Posts Categorized: Environment, Energy and Natural Resources

NSERC Discovery Grant – Notification of Intent to Apply (Mandatory)

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grant Notification of Intent to Apply (NOI) is now available on the Research Portal: https://tinyurl.com/zk4nnrx Applicants who do not submit a NOI cannot submit a full application later in the fall. The information contained in the NOI allows NSERC to start some aspects of… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate – Full Applications

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

Mitacs Elevate – Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest

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

The Wighton Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Eligibility Applicants must be professional or academic staff working in the engineering department of an ACU member university in a low or middle-income country (please refer to ACU membership criteria for list of LMICs). The… Read more »

SSHRC Impact Awards

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program or immediately to start the nomination process. SSHRC Impact Awards are designed to build on and sustain Canada’s research-based knowledge culture in all research areas of the social sciences and humanities. The awards recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their… Read more »

Royal Society of Canada Medals and Awards

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

Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering

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 »

The Folger Institute Fellowships

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

Brockhouse Canada Prize

Description 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… Read more »

Trudeau Foundation Fellowships

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

Prix de l’ACFAS

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

Canadian Association of Physicists 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. Each year the Canadian Association of Physicists recognizes excellence in Research, Teaching, and Service in physics within Canada, as listed below. We offer awards to established researchers, enterprising students, promising scientists, and… Read more »

Weston Family Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Northern Research

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

Canadian Association of Geographers Awards

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

Northern Science Award

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

Engineers Canada 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 Medal for Distinction in Engineering Education recognizes exemplary contribution to the teaching and learning of the engineering profession at a Canadian Higher Education Institution. This award has the objective of encouraging… Read more »

ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2019) – Session Proposals

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

Canadian Anthropology Society

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

Order of Canada

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

Alexander Von Humboldt Award

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

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 »

Manning Awards

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

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

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

Royal Society of Canada Fellows

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

Governor General Innovation Awards

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

The Huntington Fellowships

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

Fulbright Award

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

Molson Prizes

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

National Humanities Center Fellowship

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

Climate Action Fund

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

Woodrow Wilson Fellowships

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

Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

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

Canadian Mathematical Society 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. CMS Prizes and Awards recognize excellence in mathematical research and education, as well as outstanding contributions to the Canadian mathematical community. Research awards include: Coxeter-James Prize Now accepting nominations. Recognizes young mathematicians who… Read more »

3M Teaching Fellowship

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

Sloan Research Fellowship

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and… Read more »

Arctic Inspiration Prize

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

Guggenheim Fellowship

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

Chemical Institute of Canada and its Constituent Societies 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 CIC oversees many award programs that recognize contributions by chemists, chemical engineers and chemical technologists for their research and their work in the chemical community. Award programs include: CIC Awards CSC… Read more »

Society of Toxicology of Canada 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. GABRIEL L. PLAA AWARD OF DISTINCTION The purpose of the STC Gabriel L. Plaa Award of Distinction is to honour those individuals who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to… Read more »

Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences

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 Steacie Prize is a Canadian award of $10,000 presented once a year to a scientist or engineer of 40 years of age or less for outstanding scientific research carried out in… Read more »

NSERC Alliance Grants – Option 1

Alliance will be launched in a phased approach. As of May 21st, Option 1 will be open for applications requesting $150,000 or more annually from NSERC. Please continue to check the Latest News webpage and click on “Sign up” to receive email updates on Alliance grants. Alliance grants encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be… Read more »

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (2019-2020)

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

Clean Transportation System – Research and Development Program

Technological advancements are expected to play a significant role in de-coupling transportation-related greenhouse gas (GHG) and air pollutant emissions from economic growth, ultimately supporting the sector’s contribution to meeting Canada’s climate change goals. The Clean Transportation System Research and Development Program (CTS-RD) supports needed research in the aviation, marine, and rail sectors. It gathers the… Read more »

Canada Nature Fund: Community-Nominated Priority Places for Species at Risk

Canada Nature Fund: Community-Nominated Priority Places (CNPP) for Species at Risk is a 4-year (2019 to 2020 through 2022 to 2023) $15.6 million funding initiative administered by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC). CNPP is seeking joint proposals (lead applicant plus one or more partners) that: – Identify defined priority places where there are opportunities… Read more »

Canadian Emissions Reduction Innovation Network (CERIN) – EOI

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

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

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

Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement

This funding opportunity is administered by the Office of Public Engagement. Attention: Memorial students, faculty, and staff Do you have an idea for a new, publicly engaged project?  The Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement is now open, and this year, we’ve increased the amount of funding available.  New projects are now eligible for up… Read more »

Globalink Research Awards – Inbound Program

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

Pathway to Canada Target 1 Challenge

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

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

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

Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) – Phase 2: EOI

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

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

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

The John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship

To anyone interested in preparing a nomination, please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program or immediately to start the nomination process. The John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship, named for the first president of Memorial University College, recognizes faculty who embody the university’s mission by demonstrating exceptional teaching, undertaking world-class… Read more »

Vitamin Research Fund

NOTE: Submission of applications to the Vitamin Research Fund will be done via Memorial Researcher Portal. Email address for inquiries on ALL INTERNAL GRANT APPLICATIONS: internalgrants@mun.ca. The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) is a transnational institute that will serve as a global hub for ocean exploration, discovery and co-creation of solutions for safe and sustainable ocean development…. Read more »

University Student Summer Internship Program (USSIP)

The Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 builds on the University’s Research Strategy Framework to support the university’s vision to “… be one of the most distinguished public universities in Canada and beyond…” The Strategic Research Intensity Plan 2014-2020 recommends supporting this vision, in part, through the creation of a fund in support of undergraduate students. Undergraduate research incentive… Read more »

Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund

Competition deadlines: May 1st and November 30th, 5 p.m.* The Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund will seed new, “early days” innovative research projects, provide valuable bridge funding for researchers between grants, and encourage the development of multidisciplinary research activities which align with the priority research themes of the Research Strategy Framework, including oceans-related research. Normally, the… Read more »

John C. Polanyi Award

Nominators are advised to contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program, if they are interested in these competitions. Created in 2006, the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award is given to an individual or team whose research, conducted in Canada, has led to a recent outstanding advance in any NSERC-supported field… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate

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

Accelerate Industrial Postdoc

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

Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer , Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Only one nomination per institution/organization will be accepted. The Arrell Food Prizes recognize global excellence in the broad area of food innovation and community impact. In 2019, two awards will be given: One award will recognize a researcher, or group of researchers,… Read more »

Salary-Based Research Grants Program

Salary-Based Research Grants Program (Researcher Self-funded Opportunity) Competition deadlines:  February 1 and October 1 – 5:00 p.m. This self-funded program opportunity permits, under certain conditions, a researcher to receive a research grant in lieu of their salary, through a mechanism which includes peer review. The grant may be used for all the purposes of a grant-in-aid… Read more »

Publications Subvention Program

Updated program guidelines and application forms will be posted once available. Competition deadline March 15 & November 15* This program provides financial assistance to scholarly publishing from within the university community.  While all forms of scholarly publication are eligible for support, priority will be given to original book-length manuscripts of merit.  Book chapters and journal articles will… Read more »

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

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

Faculty Mobility Program

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

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund – Full Application

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

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund – Expression of Interest

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

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration

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

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

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

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants

Interested applicants, please note: Please contact Paula Mendonca, TTCO: mendonca@mun.ca, 709-864-2674 IIC 3010 when developing your application for he sponsor’s requirement of engaging with the ILO. Research Grant and Contract Services internal deadline for  Institutional Review for this competition is: noon, December 21, 2018, to accommodate for the holiday closure.   The objective of the Idea to… Read more »

The 2019-2020 Call for proposals for the Habitat Stewardship Program

I am pleased to provide you with details on the 2019-2020 Habitat Stewardship Program (HSP) Call for Proposals. Attached you will find the Call for Proposals, Application Guidelines, the Expression of Interest (EOI) form template, and a map of priority places in the Atlantic Region. In its 20th year, the HSP provides funding to help… Read more »

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

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

Commonwealth Blue Charter Capacity Audit – Expression of Interest

The Commonwealth Blue Charter Capacity Audit is designed to help map the current status of marine plastics research and innovation across the Commonwealth. Funded by the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, this audit will inform recommendations regarding the design of future Commonwealth Marine Plastics Research and Innovation Framework (MPRIF) funding calls… Read more »

Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program

The Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program, offered in partnership with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) provides opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Canada to pursue collaborative research in Japan, allowing them to advance their own research while promoting scientific progress in both Japan and Canada. The call for applications will close on… Read more »

RISE-Globalink Research Internship

Mitacs and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) have partnered to offer the RISE-Globalink Research Internship (RISE-GRI), which offers undergraduate students at Canadian universities the opportunity to undertake research at eligible German institutions. RISE-GRI pairs Canadian students with three-month projects supervised by PhD students in Germany. Open to full-time undergraduates in biology, chemistry, computer science,… Read more »

Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada – Letter of Intent

Letter of intent:  November 30, 2018 RGCS Internal Deadline: December 21, 2018 (for Full Application) Full application: January 9, 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), Health Canada (HC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) are partnering to strengthen collaborative efforts among federal scientists and the academic community to advance policy-relevant climate change… Read more »

Advancing Climate Change Science in Canada – Full Application

Letter of intent:  November 30, 2018 Full application: January 9, 2019 Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), Health Canada (HC), and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) are partnering to strengthen collaborative efforts among federal scientists and the academic community to advance policy-relevant climate change science that supports work of the PCF. The… Read more »

France Canada Research Fund – New Collaborations Program

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

Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund

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

President’s Award for Outstanding Research

This competition is no longer administered by RGCS. Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. The deadline for nominations and applications is November 1*. Up to two awards are normally made in any one year to full-time faculty members who have tenure or tenure-track appointments and who have received a… Read more »

Resource Allocation Competitions

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

Northern Scientific Training Program

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

Dobbin Atlantic Scholarship Programme

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

NSERC PromoScience

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

Ship Time Grants

The Ship Time Program allows those holding an NSERC Discovery Grant to apply for additional funds to access vessels in support of their research programs. This Ship Time Program is aimed at all NSERC-funded researchers who intend to use a vessel for their Discovery Grant-supported research in the coming years. It applies to: the Department of Fisheries… Read more »

NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants

The objective of the Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants  is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university and college sector and promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian company. The I2I Grants provide funding to college and university faculty members to support research and development projects with recognized… Read more »

Research Tools and Instruments (RTI)

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 »

Subatomic Physics Discovery Grants Program (Individual and Project) (requesting $500,000 or more per year)

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 »

Subatomic Physics Discovery Grants Program (Individual and Project)

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 »

NSERC Discovery Grants Competition – Fall 2018

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 »

Special Call: Indigenous Research Capacity and Reconciliation

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

Seeding Food Innovation Grants – LOI

George Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited are delighted to launch Seeding Food Innovation grants 2018. We provide seed funding for interdisciplinary research or technology development that help accelerate solutions to sustainable food challenges. Our thematic focus is on production, distribution and consumption initiatives. Research outcomes should impact primarily Canadians, but also deliver key learnings… Read more »

Seeding Food Innovation Grants – Full Application

George Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited are delighted to launch Seeding Food Innovation grants 2018. We provide seed funding for interdisciplinary research or technology development that help accelerate solutions to sustainable food challenges. Our thematic focus is on production, distribution and consumption initiatives. Research outcomes should impact primarily Canadians, but also deliver key learnings… Read more »

ICLR and MEOPAR Call for Proposals – 2018 Spring Flooding

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) and the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response (MEOPAR) Network of Centres of Excellence invite proposals from social scientists based at universities in Canada to quickly deploy to a disaster-affected area in the aftermath of an extreme event to collect perishable data. The purpose of this funding opportunity… Read more »

James M. Flaherty Program

Honoring the life and work of Canada’s former Minister for Finance, James M. Flaherty,  the objectives of this program are as follows; To build on the network of academic links between Canada and Ireland, resulting in increased academic co-operation, greater inter-cultural understanding and the potential for increased trade between both countries, To support the development… Read more »

Environmental Research – Offshore Oil and Gas Industry, NL

PRNL is calling for proposals that address Environmental Research themes relevant to the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry of Newfoundland and Labrador. The environmental research objectives are: to generate and increase the level of knowledge and understanding of Newfoundland’s offshore environment and ecosystem to evaluate the effects of the offshore environment upon the safety of… Read more »

Genomic Solutions for Agriculture, Agri-Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture – Expression of Interest

Genome Canada is expected to announce its Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition in Agriculture, Agri-Food, and Aquaculture in June 2018. To have the best possible chance of success in this highly competitive opportunity, Atlantic Canadian researchers are encouraged to engage with Genome Atlantic as soon as possible. The purpose of Genome Atlantic’s (GA) early Expression… Read more »