Research Funding Opportunities

Browse upcoming funding opportunities for UNBC researchers.

AGE-WELL SIP Accelerator Funding

Deadline: February 22, 2019

Supports innovative post-discovery projets focused on the commercialization and/or knowledge mobilization of solutions aligned with AGE-WELL's mission and vision.

Agency Application Deadline: March 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 allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Contact:

Nicole Balliet, Research Project Officer

Email: nicole.balliet@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5815

Genome BC Societal, Economic and Regulatory Implications of Pathogen Control

Deadline: February 26, 2019

Supports research on one or both of the following topics:

  • Societal concerns and questions raised by applications of genomics research to control pathogens in the food chain
  • Potential regulatory and economic ramifications created by the application of genomics research to the control of pathogens in the food chain

Letter of Intent due: February 26, 2019

Full Application due: June 13, 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

MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization

Deadline: March 14, 2019

Support for BC health researchers to advance their products or technologies towards practical application to improve health outcomes, benefit society, and enrich the health innovation ecosystem in BC by contributing to talent development and a strong, sustainable knowledge economy.

Letter of Intent Deadline (Mandatory): March 14, 2019

Full Application Deadline: May 2, 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

Conference Travel Grants

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Contact:

Melanie Noullett, Research Support Officer

Email: melanie.noullett@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5796

Publication Grants

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Contact:

Melanie Noullett, Research Support Officer

Email: melanie.noullett@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5796

CIHR/MSFHR Health System Impact Fellowship

Deadline: March 26, 2019

Support PhD and Postdoctoral Fellows studying health services and policy (or related fields) and provide an experiential learning opportunity within a health system organization. The MSFHR is partnering with CIHR to help develop BC's health policy research talent and build capacity for the integration of policy into decision-making.

Agency Application Deadline: April 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

Research in Technology Fellowship

Deadline: March 29, 2019

The Research in Technology Fellowship, co-sponsored by UNBC and TeejLab was established to provide Research and Development (R&D) opportunities to a UNBC student from a related discipline. The selected candidate will be involved in a combination of research activities and an internship 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 period of May–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 March 29th, 2019

"The Research in Technology Fellowship has been a tremendous experience for me as it has allowed me to combine my current academic background at UNBC to the industry side of computer science." - Former recipient, Davis.

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

Contact:

Vera Andrews, Research Support Officer
Email: vera.andrews@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6175

Research Seed Grants

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Contact:

Melanie Noullett, Research Support Officer

Email: melanie.noullett@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5796

BC Real Estate Foundation Partnering Fund

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Contact:

Melanie Noullett, Research Support Officer

Email: melanie.noullett@unbc.ca

Phone: 250-960-5796

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 Research 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