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

Faculty Funding

Internal Funding

ORIS administers the following internal faculty awards:

If you are seeking a letter of support or matching funds for an external grant, please consult the Request for support from the VPR on how best to proceed.

Tri-Agency Funding

Funding information specific to CIHRNSERC, and SSHRC.

Canada Foundation for Innovation

External funding database

Looking for funding?  Search the external funding database for current opportunities.

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.

 

Mitacs

Mitacs is a national independent non-profit funding agency that financially supports collaborative projects in any discipline. Students, faculty, and eligible partner agencies can receive funding from Mitacs to support Canadian research and innovation. International opportunities are also available. 

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Funding Database

Grant Title Deadline Summary
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...
Rare Disease Foundation Micro Grant Program No Deadline This organization is comprised of researchers, caregivers, and families, working together to find solutions for children and families affected by rare disease. The microgrant program is offered by...
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...
RDAR Call for Proposals 2021 Deadline Passed
(April 8, 2021)
RDAR is funding agricultural research that will drive real benefits for producers in the barn and on the field. Researchers can count on RDAR to provide predictable funding for leading-edge...
RDAR Call for Research Proposals Deadline Passed
(November 5, 2020)
Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) is excited to launch its inaugural $4 million call for producer-led, agriculture research proposals – investing in ideas that will increase the...
Removing nitrogen from urban stormwater runoff Deadline Passed
(April 23, 2021)
Oldcastle Infrastructure is seeking technologies to remove nitrogen from urban stormwater runoff.   Nutrient pollution is a widespread and challenging problem in urban stormwater management....
Research and Policy Fellowship 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...
Respiratory Health - MSCN Research and Innovation Seed Grants 2021-2022: Call for Proposals Deadline Passed
(March 8, 2021)
The Respiratory Health Section of the Medicine Strategic Clinical Network is pleased to announce a research and innovation funding opportunity, the RH-MSCN Research and Innovation Seed Grants Program...
Respiratory Health - MSCN Summer Studentship Award 2021 Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2021)
Completed applications must be send electronically in PDF formal to Marni Armstrong at marni.armstrong@ahs.ca no later than March 15, 2021 by 4:00 p.m. EST. Successful applications will be notified...
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...
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...
Roots of Resilience: Transformations of Identity and Community in Indigenous Mental Health No Deadline Roots of Resilience is a new interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers in Canada and New Zealand to study the factors that promote resilience in mental health among Indigenous people across...
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...
Scholarships for non-Canadian students and postdoctoral researchers to study in Canada No Deadline Canadian governments, non-profit and international organizations offer a number scholarships and grants to international students who want to study in Canadian colleges, universities and institutes...
Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists 2021 Competition Deadline Passed
(April 21, 2021)
The Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists is a Cancer Research Society funding program with the goal of supporting upcoming young cohorts of Canadian researchers. The award consists of...
Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists Operating Grant Deadline Passed
(April 21, 2022)
The Cancer Research Society is pleased to announce the launch of its 2022 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition, an initiative aiming at supporting future generations of...
Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists Post Doctoral Salary Award Deadline Passed
(April 21, 2022)
The Cancer Research Society is pleased to announce the launch of its 2022 Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists competition, an initiative aiming at supporting future generations of...
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...
SED No Deadline Currently, the Society is working with post-secondary institutions in Alberta to further the mandate of promoting population research in the province
Seed Grant - Indigenous Primary Health Care & Policy Research Network Deadline Passed
(October 16, 2020)
This funding opportunity is intended to spark community driven research that facilitates Indigenous primary health care system innovation and transformation within Alberta. Applications should focus...
Shastri Conference & Lecture Series Grant Deadline Passed
(December 20, 2021)
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute’s broad-based initiative is to support the creation of bi-national relations between academia, government, the business community, and civil society organizations by...
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...
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,...
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...
Smart Prosperity Institute | Call for Research Proposals Deadline Passed
(March 8, 2021)
In 2020, Smart Prosperity Institute released a call for proposals seeking research on climate and environmental policy in the context of COVID-19 and economic recovery. With a post-pandemic economic...
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 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 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...
Sony Research Award Program Deadline Passed
(September 8, 2022)
As part of one of the world's most innovative and recognizable brands, we are committed to support university research and innovation in the U.S., Canada, India, and select European countries, while...
Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) December 22, 2022 The Government of Canada has announced special funding, in the form of supplements to existing research grants, that will provide relief and assistance to research trainees from Ukraine. The Special...
SPOR 2020 Seed Grant Competition Deadline Passed
(September 21, 2020)
The SPOR Evidence Alliance Seed Grant aims to encourage a culture of learning, innovation, and advancement of science in the areas of knowledge synthesis, guideline development, knowledge translation...
SPOR Evidence Alliance Seed Grant Deadline Passed
(November 29, 2021)
The SPOR Evidence Alliance Seed Grant aims to encourage a culture of learning, innovation, and advancement of science in the areas of knowledge synthesis, guideline development, knowledge translation...
Sport Participation Research Initiative Research Grants No Deadline Sport Canada considers for funding applications that propose programs of research relevant to its policy priorities and that SSHRC adjudication committees have recommended for funding, but that, due...
SSHRC Exchange - 2022 Competition Deadline Passed
(May 16, 2022)
The office of Research and Innovation Services is pleased to announce a 2022 SSHRC Exchange competition. The SSHRC Exchange is a small-scale knowledge mobilization grant made possible by an...
SSHRC Insight Development Grants Deadline Passed
(January 21, 2020)
SSHRC Insight Grants Deadline Passed
(September 16, 2022)
Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for research initiatives of two to five years. Stable...
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Deadline Passed
(September 7, 2022)
Application deadline: September 14, 2022 (8 p.m. eastern) Description SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are expected to respond to the objectives of the Talent program. These fellowships support the...
Stars Career Development Award Deadline Passed
(May 11, 2022)
Description The Stars Career Development award was created to help firmly establish the career of early and mid-career investigators. This salary and research funding represents a three (3) year...
Strategic Operating Grants | Arthritis Society Deadline Passed
(April 5, 2021)
The Strategic Operating Grant (SOG) program provides funding to support research proposals aligned with the Arthritis Society's priorities.  The Arthritis Society’s new Strategic Plan 2020-2025:...
Strategic Partnerships & Collaborative Initiatives No Deadline To support initiatives that would typically build capacity to address high-priority topics (not taken up by existing complement of researchers).    
Supporting Psychological Health in First Responders Grant Program Deadline Passed
(June 13, 2022)
Alberta’s firefighters, police officers, paramedics, sheriffs, corrections officers and emergency health care workers often deal with stressful, dangerous and traumatic situations. This stress has a...
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...
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 3M Environmental Innovation Award No Deadline To recognize outstanding individuals in business, government, academia or community organizations whose innovative contributions to environmental change are benefiting Canada and Canadians....
The Arthritis Society | Stars Career Development Award Deadline Passed
(July 5, 2021)
The Stars Career Development award has been created to firmly establish the career of early career investigators. This salary and research funding represents a three (3) year commitment by the...
The Camsell Medal No Deadline The Camsell Medal recognizes outstanding volunteer service to the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, only RCGS Fellows may nominate. The RCGS is an iconic non-profit organization that is funded...
The Canada Gairdner International Awards Deadline Passed
(September 23, 2022)
Description  The Canada Gairdner International Award recognizes outstanding researchers whose unique scientific contributions have increased the understanding of human biology and disease and...
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. 
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...
The CHS/Novo Nordisk Psychosocial Research Program Deadline Passed
(January 11, 2021)
The Canadian Hemophilia Society – Novo Nordisk Canada Psychosocial Research Program was created to engage professionals/graduate students from the allied health disciplines (ie. Nursing,...