uLethbridge faculty: All funding resources are now on the ORIS website on the intranet.

Student funding

Undergraduate students

Are you an undergraduate student interested in research and looking for a research-related summer job?

Alberta Innovates Summer Research Studentships offer students with exceptional academic records an opportunity to participate in medical or health-related research at the University during the summer.

The Chinook Summer Research Awards provide students in all disciplines with a research training experience with a University of Lethbridge faculty member during the summer

The NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) stimulate an interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering and to encourage students to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields.

Graduate students

Funding is available through the School of Graduate Studies.

Funding opportunities

Grant Title Deadline Summary
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...
American Philosophical Society Prizes No Deadline The American Philosophical Society began awarding medals in 1790. Since then, it has continued by awarding medals and prizes for outstanding achievement in the sciences, humanities, arts, professions...
PSA Awards- 2017 Distinguished Graduate Student Paper Award No Deadline To be eligible a paper must be: 1) worthy of special recognition for outstanding scholarship; 2) written by a graduate student or students in the Pacific region; 3) written or substantially revised...
Society for American Archaeology Awards No Deadline The Society for American Archaeology (SAA) offers numerous awards. including the Excellence in Public Education Award, the Public Service Award, the Crabtree Award and many more. Visit their website...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Cultural Relations Organization Project Funding No Deadline This funding supports the professional presentation of Alberta artists and arts organizations in any arts discipline that will "represent Alberta" at a national or international level, bringing...
Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse (CRISM) Development Grant No Deadline CRISM | Prairies is pleased to announce the return of our Project Development Funding stream! This program allows for Prairie Node members to submit ad-hoc requests for one-time funding, up to $15,...
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...
Boehringer Ingelheim - Quality Improvement Education Grants No Deadline Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) is proud to support Quality Improvement Education (QIE) grants examining novel educational methodologies and approaches that address clinical...
SED No Deadline Currently, the Society is working with post-secondary institutions in Alberta to further the mandate of promoting population research in the province
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...
ACCUTE F.E.L Priestley Prize No Deadline Each year at the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ Congress, ACCUTE awards the F.E.L. Priestley Prize for the best essay to appear in the association’s scholarly journal ...
First Nations and Inuit Skills Link Program No Deadline INAC is launching a call for proposals for the First Nations and Inuit Skills Link Program to support initiatives that assist youth in acquiring the essential skills that help them gain employment,...
Big Ideas: Call for Ideas No Deadline The Weston Brain Institute is considering supporting a large-scale, pivotal project to significantly and sustainably advance research in our field. With this call, we are seeking to identify highly...
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...
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.
Canadian Political Science Association Prizes No Deadline The Canadian Political Science Association offers a number of awards and prizes on an annual and biennial basis. Three Minutes Thesis Prize Conference Poster Prize CPSA Prize in International...
The James Bourque Northern Doctoral Scholarship No Deadline It is for students enrolled in a Doctoral program at a Canadian university. The scholarship will be awarded for research leading to a thesis on a subject relating to northern geography. Eligibility...
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...
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...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Major Arts Presenters Operating Funding No Deadline This grant provides funding in three-year cycles to eligible professional organizations that produce large-scale public presentations of arts disciplines.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada Grants No Deadline The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada's (LLSC's) academic grants support and encourage basic and translational leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma research. LLSC investigators...
Environmental Damages Fund No Deadline The Environmental Damages Fund (EDF) is a specified-purpose account administered by Environment Canada, on behalf of the Government of Canada, to manage funds received as compensation for...
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...
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...
Program to Support Research, Awareness and Learning in Space Science and Technology No Deadline The research component provides financial support to organizations to conduct space related research and development in CSA priority areas. It will support targeted knowledge development and...
First Nations and Inuit Summer Work Experience Program No Deadline INAC is launching a call for proposals for the First Nations and Inuit Summer Work Experience Program to enable First Nations and Inuit secondary and post-secondary students to earn wages and obtain...
Weston Brain Institute: Early Phase Clinical Trials No Deadline Funding for clinical trials and/or clinical trial sub-studies with excellent preliminary data. Eligibility: Principal applicants must be at or above the level of Assistant Professor or equivalent at...
International Sociological Association Prizes No Deadline The International Sociological Association offers a prize and two essay competitions for scholars. The Varga Prize for New Generation Scholars: This award recognizes an outstanding new paper by a...
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
Canadian Cancer Society - Translational Awards No Deadline The Translational Research Partnership Program supports collaborative projects in cancer research to help accelerate the development of new treatments and/or technologies for the benefit of patients...
International Biophysical Society Awards No Deadline The International Biophysical Society offers several awards for achievements in the field. Please see the attached link for more information about individual awards.
The Martin Bergmann Medal No Deadline To recognize outstanding achievement, the society annually presents the medal to deserving individuals for "excellence in Arctic Leadership and Science".  
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...
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...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Professional Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding No Deadline This grant provides funding in three-year cycles to eligible professional (Dance, Theatre, Music) organizations that self-create and self-produce performing art productions.  
James S McDonnell Foundation Grants No Deadline Founded in 1950 by aerospace pioneer James S. McDonnell, the foundation was established to "improve the quality of life," and does so by contributing to the generation of new knowledge by supporting...
Center for Research on Francophones in Minority Settings (MFRC) No Deadline This major collaborative research project of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada focuses on Francophone communities in North America for over 400 years. It questions the...
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...
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.   
Alberta Agriculture Initiatives Program (AIP) No Deadline The Agricultural Initiatives Program is a grant program, administered by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, to support agricultural societies (incorporated under the Agricultural Societies Act –...
GSEP (Grad student Engagement Program Award) No Deadline CERIC encourages the engagement of Canada's full-time graduate students whose academic focus is in career development and/or related fields through the Graduate Student Engagement Program (GSEP)....
Life and Climate Award (LC Award) Deadline Passed
(September 30, 2019)
OVERVIEW Value Up to approximately $8,500 for the entire competition Duration 24 months Application Deadline September 30, 2019...
CIHR - Planning and Dissemination Grants on Lyme Disease No Deadline The CIHR – Institute of Infection and Immunity, the CIHR – Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, and the Public Health Agency of Canada are inviting researchers to apply for Planning and...
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...
Weston Brain Institute - Big Ideas No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise....
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.
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...
American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) Awards No Deadline The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to initiate, encourage, and support research into, and public understanding of, the history and cultures...
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...
Alberta Foundation for the Arts Presenting Project Funding No Deadline Funding supporting the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of fees.