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 Deadlinesort descending Summary
Alva Foundation Grants Deadline Passed
(March 7, 2018)
The Alva Foundation funds registered charitable organizations (with a CRA charitable registration number) conducting research and/or developing services that address significant risk factors in early...
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...
Arthritis Society - Young Investigator Operating Grants Deadline Passed
(May 17, 2017)
The Young Investigator Operating (YIO) grant program is intended to promote creativity in all domains of arthritis-related research. The Young Investigator Operating Grants are intended to promote...
WorkSafe BC - Claim suppression in BC workplaces Deadline Passed
(October 5, 2018)
These grants support research of immediate relevance to WorkSafeBC and address key  questions in occupational health and safety. The purpose of this RFP is to develop a better  understanding of claim...
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 Gambling Research Institute Major Grants No Deadline To support curiosity-driven basic research for Investigator - and/or stakeholder identified topics.  
Develop and grow business-led innovation superclusters in Canada Deadline Passed
(July 21, 2017)
The Innovation Superclusters Initiative, launched on May 24, 2017, is a new and uniquely Canadian initiative. The Government of Canada will work with industry in new ways—through a business-led...
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...
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...
Canada Council for the Arts Prizes No Deadline Every year the Canada Council awards a broad range of prestigious prizes to more than 200 Canadian artists and scholars in recognition of their quest for innovation and excellence.  Featured Prizes...
Royal Astronomical Society of London Awards No Deadline The Royal Astronomical Society of London offers serveral awards for professionals and educators in all stages of their career. Descriptions, deadlines and nomination information are available on...
Richard Leitch Bursary Deadline Passed
(September 1, 2017)
Richard’s family was very supportive of creating a bursary in his name and specified that the funding be directed towards applicants involved in environmental research in Northern Canada, as this was...
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...
Coordinating Council for Women in History Awards and Prizes Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
The CCWH offers the six awards to help reach its organizational goals. The deadline for receipt of all 2017 applications is May 15, 2017. Carol Gold Article Award – a $500 prize given to the best...
Canadian Biophysical Society Michèle Auger Service Award No Deadline The Michèle Auger Service Award is presented to members who have provided exceptional service towards the growth and development of the Biophysical Society of Canada.
Federal Gas Tax Fund No Deadline The funding provided under this program is in addition to other provincial grant funding, such as the Municipal Sustainability Initiative, and non-grant funding of municipal infrastructure. It is...
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...
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...
Society for Historical Archaeology Awards and Prizes No Deadline The Society for Historical Archaeology offers numerous awards and prizes for researchers, young scholars and students in the field of historical archaeology.  These awards include, but are not...
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...
Discovery Grant: The Ship Time (ST) Program Deadline Passed
(September 1, 2017)
This Ship Time Program is aimed at all NSERC-funded researchers who intend to use a vessel for their Discovery Grant-supported research in the coming years. It applies to: the Department of Fisheries...
Grand Challenges Canada: Stars in Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights Deadline Passed
(September 25, 2018)
Through this Stars in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Request for Proposals, Grand Challenges Canada seeks bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that could transform...
Workers' Compensation Board Research Programs Deadline Passed
(March 29, 2019)
For the 2019 research grants competition, the Research Committee is particularly interested in receiving proposals that focus on the following specific topics: Outcomes of shoulder and knee...
Canadian Cancer Society - Innovation to Impact Grant Deadline Passed
(January 15, 2019)
Innovation to Impact Grants *Note update to eligibility criteria regarding former CBCF grant holders. This program is designed to support the logical next steps of a positive, innovative, 'high...
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...
Max Bell Foundation Grants No Deadline Max Bell Foundation encourages the development of innovative ideas that impact public policies and practices with an emphasis on health and wellness, education, and the environment. The foundation...
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...
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...
WorkSafe BC - BC Sawmills - Industry Classification Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2018)
Every firm registered with WorkSafeBC is assigned a classification unit (CU) based on their main business undertaking. Firms within a CU will have similar activities with similar levels of risk, and...
CIHR - Health System Impact Fellowships Deadline Passed
(May 23, 2017)
The Health System Impact Fellowship provides highly-qualified individuals with a doctorate degree in health services and policy research, or related fields, a unique opportunity to apply their...
Krembil Foundation Grants No Deadline Grants are focused on helping people through medical research, education and social services. Their primary focus is funding research projects in medicine; particularly those that have difficulty...
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...
Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem Fund Deadline Passed
(November 22, 2018)
The Government of Canada is committed to advancing gender equality, women's economic empowerment, and supporting women entrepreneurs through the new Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (the Strategy),...
The Camsell Medal No Deadline The Camsell Medal recognizes outstanding volunteer service to the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, only RCGS Fellows may nominate. The RCGS is an iconic non-profit organization that is funded...
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...
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...
ASTech Foundation Awards No Deadline The ASTech Foundation provides several different awards for educators and innovators in science. Details and descriptions of awards are available on their website. 
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...
Catalyst Grant: Sex as a Variable in Biomedical Research Deadline Passed
(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...
Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative (CDHPI) No Deadline The Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is a five year project funded by the Social Sciences Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to conduct research...
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...
Canadian Biophysical Society Fellows No Deadline Fellows are scientists who have made exceptional contributions to biophysics. Fellows are chosen by the executive based on nominations from the awards committee, currently chaired by Dr. Giuseppe...
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...
Albert MS Collaboration - Translation, Commercialization & Implementation grant Deadline Passed
(February 15, 2019)
The Alberta Multiple Sclerosis Collaboration (Alberta MS Collaboration) is accepting proposals from Alberta-based investigators for multiple sclerosis (MS) projects with translation, implementation,...
ASRP New Investigator Grant Deadline Passed
(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),...
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...
IDRC Funds No Deadline IDRC funds projects that aim to bring employment, food security, health, peace, and prosperity to developing regions of the world. IDRC was established by an act of Canada's parliament in 1970 with a...
Archaeological Institute of America Awards No Deadline Each year, the Archaeological Institute of America presents a number of awards to archaeologists, educators, authors, and others whose work has had a positive impact on the field of archaeology. Each...
Canadian Historical Association Awards No Deadline As part of its mandate to promote and recognise excellence in historical research, the CHA awards a series of prizes.  Examples include the Jean-Marie Fecteau prize for a graduate student article; ...
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