Grants

Grant Title Deadlinesort ascending Summary
Huntington NAVIGATOR Research Competition Deadline Passed
(February 15, 2018)
The goal of the NAVIGATOR Research Program is to provide funding for Canadian scientific research of direct and immediate relevance to Huntington Disease; to provide a platform for the future...
Capt. Joseph-Elzar Bernier Medal No Deadline Eligibility: A medal awarded to recognize an exemplary deed or activity that has enhanced or aided the Society in fulfilling its mandate at the international, national, provincial or headquarters...
Canadian Society of Plant Biologists Awards No Deadline The Canadian Society of Plant Biology offers several awards for research contributions. More information, as well as a list of awards and their descriptions are available on their website. 
Academy of International Business Awards No Deadline The following awards are offered by AIB in relation to the annual conference. Each year, there are also be additional awards being offered by organizations affiliated with AIB. Temple/AIB Best Paper...
Crop Production and Canola Research Deadline Passed
(March 13, 2017)
Exploring health benefits of canola oil. Research continues to document and expand canola oil's importance to human nutrition. Projects now underway are increasing our knowledge of how canola can...
APRI - Alberta Alzheimer Research Program November 13, 2018 The Alberta Prion Research Institute (Prion Institute) and the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories (AS AB/NT) co-fund the Alberta Alzheimer Research Program (AARP). The AARP allows...
CFI - Infrastructure Operating Fund Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2018)
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) provides funds to cover a portion of the operating and maintenance costs required for the effective and optimal use of CFI-funded infrastructure.  Such...
Canadian Liver Foundation Operating Grants Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2017)
Two operating grants may be awarded to researchers in Canada whose research projects are related to hepatobiliary research. One operating grant may be awarded to a researcher in Canada whose research...
Operating Grant: Economic Forecasting Deadline Passed
(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...
RiboClub Life Achievement Award No Deadline This award recognizes a Canadian scientist that significantly changed the landscape of RNA biology. A one of a kind watch selected specially for this occasion will be given every 10 years and the...
NSERC PromoScience Program Deadline Passed
(September 15, 2017)
NSERC invites applications that promote the natural sciences and engineering to Canada's young people, particularly to groups such as girls and Aboriginal peoples that are under-represented in...
CQDM: Quantum Leap Initiative Deadline Passed
(July 10, 2017)
The Quantum Leap program is intended to support outstanding translational research projects implementing state-of-the art technologies with very high potential impact in key areas of unmet needs...
WALTHAM™ Human-Animal Interaction Research Programme Deadline Passed
(July 23, 2018)
For over 40 years WALTHAM has investigated the special relationship between humans and companion animals. WALTHAM scientists work in partnership with research institutions and experts from around the...
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...
The CHS / Pfizer Care Until Cure Research Program November 15, 2018 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,...
Human Frontier Science Program Grants Deadline Passed
(March 30, 2018)
Research grants are provided for teams of scientists from different countries who wish to combine their expertise in innovative approaches to questions that could not be answered by individual...
CIHR/SSHRC - Healthy and Productive Work Partnership Grants Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
Healthy and Productive Work, a joint initiative of CIHR and SSHRC, reflects the interplay between health and social sciences in responding to the growing interest in maintaining a healthy, productive...
The Cundhill History Prize Deadline Passed
(May 31, 2018)
The Cundill History Prize recognizes and rewards the best history writing in English. A prize of US$75,000 is awarded annually to the book that embodies historical scholarship, originality, literary...
Organic Science Cluster III Deadline Passed
(April 10, 2017)
This is a joint initiative led by the Organic Federation of Canada in collaboration with the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada at Dalhousie University to serve the needs of Canada’s organic sector...
SickKids Community Conference Grants January 31, 2019 As part of the Foundation's National Grants Program, support is offered for conferences, workshops or symposia which are relevant to the health of Canada's children. The purpose of the conference...
IMPERIAL OIL - UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AWARDS PROGRAM Deadline Passed
(December 15, 2017)
IMPERIAL OIL - UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AWARDS PROGRAM University research awards are designed to encourage research at Canadian universities in areas of interest to Imperial Oil's petroleum,...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Major Grants No Deadline To support curiosity-driven basic research for Investigator - and/or stakeholder identified topics.  
LPIRG Research Grant Deadline Passed
(November 20, 2017)
There are three research grant application deadlines each year: Fall Semester Applications are due July 16, notification of funding will be on the first day of the Fall Semester; Winter Semester...
Canadian Law and Society Association Prizes No Deadline As part of its mandate to encourage and develop the interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary study of the relations between law and society, the CLSA awards a number of prizes for scholarship on law...
Boehringer Ingelheim - Scientific Advancement Grants No Deadline Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) is proud to support Scientific Advancement Grants (SAG) that advance knowledge and understanding of basic, pre-clinical, outcomes and/or clinical...
CIFAR Global Call of Ideas Deadline Passed
(January 21, 2018)
Call for Letters of Intent closes on January 21st, 2018 For more than three decades, CIFAR’s global research programs have connected many of the world’s best minds – across borders and disciplines –...
RCGS Graduate Research Scholarships No Deadline Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada. Students must be registered in a Canadian university, and must propose a research topic that addresses some substantive element...
McLean Foundation Grants No Deadline The foundation makes grants in a wide range of areas, including arts, conservation, education, health and welfare. It maintains a flexible policy, with particular emphasis on projects showing promise...
Alberta Community Partnership (ACP) Deadline Passed
(October 1, 2017)
The objective of the ACP is to improve the viability and long-term sustainability of municipalities by providing support for regional collaboration and capacity building initiatives. Key program...
Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2017)
The NSERC Herzberg Medal will be awarded for both the sustained excellence and overall influence of a body of work conducted in Canada in the natural sciences or engineering
Advancing Knowledge in Practical Nursing Research Grant September 21, 2018 The College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta (CLPNA) has partnered with Alberta Innovates to create the Advancing Knowledge in Practical Nursing Research Grant. Alberta's Licensed Practical...
The Lawrence J. Burpee Medal No Deadline Awarded to recognize an outstanding contribution or other achievement that greatly enhances the ability of the Society to fulfill its mission of making Canada better known on a national or...
Foreign Government Awards Program - Mexico Deadline Passed
(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 Botanical Association Awards No Deadline The Canadian Botanical Association offers several awards for research accomplishments. More information about these awards are available on their website. 
Beef Cattle Industry Science Cluster Deadline Passed
(January 13, 2017)
The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) establishes clearly defined research outcomes through a comprehensive stakeholder engagement process, and our priority research objectives are in alignment...
Arthritis Society - Graduate PhD Award Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
The Arthritis Society offers studentships to PhD students who are undertaking full-time research training in an area of clear relevance to arthritis and The Arthritis Society's research strategy and...
APRI - Explorations Program November 19, 2018 The Explorations Program allows Alberta-based investigators to seek funding for research directly related to prion diseases and prion-like human neurodegenerative diseases and dementias. The research...
Raj Bhargava Memorial Summer Studentships Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2017)
Two Raj Bhargava Memorial Summer Studentships may be awarded to students enrolled at the University of Alberta whose research projects are related to radiology of liver disease. One summer...
Operating Grant: Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis Deadline Passed
(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...
Healthy and Productive Work - Partnership Grants Deadline Passed
(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...
Kluge Prize No Deadline The prize celebrates the importance of the study of humanity and recognizes individuals whose outstanding scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has shaped both public affairs and civil...
Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences Jeanne Manery Fisher Memorial Award No Deadline In honour of the late Jeanne Manery Fisher, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, an eminent woman will be selected by the Society every second year for her scientific accomplishments,...
NSERC Award for Science Promotion Deadline Passed
(September 15, 2017)
The NSERC Awards for Science Promotion honour people and groups that are inspirational in the way they promote science to the general public. The NSERC Awards for Science Promotion are an opportunity...
ALSRP Therapeutic Idea Award Deadline Passed
(August 31, 2017)
The Therapeutic Idea Award is designed to promote new ideas aimed at drug or treatment discovery that are still in the early stages of development. Development, modification, and/or validation of...
CHS - Novo Nordisk Psychosocial Research Program November 15, 2018 The Canadian Hemophilia Society – Novo Nordisk Canada Psychosocial Research Program was created to engage professionals/graduate students from the allied health disciplines (ie. Nursing,...
City of Lethbridge Community Event Support Grant No Deadline We recognize the value of special events and the contribution they make to the vitality of our community. Your City has established this program to provide funding support, investing in non-profit...
CIHR - Planning and Dissemination Grants - ICS Deadline Passed
(September 26, 2017)
CIHR's mandate is to excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health, more effective health...
Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Awards Deadline Passed
(August 1, 2017)
Since 1971, SCMS has annually honored the year’s best in cinema and media studies scholarship, teaching, and professional service. Awards are offered in four categories:  Book or Project Awards Essay...
SickKids Community Conference Grants May 31, 2019 As part of the Foundation's National Grants Program, support is offered for conferences, workshops or symposia which are relevant to the health of Canada's children. The purpose of the conference...
Alberta Innovates Summer Studentship Deadline Passed
(February 26, 2018)
The Alberta Innovates (AI) program, previously known as Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) and Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions (AIHS), funds the AI Summer Studentships....