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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
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...
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...
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...
Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme) Venture Grants No Deadline The Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation Venture Grants program supports research on Lyme and associated tick-borne diseases. The Foundation’s goal is to increase knowledge and understanding of...
Canadian Society of Medievalists Student Presentation Prize No Deadline This prize is awarded annually for the best student presentation at this year's CSM Conference. Students must hand their papers to the President at the end of the conference.    
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...
Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (ADHO) Awards No Deadline The ADHO Awards Committee oversees the following awards given for outstanding scholarly contributions to the Digital Humanities: Roberto Busa Prize for lifetime/career achievement. Antonio Zampolli...
McConnell Foundation Social Innovation Fund No Deadline The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation is pleased to launch the McConnell Social Innovation Fund. The Fund has three components—one for early stage innovations; a second for scaling up successful...
IEEE Medals, Technical Field Awards, and Recognitions No Deadline The IEEE Awards Board (AB) administers the highest medals, awards, and recognitions presented by IEEE. Through its Awards Program, IEEE advances the interests of its members by recognizing their...
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...
Alberta MS Network Collaborative Meeting Support No Deadline This program is for groups wishing to initiate new MS projects or to work on an ongoing collaboration. For more information please contace info@AlbertaMSNetwork.ca
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....
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...
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,...
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,...
CIHR - Planning and Dissemination Grants - ICS No Deadline 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...
Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Funding No Deadline Mitacs Elevate is a postdoctoral fellowship with a customized research management training component. Fellows address complex challenges through: An exclusive research management curriculum for...
Templeton Prize- small/large Grants No Deadline The Templeton Prize is an annual award presented by the Templeton Foundation. Established in 1972, it is awarded to a living person who, in the estimation of the judges, "has made an exceptional...
The Muttart Foundation Grants No Deadline The OHTN funds research with real-life impact to improve the health and well-being of people with and at risk of HIV. Our research programs fund projects relevant to Ontario’s needs and help create a...
Modern Languages Association (MLA) Honors and Awards No Deadline Anyone may nominate a book for an MLA prize, but the author or publisher is responsible for sending the required number of copies, noted in the main list, to the MLA office before the deadline. An...
AGE-WELL- Strategic Investment Program (SIP) Accelerator Funding No Deadline 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...
Early Phase Clinical Trials 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....
Canada Council for the Arts - Research and Creation Grant No Deadline *This grant is not administered by the University of Lethbridge* Explore and Create funds Canadian artists, artistic groups and organizations committed to the creation and dissemination of...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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 Society for Molecular Biosciences Canadian Science Publishing Senior Investigator Award No Deadline It recognizes a record of outstanding achievement in research in one or more of the fields of biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or genetics undertaken in Canada by a Canadian scientist (a...
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.
The Leonard E. Boyle Dissertation Prize for Medieval Studies No Deadline The competition for this prize will be awarded to an outstanding dissertation in any field of medieval studies. The dissertation must be written by a Canadian or by someone resident in Canada....
Parks Foundation Calgary Grants No Deadline The mission of the Parks Foundation Calgary is to enhance the quality of life of all Calgarians through the development of parks, preservation of river valleys, and support of amateur sport. They...
American Academy of Religion (AAR) Awards No Deadline The AAR awards tens of thousands of dollars each year to members in the form of research, regional development, and Annual Meeting travel grants. In addition to grant funding, the AAR annually awards...
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...
Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford No Deadline The Weston Brain Institute Postdoctoral Scholars at Oxford program supports top-tier Canadian postdoctoral scholars by providing international training at the University of Oxford and affiliation...
Canada Council for the Arts - Residency Grant No Deadline *This grant is not administered by the University of Lethbridge* Arts Abroad celebrates the creativity, innovation and excellence of Canadian artists by helping to bring Canadian works to the world...
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...
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Opportunities No Deadline The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute offers a number of funding opportunities throughout the year. Please refer to individual programs using the links below. OPPORTUNITIES FOR CANADIANS   Grants,...
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. 
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,...
Weston Brain Institute - Follow-on Funding No Deadline The purpose of Weston Brain Institute Follow-on Funding is to provide additional funding to grantees outside the regular granting mechanism in order to avoid delays in supporting exciting,...
Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences Arthur Wynne Gold Medal No Deadline The CSMB Arthur Wynne Gold Medal is presented by the Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences (CSMB) to an individual who has made a major contribution to biochemistry, molecular and cell biology...
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...
Weston Brain Institute Early Phase Clinical Trials: Canada No Deadline Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. Diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are placing a large and increasing burden on...
Collaborative Research and Development Grants (CRD) No Deadline CRD Grants support well-defined projects undertaken by university researchers and their private-sector partners. Direct project costs are shared by the industrial partner(s) and NSERC. Projects may...
American Anthropological Association Prizes & Awards No Deadline The American Anthropological Association (AAA) offers numerous awards and prizes in the field of Anthropology, including, but not limited to: AAA/Oxford University Press Award for Excellence in...
Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement Program (CASBE) No Deadline The Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement “CASBE Program” is a pilot funding program at Alberta Innovates to leverage the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council “NSERC” efforts through...
2017-2018 Family Violence Prevention Program (off-reserve) No Deadline INAC is launching a call for proposals for family violence prevention activities off-reserve. Funding under the Family Violence Prevention Program is available to support projects addressing violence...
Indspire Student Bursaries and Scholarships No Deadline Successful futures are created through hard work, creativity, and perseverance. Each one of us has a unique potential to achieve, and for First Nation, Inuit, and Métis students, Indspire is here to...
Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting Program Awards No Deadline The Academy of Management sponsors two (2) awards in the Annual Meeting Program Awards catagory: William H. Newman Award for Best Paper Based on a Dissertation The William H. Newman Award is...