Internal Funding and Awards

Internal Funding

Internal seed grants at Lakehead University are available from the Senate Research Committee and other sources to enhance research capacity development including the facilitation of external grant applications, and scholarly productivity of Lakehead University faculty members.  Upcoming internal funding opportunities are shown below.

Fund

Deadlines

*NEW - Open Access Publication Fund - Pilot Program 

Maximum grant per year: $2,000
Click here to access the current guidelines.

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.

Please note that effective January 1, 2022, all funding has been allocated and new applications will be considered for funding commencing May 1, 2022.

Research Development Fund
Maximum grant per year: $7,000
Click here to access the current guidelines.

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.

 

January 20

 

Conference Travel Grant
Maximum grant per year: $1,000
Click here to access the current guidelines.

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.

Please note the Senate Research Committee will accept applications for online conference registrations.

Applications to be accepted on a rolling basis

Given the unusual circumstances around limited travel for research due to COVID-19, the Senate Research Committee will consider applications for Conference Travel Grants on a rolling basis until further notice.  For complete details, please visit https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/research-faqs-relating-to-covid-19/research-faqs-for-covid-19-

Publication Assistance Grant
Maximum grant per year: $1,500
Click here to access the current guidelines.

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.

January 20

 

Visiting Scholar Fund
Maximum grant per year: $1,000
Click here to access the current guidelines.

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.

January 20

 

Research Grant in Lieu of Salary

Click here to access the current guidelines and application form.

Please note that Canada Revenue Agency Interpretation Bulletin IT-75R4 has been replaced with Income Tax Folio S1-F2-C3  (http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/tchncl/ncmtx/fls/s1/f2/s1-f2-c3-eng.html).  All applicants are advised to seek further advice from a taxation specialist if they have any questions regarding the program.

Open deadline

 

Distinguished Researcher Awards

Guidelines

 The Distinguished Researcher Awards are the highest honour conferred by Lakehead University for research and scholarly activity. As such, an award will only be given to a scholar once in their career for research and scholarly activity sustained at a high level over a period of at least one decade.

January 10

Research Excellence Awards

Guidelines

January 10

* NEW - Research Support Award

Click here to access the current guidelines.

Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, please log into MyInfo and select "Romeo Research Portal" on the right.

January 17, 2022

Conflict of Interest and Confidentiality Guidelines and Procedures


For more information contact:

Executive Assistant
Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation
955 Oliver Road - UC 2003
Thunder Bay, ON  P7B 5E1
Tel.: (807) 343-8201
Email: ea.vpri@lakeheadu.ca

 

Other Internal Funds/Programs/Awards

A. Current Calls

2022 SSHRC Enhancement Program: Call for Applications (April 14, 2022 extended deadline)

For more information, please click here.
 

2022 NSERC Enhancement Program: Call for Applications (April 25, 2022 deadline)

For more information, please click here.

2022 CIHR Enhancement Program:  Call for Applications (April 25, 2022 deadline)

For more information, please click here.

 

B.  Ongoing Programs

CFI Infrastructure Operating Fund

 

VP RI Strategic Fund

 
 

C.  Past Internal Calls

Regional Research Fund

  • Deadline:  March 31, 2022. Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, log into MyInfo, then select Romeo Research Portal on the right.

 

Call for Proposals SSHRC SIG Community-Engaged Research Grant (CERG) Program - Deadline: December 6, 2021

 

Building Research Capacity Award Call for Applications - Deadline:  December 1, 2021

 

Lakehead University Community-Engaged Research Award - Deadline:  November 15, 2021

 

Year of Climate Action (YOCA) Research Awards - Deadline:  October 29, 2021

 

Call for Applications for Lakehead University Indigenous Research Chair - Deadline: April 30, 2021

 

Regional Research Fund

 
Deadline:  April 7, 2021. Applications for this internal funding opportunity are only available through the Romeo Research Portal. To access the portal, log into MyInfo, then select Romeo Research Portal on the right. 

 

Call for Nominations:  Indigenous Partnership Research Award 2021

  • Deadline February 5, 2021
  • For more information, please click here.

 

Building Research Capacity Award

 

Lakehead University Research Chairs

Program Call for Applications - Deadline:  extended to January 8, 2021.
 
Lakehead University Agricultural Research Station (LUARS):  Agricultural Research Capacity Development Program
 
 
COVID19 Research Call for Proposals - Closed (May 1, 2020 deadline)
 
 
 
 

Call for Proposals SSHRC SIG Indigenous Research Capacity Development (IRCD) Program Deadline: February 3, 2020

 

Call for Proposals:  Lakehead University/Quetico Foundation  Research Program

 

 International Research Partnership Award

 

D.  Tri-Council Enhancement Programs

CIHR Enhancement Program
  • For more information contact Dr. Haslehurst (nserc.research@lakeheadu.ca), Research Facilitator (Natural Sciences, Engineering and Health).
 
NSERC Enhancement Program
  • For more information contact Dr. Haslehurst (nserc.research@lakeheadu.ca), Research Facilitator (Natural Sciences, Engineering and Health).
 
SSHRC Enhancement Program
  • For more information contact Dr. Westlund Stewart (sshrc.research@lakeheadu.ca), SSHRC/CIHR Research and Knowledge Mobilization Facilitator.