External Grants

CIHR Project Grant – Application

The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related fundamental or applied knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. It supports 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.

Registration Deadline: June 13, 2017

Contact: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca


CIHR Catalyst Grant: Personalized Health Catalyst Grants

The CIHR developed the CIHR Catalyst Grant: Personalized Health Catalyst Grants as part of a transformative series of catalyst grants with personalized health at their core. These catalyst grants aim to improve personalized health through three identified priority areas:

  • the development of novel e-Health apps to improve patient empowerment and shared decision making;
  • the development of predictive analytic models that can stratify patients by expected outcome and risk; and
  • the mining of existing databases to identify sex-drug-gene interactions.

The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $8,200,000, enough to fund approximately 41 grants. The maximum amount per grant is $100,000 per year for up to 2 years for a total of $200,000, per grant.

Deadline: June 13, 2017
Contact: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca


NIH R01 Research Grant Applications

The Research Project (R01) 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.

Further information is available here.

ORS Deadline: May 30, 2017
Deadline: June 5, 2017

Applicants may also find it helpful to seek advice from an experienced investigator and to contact the Institute or Center most likely to fund their application – see R01 Contacts.


CIHR Project Grant – Registration

The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related fundamental or applied knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. It supports 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.

Registration Deadline: May 30, 2017
Contact: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

 


Canada Council for the Arts Killam Research Fellowships

The Killam Research Fellowships are release time awards that provide support to scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest within the disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering, or studies linking any of these disciplines.

Fellowships are awarded each year, normally to full professors at Canadian universities and research institutes, who have an outstanding reputation in their area of research. The fellowship provides 2 years of release time (valued at $70,000 per year).

For more information, please visit this link.

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Contact: luiza.pereira@canadacouncil.ca


Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants

The Small Research Grants program is intended to support education research projects with budgets of $50,000 or less. In keeping with the Spencer Foundation’s mission, this program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived.

Application deadline: May 1, 2017

For more information about this program, please visit their website.

A list of Frequently Asked Questions can be found here.

Contact dfischer@spencer.org with any questions.


NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program (Letter of Intent)

The Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program supports the training of teams of highly qualified students and postdoctoral fellows from Canada and abroad through the development of innovative training programs that:

  • encourage collaborative and integrative approaches, and address significant scientific challenges associated with Canada’s research priorities; and
  • facilitate the transition of new researchers from trainees to productive employees in the Canadian workforce. Full details are available here.

Funding of up to $150,000 in the first year and up to $300,000 annually for up to five subsequent years, will be provided by NSERC for up to $1.65 over six years. CREATE initiatives are expected to be self-sustaining by the end of six years.

LOI Deadline: May 1, 2017

Contact: resgrant@nserc-crsng.gc.ca or or consult the Contact List.


SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants 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. Connection Grants proposals are expected to meet the objectives of the Connection program. For Connection Grants supporting events, the maximum value is $25,000 over one year. For Connection Grants supporting outreach activities, SSHRC will consider amounts higher than $50,000, with justification.

Deadline: May 1, 2017
Contact: Tel.: 613-943-1007,  Email: connection@sshrc-crsh.gc.ca.


Alexander von Humboldt Professorship Nomination

The Alexander von Humboldt Professorship is an international award for research in Germany. Academics of all disciplines from abroad, who are internationally recognised 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. Nominations may be made by German universities; non-university research institutions may also submit nominations jointly with a German university.

Deadline: April 15, 2017
Contact: avh-professur@avh.de, +49 (0)228 833-0


CIHR Team Grants: GACD Mental Health – Canada-China

The CIHR Team Grants: GACD Mental Health – Canada-China is jointly supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Its aim is to promote the development of Canadian-Chinese scientific co-operation between universities, hospitals, research institutes and affiliated research organizations in Canada and China by supporting collaborative research teams working on implementation research projects in the field of mental health.

This funding opportunity is also part of the fourth joint research program of the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD). Established in 2009, the GACD is a globally coordinated effort of thirteen health research funding agencies which supports implementation research on the prevention and management of chronic non-communicable diseases.

Deadline: April 11, 2017
Contact: Tel: 613-954-1968, Toll Free: 1-888-603-4178, Email: support@cihr-irsc.gc.ca.