Posts Categorized: Aboriginal Peoples

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.  

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2018)

For information about Memorial’s application process for the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship, please contact Gail Lamkin at the School of Graduate Studies (glamkin@mun.ca) The 2018-2019 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship program was launched on April 18, 2018. This program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social… 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 »

2018 Mobility Funding for Researchers

The Embassy of France has launched a call for applications to fund some 2018 mobility for researchers: Canada=>France and France=> Canada (Canada, Québec exluded as there are some specific programs between France and he Qc Government) The application forms are available with the instructions: EN: http://francecanadaculture.org/higher-education-gp/call-for-applications-2018-mobility-funding-for-researchers/ FR: http://francecanadaculture.org/fr/higher-education-gp/appel-a-candidature-mobilite-de-chercheurs-2018/ For any question related to this program,… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants

Partnership Development Grant proposals are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program or the Connection program, or a combination thereof. Please see the Insight and Connection program descriptions for more details. Partnership Development Grants provide support over one to three years to teams/partnerships, led by a project director, to: develop research and related activities in… Read more »

Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF)

This program is administered by CCCS. If you have any questions, or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact CCCS. For any Academic Units interested in developing an application under the anticipated Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF), Stream 4 competition, you are asked to please submit an internal pre-proposal on or before 4pm, February 19th,… Read more »

Knowledge Mobilization (NCE-KM) Initiative Competition – LOI

This program is administered by CCCS. If you have any questions, or require any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact CCCS.  Interested units/researchers are encouraged to participate in the webinar that will be presented by NCE at the times posted below.  As noted on the Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada website, the NCE… Read more »

Globalink Research Award

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas. Recipients can get $6,000 in GRA support for research collaborations with universities abroad. Students can submit applications at any time, but are encouraged to apply at least 16 weeks prior to their… Read more »

MITACS Accelerate Fellowship

Mitacs has launched a new opportunity for graduate students. The Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship provides long-term funding for a significant part of graduate degree programs: Master’s students can complete an 18-month project (minimum $30,000 stipend) PhD students can complete a three-year project (minimum $72,000 stipend) The Fellowship also offers national professional development training that helps interns… Read more »

Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships

The Commonwealth Rutherford Fellowships are open for applications until 11 December 2017. The Fellowships are for highly skilled researchers from other Commonwealth countries to spend one or two years at an eligible UK university conducting postdoctoral research. For full details, including eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit http://bit.ly/cscuk-rutherford The Fellowships are funded by the… Read more »

Mitacs with United Way – Accelerate Internships Related to Social Inclusion

Mitacs has partnered with the United Way to support research on themes surrounding social inclusion in five regions across Canada. This grant aims to identify talented researchers conducting thesis or dissertation research related to social inclusion.  Research may focus on one or more of the following broad themes: – Reduced isolation – Access to services –… Read more »

Call for Proposals 2017: Collaborative Coastal Research

Proposals are invited from qualified individuals seeking financial support to undertake collaborative research projects that focus on understanding and implementing conservation and sustainable development in coastal areas. Specifically, the Robin Rigby Trust supports individuals who (1) are undertaking community-centred coastal research in collaboration with appropriate coastal communities, coastal research organizations, and/or coastal-focused non-governmental organizations (NGOs),… Read more »

2018 Doctoral Scholarships in the Humanities and Social Sciences

This opportunity is administered by the School of Graduate Studies. Please contact Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for additional information. Each year, the foundation awards up to 15 scholarships to Canadian and foreign doctoral candidates pursuing research related to one or more of the four thematic areas: human rights and dignity, responsible citizenship, Canada’s place in the… Read more »

John G. Diefenbaker Award

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, Office of the VP Research, for information on this program. The John G. Diefenbaker Award is funded by an endowment given to the Canada Council for the Arts by the Government of Canada. The endowment, announced by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney during his visit to Germany in the… 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 »

Inuit Recognition Award and Northern Travel Fund

We are calling on ArcticNet participants to nominate talented Inuit they have worked with or who would benefit from attending the AC2017. Nominations for the Inuit Recognition Award and the Northern Travel fund are due Friday October 6, 2017. The focus of the Inuit Recognition Award is to recognize Inuit making strong contributions to meaningful… Read more »

Memorial University NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) Program

2018-19 Competition – Internal Deadline and Application Procedures As of September 2017, the USRA program has been decentralized from Research Grant and Contract Services (RGCS), and will now be administered by the individual Academic Units. Please consult with the Academic Unit with which you wish to complete the USRA internship for internal deadlines and application… Read more »

France Canada Research Fund

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 efforts involving young researchers. The FCRF was created in 2000 through an agreement between the Embassy of France in Canada and a consortium of 16 Canadian Universities,… Read more »

Catalyst Grant : Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research – Application

Registration Deadline: September 19, 2017 Competition Deadline: October 17, 2017 The aim of this Catalyst Grant is to provide seed money to support research activities related to Indigenous approaches to wellness which represent the first steps towards the pursuit of more comprehensive funding opportunities (e.g., operating grants). This funding opportunity will fund researchers who, in… Read more »

Catalyst Grant : Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research – Registration

Registration Deadline: September 19, 2017 Competition Deadline: October 17, 2017 The aim of this Catalyst Grant is to provide seed money to support research activities related to Indigenous approaches to wellness which represent the first steps towards the pursuit of more comprehensive funding opportunities (e.g., operating grants). This funding opportunity will fund researchers who, in… Read more »

Competition launch for Networks of Centres of Excellence

The Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) is pleased to announce the launch of a competition for NCE networks. The funding available is $75 million over five years. Both new and established networks are eligible to apply for funding in this competition. Networks must be challenge-focused and solution-driven. They are expected to foster innovative research,… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Grants – Stage 2

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 »

CIFAR Global Call for Ideas

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) invites the global research community to submit proposals for new programs that address complex, fundamental questions of importance to the world. Ideas must be novel, bold and potentially transformative to warrant the creation of a long-term, multi-disciplinary and collaborative research program. Proposals will be accepted from all areas… Read more »

Ontario Research Fund: Research Excellence

The Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence (ORF-RE) provides research institutions with funding to help support the operational costs of large-scale transformative research of strategic value to the province. ORF-RE Round 9 has three application streams. General (open to all disciplines) Disruptive technology in the clean technology sector Social sciences, arts and humanities Who is eligible… Read more »

ACU graduate employment seminar in South Africa

apply for one of 20 places at an exclusive seminar on graduate employability in South Africa this November. Organising for change: how can higher education meet the changing needs of employment? Monday 13 – Wednesday 15 November 2017 University of Pretoria, South Africa The seminar will explore the role of higher education in driving economic… Read more »

Early Career Academic Grants

Applications are now open for this year’s round of Early Career Academic Grants. Grants are awarded to academic staff working at ACU member universities, to enable participation in an academic conference in another Commonwealth country. Applications are open to early career academics who have not previously had the opportunity to travel outside their home region for… Read more »

International Partnerships for Excellent Education and Research (INTPART)

Research Grant and Contract Services internal deadline for  Institutional Review for this competition is: noon, 3 working days before the Norwegian Partner Institution deadline. The INTPART program will promote the development of long-term relations between Norwegian higher education and research institutions and high-quality academic environments in the eight priority countries: Brazil, Canada, China, India, Japan,… Read more »

Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Supplement Program

The Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering (AANSE) supplement aims to engage Aboriginal students and fellows in promoting interest and participation in the natural sciences and engineering by visiting Canada’s Aboriginal communities and schools and sharing their research and education experiences or participating in science promotion events and activities. Are you eligible to… Read more »