Grant Assist Program

COVID-19 information for researchers

The Grant Assist Program (GAP) supports UAlberta faculty applying to Tri-Agency and comparable external research competitions.

The Grant Assist Program (GAP) supports the University of Alberta investigators in developing highly competitive proposals for Tri-Councils and other major competitions.

We are peer mentors, experienced researchers who will work with you to strategize for, and develop the strongest possible submissions. Contact us for:

  • Strategic advice: Peer mentoring, aligning research proposal with funder’s requirements, grant laddering, academic content, knowledge mobilization/translation, and research data management.
  • Grant-crafting: Group sessions to improve grant genre literacy and grant writing proficiency.
  • Grant application development: Proposed research project/program concept assessment, proposal peer review, editorial review, occasional research assistant and graphics support.
  • Research team and sponsor relations development: Facilitation of networking opportunities between researcher-colleagues and between researchers and funders.
  • Grant support coordination: Engagement with relevant and complementary units at the University of Alberta to enhance proposals.