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Grants

Grant Title Deadline Summary
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 Deadline Passed
(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 Deadline Passed
(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...
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...
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...
Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) No Deadline The Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) provides funding for downstream research & development projects that focus on applying genomics-derived solutions to challenges or...
APRI - New Collaborations Program No Deadline The New Collaborations program is intended to encourage collaborations between researchers from an Alberta-based institution with researchers from institutions outside Alberta. Qualified...
Campus Alberta Small Business Engagement Program (CASBE) No Deadline Alberta Innovates is pleased to announce that there will be limited funding available during 2018-19 for additional CASBE projects within the micro- and nano-technology domain. The application could...
CFI - Infrastructure Operating Fund May 15, 2020 The UofL has experienced pivotal investments from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) which provide much needed infrastructure for research and creative activities. The UofL receives...
Weston Brain Institute - International Fellowships No Deadline The goal of this new funding opportunity is to support top Canadian PhD students to travel to and work in world-renowned labs for up to 12 months during their PhD, and to further their translational...
Junior Investigator Grant Panel Travel Award No Deadline 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...
COHT Research Award Deadline Passed
(March 31, 2018)
The Centre for Oral history and Tradition Research Award (COHTRA) aims to support Southern Alberta oral history research by University of Lethbridge faculty and their research teams, including...
NSERC CREATE Program Deadline Passed
(March 9, 2020)
The NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program supports the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad through the...
AIM-HI Network Undergraduate Stipends Deadline Passed
(February 28, 2020)
Undergraduate Stipend The AIM-HI Network Undergraduate Summer Student Stipend will provide funding to support First Nations, Métis and Inuit students engaging in health sciences research during the...
KT Innovation Incubator Grant Deadline Passed
(February 16, 2020)
The purpose of the KT innovation Incubator is to promote and facilitate innovative knowledge translation projects in childhood disability. Funding information Our KT Innovation Incubator grant...
Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program Deadline Passed
(January 9, 2020)
Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are awarded for studies, research,...
SSHRC Undergraduate Student Research Award Deadline Passed
(February 26, 2018)
The University of Lethbridge SSHRC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs) aim to encourage research and advance training of undergraduate students in all disciplines. The program facilitates...
Alberta Innovates Summer Studentship Deadline Passed
(January 31, 2020)
The Alberta Innovates (AI) program, previously known as Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) and Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions (AIHS), funds the AI Summer Studentships....
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...
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....
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...
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.   
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...
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...
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...
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 New Collaborations Program No Deadline The New Collaborations program is intended to encourage collaborations between researchers from an Alberta-based institution with researchers from institutions outside Alberta. Qualified...
Killam Research Fellowship June 1, 2020 The Killam Research Fellowships are release time awards that provide support to scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest...
INAC University and College Entrance Preparation Program No Deadline This program aims to increase the number of First Nation and Inuit students with the academic level required for entrance into post-secondary programs. Financial assistance may be provided for a...
W. Garfield Weston Foundation Grants No Deadline The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is a Canadian charitable foundation committed to making grants in Canada for the benefit of Canadians, the majority of this foundation's funds are now directed to...
Rare Disease Foundation Micro Grant Program No Deadline This organization is comprised of researchers, caregivers, and families, working together to find solutions for children and families affected by rare disease. The microgrant program is offered by...
Prairieaction Foundation Grants No Deadline Under its CARE Grant Program, the Foundation funds community-based organizations in Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan to do research into solutions to violence and abuse. An annual call for letters...