Posts Categorized: Arctic and Northern Regions

2022-2023 Northern Scientific Training Program

NSTP 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 »

SSHRC – Open Research Area 7th Call for Proposals

The seventh round of Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences is based on an agreement among the ANR, France; the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany; the Economic and Social Research Council of UK Research and Innovation (ESRC), UK; and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Canada. With the goals of funding high-quality… Read more »

Publications Subvention Program

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 be considered where funds permit. Assistance may be requested towards: top-up… Read more »

Geoscientific research in Canada’s North: GEM-GeoNorth – Application

The GEM-GeoNorth program is currently seeking proposals for two types of grants: Geoscience grants Deadline to apply: 11:59 p.m. EST on October 18, 2021 GEM-GeoNorth is seeking proposals for foundational geoscience projects that do not involve fieldwork, to be completed 12 months after the grant is awarded. An upcoming call for proposals in 2022 will… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)- 2022 Transformation Competition – Full Application

BY INVITATION ONLY. SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The objective of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)- 2022 Transformation Competition – LOI

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The objective of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)- 2022 Transformation Competition – NOI

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The objective of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral Award

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. For additional information please see SGS website.  Description The CGS D program supports and promotes research excellence in a wide variety of disciplines and broad fields of health, natural sciences and engineering, and social sciences and humanities, including interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research. This support allows scholars… Read more »

NSERC RTI – Research Tools and Instruments Grants program

A new process was established beginning September 2013 whereby 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, and NSERC Discovery and RTI Grants competitions.  Research Grant and Contract Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission… Read more »

France Canada Research Fund – 2022 New Scientific Collaboration Support Program

This program is open to every field of expertise and provides funding for new scientific projects jointly developed by French and Canadian teams that have never worked together before. Applications must come from principal investigators (PIs), both part of research establishment located in France and Canada. Please note that PhD Candidates and Postdoctoral position are… Read more »

2021 -SSHRC Institutional Grants

Through its SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG) funding opportunity, SSHRC provides annual grants to help eligible Canadian postsecondary institutions fund, through their own merit review processes, small-scale research and research-related activities by their faculty and students in the social sciences and humanities. SIG funds are intended to help Canadian postsecondary institutions strengthen research excellence in the… Read more »

2021 SSHRC Institutional Grant

Through its SSHRC Institutional Grants (SIG) funding opportunity, SSHRC provides annual grants to help eligible Canadian postsecondary institutions fund, through their own merit review processes, small-scale research and research-related activities by their faculty and students in the social sciences and humanities. SIG funds are intended to help Canadian postsecondary institutions strengthen research excellence in the… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Institutes Support Grants

BY INVITATION ONLY The objectives of Discovery Institutes Support (DIS) grants are to enable the development of research activities and foster training and collaboration, within and among Canadian theoretical research institutes. DIS grants assist Canadian-based theoretical research institutes to cover their operating and maintenance costs. Theoretical research institutes provide intellectual infrastructure and support, are used… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants 2021 Competition

Partnership Development Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight and/or the Connection programs. These grants provide support over one to three years to teams/partnerships, led by a project director, to: develop research and/or related activities in the social sciences and humanities—these can include knowledge mobilization and the meaningful involvement of students… Read more »

2022 – Indigenous Studentship for the Advancement of Women – Applications

MHRC is proud to partner with the Canadian Women’s Foundation on this exciting funding opportunity for an Indigenous student to work directly with the Foundation in conducting a mental health research project relevant to the needs of Canadian women and gender-diverse people. The successful applicant will be awarded $15,000 for a six-month term; funds will… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grant – Application

Academic Units are assuming the responsibility for institutional review and electronic submission of applications for the CIHR Project, CIHR Foundation, SSHRC Insight, SSHRC Insight Development, and NSERC Discovery and 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 in… Read more »

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program

The CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars program is one of the most prestigious early-career research opportunities in the world. Scholars are selected for their research excellence and receive mentoring from the world’s leading academics. They join the CIFAR community of international researchers to collaborate across disciplines and explore the most important questions facing science and humanity…. Read more »

Globalink Research Award Thematic Call 2021

The pandemic we are living through has shown the importance of international research collaborations to tackle global challenges. To foster future opportunities for researcher mobility, and help plant the seeds for recovery, Mitacs is pleased to launch a special initiative in cooperation with several of our international partners: a competitive call for applications to our… Read more »

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships – 2021 Competition

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are expected to respond to the objectives of the Talent program. These 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. The purpose of these fellowships is to provide stipendiary support… Read more »

2021 NORD InfoReady Research Grants in Research Development

The InfoReady Corporation and NORDP’s New Opportunities in Research Development (NORD) Initiative are pleased to announce the 2021 NORD/InfoReady Research Grants in Research Development. This initiative is designed to create knowledge to advance research development as a field of scholarly inquiry. The NORD/InfoReady Research Grants in Research Development Program is open to all interested researchers, regardless of whether they… Read more »

E.W.R. Steacie Memorial 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. NSERC’s E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowships honour the memory of Dr. Edgar William Richard Steacie, an outstanding chemist and research leader who made major contributions to the development of science in Canada during, and immediately… Read more »

Brockhouse Canada 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. Rewarding Excellence with a Team Research Grant of up to $250,000 In tribute to the pursuit of excellence in research that the late Canadian scientist Dr. Bertram N. Brockhouse exemplified and inspired, NSERC is… Read more »

SSHRC Impact Awards

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours. SHRC 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 research achievements, research training, knowledge mobilization, and outreach activities funded partially or… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NEW  for 2019-  Please be advised that post-secondary institutions will be limited to one PromoScience application per department.  Please consult with your Grants Facilitator, Associate Dean (Research) well ahead of the submission deadline if you intend to submit an application to this opportunity.  Description NSERC’s PromoScience Program offers financial support for organizations working with young… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Grants

Academic Units have assumed 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 in their… Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Connection program. These 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 with participants on research issues of value to them. Events and outreach activities funded by a Connection… Read more »

SSHRC Connection – Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative

To continue helping 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 will continue to fund at least 10 meritorious Connection Grants proposals per competition to support the research community’s development, adoption and dissemination of research data management standards, practices, tools… Read more »

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) competition

Eligibility The CFI JELF is an allocation-based fund for degree-granting institutions whereby CFI predetermines the maximum amount of funding available for each eligible institution. Eligible applicants must be current faculty members with a full-time academic appointment or in the process of being recruited to a full-time academic position. They must be recognized leaders in their… Read more »

OFI Seed – Round 6

Memorial applicants should submit their proposals to both OFI@dal.ca (copied to OFI@mun.ca) and also to the MUN Researcher Portal by the deadline of September 30, 2021.  MUN researchers must contact their Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain information on deadlines and processes, as well as, obtain UNIT approval (s) prior to submission to OFI…. Read more »

SSHRC- Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative

The goal of the Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative is to support community-based and community-led research partnerships with postsecondary institutions that are grounded in the lived experience of underrepresented or disadvantaged groups and that analyze the causes and persistence of systemic racism and discrimination. Leadership by people from underrepresented or disadvantaged groups in research projects… Read more »

CIHR – Opportunity for Early Career Researchers: Call for Expressions of Interest to the Fall 2021 Reviewer in Training Program

The CIHR Reviewer in Training (RiT) program offers Early Career Researchers (ECRs) a learning opportunity to gain a better understanding of the elements of high quality review and the peer review process through direct participation in the Project Grant competition with the support of a Mentor. RiT participants will be assigned three applications to conduct… Read more »

NFRF: Special Call – Innovative Approaches to Research in the Pandemic Context – Application

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a documented disruptive effect on researchers’ ability to continue planned research activities, particularly community and field-based research. However,… 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 »

SSHRC Exchange – International Representation

Competition deadline February 10 & September 15 Annually* 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 awards in a six-year period. For more information, please see… Read more »

SSHRC Exchange – Paper Presentation at Scholarly Conferences

Competition deadline February 10 & September 15 annually* 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 is deemed to be received as of the date of the conference for… Read more »

SSHRC Explore

Competition deadline February 10 and September 15 annually*  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 also be considered. In so far as is possible, these… Read more »

NSERC – Ship Time Program – 2021

This Ship Time program is aimed at all NSERC-funded researchers who intend to use a vessel for their DG-supported research in the coming years. It applies to: the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)/Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) vessels, undersea vehicles operated by the  Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility or other similar research platforms, and any other… Read more »

NFRF (New Frontiers in Research Fund) Exploration 2021 – Application

Research Grant and Contract Services will not be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their review of applications as they may require. If you are intending on applying to any of these competitions, please contact your Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain… Read more »

NFRF (New Frontiers in Research Fund) Exploration 2021 – NOI

Research Grant and Contract Services will not be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their review of applications as they may require. If you are intending on applying to any of these competitions, please contact your Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain… Read more »

Mitacs Research Award

Mitacs is undertaking a Pilot Program called the Mitacs Research Award. The award will provide two (2) opportunities for senior undergraduate and graduate students, who self-identify as a First Nations, Métis or Inuit participant, to undertake a short-term paid research training internship at a Canadian institution. Students receive an opportunity to enhance their skills through… Read more »

SSHRC – Imagining Canada’s Future Ideas Lab: Canada and the Circular Economy – July 2021 Competition Stage 2

By Invitation Only from Stage I  SSHRC invites letters of interest from researchers wanting to participate in a virtual, interactive and interdisciplinary research design workshop taking place over two weeks at the end of October 2021. This virtual workshop is the first stage of the Imagining Canada’s Future (ICF) Ideas Lab, a multistep funding opportunity. At this… Read more »

SSHRC – Imagining Canada’s Future Ideas Lab: Canada and the Circular Economy – July 2021 Competition Stage 1

SSHRC invites letters of interest from researchers wanting to participate in a virtual, interactive and interdisciplinary research design workshop taking place over two weeks at the end of October 2021. This virtual workshop is the first stage of the Imagining Canada’s Future (ICF) Ideas Lab, a multistep funding opportunity. At this workshop, up to 30 researchers will participate… Read more »

Food Waste Reduction Challenge: Novel Technologies – Application

Food Waste refers to all food that is grown, harvested, processed, manufactured or prepared for human consumption, but never eaten by people. It occurs at all stages of the food supply chain, from farm to plate. In Canada and around the world, food waste continues to increase, resulting in an overuse of our natural resources such… Read more »

Mitacs – Globalink Research Internship (GRI)

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from the following countries and regions: Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States. From May to October of each year, top-ranked applicants participate in a 12-week research internship under the supervision of… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate – Application

Mitacs Elevate is a postdoctoral fellowship with an exclusive professional development curriculum component. Fellows address complex challenges through: An exclusive professional development curriculum for postdoctoral fellows in any discipline A two-year research project with a partner organization in need of high-level expertise A Partner Organization Business Case, developed to outline project objectives, risks, and stakeholder… Read more »

NSERC – Discovery Grants – (2022 competition) – NOI

Note *Completion of the NOI is a mandatory step in the application process. The NOI is mandatory when applying for a Discovery Grant. Applicants who do not submit an NOI cannot submit a full application. The information contained in the NOI allows NSERC to start some aspects of the review process, including the preliminary assignment… Read more »

Climate Action and Awareness Fund 2021- Request for Proposals/LOI

The new Climate Action and Awareness Fund (CAAF) will invest $206 million over five years to support Canadian-made projects that help to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions. The Climate Action and Awareness Fund is designed to support projects that can create middle class jobs for Canadians who work in science and technology, academia and at… Read more »

Fellowship : Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2021-2022)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies.  Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. In 2010 the Government of Canada allocated $45 million over five (5) years to deliver the high-profile, prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowships Program. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and… Read more »

T-AP launches Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR) – Application

The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) for Social Sciences and Humanities, an unprecedented collaboration between humanities and social science research funders from South America, North America and Europe, is pleased to announce its third joint research call on Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR). Aim and scope of the call The COVID-19 pandemic is a major crisis… Read more »

T-AP launches Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR) -Intent to Apply

The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP) for Social Sciences and Humanities, an unprecedented collaboration between humanities and social science research funders from South America, North America and Europe, is pleased to announce its third joint research call on Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World (RRR). Aim and scope of the call The COVID-19 pandemic is a major crisis… Read more »

2022 PMI Sponsored Research Program (SRP)- Request for Proposals

We invite proposals from scholars both within and outside the field of project management, and/or its sub-fields, whose themes and perspectives have direct application to some aspect of the project management body of knowledge or its practice. While this is an open call for research in the field of project management, special consideration will be… Read more »

Mitacs Research Award

Mitacs is undertaking a Pilot Program called the Mitacs Research Award. The award will provide four (4) opportunities for senior undergraduate and graduate students, who self-identify as a First Nations, Métis or Inuit participant, to undertake a short-term paid research training internship at a Canadian institution. Students receive an opportunity to enhance their skills through… Read more »

Bridge Fund – of the SBM Funding Opportunity

The funds used for this competition draws from the larger Seed, Bridge, Multidisciplinary Fund which supports innovative research that is at a stage where it would be difficult to acquire funding for under traditional funding bodies and Tri-Agency funding programs. Each of these awards: 1. Seed, 2. Bridge, and 3. Multidisciplinary draw from the larger… Read more »

Terra Nova Young Innovator Award

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Terra Nova Young Innovator Award –         Competition deadline May 3, 2021 The Terra Nova Young Innovator Award recognizes and supports outstanding young faculty members whose research is particularly innovative and whose specific research proposal has real potential for a significant impact on… Read more »

Seed Fund and Multidisciplinary Fund – of the SBM Funding Opportunity

The funds used for this competition draws from the larger Seed, Bridge, Multidisciplinary Fund which supports innovative research that is at a stage where it would be difficult to acquire funding for under traditional funding bodies and Tri-Agency funding programs. Each of these awards: 1. Seed, 2. Bridge, and 3. Multidisciplinary draw from the larger… Read more »

CIRA Community Investment Grants 2021

CIRA’s Community Investment Program grants fund innovative community internet projects to build a resilient, trusted and secure internet for all Canadians. We’ll be granting over $1 million to Canadian non-profits, charities, and researchers leading projects to improve Canada’s internet – especially for projects that benefit northern, rural, and Indigenous communities, and students (K-12, and post-secondary). Since… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2020-2021 Competition

Quarterly submissions – September 15th, December 15th, March 15th and June 15th Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. However, Partnership Engage Grants cannot respond exclusively to the objectives of the Connection program. These grants provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform… Read more »

Vitamin Research Fund

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. Funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF), the OFI will link and leverage Canadian resources and expertise with those of world-leading international partners… Read more »

National Research Council (NRC) – RWTH Aachen University

Mitacs has partnered with Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) and RWTH Aachen University in Germany to offer German master’s and PhD researchers the opportunity to conduct international research collaborations at NRC collaboration centres and Canadian universities. NRC researchers are responsible for generating eligible research projects in conjunction with a Canadian university researcher as co-supervisor. Deadline:… Read more »

Team Grant : Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North – LOI ***

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. In 2014, the Council of Canadian Academies released a report entitled, Aboriginal Food Security in Northern Canada: An Assessment of the State of Knowledge…. Read more »

Cyber Security Cooperation Program (CSCP) – Call For Proposals

The Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness is inviting proposals to support and advance efforts to build a safe and resilient Canada through the Cyber Security Cooperation Program (CSCP), which provides time-limited funding in the form of grants and contributions. Funding under the CSCP supports projects that contribute to security and prosperity in the… Read more »

Researcher Project for Young Talents – Application

Funding is intended to give talented young researchers under the age of 40 in all disciplines and thematic areas the opportunity to pursue their ideas and lead a research project. This call is targeted towards researchers in the early stages of their careers, 2–7 years after defence of an approved doctorate, who have demonstrated the… Read more »

Ocean Supercluster Resilience (OSCR) Call for Proposals

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster has launched a new, one-time-only program called the Ocean Supercluster Resilience (OSCR) Call for Proposals. Through the OSCR, the OSC will invest in ocean projects that create strong collaborations and focus on the growth of multiple Canadian innovation-based companies. The OSCR is a hybrid of the OSC’s core Technology Leadership and Innovation Ecosystem programs and intends to tackle significant… Read more »

Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk 2021/2022- Full Application

The Habitat Stewardship Program (HSP) was established in 2000. It provides funding for projects submitted by Canadians that contribute directly to the recovery objectives and population goals of species at risk listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) and that prevent others from becoming a conservation concern. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)… Read more »

Habitat Stewardship Program for Species at Risk 2021/2022 – EOI

The Habitat Stewardship Program (HSP) was established in 2000. It provides funding for projects submitted by Canadians that contribute directly to the recovery objectives and population goals of species at risk listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) and that prevent others from becoming a conservation concern. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)… Read more »

Northern Contaminants Program

The Northern Contaminants Program (NCP) engages Northerners and scientists in research and monitoring of long-range contaminants in the Canadian Arctic, that is, contaminants that are transported to the Arctic through atmospheric and oceanic processes from other parts of the world and which remain in the Arctic environment and build up in the food chain. The… Read more »

Commonwealth Peace & Reconciliation Challenge Grants

The Commonwealth Peace and Reconciliation Challenge Grants are awarded to ACU members to support initiatives advancing peace, reconciliation, and indigenous knowledge. Aimed at academic and professional staff, the grants support collaborative work focused on either of the two main strategic priorities of the Commonwealth Peace and Reconciliation Network: * Historical memory and trauma * Institutional reform/indigenous… Read more »

CFI – IF- 2022 – Internal Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI)

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are invited for the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s 2022 Innovation Fund (CFI 2022 IF) competition.  Guidelines for the submission of a CFI 2022 IF EOI are attached, as well as the required internal sign off form.  More information about this funding program can be found at the following link: <https://www.innovation.ca/awards/innovation-fund>. Please… Read more »

Prince Faisal Bin Fahad Award for Sports Research – Call for Proposals

The Prince Faisal bin Fahad Award is an international research grant program targeted at sports research projects related to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Award aims to support rigorous, intellectually ambitious, and technically sound research that is relevant to the most pressing questions and compelling opportunities in sports. We seek to financially support scholarly… 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 »

Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages (employers)

YCW gives youth an opportunity to develop an awareness of our country’s achievements and diversity, to connect with Canadians in other regions, and to gain an awareness of the values associated with citizenship and Canadian identity, while gaining valuable work experience and skills. Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages is a short-term job program…. Read more »

Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations (employers)

Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations (YCWHO) is an employment program for students. Eligible employers may benefit from wage subsidies and access a pool of talented youth with innovative ideas and competitive skills. Generally, full-time positions last from six to 16 weeks. Students may work full-time or part-time. How to apply YCW programs are implemented through… Read more »

Weston Family Awards in Northern Research- Masters and Postdoctoral level

Since 2007, the Weston Family Awards in Northern Research (previously The W. Garfield Weston Awards in Northern Research) have provided unparalleled support to young scientists in Canada pursuing research in Canada’s North. Funded by the Weston Family Foundation (formerly The W. Garfield Weston Foundation), these annual awards are some of the most prestigious in the… Read more »

Weston Family Awards in Northern Research – Doctoral Level

Since 2007, the Weston Family Awards in Northern Research (previously The W. Garfield Weston Awards in Northern Research) have provided unparalleled support to young scientists in Canada pursuing research in Canada’s North. Funded by the Weston Family Foundation (formerly The W. Garfield Weston Foundation), these annual awards are some of the most prestigious in the… Read more »

Canada Foundation for Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund (CFI JELF)

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 »

John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) competition – EOI

All internal submissions are due by 10:00 a.m. on the day of the deadline. The following deadlines apply to this competition: Phase 1 – Expression of Interest February 1st, 2021: Internal deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) to Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). Phase 2 – Full Application Selection and Submission to CFI… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2020-2021 Competition

Quarterly submissions – September 15th, December 15th, March 15th and June 15th Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. However, Partnership Engage Grants cannot respond exclusively to the objectives of the Connection program. These grants provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform… Read more »

EAS FOUNDATION FOR HONEY BEE RESEARCH

The EAS Foundation for Honey Bee Research is a competitive grant program developed from donations received from beekeepers and others interested in funding research on topical problems in honey bees. Proposals are solicited annually with award amounts to be determined by spring before the EAS annual meeting. Requests for “seed money” to provide investigators the… Read more »

Harris Centre – MMSB Waste Management Applied Research Fund

Applications are administered through the Harris Centre. Open to all faculty, students and staff at Memorial, the Harris Centre – MMSB Waste Management Applied Research Fund provides up to $15,000 per project/per year to investigate waste management issues in Newfoundland and Labrador. The objectives of the fund are: • To stimulate and mobilize research in… Read more »

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a year-long policy position with a Canadian government host office beginning in September 2021. Eligible applicants must: Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident* Hold a PhD in any academic discipline at the start of the fellowship Participate full-time in… Read more »

Team Grant : Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness = Full Application

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. . In 2021, Canada will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, for which Drs. Banting and Macleod received a Nobel… Read more »

New Frontiers in Research Funding -Transformation – Full Application

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Please note: To be eligible to submit a full application, applicants must have been successful in the Letter of Intent process and invited… Read more »

Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program

The deadline to submit an application for funding under the Projects and the Community Capacity Building components is January 12, 2021. Note that there is no established deadline to submit a funding application under the Events component, as applications are accepted on a continuous basis. However, funding applications must be submitted at least 18 weeks… Read more »

Food Waste Reduction Challenge – Application

Food Waste refers to all food that is grown, harvested, processed, manufactured or prepared for human consumption, but never eaten by people. It occurs at all stages of the food supply chain, from farm to plate. In Canada and around the world, food waste continues to increase, resulting in an overuse of our natural resources such… 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. Alice Wilson Award Bancroft Award… Read more »

NSERC Herzberg Medal

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 Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering, NSERC’s highest honour, recognizes research contributions characterized by both excellence and influence—two qualities that defined Dr. Herzberg’s illustrious career. It is awarded annually… Read more »

CANIE 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 CANIE Awards celebrate and distinguish outstanding achievement in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship and innovation while making a positive social impact in their communities. Individuals and organizations can self-nominate or nominate someone else… Read more »

Christopher Knapper Lifetime Achievement Award

History In 2002, STLHE created this award to honour individuals who have, over their career, made significant contributions to teaching, learning and educational development in Canadian higher education. The first recipient, Christopher Knapper, was the founding president of STLHE and a member of the Society’s Board of Directors for 20 years. Call for Nominations The… Read more »

Alan Blizzard Award

The Alan Blizzard Award was established to encourage, identify, and publicly recognize those whose exemplary collaboration in teaching enhances student learning. The Award honours Dr. Alan Blizzard, STLHE President from 1987 to 1995, and his convictions about the effectiveness of collaboration in team teaching for student learning. The Award seeks to make visible and disseminate… 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 »

J. Tuzo Wilson Medal

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. John Tuzo Wilson (October 24, 1908 – April 15, 1993) was a Canadian geophysicist and geologist who achieved worldwide acclaim for his contributions to the theory of plate tectonics. The founder of the… Read more »