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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
Alliance International Quantum Grants June 9, 2022 Quantum science is the study, manipulation and control of systems at the atomic and subatomic level. Quantum technologies are at the leading edge of science and innovation, both in Canada and...
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.   
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...
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 | 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 Deadline Passed
(May 2, 2022)
The Alberta Real Estate Foundation funds initiatives that support and advance education, research, law reform, and other activities related to real estate across our three focus areas of Real Estate...
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 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 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 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 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 2022 Summer Studentship Deadline Passed
(February 25, 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 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...
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 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 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...
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 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 Gambling Research Institute Major Grants June 20, 2022 To support curiosity-driven basic research for Investigator - and/or stakeholder identified topics. Once/year (Internal Application Deadline: to respective University Research Office [RSO] Monday,...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Leverageing Grants No Deadline To enable researchers, with non-AGRI funding to augment projects with a gambling-related component
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 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 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 Presenting Project Funding No Deadline Funding supporting the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of fees.  
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 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 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 –...
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...
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...
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...
AHS | NRV SCN Seed Grant Program Deadline Passed
(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...
AHS Emergency SCN Studentship Deadline Passed
(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 Critical Care SCN Studentship 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 ...
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....
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-...
Agriculture Funding Consortium (AFC) 2022-23 Call for Research Proposals Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2022)
AFC – Application Guidelines AFC Call for Proposals – 2022/2023 The Agriculture Funding Consortium launches their 2022-23 call on February 3, 2022. If you are an ag researcher and would like 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...
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 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 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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
Accelerating Innovations into CarE Deadline Passed
(May 20, 2022)
Description Alberta Innovates is proud to announce the 2022/2023 launch of the Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) - Validate program.  This is an opportunity for Alberta’s innovators to...
Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration RFP Deadline Passed
(May 13, 2022)
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 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 ...