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 ascending
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Xecs call 4 – Electronic Components and Systems Thursday, January 23, 2025
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
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Team Grant: Healthy Youth (2024) Tuesday, December 10, 2024
Fulbright Canada Fulbright Canada Scholar Entrepreneurship Award Friday, November 15, 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 Operating Grant: HCRI - Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts Thursday, November 7, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Connection Grants Friday, November 1, 2024
The British Academy Visiting Fellowships 2025 Wednesday, October 23, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant: Biomedical Research for HIV/AIDS and STBBI Wednesday, October 23, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Chair: Implementation Science Chairs in HDCYH Tuesday, October 15, 2024
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists Tuesday, October 8, 2024
Canada Council Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prizes Saturday, October 5, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship: CIHR Fellowship Wednesday, October 2, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grants Tuesday, October 1, 2024
Fulbright Canada Fulbright Canada Short-Term Entrepreneurship Award Monday, September 30, 2024
Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks Great Lakes Local Action Fund Thursday, September 26, 2024
IOF Olympic Studies Centre PhD Students and Early Career Academics Research Grant Programme Monday, September 23, 2024
CMC Microsystems Douglas R. Colton Medal for Research Excellence Friday, September 20, 2024
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Forest Sector Investment and Innovation Program Friday, September 20, 2024
The British Academy Knowledge Frontiers: International Interdisciplinary Research Projects 2025 Wednesday, September 18, 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
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Idea to Innovation Grants Monday, September 16, 2024
Sony Faculty Innovation Award Sunday, September 15, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants Sunday, September 15, 2024
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council PromoScience Sunday, September 15, 2024
Sony Sony Focused Research Award Sunday, September 15, 2024
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Thursday, September 12, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant: Moving Upstream: Structural Determinants of Health Wednesday, September 11, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: Data Analysis Using Existing CDN Databases and Cohorts (2024) Tuesday, September 10, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant: ECRs in Human Development, Child and Youth Health Wednesday, September 4, 2024
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface Wednesday, September 4, 2024
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Ship Time Program Tuesday, September 3, 2024
WorkSafeBC WorkSafeBC Research Grant Opportunities Tuesday, September 3, 2024
University of the Arctic (UArctic) Travel Fund Saturday, August 31, 2024
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC - UKRI Call for Proposals on Quantum Technologies Thursday, August 29, 2024
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate and Health Interdisciplinary Award Thursday, August 29, 2024
Government of Canada New Frontiers in Research Fund: Exploration Stream Tuesday, August 27, 2024
BioCanRx BioCanRx Open Call for Research Proposals Monday, August 26, 2024
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Housing Research Awards Friday, August 23, 2024
Brain Canada ALS Canada-Brain Canada Career Transition Award 2024 Monday, August 19, 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
Mexican Agency of International Cooperation for Development Mexico-Call for Applications from Canadian Indigenous Academic Groups 2024 Thursday, August 15, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant : Community Based Research in Climate Change Priority Areas Wednesday, August 14, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fall 2024 Project Grant Competition Wednesday, August 14, 2024
Brain Canada Alzheimer Society of Canada – Brain Canada Knowledge Translation and Exchange Accelerator Grants Friday, August 9, 2024
Brain Canada and CQDM Brain Canada-CQDM Call for Collaborative Research Projects on the Brain Thursday, August 8, 2024
Ontario Centre of Innovation - Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network (OVIN) Call for Applications: Ontario Vehicle Innovation Network Stream 2 - R&D Partnership Fund Electric Vehicles Thursday, August 8, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Other: Planning and Dissemination Grants – ICS Wednesday, August 7, 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
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Canada–Israel 2024-2025 Collaborative Industrial Research and Development Call for Proposals Monday, July 29, 2024
Ministry of Colleges and Universities Early Researcher Award Round 18 Thursday, July 25, 2024
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants Thursday, July 25, 2024
Brain Canada 2024 Platform Support Grants (PSG) Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks 2024-2025 Caribou Conservation Stewardship Program Wednesday, July 24, 2024
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Thursday, July 18, 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
Canadian Science Policy Centre CSPC Trailblazer Awards Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Canadian Science Policy Centre Science Policy Youth Award Tuesday, July 16, 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
SSHRC/Global Affairs Canada Call for Proposals – International Policy Ideas Challenge 2024 Monday, July 15, 2024
The Royal 2024 Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research Monday, July 15, 2024
National Defence NATO Defense College (NDC) Fellowship Monday, July 15, 2024
WorkSafeBC Analytical Sampling Methods for Substances with an ACGIH TLV Friday, July 12, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Catalyst Grant: Avian Influenza One Health Research Thursday, July 11, 2024
Alzheimer Society of Canada/Brain Canada ALS Canada-Brain Canada Discovery Grant Program 2024 Thursday, July 11, 2024
National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Eureka Network Lightweighting Technologies 2024-25 Call for Proposals Wednesday, July 10, 2024