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
Banting Research Foundation Discovery Grants 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...
Wearables and Technology for Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Behavior Change Deadline Passed
(March 5, 2017)
Seeks wearable and/or sensor technologies that will improve the health of mothers and newborns by 1) increasing uptake of healthy behaviors and/or 2) facilitating research on maternal and neonatal...
New Approaches for Improving Timeliness of Routine Immunizations in Low-Resource Settings Deadline Passed
(March 5, 2017)
Soliciting innovative ideas for improving timeliness of routine immunizations. Specifically seeking applications proposing innovative approaches that successfully improve timeliness while reducing...
Innovations for Integrated Diagnostics Systems Deadline Passed
(March 5, 2017)
Our challenge is to make technological and process improvements in all the areas mentioned above, while at the same time paying attention to balance the cost trade-offs. We are looking for Technical...
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 (...
Rapid Response 2018 - Parkinson's and Related Diseases (Round 1) Deadline Passed
(December 4, 2017)
Program Overview Seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research to accelerate the development of safe and effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases of aging....
Molly Towell Fellowships Deadline Passed
(November 4, 2017)
Provides support for clinical or basic science students who wish to acquire further training and experience in basic biomedical research in preparation for a career in academic medicine. These...
Undergraduate Travel Award No Deadline Note: Deadline is 1 month prior to travel The travel award provides partial support to U of L full time undergraduate students who have a scholarly paper, poster or creative scholarly work that has...
Alberta PRION Research Institute (APRI) - Research Team Program Deadline Passed
(April 19, 2017)
The Research Team Program allows teams of qualified investigators to seek funding for research directly related to prion diseases and prion-like human neurodegenerative diseases and dementias. The...
Alberta PRION Research Institute (APRI) EXPLORATIONS Deadline Passed
(December 4, 2017)
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...
Chinook Summer Research Award January 31, 2018 The Chinook Summer Research Awards aim to encourage research and advance training of undergradute students in all disciplines. The progam facilitates research advancement by providing students with a...
American Brain Tumor Association Discovery Grant Deadline Passed
(January 8, 2017)
The American Brain Tumor Association Discovery Grant is a one year award supporting high risk/high impact projects that have the potential to change current diagnostic or treatment paradigms for...
MS Scientific Research Foundation Collaborative Team Grant Deadline Passed
(May 5, 2017)
The Team Grant supports transformative research that can have significant scientific, socio-economic and health impacts.
Strategic Investment Program (SIP) Accelerator Funding Deadline Passed
(April 28, 2017)
Supports innovative post-discovery projects focused on the commercialization and/or knowledge mobilization of solutions (e.g. technologies, services or policies) aligned with AGE-WELL's mission and...
Strategic Opportunities Fund May 15, 2018 Overview Value Varies depending on the request Duration Not to exceed 12 months Key Dates   Bridge Funding Infrastructure Research Dissemination Matching Funds Deadline May 15 and September 15...
The Muttart Foundation Bursary Program No Deadline The foundation considers applications from registered charitable organizations in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Foundation's funding guidelines are focused on two main areas: Early Childhood...
The Muttart Foundation Training Program No Deadline The foundation considers applications from registered charitable organizations in Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Foundation's funding guidelines are focused on two main areas: Early Childhood...
MTPRF New Investigator Awards Deadline Passed
(November 4, 2017)
Start-up funding for new faculty members are eligible for matching funds. Though not required, the presence and agreement of a senior faculty member to act as mentor for the new faculty member is...
Foundation Grant Program Deadline Passed
(August 8, 2017)
Foundation grants are designed to support research leaders at any career stage to build and conduct programs of health research across CIHR's mandate.
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...
Workers' Compensation Board Research Programs Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2017)
Our research program encourages scientific exploration into topics applicable to workers' compensation. We provide funding to high-quality research projects which address some of the pressing issues...
Industry Partnered Funding Opportunities AICE (Accelerating Innovations into CarE) No Deadline The Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE) program provides the health system with a lever to generate evidence required to support adoption of new technologies developed by small-medium sized...
Event Support Program No Deadline The Event Support Program focuses on sport program development. The program provides financial support to communities and associations to assist them in hosting major sport events, and as a result,...
The Covenant Health Research Grant (CHRC) No Deadline The Covenant Health Research Grant was established to support researchers and research projects, and corresponding knowledge transfer activities that advance the Covenant Health strategic plan.
European Commission Grants No Deadline Whether you are a well-established researcher, looking for Post-Doc funding or considering starting a PhD, the European Union offers you several funding opportunities, regardless of what country or...
Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (ASPP) No Deadline designed to assist with the publication of scholarly books on topics in the humanities and social sciences.
The Fundamental Physics Prize No Deadline The Fundamental Physics Prize is awarded by the Fundamental Physics Prize Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to awarding physicists involved in fundamental research
Alberta Assessment Consortium Projects & Grants No Deadline Alberta Assessment Consortium is a not-for-profit registered society, funded by membership a recognized education partner in the province of Alberta an independent voice, able to provide an informed...
The James Maxwell Human Geography Scholarship No Deadline The James Maxwell Scholarship in Human Geography is awarded to students enrolled in a Master's program at a Canadian university and engaged in thesis research on Canadian human geography. Eligibilty...
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...
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...
The 3M Environmental Innovation Award No Deadline To recognize outstanding individuals in business, government, academia or community organizations whose innovative contributions to environmental change are benefiting Canada and Canadians....
Geographic Literacy Award No Deadline Individuals in both the private and public sectors constantly make contributions to advancing geographic education throughout Canada. In a variety of roles and settings, dedicated individuals create...
AGRI Impact Grants No Deadline To support the development of multi/interdisciplinary teams of academic researchers, among Partner Universities, nationally, internationally, and other stakeholders in order to establish research...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Leverageing Grants No Deadline To enable researchers, with non-AGRI funding to augment projects with a gambling-related component
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Team Development Grants No Deadline To support the development of multi/interdisciplinary teams of academic researchers, among Partner Universities, nationally, internationally, and other stakeholders in order to establish research...
Alberta Active Living Grant Program No Deadline This grant provides funding to assist Alberta Active Living Partners organizations and Alberta TrailNet Society with annual operating and programming costs. provide services, information, or...
Alberta Gambling Research Institute Major Grants No Deadline To support curiosity-driven basic research for Investigator - and/or stakeholder identified topics.  
SSHRC Connection Grants Deadline Passed
(July 24, 2017)
The Connection Award recognizes an outstanding SSHRC funded initiative to facilitate the flow and exchange of research knowledge within and/or beyond the academic community. It is given to an...
Sport Participation Research Initiative Research Grants No Deadline Sport Canada considers for funding applications that propose programs of research relevant to its policy priorities and that SSHRC adjudication committees have recommended for funding, but that, due...
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Deadline Passed
(September 20, 2017)
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships support the most promising Canadian new scholars in the social sciences and humanities and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their...
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program: Doctoral Nominations No Deadline The Vanier CGS program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate...
Maytree Grants No Deadline A Canadian charitable foundation established in 1982, Maytree is active in funding projects that address wealth disparity and migration
Strategic Partnerships & Collaborative Initiatives No Deadline To support initiatives that would typically build capacity to address high-priority topics (not taken up by existing complement of researchers).    
AGRI Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program No Deadline To provide training and mentorship including opportunities for candidate's academic growth in an area of gambling-related research identified as needing development.  
Errol Sharpe Book Prize No Deadline Dominations made to an author of nominated books should be pro-socialist in approach, where "socialism" is very broadly conceived. The prize is for single or jointly authored original books,...
Alberta Health Services Emergency Strategic Clinical Network (2017 Undergraduate Summer Studentship Awards) Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2017)
The Emergency Strategic Clinical Network Summer Studentship Award (ESCN-SSA) is designed to foster research interest in emergency medicine and related disciplines among students at the undergraduate...
Parkland Institute Faculty Research Award Deadline Passed
(June 30, 2017)
Parkland Institute is an Alberta-wide, non-partisan research centre situated within the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. Parkland Institute studies economic, social, cultural, and...
Quality of Life Research Grants Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2017)
Quality of Life Research Grants to support research that has the potential to make a significant impact on the burden of disease in patients, survivors and caregivers. These grants explore...
Alberta Precision Health Initiative Development Grant Deadline Passed
(January 1, 2017)
The objective is to facilitate the coalescence of multi-sectoral teams and enabling those teams to develop cohesive plans which address health and health system challenges that can best be resolved...