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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
SSHRC Connection Grants Deadline Passed
(October 29, 2020)
Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of SSHRC's Connection program. They support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization ...
"Back on Track from COVID-19" - Funding Opportunity Deadline Passed
(June 12, 2020)
The “Back on Track from COVID19” funding opportunity addresses the interruption to biomedical research laboratories and clinical research as a result of the COVID19 emergency. The funds are intended...
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...
2020 Brain Tumour Research Feature Grant - Glioblastoma Deadline Passed
(October 2, 2020)
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every Canadian affected by a brain tumour through support, education, information, and research. We...
2020 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2021)
Brain Canada Foundation is pleased to announce the second in a series of new funding opportunities to support early career researchers.  With funding to start in 2021, the 2020 Future Leaders in...
2020 Turnbull-Tator Award in Spinal Cord Injury and Concussion Research Deadline Passed
(November 25, 2020)
Brain Canada Foundation and the Barbara Turnbull Foundation for Spinal Cord Research are pleased to announce the launch of the 2020 Turnbull-Tator Award in Spinal Cord Injury and Concussion Research...
2021 Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship Deadline Passed
(July 5, 2021)
The Dr. Hubert van Tol Travel Fellowship has been created in memory of neuroscientist Dr. Hubert van Tol. The travel fellowship is funded by the generous support of the Seger-van Tol family and Brain...
2021 GRA Call for Proposals with NRF, Korea Deadline Passed
(February 19, 2021)
Program purpose is to Promote research activities for emerging researchers in Korea and Canada, and provide overseas research experiences and increase research capabilities through participation in R...
2021 NSERC Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) Grants Program Deadline Passed
(August 3, 2021)
NSERC Research Tools and Instruments (RTI) grants foster and enhance the discovery, innovation, and training capability of university researchers in the natural sciences and engineering by supporting...
2021 WCB-Alberta Research Grants Competition Deadline Passed
(April 2, 2021)
WCB-Alberta promotes the development of effective disability management services and strategies, optimal approaches to recovery and return to work following workplace injury, and improved...
2021/2022 Agriculture Funding Consortium Call for Proposals Deadline Passed
(April 9, 2021)
Agriculture Funding Consortium (AFC) would like to notify researchers that the 2021/2022 AFC call for proposals will close on April 9, 2021 at 23:59. This is an exciting opportunity for researchers...
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) programs - CHARS' Knowledge Mobilization Award Grant No Deadline Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) provides funding for programs, services and initiatives to First Nation, Inuit and Northern communities, governments and individuals as well...
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...
ACA Conservation, Community, and Education Grants January 14, 2022 This funding supports conservation activities by individuals (with appropriate insurance coverage), organizations, and communities that contribute to healthy fish and wildlife populations, to a...
ACA Research Grant Deadline Passed
(November 24, 2021)
At Alberta Conservation Association (ACA), we believe it is our responsibility to join and support the collective effort to conserve, protect and enhance Alberta’s fish, wildlife and habitat. In...
Academy of International Business Awards No Deadline The following awards are offered by AIB in relation to the annual conference. Each year, there are also be additional awards being offered by organizations affiliated with AIB. Temple/AIB Best Paper...
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...
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...
Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration Deadline Passed
(July 23, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) jointly announce that the Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration RFP ...
Accelerating Innovations into CarE Concepts Program Deadline Passed
(June 23, 2021)
This opportunity serves to advance early-stage health research that demonstrates high commercial potential in priority areas of precision health.  This call specifically seeks to apply computational...
ACCUTE F.E.L Priestley Prize No Deadline Each year at the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ Congress, ACCUTE awards the F.E.L. Priestley Prize for the best essay to appear in the association’s scholarly journal ...
ADDF Funding Opportunities Deadline Passed
(January 22, 2021)
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) provides funding to academic centers and biotechs from around the world that are advancing therapeutic and biomarker development for Alzheimer's and...
ADDF The Treat FTD Fund Deadline Passed
(January 22, 2021)
Goal The Treat FTD fund aims to support programs testing drugs or devices for FTD disorders while building clinical data around novel FTD mechanisms in human disease and corresponding biomarker...
AGE-WELL- Strategic Investment Program (SIP) Accelerator Funding No Deadline Supports innovative post-discovery projects focused on the commercialization and/or knowledge mobilization of solutions (e.g. technologies, services or policies) aligned with AGE-WELL's mission and...
AGRI Impact 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...
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,...
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.  
AGRI Scholarships Deadline Passed
(May 8, 2020)
***IMPORTANT UPDATE*** (March 23, 2020) Due to COVID-19 precautions, all University of Calgary mail deliveries have been suspended.  In order for scholarship applications and supporting documents to...
AGRI Small Grants Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2020)
Goals of AGRI: To encourage, foster, and solicit research to better understand the role and impacts of gambling on the individual and society; To ensure research is collaborative and has...
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-...
AHRF Heritage Preservation Partnership Program No Deadline The Alberta Historical Resources Foundation (AHRF) is a public trust foundation supported by the Alberta Lottery Fund . The Historical Resources Act mandates the foundation's objectives and focus....
AHS Critical Care SCN Studentship 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 ...
AHS Emergency SCN Studentship January 17, 2022 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...
AHS | NRV SCN Seed Grant Program December 21, 2021 The Neurosciences, Rehabilitation& Vision Strategic Clinical Network (NRV SCNTM) is very pleased to announce the 2022 Seed Grant funding competition. One (1) awards of up to $10,000 will be...
AIB Research Grant No Deadline AIB (also known as the Bisexual Foundation) encourages, supports and assists research and education about bisexuality, through programs likely to make a material difference and enhance public...
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...
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...
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 –...
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 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 Presenting Project Funding No Deadline Funding supporting the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of fees.  
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 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 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...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Leverageing Grants No Deadline To enable researchers, with non-AGRI funding to augment projects with a gambling-related component
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Major Grants No Deadline To support curiosity-driven basic research for Investigator - and/or stakeholder identified topics.  
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...
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 Innovates into CarE (AICE) Concepts Program Deadline Passed
(November 30, 2020)
Health care expenditures in Alberta are increasingly unsustainable with approximately 40% of the provincial budget consumed annually. Alberta needs to harness the power of emerging health...