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 Deadlinesort descending
2SLGBTQ+ Health Hub 2024/25 Call for Applicants Friday, May 31, 2024
Universities Canada Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships program (QES) Friday, June 7, 2024
NSERC/SSHRC/NSF National Science Foundation Global Centres - Call for Proposals: Bioeconomy Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Ireland Canada University Foundation Craig Dobbin Legacy Scholarships Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant : HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research Thursday, June 13, 2024
Killam Trust Dorothy Killam Fellowship Thursday, June 13, 2024
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Discovery Horizons (Pilot) Friday, June 14, 2024
NSERC/NRC Alliance Quantum Grants: Call for Proposals: Advancing the Industrial Readiness of Quantum Sensing Technologies Friday, June 14, 2024
Ontario Centre of Innovation Critical Industrial Technologies initiative - Sector Adoption (SA) Program Saturday, June 15, 2024
UArctic/Lloyd's Register Foundation Research Fellowships Program - Maritime Safety within the Arctic Saturday, June 15, 2024
Canadian Science Policy Centre CSPC Trailblazer Awards Saturday, June 15, 2024
Canadian Science Policy Centre Science Policy Youth Award Saturday, June 15, 2024
Killam Trust Killam NRC Paul Corkum Fellowship Thursday, June 20, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Thursday, June 20, 2024
Ontario Centre of Innovation Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN): Stream 2: Research and Development (R&D) Partnership Fund – C/AV & Smart Mobility Thursday, June 20, 2024
War Amps Canada/Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research Ground-Breaking Research or Pilot Projects Focused on Long-Term Health Effects for Seriously Disabled Veterans Living with Amputation Friday, June 21, 2024
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Forest Sector Investment and Innovation Program Friday, June 21, 2024
Weston Family Foundation Northern Biodiversity Research Program Friday, June 21, 2024
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada-Germany 3+2 Collaborative Call for Proposals on Battery Material Discovery and Processing Monday, June 24, 2024
Canadian Cancer Society CCS Breakthrough Team Grants - Transforming the Future of Metastatic Cancer Thursday, June 27, 2024
Natural Resources Canada Green Construction through Wood (GCWood) Program Sunday, June 30, 2024
Harrington Discovery Institute Brain Health Medicines Sunday, June 30, 2024
Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans Assessing and Improving Quality of Life of Canadian Veterans Living with Chronic Pain and Common Comorbidities Sunday, June 30, 2024
Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans Health System and Policy Innovations for Canadian Veterans Living with Chronic Pain Sunday, June 30, 2024
Chronic Pain Centre of Excellence for Canadian Veterans Understanding the Diverse Experiences of Canadian Veterans Living with Chronic Pain Sunday, June 30, 2024
BBVA Foundation Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards Sunday, June 30, 2024
Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation Original Research on University Support Staff Workload Request for Proposals Sunday, June 30, 2024
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 2024 Research Grants Sunday, June 30, 2024
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada-UK 2024-25 Collaborative Industrial Research and Development Call for Proposals on Enabling Technologies and Innovations for Biomanufacturing of Biologics and Advanced Therapeutics Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Natural Resources Canada Energy Innovation Program – Renewable Energy Demonstrations Call Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: TRANSCAN-3 (TRANSCAN-3 Joint Transnational Call for Proposals (JTC 2024) in Translational Research for New Combination Therapies Against Cancer) Friday, July 5, 2024
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada–Israel 2024-2025 Collaborative Industrial Research and Development Call for Proposals Monday, July 8, 2024
Terry Fox Research Institute Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants Monday, July 8, 2024
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Eureka Network Lightweighting Technologies 2024-25 Call for Proposals Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Alzheimer Society of Canada/Brain Canada ALS Canada-Brain Canada Discovery Grant Program 2024 Thursday, July 11, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant: Avian Influenza One Health Research Thursday, July 11, 2024
WorkSafeBC Analytical Sampling Methods for Substances with an ACGIH TLV Friday, July 12, 2024
Health Research Foundation Medal of Honour Monday, July 15, 2024
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Awards Monday, July 15, 2024
The Royal 2024 Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research Monday, July 15, 2024
Digital Alliance of Canada DRI EDIA Champions Pilot Program Call for Proposals Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Ministry of Mines Critical Minerals Innovation Fund Wednesday, July 17, 2024
International Development Research Centre / Universities Canada IDRC International Doctoral Research Awards Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Thursday, July 18, 2024
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants Thursday, July 25, 2024
Ministry of Colleges and Universities Early Researcher Award Round 18 Thursday, July 25, 2024
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Discovery Grants Thursday, August 1, 2024
Partnership for Clean Competition Partnership for Clean Competition Research Grants Thursday, August 1, 2024
Partnership for Clean Competition Fellowships Thursday, August 1, 2024
Brain Canada and CQDM Brain Canada-CQDM Call for Collaborative Research Projects on the Brain Thursday, August 8, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : Community Based Research in Climate Change Priority Areas Wednesday, August 14, 2024
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Eureka Network Resilience Call for Proposals 2024-25 Friday, August 16, 2024
Accessibility Standards Canada Advancing Accessibility Standards Research Program: Call for Expressions of Interest Friday, August 16, 2024
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Housing Research Awards Friday, August 23, 2024
Government of Canada New Frontiers in Research Fund: Exploration Stream Tuesday, August 27, 2024
University of the Arctic (UArctic) Travel Fund Saturday, August 31, 2024
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Ship Time Program Tuesday, September 3, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: ECRs in Human Development, Child and Youth Health Wednesday, September 4, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: Data Analysis Using Existing CDN Databases and Cohorts (2024) Tuesday, September 10, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Thursday, September 12, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Sunday, September 15, 2024
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation Grants Monday, September 16, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant: Biomedical Research for HIV/AIDS and STBBI Tuesday, September 17, 2024
Government of Canada 2024-2025 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Competition Tuesday, September 17, 2024
The British Academy Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research Projects 2025 Wednesday, September 18, 2024
IOF Olympic Studies Centre PhD Students and Early Career Academics Research Grant Programme Monday, September 23, 2024
Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks Great Lakes Local Action Fund Thursday, September 26, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grants Tuesday, October 1, 2024
Canada Council Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes Saturday, October 5, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair: Implementation Science Chairs in HDCYH Tuesday, October 15, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: HCRI - Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts Thursday, November 7, 2024
Fulbright Canada Fulbright Canada Traditional Scholar Awards Friday, November 15, 2024
Fulbright Canada Fulbright Canada Research Chairs Friday, November 15, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Development Grants Friday, November 15, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant: Healthy Youth (2024) Tuesday, December 10, 2024
SSHRC / Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) / UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) / Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) /Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Knowledge Synthesis Grants: Envisioning Governance Systems that Work Thursday, December 12, 2024