Funding Opportunities

Researchers are responsible for confirming their own deadlines. Note: The University due dates might be a week or more prior to the due dates listed below. Old due dates are intentionally included as a reminder to look for updates for these funding opportunities.


January Deadlines


Grant AHS Respiratory Health Strategic Clinical Network Research and Innovation Seed Grant- January 15th  - Contact HG for application
Grant Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF)  - Seed grants – Due January 15, 2018

Grant


Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Research Project  January 15, 2018 -  Submission Deadline (Dec 6, 2017 - Department Deadline;  Deadline for Faculty: Noon Friday, December 15, 2017)
Grant Blended learning – Expression of Interest – due January 19th, 2018
 Scholarship **  U of A Thesis-based Master's Recruitment Scholarship
• FGSR deadline: January 26, 2018  - Note:  Department deadlines to be determined
• FGSR deadline:  March 2, 2018
• FGSR deadline:  April 13, 2018
All admission terms (May 2018, July 2018, September 2018, and January 2019) are eligible.
Scholarship - Undergraduate Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Grant  Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research & Education January 31, 2018
Grant  WCHRI StolleryKids Scientists - pitch research ideas - January 31, 2018

February Deadlines

Grant SSHRC Grants Connections
February 1, 2018
Scholarship   WCHRI Summer Studentship Program applications due February 2, 2018
 Stipend Government of Alberta - Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP) Faculty Deadline: February 2, 2018 - supervisor must be able to provide matching financial support
Scholarship - Undergraduate  Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) application deadline is February 2nd.  (Contact Heather Good ASAP if you are planning to apply for this)
Grant SSHRC - Insight Development Grants
February 2, 2018
Scholarship - Undergraduate  AIHS Summer Studentships  applications due February 5, 2018
Grant CIHR Project Spring 2018
February 6, 2018  Registration deadline; RSO’s deadline is noon on February 22nd; March 6, 2018 application deadline
Scholarship

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarships FGSR deadline February 15, 2018 (Department deadline at least one week before FGSR deadline)

Grant SSHRC - Partnership Grants Letter of Intent
February 15, 2018
Scholarship  Canadian Federation of University Women Edmonton- Margaret Brine Graduate Scholarships for Women February 16, 2018
Grant Westin Brain Institute Transformational Research 2018 
February 15, 2018  - Letter of Intent
Scholarship - undergraduate NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA)  (restricted to students of investigators currently holding an NSERC DG award) FoMD Internal Deadline February 21, 2018

Scholarship - undergraduate

CIHR Undergraduate Summer Studentship Award (2018) The deadline for applications is 2018-02-21.

Scholarship  MITAC - Elevate Postdoctoral Fellows  application deadline February 21, 2018

Grant ITI International Team for Implantology - Research Grant
February 27 and August 31 (twice a year)

Scholarship  Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures Graduate  Student  Scholarships (PhD and Masters) February 29, 2016 FGSR deadline
(Waiting for 2017 deadline)
 Grant **
 Internal grant
School of Dentistry Education Research Fund (SDERF)
Offered twice a year February 28 and October 15th

 Grant **
 Internal grant
 School of Dentistry’s Oral Health and Community Engagement Fund Offered twice a year February 28 and October 15th

Grant  NCOHR 2018 Summer Institute in Oral Health Research Methodology Deadline for application February 28, 2018
 Scholarship - Undergraduate  URI Undergraduate Researcher Stipend  application deadline February 28, 2018

March Deadlines


Grant **  CIHR Other : Planning & Dissemination Grants – ICS (Winter 2018 Competition) March 1, 2018
Prize  Volpe Prize (International Periodontal Research Competition) March 1, 2018
Research  Align Technology Inc, 2018 North America Align Research Award  March 2, 2018

Scholarship ** U of A Thesis-based Master's Recruitment Scholarship  FGSR deadline: March 2, 2018 Note:  Check Department for their deadline
All admission terms (May 2018, July 2018, September 2018, and January 2019) are eligible.
Scholarship
**

U of A Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship (The Department deadline is at least one week prior to the FGSR deadline)

Nomination deadlines are based on start dates and are as follows:

• For students with a May 1, 2018 start date, the deadline is March 1, 2018.
• For students with a July 1, 2018 start date, the deadline is May 1, 2018.
• For students with a September 1, 2018 start date, the deadline is July 3, 2018.
• For students with a January 1, 2019 start date, the deadline is November 1, 2018.


Grant ** CIHR Project Spring 2018
March 6, 2018 application deadline; RSO’s deadline is noon on February 22nd; (February 6, 2018  Registration deadline)
Award FM&D Med Star Award for Graduate Students
March (Offered 3 times/year- March, July and November) (next deadline to be confirmed)


Award FM&D Med Star Award for Postdoctoral or Clinical Fellows March (Offered 3 times/year- March, July and November) - March 1, 2018

Award   SSHRC IMpact Award  March 6, 2018
Grant WCHRI Innovation Operating Grants March 15, 2018
Grant  NCOHR  -Team Connect Development Program - Application Deadline: March 15, 2018.

Grant NSERC- Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program (CREATE) May 1, 2018 (LOI official deadline), Internal deadline to be determined, September full application

April Deadlines

Scholarship ** AIHS Graduate Studentships April 1, 2017 - (2018 date to be confirmed)
Scholarship **
AIHS Clinical Fellowships April 1, 2017  (2018 date to be confirmed)
Stipend  CHRI Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CCHCSP) 

Three types of awards are available:

  • Predoctoral : $50,000 per year
  • Postdoctoral: $75,000 per year
  • Career development : $75,000 per year

NOTE: the host institution contributes 50% of each of the above awards.

The application deadline is twice per year – April 1 and November 1
Grant Alberta Diabetes Institute – Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Research Fund (Letter of Intent) 2018 deadline to be determined

Grant Brain Canada Foundation - Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) program

Scholarship **  U of A Thesis-based Master's Recruitment Scholarship
April 13, 2018 (Check Department for their deadline)
All admission terms (May 2018, July 2018, September 2018, and January 2019) are eligible.
Grant **
 Internal grant
The Fund for Dentistry - Investment in Excellence - April 15, 2018

Grant **
 Internal grant
U of A -Dental Hygiene Graduate Research Fund (DHGRF) 
  • Stipend
  • Research Project Grant
  • Offered twice a year April 15 and October 15th 
Grant  Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) – Collaborative Research Team April 17, 2017 (letter of Intent); August 2017 (Full application)
Grant Molloy Towell Perinatal Research Foundation- Operating support for research projects April 20, 2018 
Grant Molloy Towell Perinatal Research Foundation-Fellowships or New Investigator April 20, 2018
Award SSHRC Impact Awards March 6, 2018
Scholarship * WCHRI Graduate Studentships April 11, 2018
 Scholarship *  Weston Brain Institute -- International Fellowships- Canada   April 30, 2018
 Grant  Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) – Collaborative Research Team April 30, 2018 (letter of Intent); October 2018 (Full application);

May Deadlines

Scholarship
 The U of A Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship May 1, 2018  (Department deadline to be confirmed)
Nomination deadlines are based on start dates and are as follows:
• For students with a July 1, 2018 start date, the deadline is May 1, 2018.
• For students with a September 1, 2018 start date, the deadline is July 3, 2018.
• For students with a January 1, 2019 start date, the deadline is November 1, 2018.
Scholarship Alberta Diabetes Institute Graduate Studentship for Diabetes Research  May 1, 2017 (2018 deadline to be determined)
Grant - student American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) Student Research Grant Application - May 1, 2017 
Scholarship Mitacs Accelerate PhD Fellowship apply anytime
  DENT STAR Prize May 15, 2018 
Grant CIHR Operating Grant : SPOR – Guidelines and Systematic Reviews
May 16, 2017

June Deadlines

 
Grant 

2018 - NSERC - Strategic Partnership Grants for Project   - June 7, 2018                                       

Grant  2018 - SSHRC - Partnership Engage Grants June 15, 2018

July Deadlines


 

Scholarship

U of A Doctoral Recruitment  Scholarship
July 1, 2017 - Nomination deadline for students starting September 1 this year (Department deadline approximately
 Scholarship  Axol Science Scholarship (Undergraduate or Graduate) July 1, 2016 - register for announcement of future funding opportunitites
Travel  Axol Science Travel Grant (PhD or postdoctoral researcher) July 1, 2016 - register for announcement of future funding opportunitites
Award FM&D Med Star Award for Graduate Students
July 1, 2011 (Offered 3 times/year - March, July and November)

 Award
FM&D Med Star Award for Postdoctoral or Clinical Fellows July 1, 2017 (offered 3 times/year- March, July and November)
Grant  Worldwide Universities Network - Research  Development Fund 2017 dates not  released
 Scholarship
 MITAC-Elevate Postdoctoral Fellows Watch for next deadline

August Deadlines



Grant **

NSERC Discovery Grants Program  August 1, 2017 -Notification of Intent to Apply deadline; October 22, 2017 - University Deadline to be confirmed;  November 1, 2017 - Application


 Grant  American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) – Research Grant  August 1, 2017
Grant

 CIHR Foundation Grant : 2017-2018 August 8, 2017 registration; September 5th Institution deadline; September 12, 2017 Stage 1 application
Grant
CIHR Project Fall 2017 August 15, 2017 Registration deadline;September 5, 2017 institutional deadline; September 15, 2017 application deadline
Scholarship***   

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship  August 11, 2017 Department deadline (submit to Shona Williams); August 17, 2017 FGSR deadline
Grant ** CIHR Other: Planning and Dissemination Grants – Institute Community Support (Summer or  fall  2016 Competition)   August 22, 2017 (May be offered more than once/year)
The CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CIHR-IMHA) will provide funding for applications that are determined to be relevant to its mandate. CIHR-IMHA’s mandate is to support ethical and impactful research to enhance active living, mobility and oral health, and to address the wide range of conditions related to bones, joints, muscles, connective tissue, skin and teeth.
Grant  ITI International Team for Implantology - Research Grant August 31 and February 27 (twice a year)
Grant  Heart & Stroke Foundation - Grant-in-aid August 31, 2017

September Deadlines

Grant Policy Wise - Seed Grant   September 1, 2017 application deadline
Seed Grants are intended to support the planning and development of a potential research project in topic areas relevant to PolicyWise. Seed Grants enable PolicyWise to invest in the beginning stages of future research, thereby facilitating the generation of new knowledge and evidence in these areas.
 Grant  Policy Wise- Grant September 1, 2017 application deadline
The Grant funding competition provides funding for research teams to answer policy-relevant research questions in the areas of child, family and community research. Potential Grant activities include but are not limited to:  Small-scale research studies;  Independent component or phase of a larger study;  Pilot studies; Survey- or questionnaire-based studies; Qualitative research; Community-based research; Secondary data analysis; Close out grants.

Scholarship

Policy Wise Doctoral Award  September 1, 2017 application deadline

Grant  WCHRI - Clinical/Community Research Integration Support Program (CRISP) September 12, 2017 (Full application)

Grant  CIHR Foundation Grant 2017-18 Stage 1
  • September 5th Institution deadline (August 8, 2017 registration
  • September 12, 2017 Stage 1 application 
Grant  CIHR Project Fall 2017
  • September 5, 2017 institutional deadline (August 15, 2017 Registration deadline); 
  • September 15, 2017 application deadline 
Stipend AIHS New Investigator Award 
TBD (Internal deadline established by University and  process set by University)
Scholarship  FM&D/AHS Graduate Student Recruitment
Scholarship
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship -Memo
Scholarshio SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships
Award  75th Anniversary Graduate Student Award
Scholarship

FM&D - Medical Science Graduate Program Scholarships September 29, 2017


October Deadlines

 

 Grant    Alliance for Cavity Free Future Interprofessional Grants _ October 1, 2017
 Grant    AIHS Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship in Patient Oriented Research October 2, 2017
 Scholarship    AIHS - Postdoctoral Fellowships
  • The October 2017 Postgraduate Fellowship competition has been suspended while we undergo an organization-wide review of our programs and analysis of the Training & Early Career Development portfolio. Any subsequent updates will be posted on our website
Scholarship

CIHR - Doctoral Research Award - October 3, 2017
Stipend and research allowance  

Clinician-Scientist Salary Award: 2017-2018  October 3, 2017

 Grant   University Hospital Foundation Medical Research Competition  (UHFMRC)
Registration: Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 4:00pm <NEW>
Full Application: Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 4:00pm

Scholarship

NSERC website- Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program October 15, 2017

U of A website NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral (CGS-D)/Postgraduate Scholarship - Doctoral (PGS-D) Competition 

Grant - Internal
Oral Health Community Engagement Fund (OHCEF) Sponsored by the Edmonton & District Dental Society (EDDS)  October 15, 2017 (offered twice per year)
Grant - Internal
School of Dentistry Education Research Fund (SDERF) October 15, 2017 (offered twice per year)
Grant - Internal

 U of A -Dental Hygiene Graduate Research Fund (DHGRF) October 15, 2017 (offered twice a year
    • Stipend
    • Research Project Grant
 Grant    Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) – Collaborative Research Team October 2018 (Full application); April 30, 2018 (letter of Intent)
 Grant     SSHRC - Insight Grant October 15, 2017
 Grant - Equipment    NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Grants  (Restricted to Discovery Grant holders)
Oct 16, 2017 RSO Deadline
October 25, 2017 – NSERC Deadline
 Grant **    NSERC Discovery Grants Program October 20, 2017 – RSO Deadline; November 1, 2017 Application deadline; (Registration August 1, 2017)
 Scholarship    URI Undergraduate Researcher Stipend October 30, 2017 

 
Scholarship

SSHRC Doctoral  (website; U of A website FGSR Deadline October 31, 2017 (Check department for their internal deadline); Direct applications: November 7, 2017 


November Deadlines

Grant **  NSERC Discovery Grants Program November 1, 2017 Application deadline; October 20, 2017 – RSO Deadline;  (Registration August 1, 2017)
Stipend  CIHR Fellowship: 2017-2018  Fellowship: Fall 2017 Priority Announcement (Specific Research Areas)  November 1, 2017
Stipend

 WCHRI Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program (CCHCSP) 

Three types of awards are available:

  • Predoctoral : $50,000 per year
  • Postdoctoral: $75,000 per year
  • Career development : $75,000 per year

NOTE: the host institution contributes 50% of each of the above awards.

The application deadline is twice per year – April 1 and November 1
Award  FM&D- Med Star Award for Postdoctoral or Clinical Fellows
November 1, 2017 (Offered three times/year - March, July, November)
 Award  Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Med Star Award for Graduate Students
November 1, 2017 (Offered three times/year - March, July, November)
Scholarship
U of A Doctoral Recruitment  Scholarship
November 1, 2017 - see hyperlink for eligible start dates
Scholarship

 
Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship  (Contact Shona in advance of applying.  Funding for this competition may be dependent on whether or not the Department has some uncommitted allocation for these awards.)
November 1, 2017 (Department deadline approximately two weeks prior to official deadline - contact Shona Williams for Dept deadline)
Grant

Osteology Large Clinical Grants  November 15, 2017 (Stage 1)


December Deadlines

Scholarship

Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master's Program  December 1, 2017

Grants and Scholarships



Grant Colgate C.A.R.E Program November 22, 2017
Grant MSI Foundation December 1, 2017 - Letters of  Intent;  March 9, 2018 - Invited  applications
 Grant  Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Research Project  January 15, 2018 -  Submission Deadline (Dec 6, 2017 - Department Deadline;  Deadline for Faculty: Noon Friday, December 15, 2017)
 Grants and Scholarships  AAOF Grant Competition 2017

  • AAOF - Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship  Awards (OFDFA)
  • AAOF - Biomedical Research Awards (BRA)
  • AAOF - Center Awards (CA)
  • AAOF - Part-time Faculty & Residents - Research Aid  Awards (RA)
  • AAOF - Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (PFA)
If you plan to apply for an AAOF grant, inform Heather Good by November 20th.  as there is are a number of supporting documents required. Department Deadline November 29 AAOF Deadline: December 15, 2017


Grant Implant Dentistry Research & Education Foundation- Grants December 31, 2017

 

Travel, Visiting Speakers or Conferences


 Travel/Hosting   FM&D Walter Mackenzie Visiting Speaker Fund – deadline First Monday of every month
 Travel /Hosting  FM&D Dean's lecture series - First Monday of every month
Travel /Hosting
 
FM&D Conference/ Symposium Fund - First Monday of every month
 Travel ?Hosting   WCHRI - Scientific Knowledge and Exchange Program (SKEP)
 Travel /Hosting  CIHR Other: Planning and Dissemination Grants – Institute Community Support (Summer or  fall  Competition)  Summer and Fall - watch for opportunities 



To Be Determined Deadlines

 

Grant

AITF Postdoctoral Fellowships

Equipment   CFI -John R. Evans Leaders Fund - need to determine next University deadline
 Various types of funding  AIHS - Initiatives and Partnerships - some have open deadlines
   Worldwide Universities Network - Research Mobility Fund
   

No or Many Deadlines

Stipends    MITAC-  ACCELERATE  - Funding for graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows- (Want  approximately 50% funding from an industrial partner)
 Travel   Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Professional Development
  SSHRC- Connections Grants    February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1
  NIH/NIDCR Building Genetics and Genomic Knowledge about Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial  Diseases and Disorders (R01)


November 1, 2017 (Department deadline approximately two weeks prior to official deadline - contact Shona Williams for Dept deadline)
November 1, 2017 (Department deadline approximately two weeks prior to official deadline - contact Shona Williams for Dept deadline)
November 1, 2017 (Department deadline approximately two weeks prior to official deadline - contact Shona Williams for Dept deadline)
Summer and Fall - watching for opportunities