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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
Crohn's and Colitis Canada Innovations in IBD Research Competition Deadline Passed
(January 24, 2020)
Crohn's and Colitis Canada is currently accepting applications for its 2020 Innovations in IBD Research competition. This program funds novel or innovative approaches to IBD research which may not be...
Mitacs Accelerate No Deadline Mitacs Accelerate offers internships to graduate and postdoctoral fellows to allow research collaboration with industry. Postdocs, their supervising professor, and a partner organization develop a...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation Collaborative Seed Grant Deadline Passed
(February 17, 2020)
Description Branch Out is offering a series of seed grants to fund specific areas of NeuroCAM research of importance to the Multiple Sclerosis community. These grants must be held in conjunction...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation PhD Grants Deadline Passed
(March 6, 2020)
Description:  Funding for PhD students researching in the area of neuroCAM Application Questions Length: 1-4 years max Eligibility: Research must be in the area of neuroCAM Applicants are...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation Master's Grant Deadline Passed
(March 13, 2020)
Description:  Funding for Masters students researching in the area of NeuroCAM Application Questions Length:  1-2 years max Eligibility: Research must be in the area of NeuroCAM. Applicants...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation Undergraduate Grant Deadline Passed
(January 17, 2020)
Funding for Undergraduate students researching in the area of neuroCAM Eligibility: Research must be in the area of neuroCAM Applicants are required to identify a supervisor/mentor (an Assistant,...
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...
NRV SCN Grant - Call for Proposals Deadline Passed
(January 20, 2020)
The Neurosciences, Rehabilitation & Vision Strategic Clinical Network (NRV SCN) is very pleased to announce the 2020-21 Seed Grant funding competition. Projects should address elements of the NRV...
Enabling Bioinformatic Solutions (EBS) Competition - Genome Alberta Deadline Passed
(January 24, 2020)
Overview Bioinformatics and computational biology (B/CB) is a rapidly evolving area of the life sciences that utilizes diverse approaches to interrogate and interpret large, complex data sets. These...
2020-2021 Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development Deadline Passed
(March 11, 2020)
Global Affairs Canada is offering short-term scholarships to students from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) wishing to study or conduct research in Canada. The...
Exploring Cannabis-Based Medicines and Tools (mCannabis) Program Deadline Passed
(January 15, 2020)
This program is an opportunity for stakeholders in Alberta’s Cannabis ecosystem to collaborate in a coordinated way to advance Cannabis research and innovations that aim to enhance patient care,...
Weston Brain Institute International Outstanding Achievement Award 2020 Deadline Passed
(June 11, 2020)
In 2020, this award will be honouring a Canadian-based researcher who has made exceptional contributions in translational research to accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative...
Weston Brain Institute Early Phase Clinical Trials: Canada No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. Diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are placing a large and increasing burden on...
Rapid Response & Transformational Research (Alzheimer's & Related Diseases / Parkinson's & Related Diseases) Deadline Passed
(April 17, 2020)
The goal of both the Rapid Response and the Transformational Research programs is to provide funding for high risk, high reward, translational research that accelerates the development of treatments...
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Deadline Passed
(January 22, 2020)
The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program supports exceptional early-career researchers with funding, mentorship, a global network, and professional skills development. Applicants may be based...
ACA Conservation, Community, and Education Grants Deadline Passed
(January 10, 2020)
This funding supports conservation activities by individuals (with appropriate insurance coverage), organizations, and communities that contribute to healthy fish and wildlife populations, to a...
2020 NCCPH KT Awards for Graduate Students - Call for Applications Deadline Passed
(January 3, 2020)
NCCPH Knowledge Translation Graduate Student Awards The purpose of the awards is to recognize the work of graduate students regarding knowledge translation in public health in Canada.  Defined by...
2019 Platform Support Grants - Brain Canada Foundation Deadline Passed
(January 21, 2020)
The Brain Canada Foundation has identified support for operations and maintenance of research platforms as a gap in the neuroscience research funding environment and aims to continue addressing this...
2020 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2020)
The Banting Research Foundation and the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) are pleased to announce the Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award supported by DMRF Canada is now accepting...
eXtended Reality Health Acceleration and Development (xR Head) Program Deadline Passed
(January 17, 2020)
In partnership with the Alberta Chapter of the Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality Association (VRARA), Alberta Innovates is proud to announce the eXtended Reality Health Economic Acceleration and...
NSERC Alliance Grants December 18, 2020 Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. These grants support research projects led...
Knowledge Synthesis Grant: Living Within the Earth's Carrying Capacity Deadline Passed
(December 13, 2019)
The Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)...
AHS 2020 Systematic Review Grant Competition Call for Proposals Deadline Passed
(January 29, 2020)
Background The Critical Care Strategic Clinical Network (CC SCN) Scientific Office was created to lead Alberta Health Services (AHS) in the promotion, adoption and diffusion of innovation as well as...
Cancer Screening Research and Innovation Opportunity (CSRIO) - Community Engagement August 1, 2021 The CSRIO Program has been designed to identify, develop, and implement solutions to improve cancer screening in underserved populations. At a population level, effective and efficient cancer...
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program 2020 August 3, 2020 The 2020-2021 Banting PDF competition has been launched and the application is now available on ResearchNet! Please consult www.banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca for further details. The Banting...
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...
Mitacs Globalink Research Award No Deadline The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas...
Weston Brain Institute - Follow-on Funding No Deadline The purpose of Weston Brain Institute Follow-on Funding is to provide additional funding to grantees outside the regular granting mechanism in order to avoid delays in supporting exciting,...
Weston Brain Institute - Big Ideas No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
Canadian Cancer Society - Translational Awards No Deadline The Translational Research Partnership Program supports collaborative projects in cancer research to help accelerate the development of new treatments and/or technologies for the benefit of patients...
New Frontiers in Research Fund - 2020 Exploration August 14, 2020 The newest competition of the 2020 Exploration New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) was launched on June 24th. All competition documents are available on our website, and the Convergence Portal is...
Canadian Cancer Society - Travel Awards Deadline Passed
(September 15, 2019)
Travel Awards Deadline dates There are normally three competitions each year: Full application deadline: Results announcement: Funding start date: 1st competition January 15 May...
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 - 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...
MSSOC Contract Research Organization (CRO) Grant No Deadline The MS Society of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of a new research funding competition – the Contract Research Organization (CRO) Grant. The CRO Grant will enable principal investigators to...
University of Lethbridge Research Fund Deadline Passed
(November 5, 2018)
The University of Lethbridge Research Fund (ULRF) is an internal source of funds administered by the Office of Research & Innovation Services (ORIS) directed toward the support of research...
Weston Brain Institute - Big Ideas No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
Life and Climate Award (LC Award) Deadline Passed
(September 30, 2019)
OVERVIEW Value Up to approximately $8,500 for the entire competition Duration 24 months Application Deadline September 30, 2019...
Weston Brain Institute: Early Phase Clinical Trials No Deadline Funding for clinical trials and/or clinical trial sub-studies with excellent preliminary data. Eligibility: Principal applicants must be at or above the level of Assistant Professor or equivalent at...
Big Ideas: Call for Ideas No Deadline The Weston Brain Institute is considering supporting a large-scale, pivotal project to significantly and sustainably advance research in our field. With this call, we are seeking to identify highly...
Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) No Deadline The Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) provides funding for downstream research & development projects that focus on applying genomics-derived solutions to challenges or...
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...
Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement Program (CASBE) No Deadline Alberta Innovates is pleased to announce that there will be limited funding available during 2018-19 for additional CASBE projects within the micro- and nano-technology domain. The application could...
CFI - Infrastructure Operating Fund Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2020)
The UofL has experienced pivotal investments from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) which provide much needed infrastructure for research and creative activities. The UofL receives...
Weston Brain Institute - International Fellowships No Deadline The goal of this new funding opportunity is to support top Canadian PhD students to travel to and work in world-renowned labs for up to 12 months during their PhD, and to further their translational...
Junior Investigator Grant Panel Travel Award No Deadline 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...
COHT Research Award Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2018)
The Centre for Oral history and Tradition Research Award (COHTRA) aims to support Southern Alberta oral history research by University of Lethbridge faculty and their research teams, including...
NSERC CREATE Program Deadline Passed
(March 9, 2020)
The NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program supports the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad through the...