian AgriScience Cluster for Horticulture - National Research & Innovation Priorities for Potatoes Deadline Passed
(February 17, 2022)
The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) is an Ottawa-based voluntary, not-for-profit, national association that represents fruit and vegetable growers across Canada involved in the production of...
Alberta MS Network 2022 Summer Studentship Deadline Passed
(February 25, 2022)
Award Overview  Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program may apply for an Alberta MS Network Summer Studentship to work on multiple sclerosis (MS)-related research (non-clinical or...
Contributions Program of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPS) Deadline Passed
(February 7, 2022)
Eligible applicants Only not-for-profit organizations – including consumer, voluntary and advocacy organizations, educational institutions, and industry & trade associations – are eligible for...
EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND): Understanding the Mechanisms of non-Pharmacological Interventions Deadline Passed
(February 22, 2022)
  The European Union Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND), a global research initiative with 30 member countries, has launched a transnational call for research...
Diagnostic Accelerator and Target ALS Foundation Biomarker Discovery RFP Deadline Passed
(February 23, 2022)
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and Target ALS Announce Partnership to Accelerate Biomarker Discovery and Development  The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and Target ALS...
PRIHS Digital Health Competition Deadline Passed
(April 1, 2022)
The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) aligns the knowledge production efforts of researchers with the evidence needs of the health system. Building on the momentum...
Canadian Dermatology Foundation (CDF) Innovation Grants Competition 2022 Deadline Passed
(March 8, 2022)
Researchers in Canada are invited to apply for the 2022 Canadian Dermatology Foundation (CDF) Innovation Grants offered in partnership with the Canadian Institute of Health Research – Institute of...
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...
Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program Deadline Passed
(January 13, 2022)
Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships to Canadians wishing to pursue post-secondary academic study, research or Chinese language training or...
Drug Development Program Deadline Passed
(January 28, 2022)
The Drug Development RFP seeks to support in vivo preclinical studies that advance lead molecules developed for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias to IND-enabling studies. The proposed studies...
Prevention Pipeline Deadline Passed
(January 28, 2022)
The ADDF seeks to support studies of cognitive symptoms due to health conditions, comparative effectiveness research, and epidemiological studies that probe whether the use or choice of drugs alters...
Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Program Deadline Passed
(January 28, 2022)
The aim of this RFP is to further develop and validate established biomarkers for which there is a clear clinical need in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. This RFP prioritizes biomarkers...
Program to Accelerate Clinical Trails (PACT) Deadline Passed
(January 28, 2022)
The PACT RFP supports IND-enabling studies and early-phase clinical trials that test promising pharmacological interventions and devices for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias. Both...
Enabling Accessibility Fund | Early Learning and Child Care Deadline Passed
(January 21, 2022)
he Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) small projects component of the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) aims to improve accessibility and safety in regulated and/or licensed ELCC centres. This will...
Alberta Real Estate Foundation | Investment Grants Deadline Passed
(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...
Neurosciences, Rehabilitation, and Vision SCN | Summer Studentship Program Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2022)
The Neurosciences, rehabilitation, and Vision (NRV) Strategic Clinical Network (SCN) Scientific Office of Alberta Health Services (AHS) supports and provides training and mentorship opportunities to...
Department of Defense | Breast Cancer Research Program No Deadline The BCRP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to plan and develop ideas for submission to the anticipated FY22 funding opportunities. This pre-...
Brain Canada | Platform Support Grants Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2022)
High-impact research in the neurosciences has always required skill, imagination, determination, and insight. Today, research additionally requires access to shared equipment, facilities,services,...
Shastri Conference & Lecture Series Grant Deadline Passed
(December 20, 2021)
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute’s broad-based initiative is to support the creation of bi-national relations between academia, government, the business community, and civil society organizations by...
Civil Society Fund Deadline Passed
(December 10, 2021)
Civil society includes non-profit and voluntary organizations, registered charities, informal groups or movements pursuing shared interests or values, and private-sector organizations and individuals...
Early Career Researcher Award in Asthma Deadline Passed
(January 24, 2022)
Asthma is one of the most common chronic respiratory diseases in Canada affecting over 10% of the population (3.8 million people) with well-recognized biological sex differences. Asthma...
Toronto Multiple Sclerosis NeuroCAM Principal Investigator Special Purpose Grant Deadline Passed
(April 22, 2022)
Principal Investigator Special Purpose Grant is aimed to catalyze NeuroCAM approaches to treating Multiple Sclerosis at the University of Toronto by funding the acquisition of new equipment,...
NeuroCAM Innovation Seed Grants Deadline Passed
(January 3, 2022)
Branch Out is offering a series of Principal Investigator Special Purpose Grants to fund specific areas of NeuroCAM research based on specific areas of stakeholder interest and scientific need. We...
Pfizer Quality Improvement Grant Deadline Passed
(January 18, 2021)
Pfizer Global medical Grants (GMG) supports the global healthcare community's independant intitiatives (e.g., research, quality improvement, or education) to improve patient outcomes in areas of...
Innovations in IBD Deadline Passed
(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...
Cancer Research Society | Operating Grants Competition Deadline Passed
(December 2, 2021)
The Operating Grants competition is the principal means by which CRS fulfills its mission to support fundamental, early translational and environment-cancer research on all types of cancer. The...
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 ...
Weston Family Foundation Postdoctoral Award Deadline Passed
(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...
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Grants-in-Aid of Research Competition Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is delighted to announce the launch of its 2022 Grants-in-Aid of Research (GIA) Competition. The GIA program supports research projects directly related to IBD that are...
Critical Care Strategic Clinical Network (CC SCN) | Summer Studentships 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...
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 Deadline Passed
(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...
Banting Research Foundation | Discovery Award Deadline Passed
(November 24, 2021)
The Discovery Award is a one-year grant of up to $30,000 for innovative health and biomedical research projects by outstanding new investigators at universities and research institutes in Canada, who...
Brain Canada | Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Deadline Passed
(November 9, 2021)
Supported  by  the  Canada  Brain  Research  Fund,  the  purpose  of  the  Future  Leaders  in  Canadian  Brain Research  Grants  Program  is  to  accelerate  novel  and  transformative  research ...