Posts Categorized: Aboriginal Peoples

CABHI Spark Program

Are you a point-of-care worker with an innovative idea in seniors’ care? Apply to the Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI)’s Spark program and make it a reality. The Spark program supports point-of-care workers in developing grassroots ideas and testing innovations in the field of aging and brain health. Up to $50,000 (CAD)… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate – Full Applications

Mitacs is now accepting Elevate applications. Key deadlines: June 19, 2019 – Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest declaration deadline July 17, 2019 – Full applications due Mitacs Elevate is a postdoctoral fellowship with a customized research management training component. Fellows address complex challenges through: An exclusive research management curriculum for postdoctoral fellows in… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate – Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest

Mitacs is now accepting Elevate applications. Key deadlines: June 19, 2019 – Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest declaration deadline July 17, 2019 – Full applications due Mitacs Elevate is a postdoctoral fellowship with a customized research management training component. Fellows address complex challenges through: An exclusive research management curriculum for postdoctoral fellows in… Read more »

SSHRC Impact Awards

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. SSHRC Impact Awards are designed to build on and sustain Canada’s research-based knowledge culture in all research areas of the social sciences and humanities. The awards recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their… Read more »

Royal Society of Canada Medals and Awards

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Royal Society of Canada administers over 20 prestigious awards, most of which are awarded to those at various career stages in recognition of outstanding achievement. For more information see here.  

The Folger Institute Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Folger’s extraordinary collections are essential to understanding the humanities and their continued resonance and importance in our world. The Fellowships Program brings rare and historic art, books, costumes, manuscripts, periodicals, prints,… Read more »

Trudeau Foundation Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Each year, the Foundation selects up to five (5) Fellows who are:  Top-level researchers and professors in the social sciences and humanities. Early-career researchers and professors are encouraged to put forward their candidacy as much as candidates with extensive experience  Intellectuals rooted in their communities, with experience in community-based… Read more »

Prix de l’ACFAS

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Every year since 1944, Acfas has been partnering with partners to award prizes for exceptional research contributions in all areas of knowledge. It awards nine awards to researchers who have reached maturity in… Read more »

Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research celebrates extraordinary and inspiring individuals who have devoted their career to natural science research and have demonstrated leadership and mentorship in the… Read more »

Canadian Association of Geographers Awards

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Julian M. Szeicz Award for Early Career Achievement The Julian M. Szeicz Award honours the memory and achievement of Dr. Julian M. Szeicz (1965-1998). The award is presented annually by the… Read more »

Northern Science Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Northern Science Award is presented annually to an individual or a group who has made a significant contribution to meritorious knowledge and understanding of the Canadian North and, in the spirit… Read more »

ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2019) – Session Proposals

The deadline for Session Proposals for the 2019 ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2019) conference is fast approaching; please invite your networks to submit their session proposal by Wednesday, May 15, 2019. ArcticNet and its partners are very happy to invite Northern researchers, stakeholders and decision-makers to the ASM2019 at the Halifax Convention Centre between December… Read more »

Canadian Anthropology Society

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Weaver-Tremblay Award In 1992 the Society for Applied Anthropology in Canada established the Weaver-Tremblay Award, naming it after Marc-Adélard Tremblay and Sally Weaver, two of Canada’s most respected anthropologists. Both Weaver and… Read more »

Order of Canada

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. They Desire a Better Country The Order of Canada is the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System. Presented by the governor general of Canada, it recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, and… Read more »

Alexander Von Humboldt Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The award is granted in recognition of a researcher’s entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and… Read more »

Manning Awards

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Manning Awards have been called the most prestigious innovation awards in Canada. By means of a nomination, Canadians who have demonstrated recent innovative talent in developing and successfully marketing a new… Read more »

Royal Society of Canada College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists is Canada’s first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. It comprises a fourth entity (along with the… Read more »

Royal Society of Canada Fellows

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The fellowship of the RSC comprises over 2000 Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, peer-elected as the best in their field. These are distinguished men and women from all branches of learning who… Read more »

Governor General Innovation Awards

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ms. Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, at ellens@mun.ca. The purpose of these awards is to inspire Canadians to embrace innovation and become innovative, entrepreneurial risk-takers who develop new and better ways of creating value and meaningfully impacting our quality of life. This is the third year of this… Read more »

The Huntington Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Scholars come from around the world to conduct advanced humanities research using The Huntington’s collections. Through a rigorous peer review program, the institution awards approximately 200 fellowships to scholars in the fields… Read more »

Fulbright Award

Traditional Fulbright Scholar awards for Canadian scholars are open to scholars in all fields (excluding medical training) and are designed to enable emerging and established scholars, post-doctoral researchers and experienced professionals to conduct research, teach, or undertake a combination of both activities for one semester or a full academic year at a university or research… Read more »

Molson Prizes

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, Office of the VP Research, for information on this program. Two Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes, in the amount of $50,000 each, are awarded annually to distinguished individuals (one in the arts and one in the social sciences and humanities). The prizes are intended to encourage… Read more »

National Humanities Center Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities for the period September 2020 through May 2021. Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent… Read more »

Climate Action Fund

Environment and Climate Change Canada has launched the Climate Action Fund (CAF) for 2019-2020. The CAF will provide up to $3 million in grants and contributions for projects that raise awareness of climate change and build capacity in order to increase climate actions that contribute to Canada’s clean growth and climate change plan. Students, youth,… Read more »

Woodrow Wilson Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars welcomes outstanding and award winning scholars, practitioners, journalists and public intellectuals to take part in its non-partisan dialogue. Each year, the Center hosts around 160… Read more »

Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Newfoundland and Labrador’s Highest Honour The Order of Newfoundland and Labrador is the highest honour of the province. The object of the Order is to recognize individuals who have demonstrated excellence and… Read more »

3M Teaching Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The 3M National Teaching Fellowship 2020 Call for Nominations Welcome Thank you for your interest in the 3M National Teaching Fellowship, Canada’s most prestigious recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching at… Read more »

2019 Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network Funding Opportunities

The Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network is a 5-year mentorship program funded by the Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health (IIPH) at the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The CIHR-IIPH initiated the Indigenous Mentorship Network Program (IMNP) in 2017 to support research networks and capacity building for Indigenous health and wellness students and Indigenous early career… Read more »

Arctic Inspiration Prize

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Up to $3 million will be awarded across three prize categories – including one $1 million prize. In 2019, the Arctic Inspiration Prize (AIP) will award up to $3 million which will… Read more »

Guggenheim Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Fellowships are awarded through two annual competitions: one open to… Read more »

Making the Shift – Youth Homelessness Social Innovation – EOI

Institutional Signature not required for Expression of Interest (EOI) submission.  RGCS asks that researchers please notify RGCS, your Associate Dean (Research) or your Grants Facilitator of your intention to apply to this opportunity. Making the Shift – Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab (MtS) is a federally funded Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE), with the… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2019-2020)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. Please note that there is an internal selection process for Banting nominations at Memorial. The Fall 2019competition is open. Please visit: https://www.mun.ca/postdoc/BantingPostdoctoralFellowship2018.php for more about the program at Memorial. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very… Read more »

Canadian Emissions Reduction Innovation Network (CERIN) – EOI

Alberta Innovates and Natural Resources Canada are investing $12 million ($6 million each) in building technology testing capacity through targeted infrastructure investments at existing facilities or sites within Canada, and in enhancing national coordination in emissions reduction through support for Consortia capable of connecting facilities and expertise into an integrated network. The objective is to… Read more »

The Killam Program of the Canada Council for the Arts: Killam Research Fellowships

Applicants are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, Office of the VP Research, for information on this program, if they are interested in applying for this competition at least 6 weeks before the sponsor’s deadline.  Applicants are advised to read these instructions carefully and to get in touch with the Killam Program if they have… Read more »

Team Grant: Cannabis Research in Priority Areas – Full Application

The purpose of the current Team Grant is to explore in more detail the potential therapeutic benefits and harms associated with cannabis use in a number of targeted areas identified through previous consultations. In particular, these Team Grants will address stakeholder priorities by supporting specific defined priority areas in targeted pools, to strengthen the evidence… Read more »

Team Grant: Cannabis Research in Priority Areas – LOI

The purpose of the current Team Grant is to explore in more detail the potential therapeutic benefits and harms associated with cannabis use in a number of targeted areas identified through previous consultations. In particular, these Team Grants will address stakeholder priorities by supporting specific defined priority areas in targeted pools, to strengthen the evidence… 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 »

Globalink Research Awards – Inbound Program

Mitacs International Team that the GRA Inbound Program is now open Canada-wide from Campus France. More information is found on the Campus France website here. Additionally, Mitacs will also be launching the inbound program from Inria soon so keep an eye out for this too.  Candidates need to apply directly to the international partner (i.e…. Read more »

Pathway to Canada Target 1 Challenge

The Pathway to Canada Target 1 Challenge is part of Canada’s Nature Fund. It will leverage provinces and territories, Indigenous people and the private and non-profit sectors to collaborate towards making significant progress in meeting the terrestrial elements of Target 1 of Canada’s 2020 Biodiversity Goals and Targets. Target 1 states: “By 2020, at least… Read more »

Polar Knowledge Canada – Call for Funding Applications: 2020-2023

Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR) is excited to announce the launch of its Call for Funding Applications: 2020 to 2023 in support of key themes under its Northern Science and Technology (NST) and Polar Knowledge Application (PKA) Programs. The Northern Science and Technology (NST) Program aims to anchor a strong research presence in Canada’s Arctic. This… Read more »

Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) – Phase 2: EOI

The Ocean Frontier Institute has announced a call for research proposals for Phase 2 of its funding. The proposals require that faculty work in teams to address two research themes:  The North Atlantic as a Climate Ocean and Coastal Communities and the Ocean. To facilitate establishing teams for this competition, Memorial University has established a working… Read more »

Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) – Phase 2: Full Applications

The Ocean Frontier Institute has announced a call for research proposals for Phase 2 of its funding. The proposals require that faculty work in teams to address two research themes:  The North Atlantic as a Climate Ocean and Coastal Communities and the Ocean. To facilitate establishing teams for this competition, Memorial University has established a working… 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 »

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. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection Grant may often serve as a first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects potentially… Read more »

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. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection Grant may often serve as a first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects potentially… Read more »

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. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection Grant may often serve as a first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects potentially… 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 »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To help the Canadian social sciences and humanities research community better understand data management and incorporate data management considerations into research practices, SSHRC’s Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative offers Connection Grants to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. SSHRC… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To help the Canadian social sciences and humanities research community better understand data management and incorporate data management considerations into research practices, SSHRC’s Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative offers Connection Grants to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. SSHRC… Read more »

Connection Grants – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To help the Canadian social sciences and humanities research community better understand data management and incorporate data management considerations into research practices, SSHRC’s Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative offers Connection Grants to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools and skills appropriate to their field. SSHRC… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate

Mitacs Elevate is now accepting applications for two-year postdoctoral funding: $60,000 annual award (plus $7,500 per year non-cash value in training) Exclusive, customized professional development training Long-term collaborative research project with a non-academic partner Deadlines: Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest declaration: January 23, 2019 Intent to Apply is not required to submit an application… Read more »

Accelerate Industrial Postdoc

The new Accelerate industrial postdoc provides up to 3 years of funding valued at $55,000/year for research with a company or not-for-profit for a postdoctoral fellow in any discipline. Postdoctoral fellows partner with a company or not-for-profit organization and build a longer-term research collaboration Apply their expertise to real-world problems Connect with a potential employer This limited-time offering… 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 »

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

Competition deadline February 7 & September 30 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 Exchange – International Representation (formerly SSHRC Travel Grants for International Representation)

Competition deadline February 7 & September 30 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 Explore (formerly SSHRC / Vice-President’s Research Grants Program)

Competition deadline February 7 and September 30 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 »

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 »

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 »

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a 12-month policy position within a Canadian government host office. Eligible applicants must be: Faculty members at Canadian universities or PhD graduates Canadian citizens or permanent residents (Citizenship requirements may differ for individual host offices; this will be accommodated in the… Read more »

Storytellers Contest

SSHRC has recently launched its annual Storytellers contest, challenging postsecondary students to creatively show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research has an impact on our lives and on our communities. The contest is open to all students—graduate and undergraduate—enrolled at Canadian postsecondary institutions. Their task is to tell the story, in 3 minutes or… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, NSERC Discovery, and NSERC RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units… Read more »

Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR)

The purpose of the Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research (NEIHR) Program is to establish a national network of centres focused on capacity development, research and knowledge translation (KT) centred on Indigenous Peoples (i.e., First Nations, Inuit and Métis). The network of centres is intended to provide supportive research environments for Indigenous health research driven… Read more »

Faculty Mobility Program

Submission of applications to the sponsor is coordinated by RGCS as an institutional endorsement of the applications. The Government of Canada is offering a grant to Canadian professors and researchers to teach or conduct research, for a short period, in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Faculty Mobility Program aims to increase the number of… Read more »

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund – Full Application

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are invited for the Canada Foundation for Innovation – John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI JELF).  Guidelines for submission of the CFI JELF EOI/Applications are attached, as well as the required internal sign off form.  More information about this funding program can be found at the following link: http://www.innovation.ca/en/OurFunds/CFIFunds/john-r-evans-leaders-fund If you… Read more »

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund – Expression of Interest

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are invited for the Canada Foundation for Innovation – John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI JELF).  Guidelines for submission of the CFI JELF EOI/Applications are attached, as well as the required internal sign off form.  More information about this funding program can be found at the following link: http://www.innovation.ca/en/OurFunds/CFIFunds/john-r-evans-leaders-fund If you… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration

Please contact Jennifer Stevens, j.stevens@mun.ca, with cc to siri@mun.ca, if you have any inquiries regarding the funding opportunity. Register project with SIRI Inquire with Unit Notice of Intent to Apply deadline January 11, 2019, by 8 p.m. (eastern) Application deadline February 14, 2019, by 8 p.m. (eastern) The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) will… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration (Notice of Intent)

Please contact Jennifer Stevens, j.stevens@mun.ca, with cc to siri@mun.ca, if you have any inquiries regarding the funding opportunity. Notice of Intent to Apply deadline January 11, 2019, by 8 p.m. (eastern) Application deadline February 7, 2019, by 8 p.m. (eastern) The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) will invest $275 million over the next five… Read more »

T-AP Social Innovation Call for Proposals

The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) is a collaboration among key humanities and social science funders in Europe and the Americas. T-AP aims to enhance transnational research collaboration and has identified, with the help of the social sciences and humanities research communities, a series of common challenges and strategic priority areas where such collaboration will bring added… Read more »

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) – Innovation Fund (IF) Internal call for Expressions of Interest

This opportunity is administered by Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). Inquiries can be directed to Pam White, pwhite@mun.ca.  It is anticipated that the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will launch an Innovation Fund (IF) competition in 2019. In preparation for this call, Memorial University is now seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI). For past IF opportunities, the… Read more »

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. The call for applications will close on… Read more »

France Canada Research Fund – New Collaborations Program

There is an institutional quota of 5 applications per member institution. Please contact RGCS at fundingopp@mun.ca if you are intending to submit an application to this competition. The France-Canada Research Fund (FCRF) acts to promote and develop Franco-Canadian scientific and academic exchanges of excellence in every field of research. It is designed to support new collaborative scientific… Read more »

Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund

This grant opportunity is administered by the Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development. The Harris Centre is accepting Expressions of Interest for our exciting Southwest Coast Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund. Funding will support research that impacts the sustainability of the Southwest Coast that falls within the following themes: Embracing the Aging Population… 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 »

Resource Allocation Competitions

Memorial researchers interested in applying to this competition are encouraged to contact ACENET for assistance in preparing applications: Greg Lukeman Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer, ACENET 902.867.2476 | www.ace-net.ca | @computeatlantic Oliver Stueker Research Consultant, ACENET oliver.stueker@ace-net.ca The Compute Canada federation invites researchers to apply to the annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC). These competitions… Read more »

Northern Scientific Training Program

This program offers supplementary funding to assist students in the completion of research projects in the North.  Graduate and senior undergraduate students from any discipline who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents may apply in conjunction with their faculty supervisor. Undergraduate and Graduate students who meet the program eligibility requirements, under the supervision of a… Read more »

Dobbin Atlantic Scholarship Programme

Awards are paid directly to the awardees and not required to be administered by the institution. As such, RGCS Institutional Review and Approval are not required, however please note the following: – Graduate students wishing to apply for this opportunity are encouraged to contact the School of Graduate Studies to ensure there are no conflicts… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NSERC’s PromoScience Program offers financial support for organizations working with young Canadians to promote an understanding of science and engineering (including mathematics and technology). Organizations may request funds for up to three years at a time. PromoScience supports hands-on learning experiences for young students and their teachers. Grants may be used to cover improvements to… Read more »

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. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection Grant may often serve as a first step toward more comprehensive and longer-term projects potentially… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Grants – Stage 1

Partnership Grant proposals are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program or the Connection program, or a combination thereof. Proposals exclusively for partnered research training initiatives are expected to respond, instead, to the objectives of the Talent program. Please see the Insight, Connection and Talent program descriptions for more details. Partnership Grants provide support for new and existing formal… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Grants

Academic Units will be assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, NSERC Discovery, and NSERC RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants

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… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants

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… Read more »

CMHC Housing Research Scholarship Program

SSHRC and CMHC are offering postdoctoral fellowships to individuals conducting humanities and social sciences research in housing-related areas. Each fellowship is valued at $40,500 per year and is tenable for up to 24 months. Further information can be found on the CMHC National Housing Strategy website. Candidates must apply through SSHRC’s Postdoctoral Fellowship funding opportunity… Read more »

CMHC-SSHRC Joint Initiative: Collaborative Housing Research Network

SSHRC and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) are partnering to offer a new joint initiative aimed at funding research related to housing in order to help set the stage for the creation of a Collaborative Housing Research Network. Research projects undertaken by teams composed of academics as well as non-academics will focus on… Read more »

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships proposals are expected to respond to the objectives put forward in the call for proposals for the  Talent program. SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships support the most promising Canadian new scholars in the social sciences and humanities and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers. SSHRC Postdoctoral… Read more »

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

The federal research funding agencies (SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR) have launched a special call which invites proposals from applicants affiliated with First Nations, Métis and Inuit not-for-profit organizations, as well as with other not-for-profit organizations or Canadian postsecondary institutions in any discipline. Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation—Connection Grants events and outreach activities to engage and exchange… Read more »

Aid to Scholarly Journals

SSHRC recognizes that peer reviewed scholarly journals are a primary tool for fostering intellectual debate and inquiry. Today, new information and communication technologies are changing how research results are published and disseminated, allowing information to circulate more rapidly and widely than ever before. The Aid to Scholarly Journals funding opportunity’s goal is to increase dissemination, access… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Please contact MUN’s School of Graduate Studies for information on the submission process for this program, including internal deadlines. The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

Please contact MUN’s School of Graduate Studies for information on the submission process for this program, including internal deadlines. The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and… Read more »

Indigenous Gender and Wellness Travel Award

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) will be launching Travel Awards to bring interested First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples (aged 18 and older), researchers, organizations, Indigenous community members, and other allies of Indigenous Peoples to attend an Idea Fair and Learning Circle on “Indigenous Gender and Wellness”. Webinar for potential applicants Webinar Wednesday October 3,… Read more »

ArcticNet Call for Proposals – Letter of Intent

As part of the opportunity to renew the ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence through the 2018 NCE Competition, ArcticNet is pleased to announce a Call for Letters of Intent (LOI) with submissions due June 5, 2018. LOI Applications from all eligible Canadian researchers whose expertise is applicable in the North are welcome and new applicants are strongly encouraged to submit. Priority will be given to proposed projects with multidisciplinary teams and appropriate partners…. Read more »

ArcticNet Call for Proposals – Full Applications

As part of the opportunity to renew the ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence through the 2018 NCE Competition, ArcticNet announced a Call for Letters of Intent (LOI) with submissions due June 5, 2018.  Successful LOI teams will be invited to submit Full Proposals by 15 November 2018. (Note that preparation of Team Full Proposals will need to be undertaken prior… Read more »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Letter of Intent

SSHRC has joined the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for the next competition of the Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative. This includes a special call focused on artificial intelligence, health and society. Successful projects will bring together researchers from natural sciences and engineering, health sciences,… Read more »

Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative (CHRP) – Full Application

SSHRC has joined the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for the next competition of the Collaborative Health Research Projects initiative. This includes a special call focused on artificial intelligence, health and society. Successful projects will bring together researchers from natural sciences and engineering, health sciences,… Read more »