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Grants

Grant Title Deadline Summary
New Frontiers in Research Fund: 2020 Transformation Competition Deadline Passed
(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...
Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS) 6:2020 Deadline Passed
(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....
CIRA Community Investment Program grants Deadline Passed
(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...
Diabetes Obesity and Nutrition SCN Studentship 2020 Deadline Passed
(February 13, 2020)
This program is designed to provide funding suppot to undergraduate students to participate in research and develop skills related to glycemic management in hospital, bariatric care in hospital, and/...
Alberta MS Network 2020 Summer Studentship Competition Deadline Passed
(February 14, 2020)
Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program may apply for an Alberta MS Netowrk Summer Studentship to work on multiple sclerosis (MS)-related research (non-clinical or clinical) under 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...
Calgary Community Action on Mental Health and Addiction Deadline Passed
(February 16, 2020)
The City of Calgary, in partnership with community leaders, has announced $1 million in funding for new and innovative ideas to help alleviate mental health and addiction issues in Calgary. This...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation Collaborative Seed Grant Deadline Passed
(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...
PEACE Grants Deadline Passed
(February 19, 2020)
Mind & Life is pleased to lead the way in expanding contemplative research through our PEACE Grants. This funding mechanism supports projects that advance our understanding of wholesome mental...
2020 LSARP Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and Environment Deadline Passed
(February 24, 2020)
On January 30th, Genome Canada officially launched the 2020 Large-Scale Applied Research Project (LSARP) Competition: Genomic Solutions for Natural Resources and the Environment. Additional...
AFA - Film and Video Individual Project Funding Deadline Passed
(March 2, 2020)
This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific film and video arts...
Literary Individual Project Funding Deadline Passed
(March 2, 2020)
This opportunity provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific literary arts...
AFA - Theatre Individual Project Funding Deadline Passed
(March 2, 2020)
This funding provides up to $15,000 to support the development of individual Alberta artists, arts administrators, or an ensemble of artists by providing funding for a specific theatre and/or...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation PhD Grants Deadline Passed
(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...
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...
2020-2021 Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development Deadline Passed
(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...
Horizon 2020 Migration Call Deadline Passed
(March 12, 2020)
SSHRC is launching a call for proposals in support of Canadian researchers’ engagement with European research consortia funded via the Horizon 2020 (H2020) research platform. This is the second round...
Branch Out Neurological Foundation Master's Grant Deadline Passed
(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...
Partnership Engage Grants Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2020)
Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. Please note that Partnership Engage Grants cannot respond exclusively to the...
Respiratory Health SCN Summer Studentship Award 2020 Deadline Passed
(March 15, 2020)
1. Purpose: The Respiratory Health Strategic Clinical NetworkTM (RHSCN) Scientific Office of Alberta Health Services (AHS) supports and provides training and mentorship opportunities to increase...
CCA - Creating, Knowing and Sharing: Short Term Projects Deadline Passed
(March 18, 2020)
The Short-Term Projects component of Creating, Knowing and Sharing funds First Nations, Inuit and Métis professional and aspiring artists, cultural carriers, arts/cultural professionals, groups,...
CIHR Catalyst Grant: Health Effects of Vaping Deadline Passed
(March 23, 2020)
The CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH), the CIHR Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health (IHDCYH), and the CIHR...
CCA - Research and Creation Grant Deadline Passed
(March 25, 2020)
The Research and Creation component of Explore and Create supports the initial stages of the creative process. Canadian artists, artistic groups and arts organizations can apply to develop and make...
CCA - Concept to Realization Project Deadline Passed
(March 25, 2020)
The Concept to Realization component of Explore and Create supports the full creative cycle – from the initial idea through to presentation, at any stage of the creative continuum. Canadian artists,...
CSS Research Grants for Uterine Cancer Deadline Passed
(April 7, 2020)
The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) is issuing a special call for grant applications focused on rare and aggressive uterine cancers, with an emphasis on uterine carcinosarcoma in particular. As a...
2020 WCB - Alberta Research Grants Program Deadline Passed
(April 16, 2020)
WCB-Alberta promotes injury prevention and encourages the development of effective disability management services and strategies.  In order to inform better practice, WCB-Alberta provides financial...
Rapid Response & Transformational Research (Alzheimer's & Related Diseases / Parkinson's & Related Diseases) Deadline Passed
(April 17, 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...
AGRI Small Grants Deadline Passed
(May 1, 2020)
Goals of AGRI: To encourage, foster, and solicit research to better understand the role and impacts of gambling on the individual and society; To ensure research is collaborative and has...
CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Deadline Passed
(May 4, 2020)
Overview This new funding opportunity is part of the Government of Canada's continued rapid response to address the health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will enable rapid and...
AGRI Scholarships Deadline Passed
(May 8, 2020)
***IMPORTANT UPDATE*** (March 23, 2020) Due to COVID-19 precautions, all University of Calgary mail deliveries have been suspended.  In order for scholarship applications and supporting documents to...
2020 Scholarship for the Next Generation of Scientists Deadline Passed
(May 8, 2020)
Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists is a Cancer Research Society funding program with the goal of supporting the future generation of Canadian researchers. The award consists of two...
Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2020)
Prentice Graduate Research Fellowship The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy excels at research about the changing human population and its potential impacts on social and economic...
MHCC - Mental Health and Substance Use Research Deadline Passed
(May 15, 2020)
Canada is the second country in the world to legalize cannabis for non-medical use. This decision offers researchers an unprecedented opportunity to study the impacts of cannabis use in a legalized...
Seniors Health SCN Knowledge Synthesis Competition Deadline Passed
(May 22, 2020)
The Scientific Office of the Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network™ (SCN) is providing funds for a Knowledge Synthesis Competition to enable the synthesis of research evidence available to inform...
Prentice Institute Research Seed Grant June 1, 2020 Prentice Institute Research Seed Grant   Preamble and Purpose: The Prentice Institute supports its research affiliates in their application for external research grants by offering the Prentice...
Mitacs Elevate June 1, 2020 Mitacs Elevate is now accepting proposal submissions for two years of postdoc funding valued at $60,000/year plus extensive customized professional development training ($7,500/year non-cash value)....
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...
Prentice Institute Research Affiliate Funding June 1, 2020 Prentice Institute Research Affiliate Funding (PIRAF) Preamble and Purpose: The Prentice Institute Research Affiliate Funding (PIRAF) is part of the overall mechanism to encourage research...
Weston Brain Institute International Outstanding Achievement Award 2020 June 11, 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...
Genome Alberta Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition July 1, 2020 Genome Canada, together with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), is seeking proposals for large-scale research projects which focus on the application of genomics in Canada’s natural resources and...
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...
Prentice Institute Undergraduate Research Scholarship October 31, 2020 Prentice Institute Undergraduate Research Scholarship Preamble and Purpose: The Prentice Undergraduate Research Scholarship (PURS) offers financial support to senior level undergraduate students...
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...
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...