Funding Opportunities

For Faculty

Faculty of Nursing Internal Funding Opportunities

Below is a summary of the Faculty of Nursing Internal Funding Opportunities for 2016-2017. Please refer to the Faculty of Nursing 2016 Application Procedure Reference Guide (PDF, 907 KB) for a brief overview of the Research Portfolio and Research Services Office (RSO) general procedures.

Endowment Fund for the Future - Support for the Advancement of Scholarship (EFF-SAS) Research Fund (Application Deadline November 4, 2016).

The EFF for the Advancement of Scholarship is intended to enhance student experiences through engagement in research, facilitate the integration of teaching and research, and promote research and scholarly activity. Funds are intended to be utilized in a strategic and transformative manner that aligns with the Faculty of Nursing Strategic Plan 2013-2015 (PDF).

 For more information on the EF-SAS Grant Guidelines click here (PDF, 664 KB) and to fill out the EF-SAS Grant Application Form click here (DOCX).

Faculty of Nursing Establishment Grant (There is no deadline for this funding opportunity, but apply within your first year of appointment).

This grant is intended to support the establishment or transition of research programs for newly hired tenure-track faculty members. It has a term of three years and is intended for primary and secondary research studies (including systematic reviews) in the early stage of a faculty appointment (within one year). It can be used to support staff, equipment, travel/conferences, and infrastructure expenses, including HRDR and library services.

For more information, please review the guidelines (PDF) and application form(.DOCX).

There is no deadline for this funding opportunity.

Faculty of Nursing Teaching, Learning and Simulation Research Grant (Application Deadline January 12, 2017)

The Faculty of Nursing Teaching, Learning and Simulation Research (TLSR) Grant is intended to increase research capacity and to increase knowledge about the use of teaching, learning, and patient simulation in nursing education.

Tenure track faculty may apply for one operating grant per competition as the nominated Principal Applicant. The amount for the award is a maximum total of $20,000, tenable for one year. A maximum of two awards will be granted.

For more information please see the guidelines(PDF). To fill out the application form click here (.DOCX).

Endowment Fund for the Future: Support for the Advancement of Scholarship (EFF-SAS)- Knowledge Synthesis (KS) Grant (Application Deadline- January 12, 2017)

 This funding opportunity is to support integrative, scoping, systematic, meta-synthesis or meta-analysis reviews. Funds are intended to be utilized in a strategic and transformative manner that aligns with the Faculty of Nursing Strategic Plan 2013-2015.

For more information on the KS grant, please review the guidelines (PDF). To fill out the application form click here (.DOCX). 

International Nursing Scholar Series (January 31, 2017)

To provide funds to two Area of Excellence groups in the Faculty of Nursing to engage an internationally renowned scholar in nursing or health to foster scholarship, engagement, and mentorship within key communities in and across the Faculty of Nursing.

The Faculty of Nursing will provide two AoE groups with funds up to $5000.

For more information please see the attached guidelines (PDF).

Maurice and Edna Minton Endowment Fund (Application Deadline March 1, 2017)

Through a generous donation from the late Mr. Maurice C. Minton, the Maurice and Edna Marie Minton Endowment Fund for Cancer Nursing Research was established. The intent of the endowment is to enhance the quality and quantity of cancer nursing research for the purpose of improving nursing practice and patient care.

This competition is open to the faculty members only. For more information, please review the guidelines (PDF). Click here(.DOCX) to fill out the application form.

 

Faculty of Nursing External Funding Opportunities

Please refer to the Faculty of Nursing 2016 Application Procedure Reference Guide (PDF, 907 KB) for a brief overview of the Research Portfolio and Research Services Office (RSO) general procedures. It is not a complete guideline; each sponsor and competition has its own guidelines that must be reviewed and followed.

University of Alberta

  • RSO Finding Funding Site
  • Postdoctoral Fellows Funding & Fellowships (Postdoctoral Fellows Office)
  • Graduate Students' Association Grants & Funding (GSA)
  • External Research Grants

  • Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (formerly AHFMR)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
  • Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research (ACCFCR)
  • Alberta Centre on Aging
  • Alzheimer Society of Canada
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
  • Women & Children's Health Research Institute (WCHRI)
  • Kidney Foundation of Canada
  • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships
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