Posts Categorized: Memorial University of Newfoundland

Salary-Based Research Grants Program

Salary-Based Research Grants Program (Researcher Self-funded Opportunity) Competition deadlines:  February 1 and October 1 – 5:00 p.m. This self-funded program opportunity permits, under certain conditions, a researcher to receive a research grant in lieu of their salary, through a mechanism which includes peer review. The grant may be used for all the purposes of a grant-in-aid… Read more »

SSHRC Exchange – International Representation (formerly SSHRC Travel Grants for International Representation)

Competition deadline February 10 & September 20 Annually* Program formerly known as ‘SSHRC Travel Grants for International Representation’ Assistance is provided to a maximum of $2,500 for faculty members in disciplines supported by SSHRC to attend business meetings of international scholarly organizations in which they hold office. Awards may be held annually to a maximum of three… Read more »

SSHRC Exchange – Paper Presentation at Scholarly Conferences (formerly SSHRC Travel Grants for Paper Presentation at Scholarly Conferences)

Competition deadline February 10 & September 20 annually* Program formerly known as ‘SSHRC Travel Grants for Paper Presentation at Scholarly Conferences’ Support is awarded for the presentation of papers at academic conferences in Canada or elsewhere, in disciplines supported by SSHRC. A faculty member may receive just one travel grant in two academic years.  A travel grant… Read more »

SSHRC Explore (formerly SSHRC / Vice-President’s Research Grants Program)

Competition deadline February 10 and September 20 annually*  Program formerly known as ‘SSHRC / Vice-President’s Research Grants Program’ Awards provide a maximum of $7,000 towards research projects undertaken by faculty members in disciplines supported by SSHRC. Requests from new faculty are encouraged. Requests from established faculty researchers for funding to initiate new avenues of research will… Read more »

Terra Nova Young Innovator Award

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Terra Nova Young Innovators Award –         Competition deadline September 16, 2019 –         This award recognizes and supports outstanding young faculty members whose research is particularly innovative and whose specific proposal has real potential for a significant impact on society. –         Faculty members who… Read more »

Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement

This funding opportunity is administered by the Office of Public Engagement. Attention: Memorial students, faculty, and staff Do you have an idea for a new, publicly engaged project?  The Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement is now open, and this year, we’ve increased the amount of funding available.  New projects are now eligible for up… Read more »

The John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program or immediately to start the nomination process. The John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship, named for the first president of Memorial University College, recognizes faculty who embody the university’s mission by demonstrating exceptional teaching, undertaking world-class… Read more »

Vitamin Research Fund

NOTE: Submission of applications to the Vitamin Research Fund will be done via Memorial Researcher Portal. Email address for inquiries on ALL INTERNAL GRANT APPLICATIONS: internalgrants@mun.ca. The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) is a transnational institute that will serve as a global hub for ocean exploration, discovery and co-creation of solutions for safe and sustainable ocean development…. Read more »

University Student Summer Internship Program (USSIP)

The Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 builds on the University’s Research Strategy Framework to support the university’s vision to “… be one of the most distinguished public universities in Canada and beyond…” The Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 recommends supporting this vision, in part, through the creation of a fund in support of undergraduate students. Undergraduate research incentive… Read more »

Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund

Competition deadlines: May 1st and November 30th, 5 p.m.* The Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund will seed new, “early days” innovative research projects, provide valuable bridge funding for researchers between grants, and encourage the development of multidisciplinary research activities which align with the priority research themes of the Research Strategy Framework, including oceans-related research. Normally, the… Read more »

Artistic Creative Research Grant

Contact academic unit to determine the internal deadlines. DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 5:00 P.M.* Although open to all members of faculty, this program will be of interest primarily to applicants from such areas as the School of Fine Arts, the School of Music, and from the Theatre/Drama Specialization of the Department of English, and would cover projects… Read more »

Publications Subvention Program

Updated program guidelines and application forms will be posted once available. Competition deadline March 15 & November 15* This program provides financial assistance to scholarly publishing from within the university community.  While all forms of scholarly publication are eligible for support, priority will be given to original book-length manuscripts of merit.  Book chapters and journal articles will… Read more »

President’s Award for Outstanding Research

This competition is no longer administered by RGCS. Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. The deadline for nominations and applications is November 1*. Up to two awards are normally made in any one year to full-time faculty members who have tenure or tenure-track appointments and who have received a… Read more »

Marilyn Harvey Award to Recognize the Importance of Research Ethics

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, Office of the VP Research, for information on this program or immediately to start the nomination process. Memorial University’s commitment to excellence in scholarly research activities is achieved in part by the implementation of policies, procedures and processes that facilitate research ethics…. Read more »

Conference Fund

Funding is available for conferences, workshops or seminars that are hosted or co-hosted by Memorial University. This Conference Fund is funded by the portfolios of the Vice-President (Research), Vice-President (Academic), Vice-President (Marine Institute) and Vice-President (Grenfell). A call for applications will be issued three times per academic year, with application deadlines of Oct. 15, Feb…. Read more »

Conference Fund

Funding is available for conferences, workshops or seminars that are hosted or co-hosted by Memorial University. This Conference Fund is funded by the portfolios of the Vice-President (Research), Vice-President (Academic), Vice-President (Marine Institute) and Vice-President (Grenfell). A call for applications will be issued three times per academic year, with application deadlines of Oct. 15, Feb…. Read more »

Conference Fund

Funding is available for conferences, workshops or seminars that are hosted or co-hosted by Memorial University. This Conference Fund is funded by the portfolios of the Vice-President (Research), Vice-President (Academic), Vice-President (Marine Institute) and Vice-President (Grenfell). A call for applications will be issued three times per academic year, with application deadlines of Oct. 15, Feb…. Read more »

University Research Professorships

This competition is no longer administered by RGCS. Please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Deadline for nominations and applications is November 30th annually. Appointments to the rank of University Research Professor shall be for a five-year period and shall be limited to those faculty members at the rank of full… Read more »