Find Funding

Many faculty wonder "How will I get my research funded?"  The Office of Research has many resources available to assist researchers in finding funding opportunities.

OR-5 Form

The OR-5 Research Proposal Approval Form must be completed for all research proposals before submission to research sponsors.

Apply for Funding

Information about the application processes for major funding agencies, internal programs, and the Canadian Common CV as well as the OR-5 form and budget tips for researchers.

All research grant applications and contract proposals must be reviewed by the Research Services Office prior to submission to ensure compliance with the policy and requirements of the sponsors and the University.  In addition, Office of Research staff offer varying levels of support and resources in proposal development and review.

Find out about application policies, processes, budgeting tips, and more.

Full Cost of Research

The Full Cost of Research Policy and its procedures specify how the University of Guelph recovers indirect costs of research activities to ensure a continually thriving research enterprise

Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund

Information about the Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund and how it is being managed at the University of Guelph.

Get an Agreement or Award Notice Signed

All research contracts/agreements are negotiated by the Research Services Office in consultation with the researchers on behalf of the University.  Only delegated officials may sign research contracts or agreements.

Managing Research Funds

Find out more about how to acquire a research account.  Once your research account has been set up, you will be able to access your funding and start your research.  From this point to the end of your project, most of your time on research administration will focus on financial and progress report.

Become a Tri-Agency Reviewer

The Research Services Office encourages members of the University of Guelph research community to become reviewers for Tri-Agencies (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC), with the aim of increasing our local expertise on evaluation criteria/processes, and ultimately, our success rates in major funding competitions.