External Research Funding

Important Note Regarding Internal Deadlines
The External Funding Opportunities Database shows opportunities by external deadline.  All external funding applications must be submitted to the Office of Research Services for internal review at least two weeks prior to the external deadline. Special competitions may sometimes involve earlier internal deadlines.

Agency Program Deadline
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Thursday, April 1, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Thursday, April 1, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council John C. Polanyi Award Thursday, April 1, 2021
Gairdner Foundation The Canada Gairdner International Awards Thursday, October 1, 2020
The Gairdner Foundation Call for Nominations: Canada Gairdner Wightman Award Thursday, October 1, 2020
Canadian Institutes of Health Research IHSPR Rising Star Award Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Prize : IHSPR Article of the Year Award Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Innis-Gérin Medal Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada J.B. Tyrrell Historical Medal Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Lorne Pierce Medal Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Ursula Franklin Award in Gender Studies (Diploma) Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Yvan Allaire Medal (Medal + $5,000) Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Bancroft Award (Diploma) Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Flavelle Medal Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada John L. Synge Award (Diploma) Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada McLaughlin Medal Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Miroslaw Romanowski Medal Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Rutherford Memorial Medal in Physics Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada Willet G. Miller Medal Sunday, March 1, 2020
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Health System Impact Fellowship - National Cohort Retreat Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Health System Impact Fellowship Thursday, February 18, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Hepatitis C Research Friday, December 31, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Food Security and Climate Change in the Canadian North Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Planning and Dissemination Grants – ICS Friday, December 31, 2021
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada AgriRisk Initiatives: Microgrants Friday, March 31, 2023
Gairdner Foundation The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Thursday, October 1, 2020
Canada Council Killam Prizes Tuesday, June 30, 2020
CMC Microsystems Douglas R. Colton award Friday, August 14, 2020
Canadian Science Policy Centre CSPC 2020 Awards Friday, August 28, 2020
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative Monday, February 1, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative Saturday, May 1, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Research Data Management Capacity Building Initiative Sunday, August 1, 2021
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Friday, January 15, 2021
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program Thursday, January 14, 2021
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) EUREKA SMART Cluster’s fourth call for proposals Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Canadian Cancer Society CCS 2020 Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC Partnership Grants - Stage 1 Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Smart Farming Innovations for Small-Scale Producers Thursday, February 25, 2021
Associated Medical Services (AMS) Hannah Studentship Monday, February 15, 2021
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Innovation in Regulatory Science Friday, February 12, 2021
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Housing Supply Challenge Launch Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connnection Grants Monday, February 1, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Monday, March 15, 2021
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada – Israel 2020-21 collaborative industrial research and development call for proposals Thursday, January 21, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation Grants Monday, March 29, 2021
GlycoNet Translational Grants Friday, January 15, 2021
GlycoNet Strategic Initiatives Friday, January 15, 2021
Weston Family Foundation Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Postdoctoral (PDF) Level Awards Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Weston Family Foundation Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Master’s (MSc) Level Awards Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Weston Family Foundation Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Doctoral (PhD) Level Awards Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs SNAPP Sustainable New Agri-Food Products & Productivity Program Friday, February 12, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant: Spring 2021 Thursday, March 4, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grants Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness Wednesday, May 26, 2021
MITACS Canadian Science Policy Fellowship Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Indigenous Gender and Wellness Team Grant Tuesday, June 22, 2021
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) 2021 Euripides²/PENTA joint call for proposals Friday, February 26, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Indigenous Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative Cohort Research Study (I-HeLTI) Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Vector Institute 2021 Postgraduate Affiliate Program Monday, January 11, 2021
Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) Special Additional Call for Applications Monday, January 18, 2021
Environmental Studies Research Fund (ESRF) Call for Full Project Proposals (FPPs) Environmental and Social Studies – Seabirds in Atlantic Offshore Sunday, January 31, 2021
Global Affairs Canada Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program Thursday, January 21, 2021
Canadian Frailty Network Undergraduate Summer Student Awards Program Friday, January 8, 2021
GlycoNet Clinical Partnerships Friday, January 15, 2021
Canadian Mountain Network Funding Opportunity – Letters of Intent Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC Impact Awards Thursday, April 1, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowships Monday, February 1, 2021
MITACS Mitacs Funding Opportunity - Launch of Indigenous Innovation Call Friday, January 29, 2021
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges ICODA COVID-19 Data Science pilot programme Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Breathing as One - Boehringer Ingelheim Canada/CIHR-ICRH: COPD Catalyst Grant competition Friday, January 8, 2021
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Food Waste Reduction Challenge Monday, January 18, 2021
Public Health Agency of Canada Call for Proposals: Preventing and Addressing Family Violence - the Health Perspective Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Global Affairs Canada Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program Thursday, February 25, 2021
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks 2021-2022 Species at Risk Stewardship Program - Call for Proposals Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Investigation of the thermoregulatory implications of varying soft armour torso coverage during prolonged physical activity in a hot environment Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Kidney Foundation of Canada 2021 Kidney Health Research Grant Competition Monday, February 1, 2021
Kidney Foundation of Canada Krescent Post-Doctoral Fellowship / Krescent New Investigator Award Monday, February 1, 2021
Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks Northern Ontario Residential Broadband Program Friday, January 22, 2021
Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks Forest Sector Investment and Innovation Program Friday, March 19, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Training Grant : Health Research Training Platform (2021/22 Pilot) Wednesday, April 21, 2021
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Eurostars - Call for innovative R&D-performing SMEs projects Thursday, February 4, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Saturday, May 1, 2021
Human Frontier Science Program HFSP Research Grant Program Thursday, March 18, 2021
International Academy of Sport Science and Technology Prince Faisal Bin Fahad Award for Sports Research Monday, February 15, 2021
American Chemical Society ACS Petroleum Research Fund Friday, March 12, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC Synergy Awards Thursday, April 15, 2021
EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND) / Canada, Brain Canada Foundation/Women’s Brain Health Initiative A sex and gender approach to linking pre-diagnosis disturbances of physiological systems to neurodegenerative diseases Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Canadian Space Agency Developing innovative food production technologies with the Deep Space Food Challenge Friday, July 30, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Summer Program in Aging Thursday, February 25, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Indirect Socio-Economic Burden of Inherited Diseases Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council The NSERC Donna Strickland Prize for Societal Impact of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Thursday, April 1, 2021
Royal Society of Canada 2021 RSC Medals & Awards Wednesday, March 31, 2021
District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) 2021 Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI) Food Security Fund Sunday, January 31, 2021
GlycoNet Clinical Partnerships Thursday, April 15, 2021
GlycoNet Translational Grants Thursday, April 15, 2021
GlycoNet Strategic Initiatives Thursday, April 15, 2021