Research Funding Opportunities

Browse upcoming funding opportunities for UNBC researchers.

NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants

Deadline: June 26, 2018

The objective of the I2I Grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university sector and promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian company.  The funding supports research and development projects with recognized technology transfer potential.

Agency Application Deadline: July 3, 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:

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

BC Innovation Council Ignite Program (Round 6)

Deadline: July 16, 2018

BCIC Ignite provides funding to accelerate commercialization of new technologies and innovations in the natural resources and applied sciences in British Columbia.

Agency deadline to submit Letter of Intent: July 23, 2018

Agency Full Application Deadline: October 9, 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:

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: July 16, 2018

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships are Canada's most prestigious and highest valued award for postdoctoral researchers. Valued at $70,000 per year for 2 years, the competition is open to both Canadian and international researchers who have recently completed a PhD, PhD-equivalent, or health professional degree.

UNBC Internal Deadline for an "Expression of Interest": July 16, 2018

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

Agency Application Deadline: September 19, 2018

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 10 business days in advance of the agency deadline in order to allow sufficient time to prepare the institutional letter of endorsement. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo along with the completed and signed Grant and Contract Form.

Contact:

Mark Barnes, Director of Research

Email: mark.barnes@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5184

Vancouver Foundation Participatory Action Research Grants - Investigate Grant

Deadline: July 20, 2018

Support research that is co-led by community members and researchers to learn more about the root causes of pressing issues impacting the health of communities.

Letter of Intent deadline: July 20, 2018

Agency full application deadline: TBA (early October 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

Vancouver Foundation Systems Change Grants - Test and Scale Grants

Deadline: July 20, 2018

Support projects that take action to address the root causes of pressing social, environmental or cultural issues in BC.

Letter of Intent Deadline: July 20, 2018

Full Application Deadline: TBA (early October 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

Women's Health Research Institute Catalyst Grant

Deadline: July 20, 2018

Support the advancement of knowledge in women's health.

Letter of Intent deadline: July 20, 2018

Full Application deadline: September 20, 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

CMHC National Housing Strategy Research and Innovation Programs

Deadline: July 24, 2018

Funding is available for creating new research, generating new ideas and showcasing best practices around housing

Agency Application Deadline: July 31, 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

SSHRC Connection Grant

Deadline: July 25, 2018

Support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Agency Application Deadline: August 1, 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

SSHRC Aid to Scholarly Journals

Deadline: September 04, 2018

Defray the costs of publishing scholarly articles, assist with distribution costs, and support journal organizations in transitioning to and maintaining digital formats

Agency Application Deadline: September 10, 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.

Funding Description - to come in late June

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

Deadline: September 10, 2018

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, 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

NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants

Deadline: September 17, 2018

The objective of the I2I Grants is to accelerate the pre-competitive development of promising technology originating from the university sector and promote its transfer to a new or established Canadian company.  The funding supports research and development projects with recognized technology transfer potential.

Agency Application Deadline: September 24, 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:

Jacqueline Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

SSHRC Connection Grant

Deadline: October 25, 2018

Support events and outreach activities geared toward short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Agency Application Deadline: November 1, 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

CIHR Indigenous Gender and Wellness Travel Award

Deadline: November 01, 2018

Support to participate in the CIHR Idea Fair and Learning Circle to be held in Montreal in June 2019. The event will provide an opportunity for Indigenous Peoples and allies to meet each other, share their ideas and goals about Indigenous gender and wellness and to work with supporters who can turn their idea into a fundable project.

Agency Application Deadline: TBA (November 2018)

UNBC researchers applying to this funding opportunity must submit their applications 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

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

Deadline: December 10, 2018

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: December 15, 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

Mitacs Accelerate - Continuous Intake

Deadline: January 01, 2019

Put your talent to work with an organization that needs it and apply your skills in a non-academic environment. Accelerate grants are open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Agency application deadline: continuous intake. Allow six to eight weeks for peer review.

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

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities and Health)

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer (Natural Sciences and Engineering)

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Mitacs Globalink Research Award - Continuous Intake

Deadline: January 01, 2019

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas.

Agency application deadline: continuous intake.

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of submission to the agency for review and signature.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer (Social Sciences and Humanities and Health)

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer (Natural Sciences and Engineering)

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Vancouver Foundation Participatory Action Grants - Convene Grant (Continuous Intake)

Deadline: January 01, 2019

Support research that is co-led by community members and researchers to learn more about the root causes of pressing issues impacting the health of communities.

Agency application deadline: continuous intake

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 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

Vancouver Foundation Systems Change Grants - Develop Grant (Continuous Intake)

Deadline: January 01, 2019

Support projects that take action to address the root causes of pressing social, environmental or cultural issues by influencing the behaviours of populations, organizations, and institutions.

Agency application deadline: Continuous Intake

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