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

Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Research Project  January 16, 2017 -  Submission Deadline (Dec 8, 2016 - Department Deadline; Dec 16, 2016 - Faculty  Deadline
 Grant * Oral Health 
January 10, 2017 
Grant * Oral Health 
January 11, 2016 (UPDATE REQUIRED)
Department deadline January 18, 2017 (February 15, 2017)
Scholarship * Oral Health
January 17, 2017
  Grant
January 20, 2017
Scholarship
January 20, 2017
Scholarship
January 23, 2017
**Scholarship
January 26, 2017
 

February Deadlines

 
Grant  SSHRC Grants Connections
February 1, 2017
Grant Parkinson Society Canada - New Investigator Award Grants 
February 1, 2016 
Scholarship Parkinson Society Canada - Basic Research Fellowship
February 1, 2016
Scholarship Parkinson Society Canada - Clinical Movement Disorder Fellowship
February 1, 2016
Parkinson Society Canada - Pilot Project Program
February 1, 2016
Scholarship Parkinson Society Canada - Graduate Student Awards
February 1, 2017
SSHRC - Insight Development Grants
February 3, 2017

CIHR Project Spring 2018
February 6, 2018  Registration deadline; institutional deadline to be determined; March 3, 2018 application deadline
Scholarship Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarships 
February 15, 2017 (Department deadline at least one week before FGSR deadline)
Scholarship AIHS Summer Studentship
February 6, 2017
Scholarship Government of Alberta has confirmed that the Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP)  <Alberta site>2017 <NEW DEADLINE TBC>
Scholarship  U of A - Health Professions Education Scholarship (need to be available to work 2 months)
February 12, 2016
Grant  SSHRC - Partnership Grants Letter of Intent
February 15, 2017
Scholarship   Canadian Federation of University Women Edmonton- Margaret Brine Graduate Scholarships for Women February 16, 2017
Grant Westin Brain Institute Transformational Research 2017 
February 17, 2017  - Letter of Intent
Scholarship NSERC Summer Undergraduate Research Program (restricted to students of investigators currently holding an NSERC DG award)February 24, 2017 (2 pm)  FoMD Internal Deadline
Grant Network for Canadian Oral Health Research - Summer Research Institutes February 25, 2016 (WAITING FOR 2017 UPDATE)
Grant ITI International Team for Implantology - Research Grant
February 27 and August 31 (twice a year)
Grant *  CIHR - Planning & Dissemination Grants
February 28, 2017
Scholarship  Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures Graduate  Student  Scholarships (PhD and Masters) February 29, 2016 FGSR deadline
(Waiting for 2017 deadline)
 Grant **
 Internal grant
 Educational Research & Scholarship fund 
Offered twice a year February 28 and October 15th

March Deadlines

Due Date   Funding Agency  
Scholarship **  URI Undergraduate Researcher Stipend
March 1, 2016

Scholarship ** U of A Thesis-based Master's Recruitment Scholarship \March 1, 2017
Scholarship **

U of A Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship For students starting May 1st this year.March 1, 2017 



AIHS Visiting ScientistMarch 1, 2016
Scholarship **
U of A Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship March 1, 2016 
Scholarship **
MITAC - Elevate Postdoctoral Fellows 
Scholarship ** Weston Brain Institute International Fellowships March 1, 2017
Grant (Ortho)
Align Technology Inc, 2015 North America Align Research Award
Grant **  CIHR Project Spring 2018
March 3, 2018 application deadline; institutional deadline to be determined; (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)
 
Grant
 Align Technology, Inc Research Grants
March 10, 2017
Grant WCHRI Innovation Operating Grants March 15, 2017
Grant NSERC- Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program (CREATE) March 23, 2017 - Letter of Intent (Internal deadline to be determined ); May 1, 2017 (LOI official deadline); September full application

April Deadlines

May Deadlines

May 1, 2016 (2017 dates to be confirmed)
 U of A Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship For students with a July 1, ?? start date (Department deadline to be confirmed)
May 1, 2017
American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) Student Research Grant Application
May 1, 2016 The U of A Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship
May 2, 2015 (2016 date not set)

Volpe Prize (International Periodontal Research Competition)

May 2, 2016
WCHRI - Patient and Community Engagement Training
Mitacs Accelerate PhD Fellowshipapply anytime
 CIHR Operating Grant : SPOR – Guidelines and Systematic Reviews
May 16, 2017

June Deadlines

   June 1, 2016
CIHR-Operating Grant : Innovative Biomedical and Clinical HIV/AIDS Research
  University deadline to be determined
June 13, 2017: Application Deadline 
(May 30, 2017 registration deadline) 
 CIHR Project 
  Watch for next deadline AIHS - Alberta/Novartis Translational  Research Research Fund
  June 16, 2015 - Letter of Intent deadline        Weston Brain Institute- Neurodegenerative Diseases of Aging



July Deadlines

Due Date  Funding Agency  

 

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
Travel  Axol Science Travel Grant (PhD or postdoctoral researcher) July 1, 2016
Award FM&D Med Star Award for Graduate Students
July 4, 2016 (Offered 3 times/year - March, July and November)

 Award
FM&D Med Star Award for Postdoctoral or Clinical FellowsJuly 4, 2016 (offered 3 times/year- March, July and November)
Grant  Worldwide Universities Network - Research  Development Fund2017 dates not yet released
Grant Weston Brain Institute competitions July 5, 2016 and September 12, 2016
 Scholarship
 MITAC-Elevate Postdoctoral FellowsWatch for next deadline

August Deadlines


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

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

 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 Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) – Collaborative Research Team
  • August 2017 (Full application); April 17, 2017 (letter of Intent)
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)
    September 13, 2016
     CIHR - New Investigator Salary Award: Clinical Rehabilitation
     September 15, 2017
     FM&D/AHS Graduate Student Recruitment
    September 19, 2016 (Internal deadline)
    Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship -Memo
    September 21, 2016 SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships
    September 22, 2017  75th Anniversary Graduate Student Award
    September 30, 2016
     FM&D - Medical Science Graduate Program Scholarships

    October Deadlines

     

     Due Date 
       Funding Agency 
     October 1, 2017   Alliance for Cavity Free Future Interprofessional Grants

    October 3, 2016
       AIHS Alberta SPOR Graduate Studentship in Patient Oriented Research
    October 4, 2016 (New date to be confirmed)
     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

    October 3, 2017 

    CIHR - Doctoral Research Award
         
     October 10, 2017    CIHR- Clinician Scientist (Phase 2) 

    October 13, 2015 (FGSR  deadline)
    November 25, 2015 (External deadline)

    NSERC Doctoral
    October 13, 2015 (Internal  deadline)
    November 25, 2015 (External deadline)

    NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship – Doctoral Program (PGS-D)
    October, 2017 (date to be confirmed)
    University Hospital Foundation Medical Research Competition  (UHFMRC)
     October 15, 2017 (offered twice per year)
     Oral Health Community Engagement Fund (OHCEF) Sponsored by the Edmonton & District Dental Society (EDDS) 
    October 15, 2017 (offered twice per year)

     Educational Research & Scholarship Fund (ERSF)

     October 15, 2017

     U of A -Dental Hygiene Graduate Research Fund (DHGRF) 
      • Stipend
      • Research Project Grant
     October 15, 2016    SSHRC - Insight Grant
     October 25, 2016
       CIHR - Operating Grant : SPOR Innovative Clinical Trial Multi-Year Grant

     October 26, 2015
     URI Undergraduate Researcher Stipend (January start date)
    October 27, 2016 - University  Deadline (TO BE CONFIRMED)
    August 1, 2016 - Notification of  Intent to apply
    November 1, 2016 - Application
    August 1, 2016 - Notification of  Intent to apply

    NSERC Discovery Grants Program (Individual & Team)
    October 30, 2015 - FGSR deadline
    January 8, 2016 - External deadline

    SSHRC Doctoral 
    October 31, 2016

    AIHS- Community Engagement and Conference Grant

    November Deadlines

    November  Due Dates   Funding Agency 
     ** November 1, 2017 (Offered three times/year - March, July, November)  FM&D- Med Star Award for Postdoctoral or Clinical Fellows
     * November 1, 2017 - see hyperlink for eligible start dates  U of A Doctoral Recruitment  Scholarship
      November 1, 2017 (Department deadline approximately two weeks prior to official deadline - contact Shona Williams for Dept deadline)

     
    Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship
     ** November 1, 2017 - Application; August 1, 2016 - Notification of Intent to apply
    ??October 22, 2017 - University Deadline
    NSERC Discovery Grants Program 
     ** November 1, 2017  (Offered 3 times/year
    - March, July, and November)
    Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Med Star Award for Graduate Students
     * November 1, 2017  CIHR - Fellowship
      November 15, 2017 (Stage 1)
    Osteology Large Clinical Grants
       November 21, 2016 (Full application); September 6, 2016 Letter of Intent
     WCHRI - Clinical/Community Research Integration Support Program (CRISP)

    December Deadlines

     December   Due Date    Funding Agency 
     * Watching for new competition
    CIHR New Investigator Award
     * December 1, 2017 Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master's Program
      December 1, 2016 abstract application – Full application due April 15, 2017  (or  June 15, 2016  abstract application and October 15, 2016 full application) Osteology Researcher Grants
     - Osteology Advanced Researcher Grants
    -  Osteology Young Researcher Grants
      December 1, 2016 Osteology Research Scholarships
      December 1, 2016 Osteology Education Grants
      December 2, 2016  Colgate C.A.R.E Program
     *
    December 2, 2016 - Letters of  Intent
    March 10, 2017 - Invited  applications
    MSI Foundation
     
    Waiting for new dates December 8, 2016 - Department Deadline; 
    December 16, 2016 - Faculty  Deadline;
    January 16, 2017 -  Submission Deadline 
    Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF)  
    Research Project 
    **
     
     
     Ortho  December 15, 2017 AAOF - Orthodontic Faculty Development Fellowship  Awards (OFDFA)
     Ortho
    December 15, 2017 AAOF - Biomedical Research Awards (BRA)
     Ortho December 15, 2017 AAOF - Center Awards (CA)
     Ortho December 15, 2017 AAOF - Part-time Faculty & Residents - Research Aid  Awards (RA)
     Ortho  December 15, 2017
     AAOF - Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (PFA)
     Perio December 31, 2015 Implant Dentistry Research & Education Foundation- Grants

     

    Travel, Visiting Speakers or Conferences

     TBD  Due date   Funding Agency 
      First Monday of every month
    FM&D Walter Mackenzie Visiting Speaker Fund
      First Monday of every month
    FM&D Conference/ Symposium Fund
      First Monday of every month
    FM&D Dean's lecture series
     * two or more competitions a year  AIHS- Community Engagement and Conference Grant
     * Summer and Fall - watching for opportunities
     CIHR Other: Planning and Dissemination Grants – Institute Community Support (Summer or  fall  2015 Competition)
     * Two or more times a year
     AIHS – Visiting Scientists: a) Visiting Scientists TO Alberta or b) Visiting Scientists FROM Alberta
     * TBD  AIHS Visiting Professorships
       

    To Be Determined Deadlines

    No Deadlines

    TBD  Due Dates    Funding Agency 
       Open deadline

    AIHS - Accelerating Innovations into CarE (AICE)


       

    AIHS Visiting Professorships 

    AITF Postdoctoral Fellowships

          CFI -John R. Evans Leaders Fund
         MITAC-  ACCELERATE  - Funding for graduate students and Postdoctoral Fellows- (Want  approximately 50% funding from an industrial partner)
         Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR) -Grant Development
         AITF Visiting Researcher grants
         Parkinson’s Disease Foundation-Fellowship and Career Development Program
         FoMD Walter Mackenzie Visiting Speaker Fund
         Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Professional Development
        SSHRC- Connections Grantshttp://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/connection_grants-subventions_connexion-eng.aspx
        NIH/NIDCR Building Genetics and Genomic Knowledge about Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial  Diseases and Disorders (R01)
     *  

    Worldwide Universities Network - Research Mobility Fund

         Align Technology - Research Grant


    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)