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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
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...
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...
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...
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...
NSERC Research Tools & Instruments (RTI) Grants Program October 5, 2020 RTI Grants are one-year awards of up to $150,000 that assist in the purchase or fabrication of research equipment with a net cost between $7,001 and $250,000 (excluding taxes, customs and importation...
NSERC Discovery Grants October 5, 2020 The Discovery Grants Program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or collection of projects. These grants recognize the creativity and...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
"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...
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...
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)....
Killam Research Fellowship Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2020)
The Killam Research Fellowships are release time awards that provide support to scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
KT Innovation Incubator Grant Deadline Passed
(February 16, 2020)
The purpose of the KT innovation Incubator is to promote and facilitate innovative knowledge translation projects in childhood disability. Funding information Our KT Innovation Incubator grant...