Posts Categorized: Community, Regional & Enterprise Development

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 »

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

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 Professor who have demonstrated a consistently high level… 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 »

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 »

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 »

MITACS/Montreal Ericsson Garage-Accelerate Internship

Call for Innovative Project Proposals – QC-109 In collaboration with Mitacs, Ericsson Garage Montreal has the pleasure of inviting Graduate Masters and Ph.D. candidates to participate in this National Call for Innovation Proposals. Applicants whose project have been selected will be awarded remunerated applied research internships to work on his/her innovation challenge for a period of… 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 »

Polar Knowledge Canada – Letters of Intent (2017-2019)

POLAR has an integrated suite of grants and contributions that supports the Northern Science & Technology and Polar Knowledge Application programs. POLAR is inviting eligible applicants to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) for projects related to S&T as well as knowledge mobilization and engagement. These projects will seek to develop and leverage knowledge and… Read more »

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Masters)

Refer to the Tri-Agency Harmonization of the Canada Graduate Scholarships page for more information. Objective The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate… Read more »

Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs

Canada-U.S. Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs enable promising and prominent Canadian scholars, as well as experienced professionals to conduct research, develop collaborations, guest lecture and/or teach at select American universities and research centres, normally for one semester, though this may be extended to a full academic year. In addition, successful candidates will have the opportunity to… Read more »

Traditional Fulbright Student Awards

These awards are intended for graduate students, prospective graduate students and junior professionals who wish to enroll in a graduate studies program, continue their current course of graduate study and research, or pursue an independent research project for a period of nine months in the United States. All awards are subject to available funding, approval… Read more »

NSERC Engage Plus

Note: This program is being discontinued.  Applications to the Engage Plus grants will be accepted until May 31, 2019.   Engage Plus Grants will support a completed Engage Grant project for an additional six months of activity so that the partners can build on progress in the Engage Grant and/or continue the project while seeking longer term funding… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2017-2018)

Please note that there is an internal selection process for Banting nominations at Memorial. The Fall 2017 competition is open. Please visit: for more about the program. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and research-based growth…. Read more »

Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (Masters)

Please see: Objective The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies. Description The CGS M Program provides financial support to high-calibre scholars… Read more »

NCE International Knowledge Translation Platforms funding available

The NCE has launched the International Knowledge Translation Platforms initiative, and is now accepting letters of intent (LOI) for proposals focussed on enhancing and supporting international collaborations between networks, centres, consortia and their partners. Specific objectives of the new initiative include: expanding strategic international partnerships through multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral networks; accelerating the international exchange of… Read more »

SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants

McLachlan, Jessica – Outlook Web App SSHRC would like to take this opportunity to inform you of the launch of the next Knowledge Synthesis Grants competition linked to the Imagining Canada’s Future initiative.   In this competition, proposals are sought that address the question How will Canada continue to thrive in an interconnected world and… Read more »