February 09, 2017

This weeks’ bulletin lists the internal funding opportunities: REMINDER: MINTON . There are new external funding opportunities posted: CIHR- Operating Grant : Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research;WCHRI-Innovation Grants; Craig H. Neilsen Foundation – Psychosocial Research Funding Opportunity; Mitacs- Funding Opportunities;  AIHS- Graduate Studentships. Please see below for the detailed information on any of these and also for the program and events !


Funding Opportunities-Internal


Maurice and Edna Marie Minton Endowment Fund for Cancer Nursing Research

Information: Through a generous donation from the late Mr. Maurice C. Minton, the establishment of The Maurice and Edna Marie Minton Endowment Fund for Cancer Nursing Research(Minton Endowment Fund) was made possible. The intent of the endowment is to enhance the quality and quantity of cancer nursing research for the purpose of improving cancer nursing practice and patient care. This can be achieved by increasing the number of nursing research projects directly related to cancer nursing practice through the funding of research projects. Only faculty is eligible to apply.  To know more read the guidelines.

Click HERE to download the application form.

Value of the Award

Maximum 1 award of up to $10,000

Deadline: March 1, 2017


Funding Opportunities-External


CIHR- Operating Grant : Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research New!

Information: The ‘Joint Programme Neurodegenerative Disease Research’ (JPND) has been established in order to better coordinate European efforts on the level of transnational collaboration and project coordination on the basis of the joint European Research Strategy, published in February 2012. For more information, click here

Application Deadline: March 06, 2017


WCHRI-Innovation Grants New!

Information: Innovation grants provide $50,000 in operating funds over 24 months. Grant proposals must be either biomedical grants or applied health grants. Both grant types must align with WCHRI’s strategic roadmap. For more information, click here

Application Deadline: March 15, 2017


Craig H. Neilsen Foundation – Psychosocial Research Funding Opportunity New!

Information: Award amounts in this competitive grants process range from $150,000 to $400,000. Funding categories range from postdoctoral fellowships to pilot grants and demonstration projects. PSR grant support includes, but is not limited to, research on aging, caregiving (formal and informal networks), employment/work, health behaviors and fitness, independent living/lifestyle, self-management/self-care, and technology access. For more information, please click here

LOI Deadline: March 31, 2017


Mitacs- Funding Opportunities New!

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

Information: 12-month policy fellowship with federal and BC provincial government departments
Deadline: March 14, 2017

Mitacs Elevate

Information: Two-year research management training program and postdoctoral fellowship with a partner organization
Deadline: February 22, 2017

Mitacs Globalink Research Award

Information: 12–24-week research projects in select Mitacs partner countries

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Ongoing opportunities:

Mitacs Globalink Partnership Award supports research projects between graduate students in Canada & international industry in all countries except the United States.

Mitacs Accelerate can augment projects supported by:

  • NSERC Engage Grants
  • Genome Canada’s Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP)
  • SSHRC Partnership and Partnership Development Grants
  • CIHR’s eHealth Innovations Catalyst Grants & Health System Impact Fellowship Awards

AIHS- Graduate Studentships New!

Information: The Graduate Studentship provides opportunities for support for individuals undertaking health-related research areas in pursuit of a Master’s or PhD at an Alberta university. For more information, click here

Application Deadline: April 3, 2017


Program & Events


Mitacs: Canadian Science Policy Fellowship (Webinar)

Information: The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications for its 2017 cohort. If you’re interested in applying — please attend the webinar. To register, please click here

Date & Time: Feb 14, 11:am-12:00pm (MST)

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