Grants

Grant Title Deadline Summary
CIRA Community Investment Program grants February 11, 2020 The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has opened its annual Community Investment Program grant application period.   The CIRA is looking to innovative internet projects; in particular...
Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) 6:2020 February 7, 2020 The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) program is designed to align the knowledge production efforts of researchers with the evidence needs of the health system....
Junior Investigator Grant Panel Travel Award October 19, 2020 The Canadian Cancer Society is pleased to offer a special initiative to allow junior investigators in cancer research to gain knowledge and understanding of the Canadian Cancer Society peer-review...
CCS Travel Awards Deadline Passed
(January 15, 2020)
The CCS Travel Awards are intended to defray the travel costs associated with making a scientific presentation as a first author or presenter at a conference, symposium or other appropriate...
CCS Emerging Scholar Award January 29, 2020 The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is excited to launch the CCS Emerging Scholar Award program, aimed at establishing and advancing promising early career scientists and clinician scientists from...
New Frontiers in Research Fund: 2020 Transformation Competition February 4, 2020 The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting...
The Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Deadline Passed
(January 16, 2020)
The Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Since 2007, The Weston Family Awards in Northern Research (previously The W. Garfield Weston Awards in Northern Research) have provided unparalleled...
POSTDOCTORAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (PDEP) Deadline Passed
(January 12, 2020)
The Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP) provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority* postdoctoral fellows in a degree-...
Burroughs Welcome Fund - Collaborative Research Travel Grants February 12, 2020 The Collaborative Research Travel Grant (CRTG) program provides up to $15,000 in support for relatively unrestricted travel funds to academic scientists (faculty and postdocs) at U.S. or Canadian...
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships January 27, 2020 The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has established the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers. A limited number of promising early-career researchers are given the...
SH SCN 2020 Summer Studentship Competition January 31, 2020 The Scientific Office of the Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network™ (SCN) is providing funds for an Undergraduate Summer Studentship Competition. The aim of this opportunity is to facilitate the...
endMS Sprint Deadline Passed
(January 20, 2020)
The endMS National Training Program is proud to announce the launch of the 10th endMS Scholar Program for Researchers IN Training (endMS SPRINT). endMS SPRINT is designed for the elite MS trainee who...
Crohn's and Colitis Canada Innovations in IBD Research Competition January 24, 2020 Crohn's and Colitis Canada is currently accepting applications for its 2020 Innovations in IBD Research competition. This program funds novel or innovative approaches to IBD research which may not be...
Mitacs Accelerate No Deadline Mitacs Accelerate offers internships to graduate and postdoctoral fellows to allow research collaboration with industry. Postdocs, their supervising professor, and a partner organization develop a...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation Collaborative Seed Grant February 17, 2020 Description Branch Out is offering a series of seed grants to fund specific areas of NeuroCAM research of importance to the Multiple Sclerosis community. These grants must be held in conjunction...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation PhD Grants March 6, 2020 Description:  Funding for PhD students researching in the area of neuroCAM Application Questions Length: 1-4 years max Eligibility: Research must be in the area of neuroCAM Applicants are...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation Master's Grant March 13, 2020 Description:  Funding for Masters students researching in the area of NeuroCAM Application Questions Length:  1-2 years max Eligibility: Research must be in the area of NeuroCAM. Applicants...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation Undergraduate Grant Deadline Passed
(January 17, 2020)
Funding for Undergraduate students researching in the area of neuroCAM Eligibility: Research must be in the area of neuroCAM Applicants are required to identify a supervisor/mentor (an Assistant,...
Scholarships for non-Canadian students and postdoctoral researchers to study in Canada No Deadline Canadian governments, non-profit and international organizations offer a number scholarships and grants to international students who want to study in Canadian colleges, universities and institutes...
NRV SCN Grant - Call for Proposals Deadline Passed
(January 20, 2020)
The Neurosciences, Rehabilitation & Vision Strategic Clinical Network (NRV SCN) is very pleased to announce the 2020-21 Seed Grant funding competition. Projects should address elements of the NRV...
Enabling Bioinformatic Solutions (EBS) Competition - Genome Alberta January 24, 2020 Overview Bioinformatics and computational biology (B/CB) is a rapidly evolving area of the life sciences that utilizes diverse approaches to interrogate and interpret large, complex data sets. These...
2020-2021 Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development March 11, 2020 Global Affairs Canada is offering short-term scholarships to students from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) wishing to study or conduct research in Canada. The...
Exploring Cannabis-Based Medicines and Tools (mCannabis) Program Deadline Passed
(January 15, 2020)
This program is an opportunity for stakeholders in Alberta’s Cannabis ecosystem to collaborate in a coordinated way to advance Cannabis research and innovations that aim to enhance patient care,...
Weston Brain Institute International Outstanding Achievement Award 2020 May 14, 2020 In 2020, this award will be honouring a Canadian-based researcher who has made exceptional contributions in translational research to accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative...
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...
Rapid Response & Transformational Research (Alzheimer's & Related Diseases / Parkinson's & Related Diseases) March 13, 2020 The goal of both the Rapid Response and the Transformational Research programs is to provide funding for high risk, high reward, translational research that accelerates the development of treatments...
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Deadline Passed
(January 22, 2020)
The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program supports exceptional early-career researchers with funding, mentorship, a global network, and professional skills development. Applicants may be based...
ACA Conservation, Community, and Education Grants Deadline Passed
(January 10, 2020)
This funding supports conservation activities by individuals (with appropriate insurance coverage), organizations, and communities that contribute to healthy fish and wildlife populations, to a...
2020 NCCPH KT Awards for Graduate Students - Call for Applications Deadline Passed
(January 3, 2020)
NCCPH Knowledge Translation Graduate Student Awards The purpose of the awards is to recognize the work of graduate students regarding knowledge translation in public health in Canada.  Defined by...
2019 Platform Support Grants - Brain Canada Foundation Deadline Passed
(January 21, 2020)
The Brain Canada Foundation has identified support for operations and maintenance of research platforms as a gap in the neuroscience research funding environment and aims to continue addressing this...
2020 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award January 31, 2020 The Banting Research Foundation and the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) are pleased to announce the Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award supported by DMRF Canada is now accepting...
eXtended Reality Health Acceleration and Development (xR Head) Program Deadline Passed
(January 17, 2020)
In partnership with the Alberta Chapter of the Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality Association (VRARA), Alberta Innovates is proud to announce the eXtended Reality Health Economic Acceleration and...
NSERC Alliance Grants December 18, 2020 Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. These grants support research projects led...
Knowledge Synthesis Grant: Living Within the Earth's Carrying Capacity Deadline Passed
(December 13, 2019)
The Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)...
AHS 2020 Systematic Review Grant Competition Call for Proposals January 29, 2020 Background The Critical Care Strategic Clinical Network (CC SCN) Scientific Office was created to lead Alberta Health Services (AHS) in the promotion, adoption and diffusion of innovation as well as...
Cancer Screening Research and Innovation Opportunity (CSRIO) - Community Engagement August 1, 2021 The CSRIO Program has been designed to identify, develop, and implement solutions to improve cancer screening in underserved populations. At a population level, effective and efficient cancer...
Publication Grant 2019 No Deadline Description The Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Research Hub is a partnership of researchers, healthcare professionals and leadership, community organizations, government ministries, patient...
Mitacs Globalink Research Award No Deadline The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas...
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,...
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 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 Cancer Society - Travel Awards Deadline Passed
(September 15, 2019)
Travel Awards Deadline dates There are normally three competitions each year: Full application deadline: Results announcement: Funding start date: 1st competition January 15 May...
APRI - Research and Policy Fellowship Program 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...
APRI - Guest Speaker Support Program No Deadline The Guest Speaker Support Program is designed to disseminate knowledge to the Alberta research and science community by offering funding to help bring notable researchers in prion and protein...
APRI - IDeal Program No Deadline The IDeal Program, also known as the Innovation and Delivery Program, was created to encourage collaboration among industry, Alberta universities and research institutions. The Alberta Prion Research...
APRI - 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...
MSSOC Contract Research Organization (CRO) Grant No Deadline The MS Society of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of a new research funding competition – the Contract Research Organization (CRO) Grant. The CRO Grant will enable principal investigators to...
University of Lethbridge Research Fund Deadline Passed
(November 5, 2018)
The University of Lethbridge Research Fund (ULRF) is an internal source of funds administered by the Office of Research & Innovation Services (ORIS) directed toward the support of research...
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....
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...