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.

Agencysort descending Program Deadline
The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation 2021 Scholarship Competition Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Knowledge Synthesis Grants Call - “Mobility and Public Transit” Thursday, December 17, 2020
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Impact Awards Friday, May 1, 2020
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC Partnership Grants - Stage 1 Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development Grants Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs SNAPP Sustainable New Agri-Food Products & Productivity Program Friday, February 12, 2021
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ontario Agri-Food Research Initiative 2020-21 Call for Research Proposals Friday, January 8, 2021
Ontario Centres of Excellence AV Research and Development (R&D) Partnership Fund – Stream 2 Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation Grants Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation Grants Monday, March 29, 2021
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering Friday, May 1, 2020
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering Friday, May 1, 2020
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council John C. Polanyi Award Friday, May 1, 2020
Natural Resources Canada Indigenous Forestry Initiative Thursday, August 20, 2020
MITACS RISE-Globalink Research Internship Tuesday, December 15, 2020
MITACS Mitacs Globalink Research Award – Call for Applications: UKRI-Canada Globalink Doctoral Exchange Scheme Tuesday, December 8, 2020
MITACS Special Thematic Call for the Globalink Research Award Program Tuesday, December 1, 2020
MITACS Mitacs Accelerate Industrial Postdoc Wednesday, November 25, 2020
MITACS Mitacs Elevate Wednesday, January 13, 2021
MITACS Canadian Science Policy Fellowship Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Imperial Oil of Canada, Ltd. University Research Awards Program Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR Fellowship: 2020-2021 Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : Health System Impact Fellowship - National Cohort Retreat Friday, December 31, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Health System Impact Fellowship Thursday, February 18, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant : ECIs in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health (2020) Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant: Spring 2021 Thursday, March 4, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Diabetes Mechanisms and Translational Solutions Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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 Team Grant : Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other : Planning and Dissemination Grants – ICS Friday, December 31, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Preparation to Trial: Inflammation for Chronic Conditions Thursday, December 30, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Indigenous Gender and Wellness Team Grant Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Indigenous Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative Cohort Research Study (I-HeLTI) Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : Preparation to Trial: Inflammation for Chronic Conditions Tuesday, December 8, 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
Canadian Cancer Society CCS 2020 Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Canada Council Killam Prizes Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Wenner-Gren Foundation Conference and Workshop Grants Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program Thursday, January 14, 2021
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Innovation in Regulatory Science Friday, February 12, 2021
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Next Gen Pregnancy Initiative Tuesday, December 1, 2020
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme Friday, January 15, 2021
Thunder Bay Community Foundation Thunder Bay Community Foundation - Funding Opportunities Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Employment and Social Development Canada Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Innovation Thursday, December 3, 2020
Brain Canada 2020 Turnbull-Tator Award in Spinal Cord Injury and Concussion Research Wednesday, December 2, 2020
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada – Israel 2020-21 collaborative industrial research and development call for proposals Thursday, January 21, 2021
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) EUREKA SMART Cluster’s fourth call for proposals Wednesday, March 24, 2021
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) 2021 Euripides²/PENTA joint call for proposals Friday, February 26, 2021
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Scoping review to explore the current state of mental health data sharing across provinces in Canada Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Scoping review to identify digital mental health tools and digital record keeping used by service providers who care for Veterans Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute India & Canada - Grants for Conference & Lecture Series Grants Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Associated Medical Services (AMS) Hannah Studentship Monday, February 15, 2021
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation New Approaches to Integrating Molecular Surveillance into Malaria Control Programs Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Smart Farming Innovations for Small-Scale Producers Thursday, February 25, 2021
GlycoNet Translational Grants Friday, January 15, 2021
GlycoNet Strategic Initiatives Friday, January 15, 2021
GlycoNet Request for Proposals Clinical Partnerships – 2021–2022 Saturday, January 2, 2021
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Forest Sector Investment and Innovation Program Friday, December 18, 2020
The Gairdner Foundation Call for Nominations: Canada Gairdner Wightman Award Thursday, October 1, 2020
Global Affairs Canada Cadieux-Léger Fellowship - Research Affiliate Program Monday, November 30, 2020
WorkplaceNL 2020 Research Initiatives Program Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Housing Supply Challenge Launch Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation NHS Research and Planning Fund Friday, November 27, 2020
Gairdner Foundation The John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Thursday, October 1, 2020
Gairdner Foundation The Canada Gairdner International Awards Thursday, October 1, 2020
Bank of Canada Fellowship Award Nominations Monday, November 30, 2020
Bank of Canada Governor's Award Monday, November 30, 2020
Bank of Canada Bank of Canada 2021 Fellowship Program Monday, November 30, 2020
Making the Shift – Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab (MtS) Data and Technology Open Call for Proposals Mobilizing Data and Technology to Support the Prevention of Youth Homelessness Monday, December 7, 2020
Ontario HIV Treatment Network OHTN HIV Endgame Funding Program Call Monday, December 7, 2020
W. Garfield Weston Foundation Brain Health: Lifestyle Approaches and Microbiome Contributions Wednesday, November 25, 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 2021 cohort of RSC New Fellows Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada John L. Synge Award (Diploma) Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada RSC Members of the RSC College Tuesday, December 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
Royal Society of Canada Innis-Gérin Medal Sunday, March 1, 2020
Royal Society of Canada J.B. Tyrrell Historical Medal Sunday, March 1, 2020
EUREKA and NRC EUREKA – Call for innovative R&D project proposals Thursday, December 31, 2020
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada AgriRisk Initiatives: Microgrants Friday, March 31, 2023
CMC Microsystems Douglas R. Colton award Friday, August 14, 2020
Canadian Science Policy Centre CSPC 2020 Awards Friday, August 28, 2020
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
Vector Institute 2021 Postgraduate Affiliate Program Monday, January 11, 2021