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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
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...
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Deadline Passed
(September 8, 2021)
Application deadline: September 15, 2021 (8 p.m. eastern) Description SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are expected to respond to the objectives of the Talent program. These fellowships support the...
SSHRC Insight Grants Deadline Passed
(September 15, 2020)
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 Insight Development Grants Deadline Passed
(January 21, 2020)
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Sony Research Award Program Deadline Passed
(September 8, 2021)
Faculty Innovation Award Global research and development at Sony enables us to foster innovative ideas, which could ultimately lead to future technology advancements and company growth. In order to...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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 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 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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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 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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
PSA Awards-The Social Conscience Award No Deadline Eligibility: The Pacific Sociological Association's Social Conscience Award is given to a worthy community-based organization located in the city in which the PSA Annual meeting is held for 2017,...
PSA Awards-2017 Early Career Award for Innovation in Teaching Sociology No Deadline The Early Career Award for Innovation in Teaching Sociology is designed to honor and encourage the work of junior faculty (typically fewer than seven years of teaching experience). This award...
PSA Awards-2017 Distinguished Undergraduate Student Paper Award No Deadline The Distinguished Undergraduate Student Paper Award recognizes an undergraduate student or students for a paper of high professional quality.  
PSA Awards-2017 Distinguished Scholarship Award No Deadline Distinguished Scholarship Award is to acknowledge major contributions embodied in a recently published book or series. Eligibility: The Distinguished Scholarship Award is granted to sociologists...
PSA Awards-2017 Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Praxis Award No Deadline The Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Praxis Award honors sociological work in the Pacific region (whether by an academic or non-academic), that has made a positive impact on social and...
PSA Awards-2017 Dean S. Dorn Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award No Deadline The Dean S. Dorn Distinguished Contributions to Teaching Award honors individuals whose distinctions as teachers have made a significant impact on how sociology is taught. It is typically given for...
PSA Awards- 2017 Distinguished Graduate Student Paper Award No Deadline To be eligible a paper must be: 1) worthy of special recognition for outstanding scholarship; 2) written by a graduate student or students in the Pacific region; 3) written or substantially revised...
PSA Awards 2017 Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Perspectives Award No Deadline Each year, the Distinguished Contribution to Sociological Perspectives Award honors an outstanding article published in the most recent volume of Sociological Perspectives.  
Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care | Undergraduate Summer Studentship Competition Deadline Passed
(February 11, 2022)
The Scientific Office of the Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care, Alberta Health Services, is providing funds for an Undergraduate Summer Studentship Competition. The aim of this...
Protein Industries Canada Call for Capacity Building Projects Deadline Passed
(April 5, 2021)
Protein Industries Canada is looking for ambitious, consortium-driven projects to elevate Canada’s plant-based food ecosystem. Protein Industries Canada is currently seeking proposals in four...
Promoting Health Equity: Mental Health of Black Canadians Fund Deadline Passed
(October 8, 2020)
Overview The Promoting Health Equity: Mental Health of Black Canadians Fund ("Fund") supports Black Canadians to develop more culturally responsive knowledge, capacity and programs to address mental...
Program to Support Research, Awareness and Learning in Space Science and Technology No Deadline The research component provides financial support to organizations to conduct space related research and development in CSA priority areas. It will support targeted knowledge development and...