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Student Funding

Health & Medical Sciences

Penny D’Agnone
Grants Facilitator
403-382-7198,
B626 University Hall
penny.dagnone@uleth.ca

Natural Sciences & Engineering

Stacey Leavitt
Grants Facilitator
403-329-2101,
B624 University Hall
stacey.leavitt@uleth.ca

Social Science, Fine Arts & Humanities

Emma Dering
Grants Facilitator
(403) 332-4487, 
B622 University Hall
emma.dering@uleth.ca 

 

Grant Title Deadline Summary
Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse (CRISM) Development Grant No Deadline CRISM | Prairies is pleased to announce the return of our Project Development Funding stream! This program allows for Prairie Node members to submit ad-hoc requests for one-time funding, up to $15,...
CFHI Priority Health Innovation Challenge July 29, 2020 The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) has launched a new award opportunity - Mini Challenge # 3. Let us know how you are adapting your work in a time of COVID-19 or submit a...
2020 AMS Fellowship Program July 13, 2020 Associated Medical Services Incorporated (AMS) has a long and impressive history of supporting scholarly activity, fellowships and grants which have enhanced to training and delivery of healthcare in...
Sick Kids Foundation - 2020 New Investigator Research Grants Deadline Passed
(June 20, 2020)
The Sick Kids Foundation New Invetigator Research Grants provide important early career development support to child health researchers. It is intended this program will enhance the grant recipient's...
Joule's COVID-19 Innovation Grant Program Deadline Passed
(June 21, 2020)
  The Joule's COVID-19 innovation grant program is providing up to $1,000,000 in flexible funding to CMA members working on innovative solutions - with each initiative eligible for up to $200,000 in...
Defeating Diabetes - Call for Letters of Intent Deadline Passed
(June 25, 2020)
As part of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, the Alberta Diabetes Foundation (ADF), Diabetes Research Institute Foundation Canada (DRIFCan), and the University of Alberta Faculty of...
"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...
Food, Farming, and Forestry Challenge August 13, 2020 $40 million for innovation sourced from TIER fund: Apply by August 27, 2020 Today, the Government of Alberta's Minister of Environment and Parks, Jason Nixon, announced ERA's $40 million Food,...
NSERC - Plastics science for a cleaner future Deadline Passed
(June 24, 2020)
NSERC is pleased to announce a jointly funded initiative with Environment and Climate Change Canada to support research that will increase scientific knowledge to achieve Canada’s zero plastic waste...
Seniors Health SCN Knowledge Synthesis Competition Deadline Passed
(May 22, 2020)
The Scientific Office of the Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network™ (SCN) is providing funds for a Knowledge Synthesis Competition to enable the synthesis of research evidence available to inform...
Mitacs Elevate Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2020)
Mitacs Elevate is now accepting proposal submissions for two years of postdoc funding valued at $60,000/year plus extensive customized professional development training ($7,500/year non-cash value)....
CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Deadline Passed
(May 4, 2020)
Overview This new funding opportunity is part of the Government of Canada's continued rapid response to address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will enable rapid and...
Prentice Institute Undergraduate Research Scholarship October 31, 2020 Prentice Institute Undergraduate Research Scholarship Preamble and Purpose: The Prentice Undergraduate Research Scholarship (PURS) offers financial support to senior level undergraduate students...
Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2020)
Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy excels at research about the changing human population and its potential impacts on social and economic...
Prentice Institute Graduate Affiliate Research Assistantship Deadline Passed
(April 30, 2020)
Prentice Institute Graduate Affiliate Research Assistantship Preamble and Purpose: The Prentice Graduate Affiliate Research Assistantship (PGARA) is another mechanism to encourage research...
Prentice Institute Research Seed Grant Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2020)
Prentice Institute Research Seed Grant   Preamble and Purpose: The Prentice Institute supports its research affiliates in their application for external research grants by offering the Prentice...
Prentice Institute Research Affiliate Funding Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2020)
Prentice Institute Research Affiliate Funding (PIRAF) Preamble and Purpose: The Prentice Institute Research Affiliate Funding (PIRAF) is part of the overall mechanism to encourage research...
Genome Alberta Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition Deadline Passed
(July 1, 2020)
Genome Canada, together with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), is seeking proposals for large-scale research projects which focus on the application of genomics in Canada’s natural resources and...
2020 Scholarship for the Next Generation of Scientists Deadline Passed
(May 8, 2020)
Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists is a Cancer Research Society funding program with the goal of supporting the future generation of Canadian researchers. The award consists of two...
CIHR Catalyst Grant: Health Effects of Vaping Deadline Passed
(March 23, 2020)
The CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH), the CIHR Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), and the CIHR...
CSS Research Grants for Uterine Cancer Deadline Passed
(April 7, 2020)
The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is issuing a special call for grant applications focused on rare and aggressive uterine cancers, with an emphasis on uterine carcinosarcoma in particular. As a...
CSS Impact Grants No Deadline *Note: The Impact Grants LOI deadline of April 29th, 2020 will be postponed due to work disruptions and to accommodate applicants who are performing additional duties outside their regular scope of...
CCA - Concept to Realization Project Deadline Passed
(March 25, 2020)
The Concept to Realization component of Explore and Create supports the full creative cycle – from the initial idea through to presentation, at any stage of the creative continuum. Canadian artists,...
CCA - Research and Creation Grant Deadline Passed
(March 25, 2020)
The Research and Creation component of Explore and Create supports the initial stages of the creative process. Canadian artists, artistic groups and arts organizations can apply to develop and make...
Respiratory Health SCN Summer Studentship Award 2020 Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2020)
1. Purpose: The Respiratory Health Strategic Clinical NetworkTM (RHSCN) Scientific Office of Alberta Health Services (AHS) supports and provides training and mentorship opportunities to increase...
MHCC - Mental Health and Substance Use Research Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2020)
Canada is the second country in the world to legalize cannabis for non-medical use. This decision offers researchers an unprecedented opportunity to study the impacts of cannabis use in a legalized...
CCA - Creating, Knowing and Sharing: Short Term Projects Deadline Passed
(March 18, 2020)
The Short-Term Projects component of Creating, Knowing and Sharing funds First Nations, Inuit and Métis professional and aspiring artists, cultural carriers, arts/cultural professionals, groups,...
Partnership Engage Grants Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2020)
Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. Please note that Partnership Engage Grants cannot respond exclusively to the...
Horizon 2020 Migration Call Deadline Passed
(March 12, 2020)
SSHRC is launching a call for proposals in support of Canadian researchers’ engagement with European research consortia funded via the Horizon 2020 (H2020) research platform. This is the second round...
AFA - Theatre Individual Project Funding Deadline Passed
(March 2, 2020)
This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific theatre and/or...
Literary Individual Project Funding Deadline Passed
(March 2, 2020)
This opportunity provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific literary arts...
AFA - Film and Video Individual Project Funding Deadline Passed
(March 2, 2020)
This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific film and video arts...
PEACE Grants Deadline Passed
(February 19, 2020)
Mind & Life is pleased to lead the way in expanding contemplative research through our PEACE Grants. This funding mechanism supports projects that advance our understanding of wholesome mental...
2020 LSARP Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and Environment Deadline Passed
(February 24, 2020)
On January 30th, Genome Canada officially launched the 2020 Large-Scale Applied Research Project (LSARP) Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment. Additional...
Calgary Community Action on Mental Health and Addiction Deadline Passed
(February 16, 2020)
The City of Calgary, in partnership with community leaders, has announced $1 million in funding for new and innovative ideas to help alleviate mental health and addiction issues in Calgary. This...
2020 WCB - Alberta Research Grants Program Deadline Passed
(April 16, 2020)
WCB-Alberta promotes injury prevention and encourages the development of effective disability management services and strategies.  In order to inform better practice, WCB-Alberta provides financial...
Diabetes Obesity and Nutrition SCN Studentship 2020 Deadline Passed
(February 13, 2020)
This program is designed to provide funding suppot to undergraduate students to participate in research and develop skills related to glycemic management in hospital, bariatric care in hospital, and/...
Alberta MS Network 2020 Summer Studentship Competition Deadline Passed
(February 14, 2020)
Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program may apply for an Alberta MS Netowrk Summer Studentship to work on multiple sclerosis (MS)-related research (non-clinical or clinical) under the...
CIRA Community Investment Program grants Deadline Passed
(February 11, 2020)
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has opened its annual Community Investment Program grant application period.   The CIRA is looking to innovative internet projects; in particular...
Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) 6:2020 Deadline Passed
(February 7, 2020)
The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) program is designed to align the knowledge production efforts of researchers with the evidence needs of the health system....
Junior Investigator Grant Panel Travel Award October 19, 2020 The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to offer a special initiative to allow junior investigators in cancer research to gain knowledge and understanding of the Canadian Cancer Society peer-review...
CCS Travel Awards Deadline Passed
(January 15, 2020)
The CCS Travel Awards are intended to defray the travel costs associated with making a scientific presentation as a first author or presenter at a conference, symposium or other appropriate...
CCS Emerging Scholar Award Deadline Passed
(January 29, 2020)
The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is excited to launch the CCS Emerging Scholar Award program, aimed at establishing and advancing promising early career scientists and clinician scientists from...
New Frontiers in Research Fund: 2020 Transformation Competition Deadline Passed
(February 4, 2020)
The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting...
The Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Deadline Passed
(January 16, 2020)
The Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Since 2007, The Weston Family Awards in Northern Research (previously The W. Garfield Weston Awards in Northern Research) have provided unparalleled...
POSTDOCTORAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (PDEP) Deadline Passed
(January 12, 2020)
The Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP) provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority* postdoctoral fellows in a degree-...
Burroughs Welcome Fund - Collaborative Research Travel Grants Deadline Passed
(February 12, 2020)
The Collaborative Research Travel Grant (CRTG) program provides up to $15,000 in support for relatively unrestricted travel funds to academic scientists (faculty and postdocs) at U.S. or Canadian...
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships Deadline Passed
(January 27, 2020)
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has established the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers. A limited number of promising early-career researchers are given the...
SH SCN 2020 Summer Studentship Competition Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2020)
The Scientific Office of the Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network™ (SCN) is providing funds for an Undergraduate Summer Studentship Competition. The aim of this opportunity is to facilitate the...
endMS Sprint Deadline Passed
(January 20, 2020)
The endMS National Training Program is proud to announce the launch of the 10th endMS Scholar Program for Researchers IN Training (endMS SPRINT). endMS SPRINT is designed for the elite MS trainee who...