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

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
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 CHS / Pfizer Care Until Cure Research Program Deadline Passed
(November 2, 2020)
This program allows Canadian investigators to conduct research on medical and psychosocial aspects of bleeding disorders, including outcome evaluation. Grants are awarded for clinical research in...
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...
American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Awards No Deadline The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to initiate, encourage, and support research into, and public understanding of, the history and cultures...
Archaeological Institute of America Awards No Deadline Each year, the Archaeological Institute of America presents a number of awards to archaeologists, educators, authors, and others whose work has had a positive impact on the field of archaeology. Each...
Society for Historical Archaeology Awards and Prizes No Deadline The Society for Historical Archaeology offers numerous awards and prizes for researchers, young scholars and students in the field of historical archaeology.  These awards include, but are not...
Society for American Archaeology Awards No Deadline The Society for American Archaeology (SAA) offers numerous awards. including the Excellence in Public Education Award, the Public Service Award, the Crabtree Award and many more. Visit their website...
Society for Industrial Archaeology Awards No Deadline The Society for Industrial Archaeology offers three (3) awards: General Tools Award: The General Tools Award is the highest honor the SIA can bestow. The award recognizes individuals who have given...
Plains Anthropological Society Awards No Deadline The Plains Anthropological Society offers three (3) awards: Distinguished Service Award: Nominations may be submitted by regular mail or by email and must include a vita or resume, a brief synopsis...
Canadian Archaeological Association Awards No Deadline The Canadian Archaeological Association offers five (5) awards, including: The Smith-Wintemberg Award: Presented to honour professional members of the Canadian archaeological community who have made...
Archaeological Society of Alberta Award No Deadline The Archaeological Society of Alberta (ASA) recognizes members that have made exceptional contributions to the society by awarding them the Distinguished Service Award. The following criteria are...
Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences Arthur Wynne Gold Medal No Deadline The CSMB Arthur Wynne Gold Medal is presented by the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) to an individual who has made a major contribution to biochemistry, molecular and cell biology...
Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences Canadian Science Publishing Senior Investigator Award No Deadline It recognizes a record of outstanding achievement in research in one or more of the fields of biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or genetics undertaken in Canada by a Canadian scientist (a...
Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences Jeanne Manery Fisher Memorial Award No Deadline In honour of the late Jeanne Manery Fisher, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, an eminent woman will be selected by the Society every second year for her scientific accomplishments,...
RiboClub Life Achievement Award No Deadline This award recognizes a Canadian scientist that significantly changed the landscape of RNA biology. A one of a kind watch selected specially for this occasion will be given every 10 years and the...
Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences New Investigator Award No Deadline The CSMB New Investigator Award is an annual award established by the Society to recognize meritorious research in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or genetics in Canada. The nominee shall...
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. 
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...
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.
International Biophysical Society Awards No Deadline The International Biophysical Society offers several awards for achievements in the field. Please see the attached link for more information about individual awards.
Canadian Political Science Association Prizes No Deadline The Canadian Political Science Association offers a number of awards and prizes on an annual and biennial basis. Three Minutes Thesis Prize Conference Poster Prize CPSA Prize in International...
American Philosophical Society Prizes No Deadline The American Philosophical Society began awarding medals in 1790. Since then, it has continued by awarding medals and prizes for outstanding achievement in the sciences, humanities, arts, professions...
American Philosophical Association Prizes No Deadline The American Philosophical Association offers numerous prizes available to scholars, young scholars and student philosophers.  This includes the Gittler Award, given for an outstanding scholarly...
Fellowship of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society No Deadline With its Fellows award the CAES recognizes excellence in performance demonstrating continuous distinguished contributions to the advancement of food, agricultural or resource economics, and...
The Genetics Society of Canada Awards No Deadline The Genetics Society of Canada recognizes notable research contributions to the field. More information about these awards is available on their website. 
Canadian Botanical Association Awards No Deadline The Canadian Botanical Association offers several awards for research accomplishments. More information about these awards are available on their website. 
Canadian Society of Plant Biologists Awards No Deadline The Canadian Society of Plant Biology offers several awards for research contributions. More information, as well as a list of awards and their descriptions are available on their website. 
The Centenary Sir Arthur Clarke Award No Deadline The Sir Arthur Clarke Awards recognise and reward those individuals and teams that have made notable or outstanding achievements in, or contributions to, all British space activities. 
ASTech Foundation Awards No Deadline The ASTech Foundation provides several different awards for educators and innovators in science. Details and descriptions of awards are available on their website. 
Royal Astronomical Society of London Awards No Deadline The Royal Astronomical Society of London offers serveral awards for professionals and educators in all stages of their career. Descriptions, deadlines and nomination information are available on...
Alberta MS Network Collaborative Meeting Support No Deadline This program is for groups wishing to initiate new MS projects or to work on an ongoing collaboration. For more information please contace info@AlbertaMSNetwork.ca
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 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. 
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...
Alberta MS Network Trainee Travel Award No Deadline This award is to help trainees present their MS research at a domestic or international conference.
CIHR - Planning and Dissemination Grants on Lyme Disease No Deadline The CIHR – Institute of Infection and Immunity, the CIHR – Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, and the Public Health Agency of Canada are inviting researchers to apply for Planning and...
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...
Canadian Law and Society Association Prizes No Deadline As part of its mandate to encourage and develop the interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary study of the relations between law and society, the CLSA awards a number of prizes for scholarship on law...
Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Prizes No Deadline The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians awards two annual book and article prizes in the following categories: An article in the fields of the history of women, gender, and/or sexuality. An...
WGSRF Awards and Prizes No Deadline The WGSRF awards an annual outstanding scholarship prize, and both an undergraduate and graduate student essay prize.  The current call for papers, as well as additional information for the prizes,...
American Accounting Association Awards No Deadline The American Accounting Association offers numerous awards for professionals and educators in all stages of their career. Descriptions, deadlines and nomination information are available on their...
Chartered Professional Accountants Alberta (CPA) Awards No Deadline The Chartered Professional Accountants Alberta (CPA) offer numerous awards in various categories to career professionals and educators. Impact Award: Awarded annually and presented by the CPA...
Allied Arts Council Awards No Deadline The Allied Arts Council of Lethbridge recognises the need to celebrate the contributions towards the arts from individuals, organisations and businesses.  These contributions make our community...
Canada Council for the Arts Prizes No Deadline Every year the Canada Council awards a broad range of prestigious prizes to more than 200 Canadian artists and scholars in recognition of their quest for innovation and excellence.  Featured Prizes...
Canada Council for the Arts - Residency Grant No Deadline *This grant is not administered by the University of Lethbridge* Arts Abroad celebrates the creativity, innovation and excellence of Canadian artists by helping to bring Canadian works to the world...
Canada Council for the Arts - Research and Creation Grant No Deadline *This grant is not administered by the University of Lethbridge* Explore and Create funds Canadian artists, artistic groups and organizations committed to the creation and dissemination of...
IEEE Medals, Technical Field Awards, and Recognitions No Deadline The IEEE Awards Board (AB) administers the highest medals, awards, and recognitions presented by IEEE. Through its Awards Program, IEEE advances the interests of its members by recognizing their...
Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Awards No Deadline ACM recognizes excellence through its eminent awards for technical and professional achievements and contributions in computer science and information technology. It also names as Fellows and...
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...
NSERC PromoScience Program Deadline Passed
(September 15, 2021)
NSERC invites applications that promote the natural sciences and engineering to Canada's young people, particularly to groups such as girls and Aboriginal peoples that are under-represented in...