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
NWSA Graduate Scholarship Award No Deadline NWSA will award $1,000 to a student who, in the fall of the year of the award, will be engaged in the research or writing states of a Master's Thesis or Ph.D Dissertation in the interdisciplinary...
Center for Research on Francophones in Minority Settings (MFRC) No Deadline This major collaborative research project of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada focuses on Francophone communities in North America for over 400 years. It questions the...
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,...
Alberta Assessment Consortium Projects & Grants No Deadline Alberta Assessment Consortium is a not-for-profit registered society, funded by membership a recognized education partner in the province of Alberta an independent voice, able to provide an...
Alberta Agriculture Initiatives Program (AIP) No Deadline The Agricultural Initiatives Program is a grant program, administered by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, to support agricultural societies (incorporated under the Agricultural Societies Act –...
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...
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...
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.  
Capt. Joseph-Elzar Bernier Medal No Deadline Eligibility: A medal awarded to recognize an exemplary deed or activity that has enhanced or aided the Society in fulfilling its mandate at the international, national, provincial or headquarters...
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...
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...
IDRC Funds No Deadline IDRC funds projects that aim to bring employment, food security, health, peace, and prosperity to developing regions of the world. IDRC was established by an act of Canada's parliament in 1970 with a...
The Society for Canadian Studies & Youth Enrichment Funding No Deadline The Society for Canadian Studies & Youth Enrichment will make financial assistance available to educational institutions, educational groups, museums, libraries and community-based groups within...
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...
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...
INAC 2017-2018 New Paths for Education No Deadline INAC is launching its annual call for proposals from band councils or organizations designated by band councils for projects and activities designed to improve the quality of education in First...
The IHC4 SME Competition No Deadline Our mission is to generate chemistry solutions that prove the economy and enivironment are not in conflict. Working industry and academia to advance novel green chemistry research and technologies. ...
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. 
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...
Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse (CRISM) Development Grant No Deadline CRISM | Prairies is pleased to announce the return of our Project Development Funding stream! This program allows for Prairie Node members to submit ad-hoc requests for one-time funding, up to $15,...
The James Maxwell Human Geography Scholarship No Deadline The James Maxwell Scholarship in Human Geography is awarded to students enrolled in a Master's program at a Canadian university and engaged in thesis research on Canadian human geography. Eligibilty...
Richardson Foundation No Deadline Through the Richardson Foundation, Richardson International and its various divisions support many different community initiatives, such as: Splash parks Playgrounds Sports fields Arenas...
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...
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-...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Presenting Project Funding No Deadline Funding supporting the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of fees.  
The Lawrence J. Burpee Medal No Deadline Awarded to recognize an outstanding contribution or other achievement that greatly enhances the ability of the Society to fulfill its mission of making Canada better known on a national or...
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...
SCN 2021 Undergraduate Summer Studentship Competition Deadline Passed
(February 5, 2020)
The Scientific Office of the Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network™ (SCN), Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care portfolio, is providing funds for an Undergraduate Summer Studentship...
Call for Expressions of Interest: Strengthening cyber policy centres in the Global South No Deadline IDRC funds projects that aim to bring employment, food security, health, peace, and prosperity to developing regions of the world. This call for expressions of interest is open to established...
TECTERRA Industry Investment Program No Deadline The Industry Investment Program (IND) enables and supports small to medium size Alberta companies in the development and commercialization of innovative geospatial solutions for integrated resource...
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 Active Living Grant Program No Deadline This grant provides funding to assist Alberta Active Living Partners organizations and Alberta TrailNet Society with annual operating and programming costs. provide services, information, or...
Shastri Faculty-In-Residence Programme No Deadline Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a call for Applications for Faculty-In-Residence programme (FIR) 2018-19 for Canadian faculty members, scientists and entrepreneurs who would be...
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...
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...
RCGS Graduate Research Scholarships No Deadline Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Students must be registered in a Canadian university, and must propose a research topic that addresses some substantive element...
Max Bell Foundation Grants No Deadline Max Bell Foundation encourages the development of innovative ideas that impact public policies and practices with an emphasis on health and wellness, education, and the environment. The foundation...
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...
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...
Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada Grants No Deadline The Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada (PFC) is Canada’s only registered charity dedicated to the funding of physiotherapy research. PFC-funded research creates knowledge that improves the practice...
New Horizons in Physics Prize from the Breakthrough Foundation No Deadline The Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation established by the Milner Foundation and dedicated to advancing our knowledge of the Universe at the deepest level by awarding...
Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering Program No Deadline The Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE) Program was launched in 1996. The goal of the program is to increase the participation of women in science and engineering, and to provide role...
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...
Agriculture Funding Consortium Call No Deadline The Alberta Crop Industry Development Fund Ltd. (ACIDF) is a private not-for-profit company owned by organizations in Alberta's crop industry. We invest in research, development and pre-...
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...
MSSOC Contract Research Organization (CRO) Grant No Deadline The MS Society of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of a new research funding competition – the Contract Research Organization (CRO) Grant. The CRO Grant will enable principal investigators to...
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...