Research Funding Opportunities

Browse upcoming funding opportunities for UNBC researchers.

Deadline: 27 Jun 2017 (All day)

BC Innovation Council Ignite Program

BCIC Ignite, launched in 2016 by the BC Innovation Council, has been specifically designed for industry-driven academic research in the natural resources and applied sciences in British Columbia.

BCIC Ignite Summer-Fall Intake Letter of Intent deadline: June 27, 2017

BCIC Ignite Application Deadline if invited: September 19, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, M.Sc.
Research Project Officer
Office of Research
University of Northern British Columbia
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357
Deadline: 30 Jun 2017 (All day)

Women's Health Research Institute Catalyst Grant

These grants aim to advance knowledge in women's health.

Agency Application Deadline: July 7, 2017 (4:00 pm)

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 30 Jun 2017 (All day)

Vancouver Foundation Field of Interest Grants - Health and Social Development

These grants aim to support innovative projects in four fields of interest: Arts and Culture; Education and Training; Environment and Animal Welfare; and Health and Social Development.

The focus areas for the 2017 granting cycle in Health and Social Development are:

  • projects working to address the root causes of poverty
  • projects working to address the systemic challenges affecting children with illness, disability, and/or disease
  • participatory health action research projects

Agency Application Deadline: July 7, 2017 (Health and Social Development - Test and Grow Grants)

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 24 Jul 2017 (All day)

Genome BC Sector Innovation Program

The Sector Innovation Program (SIP) aims to support genomic research which has the long-term potential to address the needs of key sectors in BC’s economy and society.

Intake #3: Focusing on forestry; fisheries and aquaculture; agri-foods and agriculture; energy, mining and the environment.

Genome BC Statement of Interest Deadline: July 24, 2017

Genome BC Application Deadline if invited: September 11, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Jacqueline Dockray, M.Sc.
Research Project Officer
Office of Research
University of Northern British Columbia
Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6357

Deadline: 24 Jul 2017 (All day)

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

The program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth. Fellowships are distributed equally among CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC fields of research.

UNBC Internal Deadline for Expressions of Interest: July 24, 2017

Expressions of Interest must include a brief research proposal, a letter of support from the applicant's supervisor, and an up to date CV.

Agency Application Deadline: September 20, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form.  Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Mark Barnes, Assistant Director Research

Email: mark.barnes@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5184

Deadline: 25 Jul 2017 (All day)

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Agency Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form.  Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 15 Aug 2017 (All day)

CIHR - Project Grant

The Project Grant program is designed to advance health-related fundamental or applied knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes.  The program supports projects with a specific purpose and defined endpoint.

CIHR Registration Deadline: August 15, 2017

CIHR Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 1 Sep 2017 (All day)

Bridge Grant

The UNBC Bridge Grant is intended to enable UNBC researchers who are not currently receiving Tri-Council operating funds to continue research and strengthen applications to future Tri-Council operating funds programs. Please consult the competition guidelines for more information.

Deadline: 11 Sep 2017 (All day)

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

Provide short-term and timely support to partnerships between a postsecondary-based researcher and a single partner organization from the public, private or non-profit sector.

Agency Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 13 Sep 2017 (All day)

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Support the most promising Canadian new scholars in the social scineces and humanities and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers.

Agency Application Deadline: September 20, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applicaitons can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 6 Oct 2017 (All day)

SSHRC Insight Grant

Support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available for emerging and established scholars for long-term research initiatives for two to five years.

Agency Application Deadline: October 15, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 25 Oct 2017 (All day)

SSHRC Connection Grant

Connection Grants support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives

Agency Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 23 Nov 2017 (All day)

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

Provide support to foster new research and/or related activities with new and/or existing partners; and to design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities.

Agency Application Deadline: November 30, 2017

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed Grant and Contract Form. Applications can be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo or as a hardcopy.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 29 Jan 2018 (All day)

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Support research in its initial stages. Funding is provided for short-term research development projects, of up to two years, proposed by individuals or teams.

Agency Application Deadline: February 2, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: 15 Feb 2018 (All day)

SSHRC Partnership Grant

Provide support to new or existing formal partnerships for initiatives that advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization in the social sciences and humanities. Requires cash/in-kind contributions from project partners/sponsors.

Agency LOI Deadline: February 15, 2018

Agency Application Deadline: November 1, 2018 (by invitation only)

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo.

Contact

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815