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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 Discovery Grants October 3, 2022 The Discovery Grants Program supports ongoing research programs with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or project collection. These grants recognize the creativity and...
Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program Deadline Passed
(April 29, 2022)
The CREATE program is designed to improve the training and mentoring environment for the Canadian researchers of tomorrow by improving training in areas such as professional skills, communication and...
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...
Wolf Prize No Deadline The Wolf Prize in Mathematics is awarded almost annually [a] by the Wolf Foundation in Israel. It is one of the six Wolf Prizes established by the Foundation and awarded since 1978; the others are...
Gov General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts No Deadline The Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts are granted to artists in recognition of remarkable careers in either of those fields.  
Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation Acquisition & Development Grants No Deadline To promote innovative public policies for the North and in fresh water management based on our values of independent thought, protecting the environment, and full participation of indigenous people...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Funding No Deadline This funding assists not-for-profit organizations by providing a grant for a specific arts project. This grant stream also provides project support for leadership development, capacity building and...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Cultural Relations Organization Project Funding No Deadline This funding supports the professional presentation of Alberta artists and arts organizations in any arts discipline that will "represent Alberta" at a national or international level, bringing...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Major Arts Presenters Operating Funding No Deadline This grant provides funding in three-year cycles to eligible professional organizations that produce large-scale public presentations of arts disciplines.
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Professional Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding No Deadline This grant provides funding in three-year cycles to eligible professional (Dance, Theatre, Music) organizations that self-create and self-produce performing art productions.  
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Presenting Project Funding No Deadline Funding supporting the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of fees.  
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Provincial Arts Service Organizations Operating Funding No Deadline This grant provides funding in three-year cycles to eligible member-based arts organizations that provide educational, resource-based, promotional and advocacy services as the umbrella organization...
Albert Culture and Tourism Media Fund- Production Grant No Deadline The Alberta Production Grant provides key funding for the creation of screen-based narrative content. Production funding is provided through the Alberta Production Grant, a competitive and flexible...
Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative (CDHPI) No Deadline The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is a five year project funded by the Social Sciences Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to conduct research...
Canadian Society of Medievalists Student Presentation Prize No Deadline This prize is awarded annually for the best student presentation at this year's CSM Conference. Students must hand their papers to the President at the end of the conference.    
Templeton Prize- small/large Grants No Deadline The Templeton Prize is an annual award presented by the Templeton Foundation. Established in 1972, it is awarded to a living person who, in the estimation of the judges, "has made an exceptional...
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....
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...
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...
INAC - New Paths for Education: Research, Measurement, Evaluation and Knowledge Transfer Activities No Deadline INAC is launching a new call for proposals to support research projects that help identify best practices in Indigenous education that could benefit First Nation students. For 2017-18, proposals are...