Posts Categorized: Community, Regional & Enterprise Development

SHASTRI STUDENT RESEARCH IN INDIA FELLOWSHIP (SSRIF) 2024-25

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for Shastri Student Research in India Fellowships (SSRIF). The desired SSRIF applicants are Canadian students studying in undergraduate and graduate degree programs, primarily in SICI’s Canadian Member universities. SSRIF recipients will commence a 6-8 weeks research project in India under the supervision of Indian faculty… Read more »

Routledge/Round Table Commonwealth Studentships

The Routledge/Round Table Commonwealth PhD Studentships provide support for research projects on Commonwealth-related themes. The studentships are funded by The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs  and the journal’s publisher, Routledge, in association with the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).  Proposed research must meet at least one of the following criteria:  Relate to the Commonwealth as a… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Envisioning Governance Systems that Work

SSHRC, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), is pleased to launch a Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition to mobilize, examine and synthesize social sciences and humanities research on Envisioning Governance Systems that Work…. Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants 2024 Competition

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Partnership Development Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Research Partnerships program. These grants provide support over one… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Grants—Stage 2

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Partnership Grants undergo a two-stage merit review process, and this funding opportunity description applies to Stage 2 applications. Only applicants… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2024-25 Competitions (September 2024)

Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Research Partnerships program. These grants 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 Partnership Engage Grants are meant to respond to… Read more »

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are expected to respond to the objectives of the Research Training and Talent Development. 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… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Grants (IG)

Academic Units have assumed 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 Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

Governor General’s Innovation Awards

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Awards and Honours,  for information on this program. In today’s competitive and interconnected world, increasing productivity through the creation of new products and services, improving public sector performance, and building an inclusive, compassionate society will be the keys to Canada’s success as a caring, efficient and prosperous nation…. Read more »

Huntington Fellowships

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Awards and Honours, for information on this program. 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 of history, literature, art, and the history of science…. Read more »

Fulbright Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Awards and Honours,  for information on this program. 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… Read more »

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

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Awards and Honours, Office of the Vice President, Research, for information on this program. 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 current three Academies)… Read more »

Royal Society of Canada Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Awards and Honours,  for information on this program. Fellows of the RSC are distinguished Canadians from all branches of learning who have made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life. There are 2,524 active Fellows of the RSC. The RSC… Read more »

CIHR Team Grant: Healthy Youth (2024) – Full Application

Building on almost a decade of federal investment in youth health and well-being, the purpose of this funding opportunity is to support research teams that bring evidence to at least two of the six youth-identified priorities of Canada’s Youth Policy to inform meaningful change that improves youth health and well-being. The six priority areas are: Leadership and Impact; Health and… Read more »

CIHR Team Grant: Healthy Youth (2024) – Registration

Building on almost a decade of federal investment in youth health and well-being, the purpose of this funding opportunity is to support research teams that bring evidence to at least two of the six youth-identified priorities of Canada’s Youth Policy to inform meaningful change that improves youth health and well-being. The six priority areas are: Leadership and Impact; Health and… Read more »

CIHR Operating Grant: Healthy Cities Research Initiative – Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts)

The environments in which we live, work, and play are critical to our health, development, and well-being. Evidence shows that urban environments influence our behaviours and impact our biology. With an estimated 74%1 of Canada’s population living in urban areas, and over 55%2 of the global population being urbanized, understanding the health promoting potential of cities is… Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant – November 2024

Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Research Partnerships 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 Grant… Read more »

Craig Dobbin Legacy Scholarships

Thirty Craig Dobbin Legacy Scholarships are being awarded under this programme supporting research in the Arts and Humanities (interdisciplinary proposals are welcome). Fifteen of these scholarships will be awarded to UCD  researchers seeking to conduct research in Canada, with another fifteen being awarded to Canadian scholars seeking to conduct research in UCD. Research scholarships ranging in value from €5k to €7k will… Read more »

Spencer Foundation Racial Equity Research Grants – Full Proposal

The Racial Equity Research Grants program supports education research projects that will contribute to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education. We are interested in funding studies that aim to understand and disrupt the reproduction and deepening of inequality in education, and which seek to (re)imagine and make new forms of equitable education. Thus, we… Read more »

Spencer Foundation Racial Equity Research Grants – Intent to Apply

The Racial Equity Research Grants program supports education research projects that will contribute to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education. We are interested in funding studies that aim to understand and disrupt the reproduction and deepening of inequality in education, and which seek to (re)imagine and make new forms of equitable education. Thus, we… Read more »

NFRF (New Frontiers in Research Fund) Exploration 2024 – Full Application

The goal of the Exploration stream is to inspire high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research. Exploration grants support research that pushes boundaries into exciting new areas. Researchers are encouraged to think “outside of the box” and undertake research that would defy current paradigms; brings disciplines together in unexpected ways and from bold, innovative perspectives; and has the potential to be disruptive… Read more »

NFRF (New Frontiers in Research Fund) Exploration 2024 – Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI)

The goal of the Exploration stream is to inspire high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research. Exploration grants support research that pushes boundaries into exciting new areas. Researchers are encouraged to think “outside of the box” and undertake research that would defy current paradigms; brings disciplines together in unexpected ways and from bold, innovative perspectives; and has the potential to be disruptive… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Horizons – full application

Discovery Horizons grants support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). Established in 2021 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC),… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Horizons – LOI

Discovery Horizons grants support investigator-initiated individual and team projects that broadly integrate or transcend disciplines to advance knowledge in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE). Established in 2021 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC),… Read more »

CIHR Catalyst Grant : Community Based Research in Climate Change Priority Areas – Full Application

Canada’s changing climate is significantly affecting our health and well-being. The latest national science assessment, Health of Canadians in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, describes how climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of existing health risks related to extreme heat, wildfires, floods, air pollution, declining water quality and availability, and causing… Read more »

CIHR Catalyst Grant : Community Based Research in Climate Change Priority Areas – Registration

Canada’s changing climate is significantly affecting our health and well-being. The latest national science assessment, Health of Canadians in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action, describes how climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of existing health risks related to extreme heat, wildfires, floods, air pollution, declining water quality and availability, and causing… Read more »

ACU Higher Education and the SDGs Network Grants fund collaborative work around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Higher Education and the SDGs Network Grants fund collaborative work around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Open to professional and academic staff at ACU member universities, the grants focus on the priority themes of the ACU Higher Education and the SDGs Network: Engagement and impact Estates and stewardship Partnerships Research Teaching and learning From sourcing energy-saving and… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-caliber Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian institutions and other research… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-caliber Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian institutions and other research… Read more »

Seed, Bridge, and Multidisciplinary Competition

Please note the Seed, Bridge and Multi-Disciplinary award guidelines have recently been updated to reflect recent changes including EDI-AR and page limits. NEW: No supplemental materials is permitted in the Application, with the exception that letters of support and ethics certifications are allowed. Applications which do not follow the page limit guidelines will not be… Read more »

NORD / InfoReady Research Grants in Research Development

This opportunity funds research projects that support the disciplinary field of Research Development. In order to develop a robust understanding of Research Development and its impacts (locally, nationally, and internationally), a wide range of projects will need to be undertaken. Some of these will be empirical studies (e.g., surveys, interview studies, case studies, reviews), but… Read more »

Official Languages in Education Program

The Department of Education invites proposals for funding from school boards and other organizations under the Official Languages in Education Program for 2024-25. The deadline for submissions is April 19, 2024. The Official Languages in Education Program is a federal-provincial initiative whereby funds are provided to school boards and other agencies to support French first… Read more »

2024 NordForsk-Led International Joint Initiative on Sustainable Development in the Arctic – Registration

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. This international joint initiative represents a collaboration among research funders from Canada, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland,… Read more »

MINDS – Targeted Engagement Grants

The Targeted Engagement Grant program aims to drive innovation in defence policy thinking and to foster the next generation of defence and security experts. We are proud to support the exchange of ideas and a diversity of researchers in the domain of security and defence. New forward thinking research and activities are extremely valuable for… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants – 2024-25 Competitions (June 2024)

This is to advise you that application deadlines for SSHRC’s 2024-25 Partnership Engage Grants and Connection Grants have been rescheduled to earlier dates. Please note the new deadlines: The June 15, 2024, deadline for Partnership Engage Grants has been moved to May 22, 2024. Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of… Read more »

NSF Global Centres Bioeconomy

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Government of Canada, through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research… Read more »

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) – Winter 2025

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs) are meant to nurture your interest and fully develop your potential for a research career in health, natural sciences and engineering, or social sciences and humanities. These awards are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies by providing research work experience that complements your studies in an academic setting…. Read more »

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) – Fall 2024

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs) are meant to nurture your interest and fully develop your potential for a research career in health, natural sciences and engineering, or social sciences and humanities. These awards are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies by providing research work experience that complements your studies in an academic setting…. Read more »

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) – Summer 2024

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs) are meant to nurture your interest and fully develop your potential for a research career in health, natural sciences and engineering, or social sciences and humanities. These awards are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies by providing research work experience that complements your studies in an academic setting…. Read more »

Panmure House Prize 2024

The Panmure House Prize call for submissions is now open – the Panmure House website is accepting submissions from Tuesday 27 February 2024 at 11:00 (BST). The deadline for submissions is 17:00 (BST) on Monday 6 May 2024. The 2024 Panmure House Prize will award $75,000 (USD) for research on the long-term funding of innovation in… Read more »

NSERC Create 2025 – Phase 3-LOI (final)

Please note that the CREATE web literature (program description, LOI and application instructions, and FAQ) has been updated on NSERC’s website. MEMORIAL’S INTERNAL DEADLINES FOR NSERC CREATE NSERC has confirmed that Memorial University will have a quota for a maximum of four (4) applications that may be endorsed at the LOI stage to go forward… Read more »

The 2SLGBTQI+ Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub

The 2SLGBTQI+ Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub Call for Applications launched on January 23rd. We are looking for a post-secondary academic institution in Canada that has experience with Entrepreneurship and/or the 2SLGBTQI+ community to administer this program. Briefly, through the Federal Government of Canada a $3,000,000 research fund is available to develop and launch the first-ever 2SLGBTQI+… Read more »

Artistic Creative

Contact academic unit to determine the internal deadlines. 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 that would not qualify… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Society

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public… Read more »

Lab to Market grants – Full Application

Lab to Market grants support post-secondary institutions and their affiliates, including research hospitals and other eligible research centres, colleges, and college centres for the transfer of technologies (CCTT) in creating and sustaining networks dedicated to developing and delivering entrepreneurial skills training. For Lab to Market grants, these training networks must include at least two post-secondary institutions, although more extensive networks… Read more »

Lab to Market grants – LOI

Lab to Market grants support post-secondary institutions and their affiliates, including research hospitals and other eligible research centres, colleges, and college centres for the transfer of technologies (CCTT) in creating and sustaining networks dedicated to developing and delivering entrepreneurial skills training. For Lab to Market grants, these training networks must include at least two post-secondary institutions, although more extensive networks… Read more »

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) Contributions Program

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)has issued a call for proposals for its Contributions Program on the themes of addressing the privacy impacts of new technologies, and protecting children’s privacy. The Contributions Program funds innovative research and public awareness initiatives that seek to better understand and address key and emerging issues related… Read more »

The North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA) Call for Proposals

“Empowering Indigenous Peoples and Enhancing Climate Adaptation by Incorporating Indigenous Knowledge” The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) is accepting applications for projects to fund under the North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA). Proposals must be submitted by 18 January 2024 and projects will start in June 2024. What is NAPECA? The CEC established… Read more »

SSHRC Partnership Grants—Stage 1

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. Partnership Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Research partnerships program. Proposals exclusively for partnered research training initiatives are… Read more »

Publication Subvention – March 2024

This program provides financial assistance to scholarly publishing from within the university community. Priority will be given to original book-length manuscripts of merit. Book chapters will be considered where funds permit. Assistance may be requested towards: – Top-up funds to a publisher where the publisher makes this a condition of publication or publication costs where… Read more »

College and Community Social Innovation Fund grants 2024

CCSIF grants are intended to foster community innovation by connecting the talent, facilities and capabilities of Canada’s colleges and polytechnics with the research needs of community organizations. CCSIF proposals should facilitate collaborative and innovative research that brings together researchers, students and partners to address challenges in community innovation in the social sciences, humanities, health sciences,… Read more »

SSHRC Exchange – Paper Presentation at Scholarly Conference

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 which support was received. Preference will… Read more »

SSHRC Exchange – 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 awards in a six-year period. For more information, please see application form (attached PDF). Please note… Read more »

Salary-Based Research Grants Program

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 of research, except salary remuneration for the Researcher. This program covers only research activities and is… Read more »

SSHRC Explore

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 grants will be used to initiate projects… Read more »

ACU Commonwealth Climate Resilience Challenge Grants

ACU Commonwealth Climate Resilience Challenge Grants are awarded to member universities to support initiatives addressing climate resilience. Open to academic and professional staff, the grants support the cost of organising projects that promote either of the two main strategic priorities of the Commonwealth Climate Resilience Network  (CCRN):  Enhancing the climate resilience of universities themselves  Enhancing universities’… Read more »

Global Arctic Leadership Initiative (GALI)

Global Affairs Canada’s Global Arctic Leadership Initiative (GALI) is a funding program which aims to strengthen Canada’s global leadership in the Arctic. Supported by the GALI program, Memorial University has partnered with University of the Arctic (UArctic), and Yukon University to help foster collaboration in Northern Canada and ensure continuation of Canada’s initiative to build circumpolar academic cooperation. UArctic… Read more »

SSHRC Insight Development Grants

Academic Units have assumed 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 Initiatives & Services will no longer be completing the electronic submission for these grants, but will be supporting Academic Units in their… Read more »

Travel Grants for the 8th World Conference on Research Integrity

As part of the Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research’s efforts to promote responsible conduct of research (RCR), it is pleased to launch its Travel Grant initiative to promote Canadian attendance at the 8th World Conference on Research Integrity (8WCRI) in Athens, Greece, from June 2-5, 2024. This Travel Grant initiative will provide researchers, faculty, graduate students… Read more »

Weston Family Awards in Northern Research

Funded by the Weston Family Foundation, this prestigious awards program supports outstanding students pursuing research in Canada’s North as part of a master’s degree, doctoral degree, or postdoctoral fellowship. This year, the Weston Family Foundation will be supporting: Up to 15 awards for master’s students valued at $20,000 over one year Up to 10 awards… Read more »

New Horizons for Seniors Program – Pan-Canadian Stream – Call for Concepts

The objective is to invite eligible organizations to submit an application that broadly describes a concept for a collective impact plan that will measurably increase the social inclusion of vulnerable seniors. This process aims to: – build the collective capacity of organizations to recognize and address barriers to social inclusion faced by vulnerable seniors –… Read more »

Nutrition Research Funding Program – Full Application

DFC’s Nutrition Research Funding Program offers financial support for research projects on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and health, and sustainable diets. Studies are peer-reviewed and selected by an expert committee comprised of renowned Canadian researchers with expertise in various areas of food science, nutrition, health and medicine. The objective of the… Read more »

Nutrition Research Funding Program – LOI

DFC’s Nutrition Research Funding Program offers financial support for research projects on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and health, and sustainable diets. Studies are peer-reviewed and selected by an expert committee comprised of renowned Canadian researchers with expertise in various areas of food science, nutrition, health and medicine. The objective of the… Read more »

Publication Subvention Program

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 will be considered where funds permit. Assistance may be requested towards: top-up funds to a publisher where the publisher makes… Read more »

Seed Fund, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund – of the SBM Funding Opportunity

Please note: This program is currently under review, with upcoming changes including, but not limited to, updates to align with the Tri-Agency EDI Action Plan.   During this re-evaluation phase, Memorial encourages all applicants to adhere to the principles of EDI-AR, which should be reflected in application submissions. The funds used for this competition draws… Read more »

2024-2025 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 »

Globalink Research Award (GRA) thematic call

Mitacs is pleased to launch another thematic call in cooperation with several of our international partners. This is a competitive call for applications to our Mitacs Globalink Research Award program in all areas of strategic importance for the Canadian and international research communities. Under the joint supervision of a home and host professor at a… Read more »

UArctic Entrepreneurship Fund

To truly solve the challenges facing the Arctic, and thus the world, UArctic is committed to supporting the development of northern entrepreneurs and providing resources to help advance local ideas. The UArctic Entrepreneurship Fund is a new initiative that complements existing, mature prize funds with a seed-fund program, encouraging innovation and solutions on a local… Read more »

France Canada Research Fund – 2024 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 »

Trebek Initiative

The Trebek Initiative funds storytellers, educators, conservationists and researchers whose projects aim to preserve Canadian and Indigenous land, wildlife, water, culture and history. Trebek Initiative grants range between $15K to $100K. Successful applicants receive access to an incredible suite of tools and resources including, mentorship and networking programs, opportunities to present their work on stage… Read more »

NSERC Awards for Science Promotion

The NSERC Awards for Science Promotion recognize individuals and groups who are inspirational in the way they promote science to the general public. Science promotion activities with award potential could include: – organizing science camps, fairs, clubs or mentorship programs with youth organizations -enhancing equity, diversity and inclusion in existing programming -creating new learning materials… Read more »

NFRF (New Frontiers in Research Fund) Exploration 2023 – Full Application

The NOI must be submitted in the Memorial Researcher Portal/Convergence Portal for institutional approval/submission to sponsor no later than October 3, 2023, 5:00 p.m. (NST) The Full Application must be submitted in the Memorial Researcher Portal/Convergence Portal for institutional approval/submission to sponsor no later than December 5, 2023, 5:00 p.m. (NST) Units can set their… Read more »

2024 Korea Foundation Fellowship for Field Research

Since 1992, the Korea Foundation is offering an annual fellowship program for field research on Korea-related topics. In accordance with the guidelines listed below, the Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2024 Field Research Fellowship program. In order to promote Korean studies research by scholars at universities or research institutes outside Korea, the Korea Foundation… Read more »

Korea Foundation Support for Policy-oriented Research Program

The Korea Foundation’s Support for Policy-oriented Research Program provides grant support for research projects or programs that provide in-depth analysis and policy recommendations on diplomatic security, political, social, and economic issues on Korea. Areas of Support 1.  Policy-oriented research or research activities (seminars, workshops, etc.) related to Korea Topic examples: –   Issues related to the Korean peninsula: regional security,… Read more »

SSHRC Connection Grant – August 2024

This is to advise you that application deadlines for SSHRC’s 2024-25 Partnership Engage Grants and Connection Grants have been rescheduled to earlier dates. Please note the new deadlines: The August 1, 2024, deadline for Connection Grants has been moved to June 20, 2024. Connection Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Research Partnerships… Read more »

Heart & Stroke New Investigator Award

The New Investigator (NI) program is a salary award to support new investigators who have demonstrated excellence in their doctoral and post- doctoral training and wish to establish their own independent research career. Salary awards provide an added incentive for researchers to continue or begin their program of cardiovascular or cerebrovascular research within Canada. Application… Read more »

IP Clinics Program: Call for 2023-24 applications

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) offers IP Clinics Program grants to encourage the establishment or enhancement of IP clinics within Canadian universities. The grants under the program aim to support the provision of free or low cost IP services to businesses, and increase the exposure of university students to IP issues. As you… Read more »

NFRF Transformation 2024 Competition – Letter of Intent (Stage 2 of 3)

RIS 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 2024 Transformation stream competition of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) was launched on August 1st, 2023. All competition information is… Read more »

NFRF Transformation 2024 Competition – Full Application

BY INVITATION ONLY. RIS 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 2024 Transformation stream competition of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) was launched on August 1st, 2023. All… Read more »

NFRF Transformation 2024 Competition – NOI

RIS 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 2024 Transformation stream competition of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) was launched on August 1st, 2023. All competition information is… Read more »

SSHRC Explore

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 grants will be used to initiate projects… Read more »

Doctoral Research Award : Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2023-2024)

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please email SGS@mun.ca  The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. It is available to both Canadian and international PhD students studying… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

NSERC invites applications for initiatives that promote the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) to Canada’s young people, particularly to under-represented groups in NSE careers. PromoScience encourages a wide variety of organizations to apply for funding to help young Canadians in elementary school and high school (including the equivalent first year of college in Quebec), and… Read more »

NSERC-SSHRC Sustainable agriculture research initiative – Application

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), in collaboration with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC),… Read more »

SSHRC – Open Research Area 8

Please note: the Memorial deadline has been extended by an additional day to accommodate the Remembrance Day Holiday. The partners of the Open Research Area (ORA) are pleased to announce that their eighth joint funding opportunity has launched, with an application deadline of November 14, 2023. The ORA was created to strengthen international co-operation in social sciences… Read more »

The Robin Rigby Trust – 2023 Call for Proposals

The Trust rules are designed to encourage researchers in Canada to work with overseas coastal communities while researchers outside Canada are encouraged to connect with coastal community partners in Atlantic Canada. Since 2008, nineteen individuals have received funding for coastal communities research through the Trust. The Robin Rigby Trust will review applications from individuals who… Read more »

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Network on Sustainable Agriculture in a Net-Zero Economy

RIS will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) or Dr. Amanda Crompton (ajcrompt@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. To meet the Government of Canada’s ambitious climate mitigation targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40-45%… Read more »

Guggenheim Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Awards and Honours,  for information on this program. 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 citizens and permanent residents of the United States… Read more »

Dorothy Killam Fellowship

Applicants are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer ,  Awards and Honours, for information on this competition. The Dorothy Killam Fellowships provide support to scholars of exceptional ability by granting them time to pursue research projects of broad significance and widespread interest within the disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering or studies… Read more »

CASCA Labrecque-Lee Book Prize

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ellen Steinhauer ,  Awards and Honours,  for information on this program. Labrecque-Lee Book Prize The Labrecque-Lee Book Prize was established in 2018, and named in honour of two outstanding Canadian anthropologists. Marie-France Labrecque, Emeritus Professor at the Université Laval Department of Anthropology, where she taught for more than… Read more »

SSHRC Impact Awards

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

Royal Society of Canada Medals and Awards

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Awards and Honours, for information on  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 Centenary Medal Flavelle Medal Ursula Franklin Award in Gender Studies… Read more »