Funding Opportunities

Title Internal Deadline External Deadline Posted
Mitacs-Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Mitacs has partnered with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) to support student mobility between Canadian universities and Japanese universities and research institutes. It provides opportunities for graduate students in Canada to pursue collaborative research in Japan, allowing them to advance their own research while promoting scientific progress in both Japan and Canada.

4 years 7 months ago
Alzheimer Society Research Program – 2017 Research Competition

The ASRP provides grants and awards to support Canadian studies that promise new insights into causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The ASRP focuses on two research streams:

1. The Biomedical Stream

2. The Quality of Life 

4 years 9 months ago
NSERC Discovery Grants 2017 competition – Full Application

The Discovery Grants Program supports on-going programs of research (with long-term goals) rather than short-term goals or a collection of unrelated projects. These grants recognize the creativity and innovation that are at the heart of all research advances. Researchers are free to work in the mode most appropriate for the research area. 

4 years 11 months ago
NSERC Discovery Grants 2017 competition – Full Application *updated info under special notes

The Discovery Grants Program supports on-going programs of research (with long-term goals) rather than short-term goals or a collection of unrelated projects. These grants recognize the creativity and innovation that are at the heart of all research advances. Researchers are free to work in the mode most appropriate for the research area.

4 years 9 months ago
J.P. Bickell Medical Research Grant 2017

Grants are made to assist biomedical scientists of various departments and faculties in Ontario universities, hospitals and scientific institutions concerned with medical research. These grants may be distributed among medical research institutes and universities in Ontario.

Online applications may be submitted from any medically oriented university faculty. These may be within the health sciences department of a university, or any faculty of that university.

4 years 7 months ago
CIHR Fellowship 2016-2017

Fellowships provide support for highly qualified candidates in all areas of health research at the post-PhD degree or post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in health research either in Canada or abroad.

4 years 9 months ago
Molson Prizes

Two Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes are awarded annually to distinguished individuals (one in the arts and one in the social sciences and humanities). The prizes are intended to encourage continuing contributions to the cultural and intellectual heritage of Canada.

4 years 8 months ago
John G. Diefenbaker Award

The award is given annually, and it enables a distinguished German scholar to do research in Canada, which may include brief periods in the United States. This award is open to German scholars who have demonstrated outstanding ability, especially through a substantial publication record over several years. The award is offered in support of research in any of the disciplines of the social sciences and humanities.

4 years 8 months ago
CIHR – Fellowship Fall 2016 Priority Announcement

Priority Announcements offer additional sources of funding for highly rated applications that are relevant to specific CIHR research priority areas or mandates. Applications are submitted through the "201611MFE" competition of the Fellowship: 2016‑2017 funding opportunity.

CIHR Research Priority Areas

4 years 8 months ago
SPARK 2016 Program: Microbiome Competition

The intent of the SPARK 2016 competition is to catalyze new research directions and support innovative genomics-based projects that have the potential to advance microbiome research, and improve our knowledge and understanding of this important field.  To maximize the potential benefits for Ontario and increase the competitiveness of Ontario research and its life sciences sector, the SPARK 2016: Microbiome competition will be open to research projects involving human, plant, livestock and the environment including soil and water.

4 years 8 months ago