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
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...
Alberta Innovates Smart Agriculture and Food Automation And Digitalization Challenge (SAFDAC) Deadline Passed
(August 6, 2021)
The Alberta Innovates Smart Agriculture and Food Automation and Digitalization Challenge (SAFDAC) has launched. This Program supports projects that develop or advance technology solutions for broad...
Alberta Innovates Summer Research Studentship 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...
Alberta MS Network 2022 Summer Studentship February 18, 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...
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 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 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 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.
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 | 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 | 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...
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation - All Programs No Deadline The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers a wide variety of fellowships and funding opportunities. Virtually all disciplines are eligible.   
Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (ADHO) Awards No Deadline The ADHO Awards Committee oversees the following awards given for outstanding scholarly contributions to the Digital Humanities: Roberto Busa Prize for lifetime/career achievement. Antonio Zampolli...
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...
ALS Canada & Brain Canada Discovery Grant Program Deadline Passed
(June 28, 2020)
Together, Brain Canada and the ALS Society of Canada are excited to announce the continuation of their much-valued partnership with a $1-million Discovery Grants competition The 2021 Discovery...
ALS Canada-Brain Canada Discovery Grants Program 2020 Deadline Passed
(September 11, 2020)
The 2020 Discovery Grants Program encompasses applications previously designated as Project Grants. The purpose of the program is to invest in the best possible projects that are i) novel or...
Alzheimer Society Research Program - Doctoral Award Deadline Passed
(October 23, 2020)
The Alzheimer Society Research Program is looking for big, bold, out-of-the-box ideas to find the causes of dementia and breakthrough solutions in care. We're investing more in new investigators...
Alzheimer Society Research Program - New Investigator Operating Grant Deadline Passed
(October 23, 2020)
The Alzheimer Society Research Program is looking for big, bold, out-of-the-box ideas to find the causes of dementia and breakthrough solutions in care. We're investing more in new investigators to...
Alzheimer Society Research Program - Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline Passed
(October 23, 2020)
The Alzheimer Society Research Program is looking for big, bold, out-of-the-box ideas to find the causes of dementia and breakthrough solutions in care. We're investing more in new investigators...
Alzheimer Society Research Program - Proof of Concept Grant Deadline Passed
(October 23, 2020)
The Alzheimer Society Research Program is looking for big, bold, out-of-the-box ideas to find the causes of dementia and breakthrough solutions in care. We're investing more in new investigators to...
Alzheimer's Association | Clinician Scientist Fellowship Program Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2021)
The Alzheimer's Association recognizes the need to support the training of clinician scientists in Alzheimer's and all other dementias. For the purpose of this program, a clinician scientist is...
Alzheimer's Association | Clinician Scientist Fellowship to Promote Diversity Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer's Association recognizes the need to support exceptional clinician scientists who are currently underrepresented at academic institutions in clinical research training in Alzheimer's...
Alzheimer's Association | Clinician Scientist Fellowship to Promote Diversity Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer's Association recognizes the need to support exceptional clinician scientists who are currently underrepresented at academic institutions in clinical research training in Alzheimer's...
Alzheimer's Association | Research Fellowship Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship award is intended to support exceptional researchers who are engaged in their post-graduate work (i.e. postdoctoral fellows) and before they have their...
Alzheimer's Association | Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D) award is intended to support exceptional scientists from underrepresented groups who are working in Alzheimer’s or all...
Alzheimer's Association | Research Grant Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant (AARG) award aims to fund early-career investigators who are less than 15 years past their doctoral degree or post-residency (MD or DO). The purpose of...
Alzheimer's Association | Research Grant to Promote Diversity Deadline Passed
(November 12, 2021)
The Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity award is up to three years (minimum two years) to increase the number of scientists from underrepresented groups at academic...
Alzheimer's Diagnostics Accelerator: Digital Biomarkers Program No Deadline The Diagnostics Accelerator challenges the research community to develop cutting-edge biomarkers and explore novel diagnostic technologies that will aid in Alzheimer’s diagnosis and clinical trial...
Alzheimer's Diagnostics Accelerator: Peripheral Biomarkers Program No Deadline The Diagnostics Accelerator challenges the research community to develop cutting-edge biomarkers and explore novel diagnostic technologies that will aid in Alzheimer’s diagnosis and clinical trial...
American Academy of Religion (AAR) Awards No Deadline The AAR awards tens of thousands of dollars each year to members in the form of research, regional development, and Annual Meeting travel grants. In addition to grant funding, the AAR annually awards...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
AMH Research Hub Publication Grant Deadline Passed
(December 17, 2020)
Description The Alberta AMH Research Hub is a partnership of researchers, healthcare professionals and leadership, community organizations, government ministries, patient advocates, and other...
APRI - Guest Speaker Support Program No Deadline The Guest Speaker Support Program is designed to disseminate knowledge to the Alberta research and science community by offering funding to help bring notable researchers in prion and protein...
APRI - IDeal Program No Deadline The IDeal Program, also known as the Innovation and Delivery Program, was created to encourage collaboration among industry, Alberta universities and research institutions. The Alberta Prion Research...
APRI - Mobility Program No Deadline The Mobility Program is intended to encourage investigators who are within five years of their first appointment after completing their research training or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows...
APRI - New Collaborations Program No Deadline The New Collaborations program is intended to encourage collaborations between researchers from an Alberta-based institution with researchers from institutions outside Alberta. Qualified...
APRI - Research and Policy Fellowship Program No Deadline The Research and Policy Fellowship program will help establish and nurture links between provincial and federal decision-makers and scientific professionals to support public policy related to prion...
APRI New Collaborations Program No Deadline The New Collaborations program is intended to encourage collaborations between researchers from an Alberta-based institution with researchers from institutions outside Alberta. Qualified...
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...
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...
Arthur B. McDonald Fellowships Deadline Passed
(May 31, 2021)
Arthur B. McDonald Fellowships recognize early-stage academic researchers in the natural sciences and engineering and support them to enhance their research capacity, so that they can become leaders...
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...
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. 
Ataxia Canada Foundation Deadline Passed
(September 23, 2021)
A degenerative neuromuscular disease family which shortens life expectancy and is most often diagnose between the age of 5 to 15 years old. It deprives children and teenagers of their mobility and...
Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (ASPP) No Deadline designed to assist with the publication of scholarly books on topics in the humanities and social sciences.