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Partnership Engage Grants Canadian ✓ Verified Date 6 6 days until deadline
The small-scale, stakeholder-driven partnerships supported through the Partnership Engage Grants are meant to respond to immediate needs and time constraints facing organizations in non-academic sectors. There are 4 application deadlines throughout the year (Mar 15, Jun 15, Sept 15, and Dec 15). The grants are valued at $7,000 to $25,000 over one year.
SFU/SSHRC Small Explore Research Grants // Fall Intake International ✓ Verified Date 6 6 days until deadline
SSHRC Institutional Grants/SFU Grants support scholarly research in the contemporary arts, humanities and social sciences for expenses up to a maximum of $7,000. A lead applicant, together with one or more eligible co-applicants may apply in a single application for up to $10,000.
Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) Canadian ✓ Verified Date 13 13 days until deadline
The Government of Canada has announced special funding, in the form of supplements to existing research grants, that will provide relief and assistance to research trainees from Ukraine. The Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) is administered by Canada’s three federal research funding agencies – CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC – and provides support to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers directly impacted by the Russian regime’s invasion of Ukraine. Applications will be accepted using a continuous intake up to December 22, 2022.
John W. Kluge Prize for Achievement in the Study of Humanity International ✓ Verified Date 23 23 days until deadline
Recognizes individuals whose outstanding scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has shaped both public affairs and civil society.
Crafoord Prize International 35 35 days until deadline
Recognizes excellence in astronomy and mathematics, biosciences, geosciences or polyarthritis research.
British Columbia Reconciliation Award Canadian ✓ Verified Date 37 37 days until deadline
Recognizes individuals and organizations who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, integrity, respect and commitment to furthering Reconciliation or inspiring others to continue Reconciliation efforts.
Dr. Samarthji Lal Award for Mental Health Research Canadian 45 45 days until deadline
Recognizes researchers in the area of psychiatry who are making an outstanding contribution in the field.
MIT Technology Review Magazine's Innovators Under 35 Global list International 46 46 days until deadline
Recognizes the top 35 innovators around the world who are under 35 years old.
BC Community Achievement Award Canadian ✓ Verified Date 53 53 days until deadline
Celebrates British Columbians who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others and who devote time and energy to making their communities more caring, dynamic, beautiful, healthy, and unique.
Alliance International Quantum Catalyst Grants International ✓ Verified Date 53 53 days until deadline
Quantum science and innovation are giving rise to promising advances in communications, computing, materials, sensing, health care, navigation and other key areas. The Government of Canada is committed to helping shape the future of quantum technology by supporting Canada’s quantum sector and establishing leadership in this emerging and transformative domain. The Alliance International Quantum grants will provide support for researchers in Canada to work with international researchers in the academic sector to establish and grow international research collaborations and projects in quantum science and technology. Valued at up to $25,000, the Alliance International Quantum grants will accept applications anytime up until January 31, 2023. NSERC will begin accepting application as of April 1, 2022. Please click on the link abovefor more information.
Lasker Award International 54 54 days until deadline
Recognizes the contributions of scientists, physicians, and public servants who have made major advances in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human disease.
MITACS Elevate Fall 2022 Canadian ✓ Verified Date 61 61 days until deadline
The Mitacs Elevate Fall 2022 call for proposals is now open — and enhanced funding is available for postdocs in emerging industry sectors. The program is open to all disciplines, and it provides critical career and skills training to postdoctoral fellows through real-world collaborations. This Fall, there are two award options available: Standard and Thematic.
Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research Canadian 67 67 days until deadline
Recognizes a Canadian physician or scientist who makes outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration, or development of therapies for cancer.
Right Livelihood Awards International 83 83 days until deadline
Honours and supports those offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today.
Keio Medical Science Prize International 87 87 days until deadline
Recognizes the outstanding and creative achievements of researchers in the fields of medicine and life sciences, in particular those contributing to scientific developments in medicine.
Balzan Prize International ✓ Verified Date
Fosters culture, the sciences and the most meritorious initiatives in the cause of humanity, peace and fraternity among peoples throughout the world.
Stein Rokkan Prize International
Recognizes a very substantial and original contribution in comparative social science research.
King Faisal International Prize International
Recognizes outstanding works in five categories: Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language and Literature, Medicine, and Science.
Royal Society of Canada (RSC) Jason A. Hannah Medal Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Recognizes an important publication in the history of medicine.
Recognizes excellence in medical science.
Recognizes important contributions in multiple domain.
Awards an outstanding contribution in governance of private and public organisations.
VPR Travel Grants, Social Sciences/Humanities, Pool 2 [September 1 through March 31] International ✓ Verified Date
VP Research Travel Grants are provided for faculty in areas supported by SSHRC to attend conferences to present a paper (including the presentation of a poster in a poster session), to serve as a keynote speaker or in the case of faculty in the School for the Contemporary Arts, to present one’s own creative work to a peer group. Awards for North American travel to a Maximum of $900 and International travel to a Maximum of $2,000.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Recognizes teams of researchers from different disciplines who have combined their expertise to produce achievements of outstanding international significance in the natural sciences and engineering.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Recognizes individuals who has demonstrated sustained excellence and influence in research for a body of work conducted in Canada that has substantially advanced the fields of natural sciences or engineering.
Recognizes individuals or teams whose SSHRC-funded project has engaged the campus and/or wider community, and has generated intellectual, cultural, social and/or economic impacts. Nominations submitted by the institution.
Recognizes individuals or teams whose project has resulted in significant contribution to knowledge and understanding about people, societies and the world. These are institutional and limited submission nominations.
Awards a formal partnership that, through mutual co-operation and shared intellectual leadership and resources, has demonstrated impact and influence within and/or beyond the social sciences and humanities research community. These are institutional and limited submission nominations.
Recognizes individuals who maintains academic excellence, has a talent for research and knowledge mobilization and has demonstrated clear potential to be a future leader within and/or outside the academic sector. The nomination process for this award is managed through the Dean of Graduate Studies Office.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Donna Strickland Prize for Societal Impact of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Honours an individual or team whose research in Canada has led to exceptional benefits for Canadians.
Order of British Columbia Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Any British Columbian (or former long-term resident) who has demonstrated outstanding achievement, excellence or distinction in any field. Community leadership, business, labour, industry, volunteer service, research, culture, the arts, sports… the possibilities are nearly endless.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Synergy Awards for Innovation Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Recognizes partnerships in natural sciences and engineering research and development between universities and Canadian industries.
Recognizes meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.
Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) Awards International
Recognizes outstanding scientific achievements in all branches of microscopy.
New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Special Call: Research for Post-pandemic Recovery International
A 2022 Innovative Approaches to Research for Postpandemic Recovery competition of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) was launched recently. The goal of this Special Call is to mobilize Canadian-led research efforts in support of a more equitable, sustainable and resilient postpandemic reality. Deadline to submit a NOI is April 26,2022 and full application is due to NFRF by August 9,2022. Kindly click on the above link for details on this opportunity.
R&D 100 Awards International
Celebrate the greatest R&D developments of the previous year.
Medical Council of Canada Outstanding Achievement Awards in Evaluation of Clinical Competence Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Honours sustained excellence in Canadian health care and/or health care research.
Canada Biomedical Research Fund Canadian
The Canada Biomedical Research Fund (CBRF) is an institutional program administered by the Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat (TIPS) housed at Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) on behalf of the three federal research funding agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and SSHRC. The CBRF is based on an ecosystem approach and is designed to build on existing assets, infrastructure, partnerships, and strengths of institutions and to support targeted investments for maximum impact. The total budget for CBRF is $250 million over four years starting in 2022-2023.
The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) jointly announce that the Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration RFP is now accepting letters of intent. This RFP supports innovative small molecule and biologic (antibodies, oligonucleotides, peptides, gene therapy) drug development programs for frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
Massry Prize International
Recognizes substantial recent contributions in the biomedical sciences.
Recognizes excellence in Canadian innovation and entrepreneurship, while educating present and future generations of disruptors.
J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine International
For contributions to a field of basic or clinical research in one of the Institute's principal areas of research.
Recognizes a British Columbian clinician scientist whose work in health research is internationally recognized and has had a significant impact on advancing research in his or her field.
L'Oreal UNESCO Women in Science International Awards International
Identifies and supports eminent women in science throughout the world.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Arthur B. McDonald Fellowships Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Recognizes early-stage academic researchers in the natural sciences and engineering and supports them to enhance their research capacity, so that they can become leaders in their field and inspire others.
Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Canadian
Recognizes outstanding contributions to medicine and the health sciences that have led to extraordinary improvements in human health.
Holberg Prize International ✓ Verified Date
Recognizes outstanding scholarly work in the academic fields of the arts and humanities, social science, law and theology.
The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) are partnering to offer a unique opportunity to support Indigenous communities in their decision-making processes, research, and actions regarding residential schools sites in Canada. Grants are valued at a maximum amount of $50K per project for a duration of one year. Kindly click on the above link for details on this opportunity.
Discovery Horizons Grant International
NSERC is re-launching a pilot funding opportunity to support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). The Discovery Horizons grants are expected to be valued from $50K to $100K per year and NSERC is expecting to award approximately 10-20 grants for this pilot year. LOI application is due June 16, 2022 and invited applications are due by October 18, 2022. Kindly click on the funding opportunity link for more details.
The NRC, under its Arctic and Northern Challenge program, is proud to launch a call for research proposals in support of key themes connected to housing, water, food and health care for Indigenous and Arctic and Northern peoples and communities. This call will provide up to $5 million over 3 years to eligible recipients. To apply, project teams should have a principal investigator or project administrator from Northern Canada and an NRC collaborator. Project teams must also have a Traditional Knowledge holder as a named member of the team. LOI submission deadline: June 17, 2022
Health Research Foundation (HRF) Medal of Honour Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Recognizes remarkable individuals whose research or contributions to public policies supportive of research and development in Canada have achieved international recognition.
BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Awards International
Recognizes and encourages world-class research and artistic creation, prizing contributions of lasting impact for their originality, theoretical significance and ability to push back the frontiers of the known world.
Templeton Prize International
Honours a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension, whether through insight, discovery, or practical works.
Society of Toxicology of Canada Awards Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Awards honouring contributions to the science of toxicology in Canada.
US Mission to Canada Funding Opportunities International
The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Canada invites proposals for programs that promote bilateral cooperation and highlight shared values. Grants available through this program are intended to serve as one-time opportunities that can help launch projects that should be sustainable after the project period is over. PAS is offering six (6) different funding opportunities and each successful application will be awarded between $15,000 to $100,000. Interested applicants should review the funding opportunity (link above) for more details. PAS Grants Committee recommends that applicants submit proposals three to six months in advance of the project start date.
NEW - Canada Gairdner Momentum Award Canadian
Recognizes mid-career investigators who have produced exceptional scientific research contributions with continued potential for impact on human health
Recognizes an individual, team or organization that has advanced the mobilization of research in aging at a local or regional level.
Mitacs Globalink Research Award - General Call International
The SFU-Mitacs Globalink Research Award supports international research collaboration through the mobility of graduate students (Masters & PhD) and postdoctoral fellows. The award supports short-term internships (12-24 weeks) for both inbound (to SFU) and outbound (from SFU). Priority is given to project proposals that demonstrate potential to lead to long-term and multifaceted research collaborations that advance SFU's strategic interests. The award is CAD $6000 per student (of which, $2000 needs to be contributed by SFU PI). The deadline to submit a project proposal is July 25, 2022.
In addition to recognizing faculty members for their contributions, the award funds bold and potentially game-changing projects that will challenge the status quo, spark change and take action to address persistent systemic barriers in the research ecosystem and academia.
The Excellence Awards recognize and encourage exemplary achievement in the field of digital preservation stewardship.
Matches early-career investigators with Gairdner laureates to network, and present their work at the Gairdner Science Week
Climate Change and Human Health: Seed Grants International ✓ Verified Date
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) aims to stimulate growth of new connections between scholars working in largely disconnected fields who might together change the course of climate change’s impact on human health. Over the next two years, $1M is dedicated to support small, early-stage grants of US$2,500 - US$50,000 toward achieving this goal.
Recognizes distinguished Chinese Canadians who have made outstanding professional achievements.
Global Young Academy (GYA) Membership International
Empowers young researchers to lead International, interdisciplinary, and intergenerational dialogue with the goal to make global decision making evidence-based and inclusive.
Robert Koch Award International
Recognizes outstanding and Internationally recognized scientific achievements.
National Academy of Science (NAS) Awards International
Honours outstanding achievement in the physical, biological, and social sciences.
Insight Grant Canadian
Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for research initiatives of two to five years.
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is interested in human spaceflight and maintaining a healthy and highly qualified Canadian astronaut corps capable of participating in space exploration missions. The intent of this Announcement of Opportunity (AO) is to provide financial support to researchers in Canadian Universities, post-secondary institutions, and not for profit organizations to conduct science investigations that will lead to a better understanding of human spaceflight risks while contributing to improve remote medicine and health benefits here on Earth. Deadline to apply is October 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM (EST).
Alliance Consortia Grants International
In Budget 2021, Canada committed to launch a National Quantum Strategy (NQS) to amplify Canada's significant strengths in quantum research. As part of this new strategy, NSERC has launched the Alliance Consortia Quantum grants program with a special call to support coordinated quantum research and innovation across Canada. Projects may be funded from $500,000 to $1 million for a period of 3-5 years. Proposals submitted in response to the present call must be for projects that require a large-scale coordinated approached, beyond any one of Canada's regional quantum hubs, to develop and apply quantum technologies that will benefit Canada. Deadline is October 21, 2022. Please click on the link for additional information.
2023-2025 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program International
The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program is now open. The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program supports exceptional early-career researchers with an interdisciplinary, global network, mentorship, leadership development and $100,000 in unrestricted research support. Applications must be received by October 25, 2022 at 11:59 PM (PST. Please click on the link above for more information).
Millennium Technology Prize International
The Millennium Technology Prize celebrates the world’s greatest technological innovations that are crucial in solving global challenges.
For new research collaborations jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before.
Focuses on people and groups who are inspirational in the way they promote science to the general public. The individual recipient will receive an award of $10,000. The winning group will be awarded $25,000 to further science promotion activities. Funds paid to winners of this prize are subject to the PromoScience Grants Guide.
Recognizes remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life.
Recognizes the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership.
Gerda Henkel Prize International
Recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement in the areas supported by the Foundation.
Rewards a distinguished and sustained contribution to the literature of the social sciences.
Awards outstanding work in the history of Canada.
Celebrates the contributions of individuals who have had a remarkable impact on cancer research and the cancer research community.
CCS-Partner Prevention Research Grants have been created to support investigators who approach research in key prevention and risk reduction areas.
Going Global Innovation Program Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Supports eligible recipients to pursue targeted R&D partnerships with key foreign organizations that may lead to the commercialization of Canadian technologies.
This program supports graduate student research in a 16 to 24 week research project with an international industry partner located in any country except the United States.
Industrial Research Chairs (IRC) Canadian ✓ Verified Date
An IRC grant provides funding for the salary of the Chairholder, infrastructure, research tools and instruments, and general expenses related to the Chair’s program of research. Chairholders are expected to focus their activities on conducting research and training highly qualified personnel, while carrying a reduced administrative and teaching load.
Fredrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award International
This award would be suitable for spending a sabbatical year in Germany. An academic in Germany with whom you would collaborate during your sabbatical could nominate you for this award.
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers International ✓ Verified Date
To carry out long-term research (6-24 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research and their academic host.
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers International ✓ Verified Date
To sponsor a 6 to 18 month research stay at a research institution in Germany. The fellowship is flexible and can be divided up into as many as three stays within three years.
Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award International
Scientists and scholars from all non-European countries, who completed their doctorates less than 18 years ago, who are internationally recognized for their achievements in the field of applied research, and who in future are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements which will have a seminal influence on their discipline beyond their immediate field of work, are eligible to be nominated for a Fraunhofer-Bessel Research Award.
Alexander von Humboldt Professorship International
Academics of all disciplines from abroad, who are internationally recognized as leaders in their field and who are expected to contribute to enhancing Germany's sustained international competitiveness as a research location in consequence of the award, are eligible to be nominated for an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship.
Humboldt Research Award International
Granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date, to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.
Max Planck Research Award International
Excellent scientists and scholars of all nationalities who are expected to continue producing outstanding academic achievements in international collaboration are eligible to be nominated for the Max Planck Research Award.
Konrad Adenauer Research Award for Canadian Researchers International
The Konrad Adenauer Research Award honors researchers from Canada whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and beyond.
Designed for those very few instances when an exceptional research opportunity would be missed if a project had to wait to undergo the normal course of a national competition before a decision could be rendered.
2018 Spring Flooding Loss Reduction - Call for Proposals Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Proposals are invited from social scientists to quickly deploy to a disaster-affected area in the aftermath of an extreme event to collect perishable data.
VPR Major Research Project Application Preparation Grants Canadian ✓ Verified Date
VPR Major Research Project Application Preparation grants assist SFU faculty members who are applying for major external research grants (e.g., CFI, NCE or SSHRC MCRI or INE). Assistance may take the form of support salaries for personnel needed to prepare application materials, costs of travel required to meet with research collaborators, long-distance telephone/fax charges, etc. These grants do not fund research per se.
CFI Innovation Fund International ✓ Verified Date
CFI Innovation Fund supports transformative infrastructure projects that underpin cutting-edge, globally competitive research. The Vice-President, Research & International invites all interested teams to submit an internal Notice of Intent (iNOI) for consideration of which proposals will be selected to advance to CFI, within SFU's maximum allocation of $24.7M.
The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from the following countries and regions: Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India, Mexico, Tunisia, United Kingdom, USA, and Ukraine. From May to October of each year, top-ranked applicants participate in a 12-week research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines, from science, engineering and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences.
German Research Foundation: Initiation of International Collaboration International ✓ Verified Date
This grant serves to establish collaboration between German universities and international partners. Applications must be submitted by German researchers. Researchers who have already achieved their doctorates and who are based at a German research institution in Germany or abroad can apply.All disciplines are eligible for the grant.
The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility. Individual Fellowships provide opportunities to researchers of any nationality to acquire and transfer new knowledge and to work on research and innovation in Europe (EU Member States and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries) and beyond. The scheme particularly supports the return and (re)integration of European researchers from outside Europe and those who have previously worked here, as well as researchers displaced by conflict outside the EU and Horizon 2020 Associated Countries. It also promotes the career restart of individual researchers who show great potential.
Inaugural Funding Opportunity from NDRIO International
The New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization has announced their Inaugural Funding Opportunity (IFO) to bridge the gap between the three digital research infrastructure (DRI) pillars (i.e. Advanced Research Computing, Research Data Management, and Research Software). This funding opportunity will provide $100,000 to $3 million for projects that address IFO's key objectives. Letter of Intent submissions will open in May 2021 and only applications selected at the LOI stage will be invited to submit a Full Proposal. For further details please click on the funding opportunity link.
Alliance International Grants International ✓ Verified Date
NSERC has announced a new, permanent funding stream called the Alliance International Grants. This new stream is to support Canadian university researchers working with leading international academic researchers to establish and grow international research collaborations and projects of global importance that will generate benefits to Canada. Alliance International offers two grant types: (1) International Catalyst grants that will provide up to $25,000 for one year to support Canadian researchers in initiating international research collaboration in the NSE disciplines and (2) International Collaboration grants that will provide up to $100,000 per year, for up to 3 years, for Canadian researchers to participate in international projects. There are no deadlines to apply and grants will awarded throughout the year. Click on the link above for more information.