Research Funding Opportunities

Browse upcoming funding opportunities for UNBC researchers.

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 received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Research in Technology Fellowship

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Are you a student researcher interested in solving real world problems in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence?

The Research in Technology Fellowship, sponsored by TeejLab was established to provide Research and Development (R&D) opportunities to a UNBC student in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related discipline. The selected candidate will be involved in research and scholarly activities to earn valuable experience while working with Research Engineers from TeejLab. One fellowship of $10,000 will be provided to the successful student for the calendar year (January-December). This competition is open to upper level UNBC undergraduate or graduate students who are interested in pursuing R&D in the areas of data privacy, security and integrity.

Application Deadline: December 17, 2018

To apply, complete the application form and submit to: research@unbc.ca

If you have further questions regarding the award, or award process, please contact Mark Barnes, Director, UNBC Office of Research at mark.barnes@unbc.ca

MSFHR Research Trainee Award

Deadline: January 11, 2019

Support health researchers in the training phase of their research career to enable career development and the long-term success of the BC health research landscape.

Letter of Intent Deadline (Mandatory): January 11, 2019

Full Application Deadline: February 19, 2019

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the full application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF)

Deadline: January 11, 2019

The Federal Government has just announced new funding directed towards supporting international, interdisciplinary, fast-breaking and high-risk research.  The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) provides $275 million over the next 5 years plus $65 million ongoing, and will support groundbreaking research in three streams:  Exploration; Transformation; and, International.

The objective of the inaugural competition is to generate opportunities for early career researchers (ECRs – defined as individuals who have five years or less experience since their first academic appointment as of the NOI deadline of January 11th, 2019) to carry out highly innovative projects that defy current research paradigms, propose a unique scientific direction, bring disciplines together beyond the traditional disciplinary approaches, and/or use different perspectives to solve existing problems.  Projects must be interdisciplinary, high-risk and high-reward and may involve any disciplines, thematic areas, approaches or subject areas eligible for funding across the tri-agencies.

Notice of Intent to Apply deadline: January 11, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. PST

Agency application deadline: February 7, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. PST

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the full application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

CIHR Team Grant - Transitions in Care

Deadline: January 17, 2019

Support inter-disciplinary teams that are poised and ready to optimize transition in care outcomes. The grant will provide funds to implement, evaluate, spread, and scale pragmatic solutions to problems associated with transitions in care from a clinical, health care or health system perspective.

Agency Application Deadline: January 24, 2019

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

SSHRC Connection Grant

Deadline: January 24, 2019

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

Agency Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please all enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Deadline: January 25, 2019

Support research in its initial stages. These grants enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas.

Agency Application Deadline: February 2, 2019

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

CIHR Transitions in Care Evaluation Grant

Deadline: January 28, 2019

Support the rigorous evaluation of implemented activities such as interventions, tools, practices, policies, technologies, programs and/or other solutions that address transitions in care challenges.

Agency Application Deadline: February 5, 2019

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the full application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

Deadline: January 28, 2019

Support faculty or postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing a 12-month policy position within a Canadian government host office.

Agency Application Deadline: February 3, 2019

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Jacqui Dockray, Research Project Officer

Email: jacqueline.dockray@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-6357

CIHR Project Grant

Deadline: February 06, 2019

Support a diverse portfolio of health-related research and knowledge translation projects at any stage, from discovery to application, including commercialization.

Agency Registration Deadline: February 6, 2019 (mandatory)

Agency Application Deadline: March 6, 2019

Full applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

SSHRC Partnership Grant

Deadline: February 08, 2019

Support for new and existing formal partnerships to advance research, research training and/or knowledge mobilization in the social sciences and humanities through mutual co-operation and sharing of intellectual leadership, as well as through resources.

Agency Applicaiton Deadline (Stage 1): February 15, 2019

Stage 2 applications by invitation only

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Research Data Centre (RDC) Research Award

Deadline: February 15, 2019

The objective of the RDC Research Award is to support the development and implementation of research projects conducted in the Research Data Centre at UNBC and promote the goals of the Canadian Research Data Centre Network. The RDC Research Award is also intended to assist researchers in obtaining external funding for their research in the future. This Research Award competition includes 3 awards of up to $10,000 each.  The funding period is April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Please read the award Guidelines for more information. Please note that Guidelines were updated Dec 5th, 2018. Guidelines

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018

Researchers planning on submitting an application are encouraged to consult UNBC RDC staff, Larine Sluggett, at rdc@unbc.ca, for assistance with identifying an appropriate dataset for the proposed research and for any other questions regarding the RDC working environment.

Contact:
Fiona MacPhail
Academic Director - UNBC RDC

Mitacs Accelerate - Continuous Intake

Deadline: January 01, 2020

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 received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval

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, 2020

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, 2020

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 received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

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, 2020

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 received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815