External Grants

MSFHR 2019 Health Professional-Investigator Competition, LOI Deadline

MSFHR 2019 Health Professional-Investigator Competition, LOI Deadline:

The MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator (HP-I) Program is designed to help close the gap between health research and its implementation by supporting health professionals who are actively involved in patient care to conduct and apply research relevant to health and/or the health system.

Deadline: February 11, 2019

Contact: helpdesk@msfhr.org

SSHRC New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration

SSHRC New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration

The objective of this inaugural competition is to generate opportunities for early career researchers (ECRs) to conduct high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research not available through funding opportunities currently offered by the three agencies. It seeks to inspire highly innovative projects that defy current research paradigms, propose a unique scientific direction, bring disciplines together beyond the traditional disciplinary approaches, and/or use different perspectives to solve existing problems.

Deadline for Applications: February 7, 2019

Contact: NFRF-FNFR@chairs-chaires.gc.ca

CIHR Foundation Grant – Stage 2

CIHR Foundation Grant – Stage 2: The Foundation Grant program is designed to contribute to a sustainable foundation of established health research leaders, by providing long-term support for the pursuit of innovative and high-impact research programs.

The Foundation Grant program is expected to:

  • Support a broad base of health research leaders across all health-related disciplines with a demonstrable track record of excellence and impact in their field of study;
  • Develop and maintain Canadian capacity in health research and other related fields;
  • Provide research leaders with the flexibility to pursue novel and innovative lines of inquiry;
  • Contribute to the creation and application of health-related knowledge through a wide range of research and/or knowledge translation activities, including relevant collaborations.

Deadline: February 6, 2019

Contact: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

CIHR Project Grants, Spring 2019, Registration Deadline

CIHR Project Grants, Spring 2019, Registration Deadline

The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential for important advances in fundamental or applied health-related knowledge, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes by supporting projects with a specific purpose and a defined endpoint. The best ideas may stem from new, incremental, innovative, and/or high-risk lines of inquiry or knowledge translation approaches.

Deadline: February 6, 2019

Contact: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

NIH – R01 Research Grants – New

The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project (R01) – New grant is an award made to support a discrete, specified, circumscribed project to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing the investigator’s specific interest and competencies, based on the mission of the NIH.

Deadline: February 5, 2019
Applicants may also find it helpful to seek advice from an experienced investigator and to contact the Institute or Centre most likely to fund their application – see R01 Contacts.
Contact: grantsinfo@od.nih.gov


CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program provides funding and support to help Scholars build their network and develop essential skills to become the next generation of research leaders. Researchers within the first five years of a full-time academic position from anywhere in the world are eligible to apply.

Deadline: February 5, 2019

Contact: global.scholars@cifar.ca


SSHRC Connection Grants

SSHRC Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Connection program. They support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives. These events and activities represent opportunities to exchange knowledge and to engage on research issues of value to those participating. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection Grant may often serve as a first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects potentially eligible for funding through other SSHRC funding opportunities listed in SSHRC’s Funding search tool.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Contact: connection@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants

Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants:

The Small Research Grants program aims to support smaller scale or pilot research projects that have budgets of $50,000 or less. Proposals are encouraged from scholars across a variety of disciplines in an effort to fund field-initiated education research.

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Contact: Jasmine Janicki smallgrants@spencer.org

SSHRC Insight Development Grants

SSHRC Insight Development Grant proposals are expected to respond to the objectives put forward in the call for proposals for the Insight program.

Insight Development Grants support research in its initial stages. The grants enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas. Funding is provided for short-term research development projects, of up to two years, proposed by individuals or teams.

Deadline: February 1, 2019 – Deadline to be confirmed.
Contact: insightdevelopment@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca

MSFHR 2019 Scholar Competition

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.

Deadline: January 31, 2019 (full application, NOI deadline Nov 29, 2018)
Contact: Andrew Biagton, Research Competitions Coordinator, careerprogram@msfhr.org.