External Research Funding Opportunities

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
CIHR-NRC NRC's Aging in Place Challenge program and CIHR Institute of Aging joint funding call Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Volvo Environment Prize Foundation Volvo Environment Prize Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Alliance International Quantum grants Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) – Information for CIHR grant holders Thursday, December 22, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC: Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) Thursday, December 22, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC: Special Response Fund for Trainees (Ukraine) Thursday, December 22, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant: Spring 2023 Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Thursday, December 15, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : THINC Implementation Science Team Grants Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Canadian Space Agency / NSERC Canadian Space Agency - Announcement of Opportunities for Academia - Supplements to the NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships Program 2022 Friday, January 13, 2023
Government of Canada 2022 Horizon Global Platform Competition Saturday, December 31, 2022
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute SCLSG Conference/Symposium Grant 2022-23 Friday, December 30, 2022
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute SCLSG Lecture Series/ Workshop/Seminar 2022-23 Friday, December 30, 2022
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Shastri Best Research Paper Award (SBRPA) 2022 Saturday, December 31, 2022
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Showcasing and Disseminating Knowledge and Research (SDKR) 2022-23 Sunday, January 15, 2023
Weston Family Foundation Homegrown Innovation Challenge: Shepherd Phase Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Early Researcher Award Round 17 Thursday, December 1, 2022
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC Prizes – Science Promotion Friday, November 25, 2022
The British Academy British Academy Visiting Fellowships 2023 Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Bank of Canada Fellowship Award Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Bank of Canada Governor's Award Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Genome Canada/Ontario Genomics Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Coordination Hub (KMIC Hub) Funding Opportunity Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Genome Canada/Ontario Genomics Data Coordination and Collaboration Hub (Data Hub) Funding Opportunity Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council New Knowledge Synthesis Grant Competition: Shifting Dynamics of Privilege and Marginalization Thursday, December 15, 2022
Universities Canada Tanaka Fund Sunday, January 8, 2023
The Wenner-Gren Foundation Conference and Workshop Grant Thursday, December 1, 2022
Quebec Consortium for Drug Discovery (CQDM) Quantum Leap pharma-led funding program for drug discovery research Thursday, February 16, 2023
NSERC-German Research Foundation (DFG) NSERC-German Research Foundation (DFG) call for proposals on Sustainable Processes and Chemistry Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Next Gen Pregnancy Initiative Thursday, December 1, 2022
Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science Portugal – INESC TEC International Visiting Researcher Program (for researchers, including Master’s and PhD students) Wednesday, November 30, 2022
MITACS Call for applications: Mitacs GRA Thematic Call Friday, November 25, 2022
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Forest Sector Investment and Innovation Program Friday, December 16, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other: Summer Program in Aging Thursday, November 24, 2022
The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Pierre Elliott Trudeau Scholarship Friday, December 2, 2022
MITACS Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Evaluation of population-level interventions to reduce AMR Thursday, February 2, 2023
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : National Women’s Health Research Initiative: Pan-Canadian Women’s Health Coalition - Hubs Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other: Network Grants in Skin Health, Bone Health, and Muscular Dystrophy Thursday, December 1, 2022
European Commission Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Staff Exchanges (MSCA-SE) Wednesday, March 8, 2023
INOVAIT INOVAIT Pilot Fund Call for Applications Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Department of Defense Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) Call for Applications - CHS Research programs Friday, December 16, 2022
NSERC/Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) NSERC-CNSC Small Modular Reactors Research Grant Initiative Tuesday, December 13, 2022
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada-Japan 3+2 collaborative call for proposals on AI-based solutions for well-being, better living environments, and social connection for aging populations Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Grants—Stage 1 Friday, February 10, 2023
Brain Canada / Barbara Turnbull Foundation for Spinal Cord Research 2022 Turnbull-Tator Award in Spinal Cord Injury and Concussion Research Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Ontario Centre of Innovation Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN): Regional Future Workforce Program Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada 2022 call for concept notes—Indigenous Peoples Partnering for Climate Wednesday, February 8, 2023
SHARCNET SHARCNET Dedicated Programming Support: Round XXI Call for Proposals Saturday, December 31, 2022
Stratas Foundation Stratas Foundation Fall 2022 Scholarship Saturday, December 31, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Summer Program in Aging - Planning Grant Wednesday, December 21, 2022
GlycoNet Translational Grants Tuesday, January 10, 2023
GlycoNet Strategic Initiatives Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Weston Family Foundation Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Grand Challenges Canada Stars in Global Health - Health Impacts of Climate Change Thursday, December 15, 2022
International Development Research Centre IDRC Research Awards 2023–2024 Wednesday, February 1, 2023
MITACS Mitacs Elevate Fall 2022 Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Associated Medical Services (AMS) AMS Healthcare Fellowship in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Associated Medical Services (AMS) Postdoctoral Fellowship Award Thursday, March 23, 2023
Associated Medical Services (AMS) Compassion and Artificial Intelligence Small Grant Monday, April 17, 2023
Associated Medical Services (AMS) AMS Project Grant Thursday, March 23, 2023
Associated Medical Services (AMS) AMS Doctoral Research award Thursday, March 23, 2023
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Diversity Enrichment Program Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Innovation in Regulatory Science Friday, February 10, 2023
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : CIHR-IMHA Inclusive Research Excellence Prizes Thursday, January 26, 2023
Imperial Oil of Canada, Ltd. Imperial Research Grant Thursday, December 15, 2022
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation OSSTF/FEESO Research Grant for Emergent Issues and Priorities Thursday, December 15, 2022
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)/Mitacs GERMANY - for Undergraduate students - Mitacs-DAAD RISE-Globalink Research Internship Program (STEM Disciplines) Summer 2023 Thursday, December 15, 2022
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)/Mitacs GERMANY - For Graduate Students - DAAD RISE Professional Internship Program (STEM Disciplines) Summer 2023 Thursday, December 15, 2022
World Anti Doping Agency Social Science Research Grant Program - Tier 3 Grants Monday, January 30, 2023
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants Thursday, January 12, 2023
Canadian Foundation for Women's Health Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health: Awards, Fellowships and Grants Monday, January 30, 2023
Genome Canada/Ontario Genomics Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) Thursday, February 9, 2023
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : IYS-Net Phase 1: Building Learning Health System Networks Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : CIHR-JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Screening Research Consortium Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Intervention Trial in Inflammation for Chronic Conditions Thursday, March 2, 2023
Cancer Research Society Inc. 2023 Operating Grants Competition Thursday, December 8, 2022
Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) Canadian Northern Studies Trust Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) Opportunities Tuesday, January 31, 2023
MITACS Canadian Science Policy Fellowship (CSPF) Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation (I2I) grants Friday, January 6, 2023
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation grants Monday, March 27, 2023
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation grants Monday, June 19, 2023
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation grants Monday, September 18, 2023
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grants Thursday, February 2, 2023
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme: Call for Proposals 2023-1 Friday, February 17, 2023
Parkinson Canada Pilot Project Program Monday, February 6, 2023
Parkinson Canada Graduate Student Award Monday, February 6, 2023
Parkinson Canada Basic Research Fellowship Monday, February 6, 2023
Parkinson Canada Clinical Research Fellowship Monday, February 6, 2023
Parkinson Canada Clinical Movement Disorders Fellowship Monday, February 6, 2023
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Eureka SMART Cluster call for proposals Monday, January 30, 2023
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada – UK 2022-23 collaborative industrial research and development call for proposals on quantum technologies Tuesday, January 31, 2023
SSHRC/National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation Reconciliation Network in Response to Call to Action 65 Monday, May 15, 2023
Global South AI for Pandemic and Epidemic Preparedness & Response Network Funding for research on AI and public health in Lower and Middle Income Countries (LMIC) Saturday, December 31, 2022
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other: Planning Grants for Implementing Healthy Urban Policy Thursday, January 5, 2023
Global Affairs Canada Call for Proposals – The International Youth Internship Program (IYIP) 2023-2028 Friday, February 24, 2023
Brain Canada 2022 Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research program Monday, January 16, 2023
Canadian Association for neuroscience / CIHR – Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction Brain Star Awards Sunday, January 15, 2023
CIHR/Cystic Fibrosis Canada/Ataxia Canada/European Commission EJP 2023 Rare Diseases Call: “Natural History Studies Addressing Unmet Needs in Rare Diseases” Wednesday, February 15, 2023
CIHR/European Commission JPIAMR 2023 Call: “Development of innovative Strategies, Tools, Technologies, and Methods for Diagnostics and Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance” Tuesday, March 7, 2023
CIHR/European Commission 2023 JPND Call: “Large Scale OMICS Approaches to Drug-target Finding in Neurodegenerative Diseases" Tuesday, March 7, 2023