Funding Opportunities

The University of Alberta, one of Canada's most research-intensive universities, is proud of the vitality and quality of research and scholarship activities of its faculty and staff. The Research Services Office supports researchers by identifying potential research funding sources and by helping researchers to process and manage applications and awards.

Researchers are encouraged to contact their Faculty-assigned Research Facilitator for more information about funding opportunities.


Health Sciences

Natural Sciences and Engineering

Social Sciences and the Humanities


Health Sciences


Alberta Innovates

Graduate Studentships

Description:  Provides opportunities for support for individuals undertaking health-related research areas in pursuit of a Master's of PhD at an Alberta University. Funding available is $30,000 stipend and a research and career development allowance of $2,000 per year for up to 4 years (maximum of 2 years towards a Master's degree).

Website: http://www.aihealthsolutions.ca/funding/training-and-early-career-funding/graduate-studentships-postgraduate-fellowships/graduate-studentships/

Contact: Kathy Morrison at kathy.morrison@albertainnovates.ca

Deadline: April 3, 2017 (Application)


Alport Syndrome Foundation (ASF)

ASF Research Program

Description: The goal is to encourage research with the potential to accelerate the development of new treatments to prolong kidney function and prevent hearing loss including, identification and investigation of target pathways in disease progression, and drug repurposing of existing approved drugs or other new approaches to improve the current standard of care.

Website: http://alportsyndrome.org/research/asf-research-program/

Contact: Sharon Lagas at research@alportsyndrome.org

Deadline: March 20, 2017 (Proposal)


ALS Association

Clinical Management Grant

Description: Aims to improve care and living with ALS with a focus on clinical, psychological and or social management of ALS. Maximum funding available is $100,000 per year for a maximum of 2 years.

Website: http://www.alsa.org/research/our-approach/call-for-abstracts/clinical-management-grant-2017.html

Deadline: April 22, 2017 (LOI)


Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Health Systems Strengthening: Ensuring Effective Health Supply Chains

Description: Seeks proposals that address challenges in effective health supply chains that are daring in premise, and clearly different from the approaches currently under investigation or employed. The solutions submitted to this topic could focus on an integrated health supply chain, or they could focus specifically on immunization and/or family planning supply chains and their respective programmatic goals.

Website: http://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/health-systems-strengthening-ensuring-effective-health-supply-chains-round-19

Deadline: May 3, 2017 (Application)


Innovations for Integrated Diagnostics Systems

Description: Optimize transportation networks, and leverage distribution capabilities from other local services to improve sample transport logistics, timelines, and cost. Adapt selective centralized laboratory instrument platforms and assays that improve ease of use or robustness in developing world settings. Seek novel ways to implement interconnected laboratory networks that will efficiently track patients, specimens and data to and from various types of settings, ensuring quality diagnostic services are provided and can inform treatment and care decisions.

Website: http://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/innovations-integrated-diagnostics-systems-round-19#figure1

Deadline: May 3, 2017 (Application)


New Approaches for Improving Timeliness of Routine Immunizations in Low-Resource Settings

Description: Soliciting innovative ideas for improving timeliness of routine immunizations. Specifically seeking applications proposing innovative approaches that successfully improve timeliness while reducing missed opportunities for vaccination, respect gender and equity inequalities, and target hard to reach populations, such as nomadic or remote. Successful proposals will include details on the design and pilot testing of the approach in their application.

Website: http://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/new-approaches-improving-timeliness-routine-immunizations-low-resource-settings-round-19

Deadline: May 3, 2017 (Application)


Wearables and Technology for Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Behavior Change

Description: Seeks wearable and/or sensor technologies that will improve the health of mothers and newborns by 1) increasing uptake of healthy behaviors and/or 2) facilitating research on maternal and neonatal interventions in low-resource settings.

Website: http://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/challenge/wearables-and-technology-maternal-neonatal-and-child-health-behavior-change-round-19

Deadline: May 3, 2017 (Application)


Campus Alberta Neuroscience (CAN)

Conference Support Program

Description: CAN offers support for Alberta-based conferences related to neuroscience and mental health research, education, and translation, through the Conference Support Program.

Website: http://www.albertaneuro.ca/funding-programs/

Contact: Campus Alberta Neuroscience at (403) 220-2422 or albertaneuro@ucalgary.ca

Deadline: Ongoing


Canada Council for the Arts

Killam Program

Description: The Killam Program at the Canada Council also includes the Killam Research Fellowships, which support scholars engaged in research projects of outstanding merit in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering and interdisciplinary studies within these fields.

Website: http://killamprogram.canadacouncil.ca/about%20killam%20prizes

Contact: Luiza Pereira at luiza.pereira@canadacouncil.ca

Deadline: May 15, 2017 (Application); June 15, 2017 (Nomination)


Canadian Cancer Socierty Research Institute (CCSRI)

Impact Grants

Description: Intended to contribute to the scientific idea ‘pipeline’ by supporting significant progression in cancer research programs, from individual investigators or multidisciplinary teams, that are anywhere in the continuum from basic high impact discovery to translational work of direct relevance to the clinic.

Website: http://www.cancer.ca/en/research/grants-and-awards/current-funding-opportunities/impact-grants/?region=ab

Deadline: April 3, 2017 (LOI); September 15, 2017 (Application)


Knowledge to Action Grants

Description: Encourage research projects that will close the gap between what is known from research and what is done with that knowledge in the health care community and public health practice. These grants are intended to provide funding for research projects that build on existing cancer research findings and aim to improve outcomes and experiences through knowledge translation (KT) for people and populations at risk, patients, their families and communities across the cancer trajectory.

Website: http://www.cancer.ca/en/research/grants-and-awards/current-funding-opportunities/knowledge-to-action-grants/?region=ab

Deadline: April 1, 2017 (Abstract registration); June 23, 2017 (Application)


Prevention Innovation Grants

Description: Supports unconventional concepts, approaches or methodologies to address problems in cancer research. Innovation projects will include elements of creativity, curiosity, investigation, exploration and opportunity. Successful projects may be based on “high risk” ideas, but will have the potential for “high reward” (i.e. to significantly impact our understanding of cancer and generate new approaches to combat the disease by introducing novel ideas into use or practice).

Website: http://www.cancer.ca/en/research/grants-and-awards/current-funding-opportunities/prevention-innovation-grant/?region=ab

Deadline: May 1, 2017 (Abstract Registration); June 15, 2017 (Application)


Quality of Life Research Grants

Description: Intended to explore psychosocial, survivorship, symptom control, supportive care and end-of-life issues, research gaps, needs and opportunities, or models for survivorship care. The grants are meant to accelerate and focus the knowledge gained from scientific findings, in the short or long term, into outcomes that will result in the reduced burden or enhanced quality of life for cancer patients in Canada and elsewhere.

Website: http://www.cancer.ca/en/research/grants-and-awards/current-funding-opportunities/quality-of-life-research-grants/?region=ab

Deadline: May 15, 2017 (LOI); November 1, 2017 (Application)


Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

Description: Provides funding and support to help early career researchers build networks and essential skills to position them as leaders and agents of change within academia and beyond. Scholars' research interests must be aligned with the eligible programs: Successful Societies, Institutions, Organizations & Growth, Cosmology & Gravity, Learning in Machines & Brains, Bio-inspired Solar Energy, Quantum Materials, Genetic Networks, Child & Brain Development, Humans & the Microbiome, Molecular Architecture of Life, and Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness.

Website: https://www.cifar.ca/global-scholars/

Deadline: May 23, 2017 (Application)


Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Operating Grant: CIHR New Investigator Grants in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health

Description: The program will fund research across the four pillars (biomedical, clinical, health systems services, and population health) that has the potential to have a significant impact on maternal, reproductive, child and youth health outcomes according to the mandates of the participating CIHR institutes. Ultimately, the program aims to strengthen Canada's capacity and knowledge to respond to challenges and needs by providing important early career development support to researchers in these fields.

Website: https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?prog=2634&view=browseActive&sponsor=CIHR-11&type=EXACT&resultCount=25&next=1

Deadline: April 18, 2017 (Registration); May 23, 2017 (Application)


Team Grant - Human Immunology Initiative: Standardization Core

Description: The aim of the Standardization Core is to create common measurements, indicators and outcomes that can be used for comparative purposes across populations and studies, including identifying and addressing ethical issues. The successful applicant to the Standardization Core funding opportunity will constitute a best practices platform, and will be responsible for the development and validation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) in human immunology, applied to the field of autoimmune disease research, by aligning with work conducted at the international level.

Website: https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?prog=2633&view=browseActive&sponsor=CIHR-11&type=EXACT&resultCount=25&next=1

Deadline: June 6, 2017 (LOI); March 6, 2018 (Application)


Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Aging

Fellowship: Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowships

Description: The Health System Impact Fellowship provides highly-qualified individuals with a doctorate degree in health services and policy research, or related fields, a unique opportunity to apply their research and analytic talents to critical challenges in health system and related organizations outside of the traditional scholarly setting (e.g., public, private for-profit, not-for-profit, and Indigenous health organizations that are not universities or research-focused institutes), and to develop professional experience, new skills, and networks. Fellows will be exposed to how the health system and related organizations work, how decisions are made, and how research and analytic skills can contribute to an organization’s performance.

Website: https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?prog=2630&resultCount=25&terms=Institute+of+Aging&type=EXACT&view=search&language=E

Deadline: May 23, 2017 (Application)


Team Grant: Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Mental Health - Canada-China

Description: Aims 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.

Website: https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?all=1&masterList=true&prog=2604&resultCount=25&sort=program&type=EXACT&view=currentOpps&language=E#description1

Deadline: April 11, 2017 (Application)


Team Grant : More Years / Better Lives

Description: Seeks to enhance coordination and collaboration between European and national research programmes related to demographic change. This funding opportunity “Aging and place in a digitising world” is concerned with the ways in which the health and wellbeing of older people, at all stages of later life, is supported and promoted through the design of the social and physical environment, access to opportunities to learn, and the use of technologies of all kinds. Innovative, transnational and interdisciplinary collaborative projects that investigate the potential of technology, place and learning in relation with the older adult.

Website: https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/viewOpportunityDetails.do?progCd=10754&language=E&fodAgency=CIHR&view=browseArchive&browseArc=true&org=CIHR

Deadline: April 4, 2017 (Application)


Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (CIHR - IHSPR)

Barer-Flood Prize for Health Services and Policy Research

Description: Career achievement award that honours and recognizes an exceptional researcher in the area of health services and policy research who has created a seminal body of work that has had a substantial impact on health services and policy research, policy and/or care delivery.

Website: http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/46095.html

Contact: Jessica Nadigel at Jnadigel.ihspr@mcgill.ca

Deadline: May 1, 2017 (Application)


Canadian Liver Foundation (CFL)

Graduate Studentship

Description: One graduate studentship may be awarded to a student in Alberta whose research project is related to hepatobiliary research. The award will be $20,000 per year, in the form of equal quarterly installments.

Website: http://www.liver.ca/files/2017GradStudentAppGuidelinesENG.pdf (PDF)

Deadline: March 31, 2017 (Application)


Operating Grants

Description: Two operating grants may be awarded to researchers in Canada whose research projects are related  to hepatobiliary research. One operating grant may be awarded to a researcher in Canada whose research project is related to liver cancer. One operating grant (sponsored by F. Pauline Spence) may be awarded to a researcher in Ontario whose research project is related to hepatobiliary research. The amount funded will be established on the basis of the financial requirements of the proposed research program and
whether the amount of the grant is justified by the extent and the significance of the research program proposed. It is the intention of the CLF that grants will be up to $60,000 annually for each grant awarded; each award will be provided for a maximum of two years.

Website: http://www.liver.ca/files/2017OpGrantAppGuidelinesENG.pdf (PDF)

Deadline: March 31, 2017 (Application)


Summer Studentship

Description: Two Raj Bhargava Memorial Summer Studentships may be awarded to students enrolled at the University of Alberta whose research projects are related to radiology of liver disease. One summer studentship may be awarded to a student in Canada whose research project is related to hepatobiliary research. One summer studentship (sponsored by Ontario Association of Gastroenterology) may be awarded to a student in Ontario whose research project is related to hepatobiliary research. The award will be $3500 for the student’s stipend plus $500 for supplies.

Website: http://www.liver.ca/files/ENG2017SumStudentAppGuidelines.pdf (PDF)

Deadline: March 31, 2017 (Application)


Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation (CanLyme)

Venture Grants

Description: CanLyme's Venture Grants program supports research on Lyme and associated tick-borne diseases. Researchers at Canadian institutions are invited to apply.

Website: https://canlyme.com/2013/11/16/canlyme-venture-grants-policy/

Contact: Reuben Kaufman at rkaufman@ualberta.ca

Deadline: Ongoing


CQDM : Enabling Drug Discovery

Quantum Leap

Description: This program funds SMEs to further develop platforms while positioning them advantageously for commercialization. CQDM has reserved a $1,000,000 envelop to pilot this new strategic initiative. The number of funded projects as well as the budget available for any individual one will depend on the proposed research project.

Website: http://www.cqdm.org/en/programs-and-competitions/strategic-initiative-quantum-leap-competition.php

Deadline: Ongoing


Genome Canada

Large Scale Applied Research Project (LSARP) Competition: Genomics and Precision Health

Description: Genome Canada is seeking proposals which focus on the application of genomics in a more evidence-based approach to decision making with regards to health care and public health. Maximum funds availabe is $5 Million in an individua project.

Website: https://www.genomecanada.ca/en/request-applications-2017-large-scale-applied-research-project-competition-genomics-and-precision

Deadline: March 1, 2017 (Draft Registrations); March 16, 2017 (Registration); May 11, 2017 (Pre-application)


Molly Towell Perinatal Research Foundation

Molly Towell Fellowships

Description: Provides support for clinical or basic science students who wish to acquire further training and experience in basic biomedical research in preparation for a career in academic medicine. These Fellowships are intended for post-doctoral research training (not undergraduate) in a discipline relevant to our areas of support.  Full-time faculty members are not eligible.  Clinical training is not supported. The stipend will be up to $30,000. (CAD) per year for up to two years.

Website: https://www.mtprf.org/funding/

Contact: admin@mtprf.org

Deadline: April 11, 2017 (Application)


MTPRF New Investigator Awards

Description: Support start-up operating funds to support novel and original basic biomedical research by young investigators. These awards will be $20,000. (CAD) per year for two years. Applicants must be less than 5 years from their first full-time academic appointment.  Post doctoral Fellows are not eligible.

Website: https://www.mtprf.org/funding/

Contact: admin@mtprf.org

Deadline: April 11, 2017 (Application)


Weston Brain Institute

Canada: Rapid Response

Description: Seed funding (up to $200,000 per project for up to 18 months) to provide support for high-risk, high-reward projects that will impact neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Website: http://westonbraininstitute.ca/funding-opportunities/open-and-upcoming-programs/

Deadline: May 9, 2017 (Application - PD related diseases); July 5, 2017 (Application - AD related diseases)


Postdoctoral Scholars

Description: To encourage development of the next generation of leading Canadian neuroscientists by providing postdoctoral scholars with international training to accelerate their careers in translational research for neurodegenerative disease(s) of aging. Scholars should plan to build their careers in Canada upon completion of their postdoctoral position. Maximum funding available is £57,000 per year (£44,000 per year + benefits) for 2 years.

website: http://westonbraininstitute.ca/postdoctoral-scholars-2017/

Deadline: April 11, 2017 (Application)


Transformational Research

Description: To provide funding for preclinical translational research that will accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging. Funding available is a maximum of $1,500,000 over up to 3 years.

Website: http://westonbraininstitute.ca/funded-research/programs/transformational-research-2017/

Deadline: March 31, 2017 (LOI)


Natural Sciences and Engineering


Canada Council for the Arts

Killam Program

Description: The Killam Program at the Canada Council also includes the Killam Research Fellowships, which support scholars engaged in research projects of outstanding merit in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering and interdisciplinary studies within these fields.

Website: http://killamprogram.canadacouncil.ca/about%20killam%20prizes

Contact: Luiza Pereira at luiza.pereira@canadacouncil.ca

Deadline: May 15, 2017 (Application); June 15, 2017 (Nomination)


Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

Description: Provides funding and support to help early career researchers build networks and essential skills to position them as leaders and agents of change within academia and beyond. Scholars' research interests must be aligned with the eligible programs: Successful Societies, Institutions, Organizations & Growth, Cosmology & Gravity, Learning in Machines & Brains, Bio-inspired Solar Energy, Quantum Materials, Genetic Networks, Child & Brain Development, Humans & the Microbiome, Molecular Architecture of Life, and Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness.

Website: https://www.cifar.ca/global-scholars/

Deadline: May 23, 2017 (Application)


Dalhousie University

Organic Science Cluster III

Description: This is a joint initiative led by the Organic Federation of Canada in collaboration with the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada at Dalhousie University to serve the needs of Canada’s organic sector.

Website: https://www.dal.ca/faculty/agriculture/oacc/en-home/organic-science-cluster/OSCIII.html

Contact: Program Manager, Margaret Graves at gravesm@dal.ca

Deadline: April 10, 2017 (LOI)


International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Innovations to Improve Livestock Vaccines

Description: Supports proposals that use novel ideas or pre-existing innovations to improve vaccines against specific diseases affecting smallholders in sub-Saharan Africa, South and South-East Asia.

Website: https://www.idrc.ca/en/funding/grants/innovations-improve-livestock-vaccines

Deadline: March 21, 2017 (Application)


MERX

10 Year Master Plan

Description: This is a Request for Proposal for consulting services with respect to the development of a far reaching and all-encompassing 10-year Master Plan. This plan will guide all aspects of future infrastructure, programming, on-site operations and the development of proactive recommendations to ensure the successful operation of the Yukon Wildlife Preserve (YWP) well into the future.

Website: https://www.merx4.merx.com/public/solicitations/406427716/abstract

Contact: Greg Meredith at greg@yukonwildlife.ca

Deadline: April 20, 2017 (Bid Intent)


Mitacs

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

Description: Helps government develop policy with advice from respected professors and postdoctoral scholars and will strengthen ties between the public sector and academia. Fellows receive $60,000 - $70,000 annual remuneration, plus $5,000 Mitacs award.

Website: https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/canadian-science-policy-fellowship?utm_source=Mitacs%20Calls%20for%20Proposals&utm_campaign=f52727a13a-Mitacs-CSPF-Call-ENG-Aug2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4fbc5a07d9-f52727a13a-84053269

Deadline: March 24, 2017 (Application)


Globalink Research Award

Description: The Mitacs Globalink Research Award supports research collaborations between Canada and select partner countries. The award is open to graduate students. Select destinations are also open to senior undergraduates. Funding and eligible disciplines vary by destination.

Website: https://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs/globalink/globalink-research-award?utm_source=Mitacs+Calls+for+Proposals&utm_campaign=16a8636c83-Mitacs-GRA-Call-ENG-Jan312017&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4fbc5a07d9-16a8636c83-128356433

Deadline: March 31, 2017 (Application)


Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Please refer to our NSERC page for funding related news, including information on upcoming deadlines.

Discovery Frontiers - Biodiversity and Adaptation of Biosystems

Description: To address the ongoing and alarming disappearance of species on Earth, Discovery Frontiers will support a program that will be paradigm-shifting, "transdisciplinary" in nature, open new fields or integrate existing fields in new ways, involve international collaboration, and accelerate the establishment of expertise and capacity. Funding available is up to $1 Million per year for a period of four years.

Website: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Professors-Professeurs/Grants-Subs/DFProposal2017-FDPropositions2017_eng.asp

Deadline: April 17, 2017 (LOI)


Synergy Awards for Innovation

Description: Honours outstanding research and development (R&D) partnerships between a university or a college, and industry, in the natural sciences and engineering. In addition to the three categories for universities, the Awards include a category for colleges, to highlight the impact and lasting benefits of their applied R&D collaborations with industrial partners.

Website: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Prizes-Prix/Synergy-Synergie/Nomination-Nomination_eng.asp

Deadline: April 18, 2017 (Nomination)


Tecterra

Industry Investment Program

Description: Enables and supports small to medium size Alberta companies in the development and commercialization of innovative geospatial solutions for integrated resource management. Funding will focus on solutions for energy, forestry, agriculture, environment, land management and land development.

Website: http://www.tecterra.com/industry-investment-projects.html

Contact: Richard Gorecki at rgorecki@tecterra.com

Deadline: Ongoing


Social Sciences and the Humanities


AGE-WELL

Strategic Investment Program (SIP) Accelerator Funding

Description: Supports innovative post-discovery projects focused on the commercialization and/or knowledge mobilization of solutions (e.g. technologies, services or policies) aligned with AGE-WELL’s mission and vision.

Website: http://agewell-nce.ca/research/age-well-2017-sip-accelerator-funding

Contact: Jeanie Zabukovec at Jeanie@agewell-nce.ca

Deadline: April 28, 2017 (Application)


Canada Council for the Arts

Killam Program

Description: The Killam Program at the Canada Council also includes the Killam Research Fellowships, which support scholars engaged in research projects of outstanding merit in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering and interdisciplinary studies within these fields.

Website: http://killamprogram.canadacouncil.ca/about%20killam%20prizes

Contact: Luiza Pereira at luiza.pereira@canadacouncil.ca

Deadline: May 15, 2017 (Application); June 15, 2017 (Nomination)


Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

Description: Provides funding and support to help early career researchers build networks and essential skills to position them as leaders and agents of change within academia and beyond. Scholars' research interests must be aligned with the eligible programs: Successful Societies, Institutions, Organizations & Growth, Cosmology & Gravity, Learning in Machines & Brains, Bio-inspired Solar Energy, Quantum Materials, Genetic Networks, Child & Brain Development, Humans & the Microbiome, Molecular Architecture of Life, and Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness.

Website: https://www.cifar.ca/global-scholars/

Deadline: May 23, 2017 (Application)


Data Transparency Lab (DTL)

Grants Program

Description: The call for proposals wants to focus in the areas of detection of algorithmic bias and discrimination as well as in the exposure of location and other IoT-related privacy threats. The grants are aimed towards supporting fully or partly the work of a Principal Investigator (PI) and at least one PhD student or post-doc for approximately a year. All the applicants need to clearly describe what their software tool can do, who can benefit from it, what is the novelty and technical excellence of the proposal and justify their expertise in that area.

Website: http://www.datatransparencylab.org/grants-program.html

Deadline: May 10, 2017 (Proposal)


Gerda Henkel Stiftung

Special Programme Islam, The Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements

Description: Aimed at researchers who, with an eye to current developments, are examining the emergence of political movements in the Islamic world at the national and/or transnational level. Historical studies are encouraged and supported, together with projects in the areas of religious, cultural or political science.

Website: http://www.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/special_programme_islam

Contact: Thomas Podranski at podranski@gerda-henkel-stiftung.de

Deadline: May 24, 2017 (Application)


Manitoba Gambling Research Program

Conference Grant

Description: Assist researchers to enhance their capabilities within the gambling research field, become up-to-date with recent advances in the gambling field, provide the opportunity to meet and interact with other researchers in the field, and provide the opportunity to present research to peers.

Website: https://www.manitobagamblingresearch.com/sites/default/files/Conference%20Grant%20Guide%202017.pdf (PDF)

Deadline: Ongoing


Large Grant

Description: Enhance understanding of topics within the Manitoba Gambling Research Program’s
research priorities, and increase Manitoba-based gambling research. Support the development of existing and new researchers in the field of responsible gambling and problem gambling research, and build research capacity in Manitoba universities. Support gambling research projects that have practical application, and disseminate information and share expertise on gambling research.

Website: https://www.manitobagamblingresearch.com/sites/default/files/Large%20Grant%20Guide%202017.pdf (PDF)

Deadline: March 22, 2017 (LOI); July 26, 2017 (Proposal)


Small Grant

Description: Enhance understanding of topics within the Manitoba Gambling Research Program’s research priorities, and increase Manitoba-based gambling research. Support the development of existing and new researchers in the field of responsible gambling and problem gambling research, and build research capacity in Manitoba universities. Support gambling research projects that have practical application, and disseminate information and share expertise on gambling research.

Website: https://www.manitobagamblingresearch.com/sites/default/files/Small%20Grant%20Guide%202017.pdf (PDF)

Deadline: July 26, 2017 (Cycle 2 Proposal); October 11, 2017 (Cycle 3 Proposal)


Studentship

Description: Provide financial support to students who undertake gambling research as a part of their undergraduate honours thesis or graduate studies programs in Manitoba. Build research capacity in the province of Manitoba in the gambling field and support the development of quality gambling research in Manitoba.

Website: https://www.manitobagamblingresearch.com/sites/default/files/Studentship%20Guide%202017.pdf (PDF)

Deadline: October 18, 2017 (Cycle 2 Application)


Workers' Compensation Board (WCB)

Alberta Research Grant Program

Description: Our research program encourages scientific exploration into topics applicable to workers' compensation. We provide funding to high-quality research projects which address some of the pressing issues we face, such as obtaining optimal clinical and return-to-work outcomes exploring safety incentives and their role in reducing claims, and improving the efficiency, effectiveness and fairness of claims management and the workers’ compensation system.

Website: https://www.wcb.ab.ca/about-wcb/research-program/

Deadline: March 31, 2017 (LOI)


Worker's Compensation Board of Manitoba

Research and Workplace Innovation Program

Description: Promotes and funds scientific research, workplace innovation, training and education projects and knowledge transfer related to prevention of occupational injuries, diseases and return to work of injured or ill workers.

Website: https://www.wcb.mb.ca/research-and-workplace-innovation-program-0#2017 call

Deadline: March 28, 2017 (Notice of Intent)