Funding Opportunities


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Find Funding Opportunities:

Research Services Office Funding Opportunities Listing

Grants and Awards Listing by Specialty

Bi-Monthly FoMD Office of Research E-Bulletin Archive - (SUBSCRIBE HERE)

Grant Assist Program (Health Sciences) E-Bulletin Archive - (SUBSCRIBE HERE)

Grant Assist Program (Natural Sciences and Engineering) E-bulletin - (SUBSCRIBE HERE)

Current Opportunities:

Internal University and Local 



  • Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Programs
    In case of any difficulty in submission of applications at Grant Management System (GMS), scholars can contact at For queries related to programmes namely, SSTSG & SMDF (Sr. no. 8 & 9), please write to Ms. Mahmuda Aldeen at

  • IBD Ventures
    Applications may be submitted at any time and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • Sustainable Development Goals Funding Program
    Read the backgrounder here
    Applicant Guide
    No set deadline.

  • NSERC Alliance Grants
    A consolidation of some of NSERC partnership programs. 
    Applications may be submitted at any time and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
    Tip sheet for applicants

  • NSERC CREATE Program
    LOI deadline: May 1, 2020
    Application deadline: September 22, 2020

  • Weston Brain Institute - Early Phase Clinical Trials
    No set deadline - rolling application process

  • Weston Brain Institute - Big Ideas Canada
    No set deadline - rolling application process

  • Canadian Cancer Society: 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 process.

    Selected investigators from across Canada will be provided funds to reimburse travel costs to Toronto to observe a grant panel meeting. This unique opportunity will provide junior faculty members with an “inside look” at how research grants are reviewed in order to help structure their own grant proposals in future.

    Applications for these limited funds will be accepted via EGrAMS and require Department or Institution Head sign-off prior to submission.


Trainee Opportunities

Award Nominations:  

Contact Mark Taylor (780-492-9720) or Kirsten Bauer (780-407-1591) if you are planning an award nomination.


Office of Research e-Bulletin Archive:

The Office of Research distributes a bi-monthly e-bulletin with news, funding opportunities, updates for trainees, events (and more). SUBSCRIBE HERE.
Feedback or submission of content to the e-bulletin or this page can be directed to Robin Love (email:

Current e-Bulletin: February 3, 2020





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