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

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
Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) - Conference Support Program No Deadline Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN) was developed to increase the connectedness, scope, scale, success and impact of neuroscience and mental health research, education and translation in Alberta. CAN’s...
Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering Program No Deadline The Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering (CWSE) Program was launched in 1996. The goal of the program is to increase the participation of women in science and engineering, and to provide role...
Alberta Cancer Foundation - Cancer Detection Challenge Deadline Passed
(June 21, 2017)
This Challenge seeks to identify and support the development of cancer detection and diagnosis technologies that will enhance outcomes for patients with cancer while simultaneously driving the growth...
TECTERRA Industry Investment Program No Deadline The Industry Investment Program (IND) enables and supports small to medium size Alberta companies in the development and commercialization of innovative geospatial solutions for integrated resource...
The Synergy Awards for Innovation Deadline Passed
(April 18, 2017)
The Synergy Awards for Innovation honour outstanding research and development (R&D) partnerships between a university or a college, and industry, in the natural sciences and engineering. Since...
The Minor Foundation for Major Challenges Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2017)
The foundation welcomes applications from all over the world. The board grants support to the projects they believe have the greatest impact on influencing public opinion and increasing political...
Strategic Research Grant (SRG) Deadline Passed
(July 31, 2017)
The Strategic Research Grant (SRG) program is intended to support small and large scale multidisciplinary multi-sectoral research projects that are presented in the context of a program of research...
Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects Deadline Passed
(February 1, 2017)
Where priorities and programs align, NSERC may sign Memoranda of Understanding to establish mechanisms for joint funding of collaborative research and innovation projects conducted by teams from both...
The Society for Canadian Studies & Youth Enrichment Funding No Deadline The Society for Canadian Studies & Youth Enrichment will make financial assistance available to educational institutions, educational groups, museums, libraries and community-based groups within...
(John C.) Polanyi Award Deadline Passed
(May 23, 2017)
The NSERC John C. Polanyi Award is given to an individual or team whose research, conducted in Canada, has led to a recent outstanding advance in any NSERC-supported field of the natural sciences or...
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
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...
Discovery Grant: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Invitation Fellowship Programs Deadline Passed
(March 20, 2017)
The programs allow scientists employed at Japanese universities/research institutions to invite fellow researchers from other countries to Japan to participate in cooperative activities. These...
Program to End Modern Slavery (PEMS) Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
In 2017, the Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) introduced the Program to End Modern Slavery (PEMS), a new initiative focused on advancing...
DND/NSERC Discovery Grant Supplements Deadline Passed
(October 3, 2017)
Objective The DND/NSERC Discovery Grant Supplements, a joint initiative between the Department of National Defence (DND) and NSERC, aim to support unclassified university-based research dedicated to...
Wildlife Habitat Canada Conservation Grants Deadline Passed
(November 1, 2017)
Since the establishment of the Conservation Grant Program in 1985, Wildlife Habitat Canada (WHC) has provided over $50 million in grants to more than 1,500 habitat conservation projects across Canada...
The Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Deadline Passed
(March 1, 2017)
The Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering recognizes outstanding Canadian teams of researchers from different disciplines who came together to engage in...
Nickle Family Foundation Grants Deadline Passed
(February 20, 2017)
Funding requests must fall under one of the following categories: Youth Enrichment, Health and Wellness, Family and Community Wellness, Animal Welfare. Our geographic focus is Calgary and area. We...
Canola Oil Research No Deadline 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...
WNRCASN - Graduate Student Research Award December 11, 2017 The Graduate Student Research Award, introduced in 2007, is intended to support the research activities of WNRCASN members who are graduate students. This award is available to: 1) faculty members...
Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) - 2017 Innovation Fund Deadline Passed
(January 23, 2016)
The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is challenging institutions to propose transformative infrastructure projects that will underpin cutting-edge, globally competitive research. Institutions...
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...
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...
Qualitative Study on Veterans Identities’ and Well-being in Military to Civilian Transition Deadline Passed
(June 12, 2017)
Veterans Affairs Canada is looking for a researcher to design and conduct a qualitative study to better understand the relationship between Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Veterans’ identities and their...
Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) - AAFC BioProducts AgSci Cluster 2018-2023 Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2017)
Bioindustrial Innovation Canada is envisioning projects under the themes of: Biofuels & Bioenergy, Biochemicals & Co-products, Biomaterials & Biocomposites (incl. Biochar and bio-based...
CIMVHR - Analysis of Royal Canadian Navy Sea Trial Actigraphy Data Deadline Passed
(June 12, 2017)
Defence Research and Development Canada, is looking for a researcher to conduct an analysis of up to 100 participant’s worth of actigraph data, collected during RCN sea trials, using Ambulatory...
University of Lethbridge Research Fund (ULRF) Deadline Passed
(November 6, 2017)
University of Lethbridge Research Fund (ULRF) OVERVIEW Value $6,000 for a sole applicant, $12,000 for more than one applicant Duration 18 months (April 1 to September 30 of following year...
Canadian CubeSat Project (CCP) Deadline Passed
(May 23, 2017)
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) wishes to inform you that a Call for Letters of Interest is posted regarding the Canadian CubeSat Project (CCP). The CCP aims to offer a unique opportunity to...
Matching funds for external grants No Deadline If you are preparing an application that requires matching funds, this request should be submitted in the early stages of proposal preparation to ensure there is sufficient time to consider the...
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...
CIHR Foundation Grant 2017-2018 Deadline Passed
(August 29, 2017)
The Foundation Grant program is expected to: Support a broad base of health research leaders across all career stages, areas, and health-related disciplines including basic, biomedical research with...
Rapid Response 2017 - Alzheimer's & Related Diseases Deadline Passed
(July 5, 2017)
  Program Overview   Seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research ideas to catalyze the development of safe and effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases of...
AGRI Major Grants Deadline Passed
(June 23, 2017)
The Alberta Gambling Research Institute (AGRI) Major Grants program supports curiosity-driven basic research in pursuing AGRI's mission "to facilitate evidence-based broad research that informs...
ULTF University of Lethbridge Travel Fund (Period 4) March 1, 2018 *PLEASE NOTE: There is a new online submission form for the Travel Fund, to fill it out please follow this link: http://www.uleth.ca/research/travel-committee-and-online-fund-form The University of...
ULTF University of Lethbridge Travel Fund (Period 3) Deadline Passed
(December 1, 2017)
*PLEASE NOTE: There is a new online submission form for the Travel Fund, to fill it out please follow this link: http://www.uleth.ca/research/travel-committee-and-online-fund-form The University of...
ULTF University of Lethbridge Travel Fund (Period 2) Deadline Passed
(September 1, 2017)
*PLEASE NOTE: There is a new online submission form for the Travel Fund, to fill it out please follow this link: http://www.uleth.ca/research/travel-committee-and-online-fund-form The University of...
Outreach and Knowledge Mobilization Fund January 15, 2018 Overview   Value Varies depending on the request Duration Not to exceed 12 months Deadline January 15, May 15 and September 15 Notice of Decision February 15, June 15 and October 15 Contact Penny...
ULTF University of Lethbridge Travel Fund (Period 1) Deadline Passed
(June 1, 2017)
*PLEASE NOTE: There is a new online submission form for the Travel Fund, to fill it out please follow this link: http://www.uleth.ca/research/travel-committee-and-online-fund-form The University of...
Canadian Cancer Society Prevention Innovation Grant Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2017)
The Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI) in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research- Institute of Cancer Research (CIHR-ICR), will jointly fund this Innovation...
Canadian Cancer Society Knowledge to Action Grants Deadline Passed
(January 4, 2017)
Knowledge to Action Grants to support research that will close the gap between what is known from research and what is done with that knowledge. These grants provide funding for projects that build...
Weston Brain Institute Postdoctoral Scholars Deadline Passed
(July 26, 2017)
The Weston Brain Institute Postdoctoral Scholars program supports top-tier Canadian postdoctoral scholars by providing international training at the University of Oxford and affiliation with ...
Restore Vision 20/20 Initiative Deadline Passed
(July 28, 2017)
Every year, the Foundation Fighting Blindness funds millions of dollars of research taking place in hospitals and universities across Canada. This research is the backbone of our organization and our...
AGE-WELL Catalyst Funding Program Deadline Passed
(August 3, 2017)
Its aim is to unite partners from the research, industry, government and not-for-profit sectors towards the common goal of helping older Canadians to maintain their independence, health and quality...
CCSRI Impact Grants Deadline Passed
(March 4, 2017)
Intended to contribute to the scientific idea "pipeline" by supporting significant progression in cancer research programs, from individual investigators or multidisciplinary teams, that are anywhere...
Masters Grants - NeuroCAM Deadline Passed
(October 3, 2017)
NeuroCAM refers to complementary and alternative modalities using principles of neuroscience. By definition, neuroCAM is most often a form of treatment for dysfunctions of the nervous system (...
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant Program Deadline Passed
(May 30, 2017)
The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related fundamental or applied knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or...
Canadian Cancer Society Travel Awards Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
The purpose of this program is to defray the travel costs associated with making a scientific presentation as a first author or presenter at a conference, symposium or other appropriate professional...
PhD Grants - NeuroCAM Deadline Passed
(May 5, 2017)
NeuroCAM refers to complementary and alternative modalities using principles of neuroscience. By definition, neuroCAM is most often a form of treatment for dysfunctions of the nervous system (...
2017 NAVIGATOR Research Program Deadline Passed
(September 2, 2017)
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...
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...