Supports and Services

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. For more information and applications, please see the Faculty of Nursing Research Supports and Services.

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). 

Faculty of Nursing Postdoctoral Fellowship (Application Deadline January 31, 2017)

The Faculty of Nursing Postdoctoral Fellowship is intended to provide support to exceptional researchers pursuing post-graduate nursing research at the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta whose work advances the strategic priority areas of the Faculty of Nursing.

The amount for the fellowship is $75,000, tenable at the University of Alberta only. It has a term of 1-year and is intended for recent PhD graduates (within 5-years).

For more information, please review the guidelines (PDF, 84 KB) and application form (.DOC, 112 KB).

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).

Faculty of Nursing Undergraduate Student Summer Research Award & SSHRC Summer Student Award (Application Deadline February 1, 2017)

The Faculty of Nursing offers a summer research program for undergraduate nursing students to provide them with an opportunity to experience the research environment first-hand. Students will be involved in an on-going research project under the supervision of a tenure track faculty member.

The number of awards is dependent on the availability of funds from multiple sources including faculty endowments and the University of Alberta Office of the Provost and VP Academic.

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

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.