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Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Aubrey Tingle Prize and Lecture Canadian 5 5 days until deadline
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.
LUI Che Woo Prize International 5 5 days until deadline
Recognizes remarkable achievements that are contributing to world civilization.
Canada Awards for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Canadian ✓ Verified Date 6 6 days until deadline
Recognizes excellence in Canadian innovation and entrepreneurship, while educating present and future generations of disruptors.
Confederation of University Faculty Assns. of BC (CUFA BC) Distinguished Academics Awards Canadian ✓ Verified Date 8 8 days until deadline
For contribution to community beyond academy.
Lasker Award International ✓ Verified Date 8 8 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.
Insight Development Grants (IDG) Canadian ✓ Verified Date 8 8 days until deadline
The IDG funding enables the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas. This is an excellent opportunity for new scholar(s) / researcher(s) to explore new research. Also, this funding permits seasoned researcher(s) to develop/explore new avenues of research. Researchers may only apply for and hold, as applicant, only one IDG at a time.
MIT Technology Review Magazine's Innovators Under 35 Global list International ✓ Verified Date 8 8 days until deadline
Recognizes the top 35 innovators around the world who are under 35 years old.
Scholar Awards Canadian ✓ Verified Date 12 12 days until deadline
The MSFHR Scholar Program allows early-career researchers to establish an independent research career, build a leading research program, and expand their potential to make significant contributions to their field.
Partnership Grants - Stage 1 Canadian ✓ Verified Date 22 22 days until deadline
Partnership Grants provide support for new and existing formal partnerships over 4 to 7 years to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization.
Trudeau Mentors Canadian 26 26 days until deadline
Prioritizes experience on the ground in order for Scholars to enhance their appetite for risk taking.
Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer Research Canadian ✓ Verified Date 33 33 days until deadline
Recognizes a Canadian physician or scientist who makes outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration, or development of therapies for cancer.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Canadian ✓ Verified Date 35 35 days until deadline
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 Canadian ✓ Verified Date 35 35 days until deadline
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.
Royal Society of Canada (RSC) J.B. Tyrell Historical Medal Canadian ✓ Verified Date 35 35 days until deadline
Awards outstanding work in the history of Canada.
Research Grant in Allergic Diseases Canadian ✓ Verified Date 35 35 days until deadline
The Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) is a charitable foundation whose mission is to invest in research leading to new and better treatments that improve the lives of Canadians living with allergy, asthma and immunologic diseases. The objective of the CAAIF/Pediapharm Research Grant in Allergic Diseases is to fund a patient-centered research grant on allergic diseases.
Top 10 Challenge Food Allergy Research Grant Canadian ✓ Verified Date 35 35 days until deadline
The Top 10 Challenge is a community fundraiser aimed to raise empathy and awareness by participants living “a day on the plate” of someone with food allergies. The objective of the CAAIF Top 10 Challenge Food Allergy Research Grant is to fund a patient-centered food allergy research grant.
Keio Medical Science Prize International ✓ Verified Date 36 36 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.
Order of British Columbia Canadian ✓ Verified Date 40 40 days until deadline
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.
Balzan Prize International ✓ Verified Date 49 49 days until deadline
Fosters culture, the sciences and the most meritorious initiatives in the cause of humanity, peace and fraternity among peoples throughout the world.
Crafoord Prize International 55 55 days until deadline
Recognizes excellence in astronomy and mathematics, biosciences, geosciences or polyarthritis research.
Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) - Call for Proposals Canadian 63 63 days until deadline
SFU’s Community Engagement Initiative offers small grants to SFU faculty and staff to catalyze community-university impact through the practice of respectful, mutually-beneficial research, learning and creative activity. The average grant amount has been approximately $6,000 per funded initiative with projects supported each year in most faculties and in many departments. The maximum funding available is $10,000 per proposal.
VPR Travel Grants, Social Sciences/Humanities -Pool 2 [September 1 through March 31] International ✓ Verified Date 65 65 days until deadline
Submissions are accepted September 1st through March 31st or, until all available funds have been committed. For faculty in areas supported by SSHRC to attend conferences beginning September 1 through March 31.
King Faisal International Prize International ✓ Verified Date 65 65 days until deadline
Recognizes outstanding works in five categories: Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language and Literature, Medicine, and Science.
VPR Travel Grants, Social Sciences/Humanities, Pool 2 [September 1 through March 31] International ✓ Verified Date 65 65 days until deadline
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.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Impact Connection Award Canadian ✓ Verified Date 66 66 days until deadline
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.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Impact Insight Award Canadian ✓ Verified Date 66 66 days until deadline
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.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Impact Partnership Award Canadian ✓ Verified Date 66 66 days until deadline
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.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Impact Talent Award Canadian ✓ Verified Date 66 66 days until deadline
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) Synergy Awards for Innovation Canadian 80 80 days until deadline
Recognizes partnerships in natural sciences and engineering research and development between universities and Canadian industries.
Health Research Foundation (HRF) Medal of Honour Canadian ✓ Verified Date 82 82 days until deadline
Recognizes remarkable individuals whose research or contributions to public policies supportive of research and development in Canada have achieved international recognition.
American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellowship International 89 89 days until deadline
Recognizes meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.
The Secretary-General’s Award is intended to recognize accomplishment and encourage the achievements of young researchers from developing countries who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of scientific knowledge of the deepsea environment or to the development of environmentally sustainable regulatory frameworks.
Invitational Fellowships for Research in Japan International
The programs allow scientists employed at Japanese universities/research institutions to invite fellow researchers from other countries to Japan to participate in cooperative activities.
Medical Council of Canada Outstanding Achievement Awards in Evaluation of Clinical Competence International ✓ Verified Date
Honours sustained excellence in Canadian health care and/or health care research.
J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine International ✓ Verified Date
For contributions to a field of basic or clinical research in one of the Institute's principal areas of research.
R&D 100 Awards Canadian
Celebrate the greatest R&D developments of the previous year.
SFU Scholarly Digitization Fund Canadian
The Scholarly Digitization Fund covers costs associated with digitizing scholarly materials. Digitization work includes scanning, creation of descriptive information, and other processing in preparation for deposit in Summit, the Library’s Research Repository, or another publicly accessible repository operated and maintained by SFU Library.
Weston Brain Institute International Outstanding Achievement Award Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Recognizes the recent outstanding contributions of researchers to the global effort to fight neurodegenerative diseases of aging.
Research funding to highly qualified graduate students and postdoctoral fellows across Canada through awards in Technology and Aging.
Enhances the career development of outstanding and highly promising university faculty who are earning a strong international reputation for original research.
L'Oreal UNESCO Women in Science International Awards International
Identifies and supports eminent women in science throughout the world.
Holberg Prize International
Recognizes outstanding scholarly work in the academic fields of the arts and humanities, social science, law and theology.
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.
Steacie Prize Canadian
Awards a young scientist or engineer for outstanding scientific research carried out in Canada
Prix Galien Canada Awards Canadian
Recognizes the efforts and achievements of pharmaceutical research and development.
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.
Clean50 Awards Canadian
Recognizes Canada’s leaders in sustainability for their contributions over the prior two years.
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships International
Provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth.
BCIC Ignite (Round 6) Canadian
This program supports commercialization in the natural resources and applied sciences. Teams must be working on project(s) with the potential for significant benefit to British Columbia.
Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (FCCP) Award of Merit Canadian ✓ Verified Date
Recognizes distinguished Chinese Canadians who have made outstanding professional achievements.
Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative International ✓ Verified Date
This call aims to support innovative and cutting-edge interdisciplinary artificial intelligence (AI) research that encourages the exploration of new interdisciplinary research methodologies, approaches and tools in social sciences and humanities, health and biomedical sciences, and natural sciences and engineering.
CFI Innovation Fund International
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.
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.
Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) Medals International
Recognizes outstanding scientific achievements in all branches of microscopy.
National Academy of Science (NAS) Awards International
Honours outstanding achievement in the physical, biological, and social sciences.
Honours excellence in health research and its translation into benefits for Canadians. These prizes, worth $100,000, are awarded every two years (with competitions closing in even-numbered years). These are institutional nominations;
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.
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.
Albert Einstein World Award of Science International
Recognizes and encourages scientific and technological research and development.
Recognizes individuals whose outstanding scholarship in the humanities and social sciences has shaped both public affairs and civil society.
BC Community Achievement Award Canadian
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.
Gerda Henkel Prize International
Recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement in the areas supported by the Foundation.
Recognizes researchers in the area of psychiatry who are making an outstanding contribution in the field.
Recognizes an important publication in the history of medicine.
Recognizes important contributions in multiple domain.
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.
Globalink Research Award Canadian ✓ Verified Date
The Mitacs Globalink Research Award funds research collaborations between senior undergraduate and graduate students and faculty members at a university overseas, including newly added destinations.
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.
Discovery Frontiers (DF) Canadian
Discovery Frontiers (DF) grants are initiatives that identify and capitalize on emerging opportunities where Canada can benefit from its world-class capacity to take a leadership role in key areas of research and innovation (e.g., 2017 - Biodiversity and Adaptation of Biosystems)
The goal of the program is to increase the participation of women in science and engineering, and to provide role models for women active in, and considering, careers in these fields. The CWSE Program is regional—with one Chair for each of the Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Prairies, and British Columbia/Yukon regions. NSERC funding must be matched by cash contributions from supporting organizations (e.g., SFU).
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.