External Grants

CIHR Travel Awards – Institute Community Support (Winter 2019)

CIHR Travel Awards – Institute Community Support (Winter 2019):

Through the Institute Community Support (ICS) Program, the CIHR Institutes and Initiatives are launching the ICS Travel Awards competition for students, postdoctoral fellows, new investigators and knowledge users to present their own research at national and international meetings and/or conferences.

This ICS Travel Awards competition will not support travel for research skills development or update, exchange programs or lectureships.

Deadline: January 24, 2019

Contact: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca


SSHRC New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration, NOI Deadline

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 Notice of Intent: January 11, 2019

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


NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants

The objective of the NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector and promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian company. The I2I Grants provide funding to college and university faculty members to support research and development projects with recognized technology transfer potential. This is achieved through defined phases by providing crucial assistance in the early stages of technology validation and market connection.

Deadline: January 8, 2019
Contact: i2i@nserc-crsng.gc.ca


Mitacs Globalink Research Award (GRA)

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas.

Deadline: January 1 – 31, 2019 for Summer 2019 Travel
Contact: international@mitacs.ca


SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. They provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private or not-for-profit sector. 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. In addressing an organization-specific need, challenge and/or opportunity, these partnerships let non-academic organizations and postsecondary researchers access each other’s unique knowledge, expertise and capabilities on topics of mutual interest.

Deadline: December 15, 2018
Contact: partnershipengagegrants@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca


Mitacs – JSPS Summer Program

The Mitacs – JSPS Summer Program, offered in partnership with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) provides opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to pursue collaborative research in Japan, allowing them to advance their own research while promoting scientific progress in both Japan and Canada.

Deadline: December 5, 2018
Contact: international@mitacs.ca


MSFHR 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 for LOI: November 29, 2018. Application deadline is January 31, 2019.
Contact: helpdesk@msfhr.org


2019 France Canada Research Fund’s New Collaborations Program

This Scientific Collaboration Support Program, financed by the France-Canada Research Fund (FCRF), aims to support developing new expert partnerships between France and Canada by promoting researcher mobility, particularly for young researchers, and students.

This program provides financing for new scientific projects jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before. Submitted proposals must be joint projects between a French institution (all universities, Grandes Écoles, and research organizations are eligible) and one of the 20 FCRF’s Canadian member universities.

You can apply to the 2019 “New Collaborations” FCRF program. Please read carefully the 2019 FCRF Guidelines before downloading the application form.

Deadline: November 16, 2018
Contact: assistant.science@ambafrance-ca.org


SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight and/or the Connection program. They provide support over one to three years to teams/partnerships, led by a project director, to:

  • develop research and/or related activities in the social sciences and humanities, including knowledge mobilization and the meaningful involvement of students and emerging scholars, by fostering new partnerships with existing and/or potential partners; or
  • design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities that may result in best practices or models that either can be adapted by others or have the potential to be scaled up to a regional, national or international level.

Deadline: November 15, 2018
Contact: partnershipdevelopment@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca


CIHR Other: Indigenous Gender and Wellness: Idea Fair and Learning Circle

The overall goal of the Indigenous Gender and Wellness: Idea Fair and Learning Circle funding opportunity (Travel Awards) is to support Indigenous presence and participation in an Idea Fair and Learning Circle regarding Indigenous Gender and Wellness. The event will create a space for Indigenous Peoples to meet, share their ideas and goals about Indigenous gender and wellness, and to work with other participants who can help transform their ideas into fundable projects.

Deadline: November 8, 2018
Contact: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca