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
Canada Council Killam Research Fellowships Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Steacie Prize for Natural Sciences Sunday, June 30, 2019
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Friday, March 1, 2019
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Friday, March 1, 2019
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council John C. Polanyi Award Friday, March 1, 2019
Gairdner Foundation The Canada Gairdner International Awards Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre Call for Proposals for a contribution to the Forest Innovation Program—Canadian Wood Fibre Centre Thursday, December 20, 2018
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC Award for Science Promotion Monday, November 25, 2019
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other - International CoEN Initiative in Neurodegeneration 2019 Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant : Spring 2020 Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Doctoral Research Award : Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Thursday, November 21, 2019
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship : POR Awards – Transition to Leadership Stream – Phase 1 Thursday, November 14, 2019
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Pediatric REB initiative Thursday, November 14, 2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Development Grants Friday, November 15, 2019
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Sunday, December 15, 2019
The Wenner-Gren Foundation Conference and Workshop Grants Sunday, December 1, 2019
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant: Canada-EU Smart Living Environments – Transitions in Care Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Saturday, February 1, 2020
CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC Launch: Healthy Cities Research Training Platform Tuesday, December 10, 2019
The Gairdner Foundation Call for Nominations: Canada Gairdner Wightman Award Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Canada Council John G. Diefanbaker Award Friday, November 1, 2019
Canada Council Molson Prizes Friday, November 1, 2019
Canadian Blood Services 2019 Graduate Fellowship Program competition Friday, November 29, 2019
Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) 1st Call for Applications - CHS Research programs Friday, November 15, 2019
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Training Grant : SPOR National Training Entity Tuesday, December 10, 2019
MITACS Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Ontario Centres of Excellence Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN): AV R&D Partnership Fund Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Imperial Oil of Canada, Ltd. Imperial - University Research Awards Program Sunday, December 15, 2019
MITACS Mitacs Accelerate industrial postdoc Friday, December 6, 2019
MITACS Mitacs Elevate Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Ontario Centres of Excellence ENCQOR 5G Academic Technology Development Challenge Statement: 5G Localization Use case in Mass Rail Transit Monday, November 18, 2019
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research Biostatistics Training Initiative – Junior Biostatistician Award Friday, November 29, 2019
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Grants-in-Aid of Research Competition Friday, November 22, 2019
Universities Canada Tanaka Fund Program Tuesday, January 7, 2020
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Special Call for Proposals on Security-related Advanced Technologies Saturday, February 15, 2020
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Special Call for Proposals on Explosives Detection Saturday, February 15, 2020
Global Affairs Canada Competition open for Canadian and Brazilian professors and graduate students: Canada-Brazil Awards - Joint Research Projects, 2020-2022 Tuesday, November 26, 2019
CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC SSHRC, NSERC and CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Call on “Living Within the Earth’s Carrying Capacity” - Competition January 2020 Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation Grants Monday, January 6, 2020
Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR-IPPH Trailblazer Award Thursday, November 14, 2019
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
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : Impacts of financial and organizational restructuring of public health Tuesday, December 3, 2019
International Development Research Centre Expressions of interest for research on scaling the impact of educational innovations Friday, December 13, 2019
MITACS RISE-Globalink Research Internship (RISE-GRI) Sunday, December 15, 2019
Ministry of Transportation Ontario Ontario Ministry of Transportation Grant Funding Opportunity: Now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Road Safety Research Partnership Program Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Task 50 - Literature Review on “Military to Civilian Transition: The Importance of GBA+ for the Canadian Armed Forces Friday, November 22, 2019
Canadian Cancer Society Travel Awards Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Task 51 - Literature Review on “Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in the Military" Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR) Fathom Fund Tuesday, December 31, 2019
W. Garfield Weston Foundation Weston Family Awards in Northern Research Monday, January 20, 2020
Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario POGO Seed Funding Competition Now Open Monday, December 9, 2019
Beef Farmers of Ontario Beef Farmers of Ontario Call for Research Proposals Monday, December 2, 2019