Student Funding

Health & Medical Sciences

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

Natural Sciences & Engineering

Gillian Laird
Grants Facilitator
403-329-2101,
B624 University Hall
gillian.laird@uleth.ca

Social Science, Fine Arts & Humanities

Hector MacIntyre
Grants Facilitator
403-317-2869,
B622 University Hall
hector.macintyre@uleth.ca

Industry Related Projects

Greg Vilk
University Industry Liaison Manager
403-317-2860,
B634 University Hall
greg.vilk@uleth.ca

Grant Title Deadline Summary
McConnell Foundation Social Innovation Fund No Deadline The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation is pleased to launch the McConnell Social Innovation Fund. The Fund has three components—one for early stage innovations; a second for scaling up successful...
Alberta East Slopes Fish Habitat and Native Fish Recovery Research Fund January 12, 2018 A court ordered monetary penalty for environmental damages allocated $1,100,000 for creation of the Alberta East Slopes Fish Habitat and Native Fish Recovery Research Fund. These funds are held in...
MSI Foundation Call for LOIs December 1, 2017 The M.S.I. Foundation is an Alberta-based health research funding organization fostering and supporting research into any aspect of the provision of health and allied services to the people of...
Mitacs and United Way - Social Inclusion January 8, 2018 Five United Ways across Canada have come together in a pilot partnership with Mitacs to provide funding and training for graduate students and postdocs for research related to social inclusion....
CHS - Novo Nordisk Psychosocial Research Program November 15, 2017 The Canadian Hemophilia Society – Novo Nordisk Canada Psychosocial Research Program was created to engage professionals/graduate students from the allied health disciplines (ie. Nursing,...
The CHS / Pfizer Care Until Cure Research Program November 15, 2017 The CHS / Pfizer Care Until Cure Research Program was established in the year 2000 in collaboration with Wyeth Canada, now Pfizer. Pfizer Canada strives every day to help Canadians live healthy,...
RFP - “Validation of a novel method to predict aircrew cockpit accommodation in RCAF aircraft” Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2017)
Defence Research and Development Canada, is seeking a researcher to perform a validation and comparative analysis of a methodology used by the Canadian Forces Aircrew Selection Centre (CFASC) to...
ASRP Research Grant November 6, 2017 The Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) is a successful collaborative initiative of our Federation, within which all the provincial Alzheimer Societies, the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC),...
ASRP New Investigator Grant November 6, 2017 The Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) is a successful collaborative initiative of our Federation, within which all the provincial Alzheimer Societies, the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC),...
Medication Optomization for older adults living with fraility Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2017)
This competition will fund innovative research proposals that address the ongoing concern of polypharmacy and related medication issues in older Canadians living with frailty. They are intended to be...
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.   
PolicyWise Valuing Mental Health Innovation and Integration Research Grant Competition November 17, 2017 The Addiction and Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network™ (AMH SCN™) is facilitating a research funding call that addresses identification of evidence-informed research practices and programs to...
PolicyWise Supporting Child and Youth Mental Health Outcomes in Alberta School Settings – Early Career Award Competition Deadline Passed
(September 27, 2017)
The ‘Supporting Child and Youth Mental Health Outcomes in Alberta School Settings’ initiative, sponsored by the Addiction and Mental Health Strategic Clinical Network (AMH SCN), will catalyse a...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
Alberta Alzheimer Research Program October 23, 2017 The Alberta Prion Research Institute (Prion Institute) and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories (ASANT) present the Alberta Alzheimer Research Program (AARP). The AARP allows...
International Climate Protection Fellowship March 1, 2018 Submit an application, if you are a future leader from a non-European transition or developing country (see list of countries) are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based...
Healthy and Productive Work - Partnership Grants November 1, 2017 Canadian workplaces are a reflection of our society. The number of people with disabilities, chronic conditions, and work-related health issues is growing. Further, Canada's workforce is aging, and...
Operating Grant: Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis December 5, 2017 In Canada, the dramatic and increasing number of overdoses and deaths related to the use of opioids is a national public health crisis. The Government of Canada is committed to tackling this crisis...
Operating Grant: Economic Forecasting November 28, 2017 In 2015, Canadian health care spending was over $219 billion. Health care funding, financing and sustainability is a top priority across the country and innovative approaches are required to finance...
CIHR Fellowship October 23, 2017 Fellowships provide support for highly qualified applicants in all areas of health research at the post-PhD degree or post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in...
Catalyst Grant: Sex as a Variable in Biomedical Research November 7, 2017 Since the early 2000s, there has been a growing recognition by the research community that the sex of cells, tissues, animals, and humans matter in biomedical science. Every cell has a sex, with sex...
Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research Deadline Passed
(September 19, 2017)
The aim of this Catalyst Grant is to provide seed money to support research activities related to Indigenous approaches to wellness which represent the first steps towards the pursuit of more...
Catalust Grant: HIV/AIDS Community Based Research Deadline Passed
(October 3, 2017)
The HIV/AIDS CBR Program supports partnerships among community organizations, researchers, and decision-makers working in areas such as, but not limited to: housing, mental health, addictions,...
Catalyst Grant: Global Governance AMR & Related Infectious Disease Threats Deadline Passed
(October 17, 2017)
Research Areas This funding opportunity will support the planning, catalyst, and pilot implementation of social science research projects focused on any topic relevant to improving our understanding...
Transformation Research: Neurodegenerative Diseases of Aging December 7, 2017 NEW for 2018   Translational research using humans or human samples/data is in scope, except for clinical trials or clinical trial sub-studies which should be submitted to the Early-Phase Clinical...
STTI/Canadian Nurses Foundation Grant December 1, 2017 Purpose The Sigma Theta Tau International/Canadian Nurses Research Grant supports research that advances the practice of nursing with an emphasis on nursing care issues. Nursing care research or...
WNRCASN Education Innovation Award December 11, 2017 The Education Innovation Award is intended to support a project designed to advance learning in nursing education. It can take a variety of forms such as technology, creative reconfiguration of a...
WNRCASN Nursing Education Research Award December 11, 2017 The WNRCASN Research Award was launched in 1998 by the Western Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Executive and its members. The first award was granted in 1999. WNRCASN has extended...
Killam Research Fellowship May 15, 2018 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...
Diabetes, Obesity & Nutrition Seed Grant November 27, 2017 The Diabetes, Obesity, & Nutrition Strategic Clinical Network (DON-SCN) is very pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Seed Grant funding competition. This opportunity is designed to allow researchers...
Jay & Aiden Barker Breakthrough Grant in Clinical & Basic Sciences 2017 Deadline Passed
(September 25, 2017)
Epilepsy Canada (EC) is requesting research proposals from established researchers to conduct investigations that explore the basic mechanisms of epileptic seizures. We are looking for a widespread...
Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) November 1, 2017 The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) Program invests in Canadian research and entrepreneurial talent to generate, translate and apply knowledge along the innovation continuum that will create...
ARDN Rural and Remote Homelessness October 30, 2017 The Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) is currently accepting funding applications from organizations interested in obtaining financial assistance to achieve activities specific to meeting the...
Foreign Government Awards Program - Mexico October 27, 2017 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) of Mexico, through the Agencia Mexicana de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AMEXCID), offers scholarships to Canadians who wish to participate in an...
Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships (QES) Deadline Passed
(October 6, 2017)
The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program (QES) was created to improve global talent exchange between Canada and other nations. The program aims to develop the next...
SSHRC USRA January 31, 2018 Description: The SSHRC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) aims to encourage research and advance training of undergraduate students from all faculties. The program facilitates research...
Belmont Forum‐BiodivERsA (NSERC) December 1, 2017 Pre‐announcement of the Belmont Forum‐BiodivERsA Call on biodiversity scenarios NSERC is pleased to announce that we will be participating in the Belmont Forum and BiodivERsA joint call on the...
AltaLink Indigenous Scholarships Deadline Passed
(October 14, 2017)
In 2007, AltaLink launched its Indigenous scholarship program. This scholarship program is designed to recognize leaders in the Indigenous community by offering scholarships to Indigenous students...
INAC University and College Entrance Preparation Program No Deadline This program aims to increase the number of First Nation and Inuit students with the academic level required for entrance into post-secondary programs. Financial assistance may be provided for a...
W. Garfield Weston Foundation Grants No Deadline The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is a Canadian charitable foundation committed to making grants in Canada for the benefit of Canadians, the majority of this foundation's funds are now directed to...
Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants Deadline Passed
(September 14, 2016)
A Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grant provides support to a group of researchers conducting independent high-quality investigations in a complex area of cancer research. The purpose is to...
Banting Research Foundation/ Rick Hansen Institute Discovery Award Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2017)
The Banting Research Foundation and the Rick Hansen Institute are pleased to announce a funding partnership to support research by early career investigators focused on areas relevant to spinal cord...
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...
Prairieaction Foundation Grants No Deadline Under its CARE Grant Program, the Foundation funds community-based organizations in Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan to do research into solutions to violence and abuse. An annual call for letters...
INAC Post-Secondary Student Support Program No Deadline The program aims to improve the employability of First Nation and eligible Inuit students by providing them with funding to access education and skills development opportunities at the post-secondary...
Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada Grants No Deadline The Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada (PFC) is Canada’s only registered charity dedicated to the funding of physiotherapy research. PFC-funded research creates knowledge that improves the practice...