Posts Categorized: Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture

New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2020 Transformation Competition – LOI

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

New Frontiers in Research Fund – 2020 Transformation Competition – NOI

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

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund – Full Application

All internal submission are due by 10:00 a.m. on the day of the deadline. The following deadlines apply to this competition: Phase 1 – Expression of Interest February 3, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) to the Office of Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). Phase 2 – Full Application Selection and… Read more »

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) – Expression of Interest

All internal submission are due by 10:00 a.m. on the day of the deadline. The following deadlines apply to this competition: Phase 1 – Expression of Interest February 3, 2020: Internal deadline for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) to the Office of Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). Phase 2 – Full Application Selection and… Read more »

TC-IC Marine RD&D – Call for Proposal (T8009-190223/B)

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is issuing this call for proposals (CFP) on behalf of Transport Canada Innovation Centre (TC-IC) Marine RD&D, which is mandated to obtain targeted research and development, advance scientific capacity, and provide guidance to industry in 2 main initiatives; Clean Marine and the Protection of Marine Mammals. This CFP… Read more »

Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity

Adapting to live within the Earth’s carrying capacity is viewed as one of humanity’s most important challenges. Increasing pressures on the planet’s capacity to support life are generating important opportunities to explore changes in global ecosystems, to evaluate mitigation and adaptation measures, and to examine shifting values and cultures. For many observers, developments such as… Read more »

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a year-long policy position within a Canadian government host office beginning in September 2020. Eligible applicants must: -Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident* -Hold a PhD in any academic discipline at the start of the fellowship -Participate full-time in 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 »

Knowledge Synthesis Grant – Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity

Adapting to live within the Earth’s carrying capacity is viewed as one of humanity’s most important challenges. Increasing pressures on the planet’s capacity to support life are generating important opportunities to explore changes in global ecosystems, to evaluate mitigation and adaptation measures, and to examine shifting values and cultures. For many observers, developments such as… Read more »

Canada-Brazil Awards – Joint Research Projects

The Canada-Brazil Awards – Joint Research Projects support exchanges of research teams collaborating on bilateral research projects. The projects must engage in collaborative research in mutually beneficial areas of research that is of benefit to both Canada and Brazil. Applicants must clearly explain the advantages of the partnership for both countries, and indicate if a… Read more »

Resource Allocation Competitions

The Compute Canada federation invites researchers to apply to the annual Resource Allocation Competitions (RAC). These competitions give you the opportunity to have access to more compute, storage and cloud resources. Applications submitted are evaluated for both technical feasibility and scientific excellence. Who should apply? These competitions are open to researchers based at Canadian academic… Read more »

Publications Subvention Program

Competition deadline March 15 & November 15* This program provides financial assistance to scholarly publishing from within the university community.  While all forms of scholarly publication are eligible for support, priority will be given to original book-length manuscripts of merit.  Book chapters and journal articles will be considered where funds permit. Assistance may be requested towards: top-up… Read more »

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 »

Mitacs Elevate – Full Application

*NEW* We accept cross-provincial Elevate applications, where the partner and university are in different provinces. About the program 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 any discipline. A minimum one-year research project (normally two years… Read more »

Mitacs Elevate – Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest

*NEW* We accept cross-provincial Elevate applications, where the partner and university are in different provinces. About the program 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 any discipline. A minimum one-year research project (normally two years… Read more »

Mitacs Accelerate Industrial Postdoc

The Mitacs Accelerate industrial postdoc provides up to 3 years of funding valued at $55,000/year for research with a company or not-for-profit, as well as access to professional skills training courses. Postdocs: Build a longer-term collaboration with a company or not-for-profit Apply their expertise to real-world problems Connect with a potential employer This limited-time offering… 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 »

Harris Centre Thriving Regions Applied Research Fund – EOI

Memorial applicants should submit their EOI to Harris Centre using their online application platform by the application deadline.  MUN researchers must contact their Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain information on unit deadlines and processes prior to submission to Harris Centre.   THRIVING REGIONS PARTNERSHIP PROCESS • The Harris Centre has… Read more »

West White Rose Employment Diversity Research Fund – EOI

Memorial applicants should submit their EOI to Harris Centre using their online application platform by the application deadline.  MUN researchers must contact their Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain information on unit deadlines and processes prior to submission to Harris Centre.   Summary Natural resource developments are drivers of economic activity… Read more »

College and Community Innovation Program – College and Community Social Innovation Fund

The College and Community Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF) grants are intended to support college social innovation research projects in partnership with local community organizations. CCSIF proposals can be multidisciplinary and may fall under the research domains of the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and/or health sciences. Applications exclusively in the social sciences… 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 »

ROUND 4 SEED FUND CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Memorial applicants should submit their proposals to both OFI@dal.ca (copied to OFI@mun.ca) and also to the MUN Researcher Portal by the deadline of October 28, 2019.  MUN researchers must contact their Grants Facilitation Officer, Associate Dean (Research) or equivalent unit signatory to obtain information on deadlines and processes, as well as, obtain UNIT approval (s) prior… Read more »

Conference Fund

Funding is available for conferences, workshops or seminars that are hosted or co-hosted by Memorial University. This Conference Fund is funded by the portfolios of the Vice-President (Research), Vice-President (Academic), Vice-President (Marine Institute) and Vice-President (Grenfell). A call for applications will be issued three times per academic year, with application deadlines of Oct. 15, Feb…. Read more »

Conference Fund

Funding is available for conferences, workshops or seminars that are hosted or co-hosted by Memorial University. This Conference Fund is funded by the portfolios of the Vice-President (Research), Vice-President (Academic), Vice-President (Marine Institute) and Vice-President (Grenfell). A call for applications will be issued three times per academic year, with application deadlines of Oct. 15, Feb…. Read more »

Conference Fund

Funding is available for conferences, workshops or seminars that are hosted or co-hosted by Memorial University. This Conference Fund is funded by the portfolios of the Vice-President (Research), Vice-President (Academic), Vice-President (Marine Institute) and Vice-President (Grenfell). A call for applications will be issued three times per academic year, with application deadlines of Oct. 15, Feb…. Read more »

Mourou-Strickland 2020 Mobility Program

 The Embassy of France in Canada implemented a two-way mobility program for researchers between France and Canada. That same year, Donna Strickland (University of Waterloo, Canada) and Gérard Mourou (Ecole polytechnique, CNRS – France) received the Nobel Prize in Physics, the highest scientific distinction. This prize was awarded jointly to them for their collaborative work… Read more »

NSERC Discovery Grants – Northern Research Supplements Program

The Northern Research Supplements (NRS) program is aimed at NSERC-funded researchers who intend to conduct Discovery research in Canada’s North. Successful applicants will receive a supplement to their Discovery Grant (DG) in the range of $10,000 to $25,000 per year, for the duration of their DG. Awards at the upper end of this range will… Read more »

NSERC Ship Time Program

The Ship Time program allows those holding an NSERC Discovery Grant (DG) 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 DG-supported research in the coming years. Ship Time grants support ongoing DG research… 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 »

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 »

Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grant (SSTSG) 2019-20

The Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for Shastri Scholar Travel Subsidy Grants (SSTSG) 2019-20 from SICI’s Canadian and Indian Member Institutions in good standing. SSTSG assists faculty members, doctoral and, or post-doctoral students, with travel subsidies to participate in conferences, workshops, seminars and academic meetings in partner countries (India… Read more »

Shastri Publication Grant (SPG)

Shastri Indo Canadian Institute India office is pleased to announce Shastri Publication Grant (SPG) 2019-20 for its Indian Members Council (IMC) and Canadian Members Council (CMC) of SICI. The purpose of this grant is to encourage scholarly Publications like books which are critical in nature, festschrifts volumes, working papers, and policy papers. This is a competitive… Read more »

SHASTRI RESEARCH STUDENT FELLOWSHIP (SRSF)

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a call for Applications for Shastri Research Student Fellowship (SRSF) 2019-20 for doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars enrolled in degree programmes in recognised Indian & Canadian  universities or institutions to undertake research in areas/ fields in which  scholars may desire/require research experience in Canada/India. This Programme will provide… Read more »

SHASTRI MOBILITY PROGRAMME (SMP)

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a call for Applications for Shastri Mobility Programme (SMP) for faculty members/ educational administrators from its Canadian and Indian Member Institutions of good standing to study and learn best practices through exposure to respective Canadian or Indian Institutions.  This programme is for SICI’s Member Institutions who wish to… Read more »

Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG)

Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute is pleased to announce a call for Applications for Shastri Institutional Collaborative Research Grant (SICRG) 2019-21 from the faculty members/academics of all disciplines from SICI’s Canadian and Indian Member Institution. This grant is to support and encourage Institutional collaboration in R&D for a period of two years in the areas in which Institutions… Read more »

Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. For additional information please see SGS website.  The first phase of the harmonized Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program (CGS D) has now been launched. A new common CGS D landing page, as well as a harmonized timeline and program description are now available. The… Read more »

NSERC PromoScience

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

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration – Notice of Intent

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

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration – Letter of Intent

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

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration- Full Application

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

NSERC Discovery Grants Competition – Fall 2019

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 »

CIHR Doctoral Research Award: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2019-2020))

This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (glamkin@mun.ca) for details. 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… Read more »

Knowledge-building Project for Industry

Knowledge-building Projects for Industry are to contribute to industry-oriented researcher training and long-term competence development in thematic areas of importance to the development of trade and industry. The amount of funding available for this call for proposals, NOK 460 000 000, is distributed across four research programmes. Contact for the call: Inger-Lise RismarkSenior AdviserPetroleum  iri@forskningsradet.no For additional information.

Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative – Full Application

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. An interdisciplinary joint call aimed at building competitive, resilient and healthy economies and societies through responsible AI has been announced. The call is… Read more »

Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative – Intent to Submit

SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available to them. An interdisciplinary joint call aimed at building competitive, resilient and healthy economies and societies through responsible AI has been announced. The call is… Read more »

Harris Centre-MMSB Waste Management Applied Research Fund

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

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

BY INVITATION ONLY Overview of Phase 2 Funding Award Compared to Phase 1, OFI’s next phase will support fewer projects but will allow for more resources per project. In Phase 2, OFI expects to fund two to five large projects — consortia representing academic, government, business, Indigenous and international researchers, Indigenous leaders and coastal community members. OFI… Read more »

Terra Nova Young Innovator Award

Please contact Ellen Steinhauer, Manager, Awards and Honours, SIRI, for information on this program. Terra Nova Young Innovators Award –         Competition deadline September 16, 2019 –         This award recognizes and supports outstanding young faculty members whose research is particularly innovative and whose specific proposal has real potential for a significant impact on society. –         Faculty members who… Read more »

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Funding Program for 2019-2020

The SDG Funding Program is administered through the SDG Unit at Employment and Social Development Canada and offers up to $100,000 for projects that will take up to 12 months to complete. These projects can deliver new, innovative approaches to implementing the SDGs or they can complement or add to existing activities.  For more information… Read more »

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship (GRI)

The deadline is fast approaching to submit your Mitacs Globalink Research Internship (GRI) projects for summer 2020. GRI pairs faculty in Canada with international undergrads for 12-week research projects from May to October. Submit projects by June 5, 2019, at 1 p.m. PDT. – All disciplines are eligible – Top-ranked senior undergrads from Australia, Brazil,… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

Order of Canada

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

Alexander Von Humboldt Award

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

Manning Awards

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

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

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

Royal Society of Canada Fellows

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

Governor General Innovation Awards

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

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 »

Woodrow Wilson Fellowships

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

Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

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

3M Teaching Fellowship

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

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. Option 1 is open. Check the Latest News webpage and click on “Sign up” to receive email updates on Alliance grants. SIRI will be offering support with application development for this opportunity. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Jennifer Stevens (v5js@mun.ca) early during the development process to discuss the services available… 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 »

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 »

Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) – Phase 2: EOI

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

The John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship

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

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 »

Seed Fund

The OFI Seed Fund supports ocean-related projects that offer high potential for innovation success but need small amounts of funding to help them to move forward — and grow. The Seed Fund supports new ideas or concepts that show clear promise of leading to future opportunities of high commercial, research, or social relevance. For example:… Read more »

Seed Fund

The OFI Seed Fund supports ocean-related projects that offer high potential for innovation success but need small amounts of funding to help them to move forward — and grow. The Seed Fund supports new ideas or concepts that show clear promise of leading to future opportunities of high commercial, research, or social relevance. For example:… 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 »

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 »

Faculty Mobility Program

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

New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration

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