Grants & Fellowships

 
Click "learn more" to see current funding opportunities. To see the details of each opportunity, click on each title.
 
For further information on funding calls, please contact Paulina Karwowska-Desaulniers (paulina.karwowska-desaulniers@lassonde.yorku.ca
 
Below you will find grants and fellowships listed under New Funding Opportunities, Grants and Fellowships, Health-Related, and Rolling Deadlines.
 
 
ORS Checklist (effective July 1)  ORS Checklist Revised Draft 18 May 2017.pdf
 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES 
 
Summary: The purpose of the AO would be to provide financial support to a variety of research projects in space-like environment that would give hands-on experience to students.
Value: TBD
Duration: TBD
Deadline: TBD
Summary: To offer grants to help member universities organize workshops which advance gender equity.
Value: $1k
Deadlines:
  • Submission to ORS – September 1, 2017
  • Submission to agency – September 15, 2017
Summary: To support the development of innovative approaches and tools that facilitate the use of GEM data and knowledge by Northerners, enabling the use of modern regional geoscience knowledge to enhance northern knowledge capacity and to inform northern decision-making
Value: up to $75k
Duration: Projects must be completed by September 30, 2019
Deadlines:
  • Submission to ORS – September 1, 2017
  • Submission to agency – September 15, 2017
Summary: To support the development of innovative approaches and tools that facilitate the use of GEM data and knowledge by Northerners, enabling the use of modern regional geoscience knowledge to enhance northern knowledge capacity and to inform northern decision-making
Value: up to $75k
Duration: Projects must be completed by Sept 30, 2019
Deadline:
  • Submission to ORS – Sept 1, 2017
  • Submission to agency – Sept 15, 2017
Summary: program funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund that will enable York University, and its partners, to accelerate York’s already world-class vision research
Value: $55k per year
Duration: Flexible (Between January –June 2018)
Deadline:
  • Application deadline – Sept 6, 2017
Summary: Nominate York faculty members for the York Research Chairs (YRC) 2017-18 competition
Value: up to $200k
Deadline:
  • Internal nominations - Sept 7, 2017
Duration: 5 year terms

Summary: The Ontario Centre for Workforce (OCWI) Innovation recently launched several new research opportunities.  OCQI supports several research activities that identify, test, and build capacity for evidence-informed approaches to employment and training services across Ontario.
Value: N/A
Duration: 6 weeks
Deadline: N/A

Value: Up to $4M          
Duration: Up to 5 years
Deadline:
  • Submission of NOI to Lassonde – April 13
  • Submission of NOI to agency (by ORS) – May 2
  • Submission of draft application for review by SPORT – August 21
  • Submission of final application to ORS – September 18
  • Submission of final application to agency (by ORS) – September 25
Summary: The Solutions 2030 Challenge is open to any technology that addresses the needs of industry and manufacturers in Ontario and results in quantifiable GHG reductions in their value chain in Ontario.
Value: up to $7M
Deadline:
  • Submission deadline for entry – September 22, 2017
Summary: Identify and strengthen long-term collaborative relationships with faculty working on problems that will impact how future generations use technology
Value: up to $150k USD
Duration: N/A
Deadline:
  • Application submission – Sept 30, 2017 by 11:59pm PDT
Summary: The Google Earth Engine Research Awards Program aims to identify and support world-class, permanent faculty pursuing cutting-edge research in the area of geospatial data analysis.
Value: up to $150K USD
Duration: N/A
Deadline: N/A
Summary: To improve outcomes for cancer patients by accelerating the development of cost-effective and curative biotherapies.
Value: Catalyst Project $200k
Duration: All projects must aim to be completed by March 31, 2020
Deadline:
  • Submission of LOI to ORS – October 18, 2017
  • Submission of LOI to agency – November 1, 2017, by 11:59am EST
  • Submission of full application to ORS – 10 working days before submission to the agency
  • Submission of full application to agency –  Application deadline anticipated for mid-February

Summary: The Cybersecurity Fintech Talent Development stream has been designed to curate the next generation of highly-skilled talent for the financial sector, by supporting internships and fellowships that provide students and recent graduates of Ontario universities and colleges.
Value:
  • Internships – up to $20k
  • Fellowships – up to $85k
Duration: up to 12 months
Deadline:
  • Application Deadline – Dec 15, 2017
Summary: Start-ups or scale-ups with innovative cybersecurity products/services are matched with large and medium-size Financial Institutions (FIs) that are the end users of the technologies, to develop and/or demonstrate cybersecurity solutions in the finance sector.
Value:
  • Internships – up to $20k
  • Fellowships – up to $85k
Duration: up to 12 months
Deadline:
  • Application intake – Dec 15, 2017
  • Project start date deadline – March 31, 2018
  • Project completion deadline – March 31, 2019

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
 
Value: $70K per year    
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Recently completed a PhD, PhD-equivalent, or health professional degree (degree completed between September 21, 2014 and September 30, 2018, with a possible extension of this window by up to a cumulative maximum of two years for career interruptions due to specific reasons)
Deadline:
  • Submission of Internal LOI to Lassonde – July 17;
  • Submission of Internal LOI to FGS – July 24;
  • Submission of final application to agency – September 20 (to be confirmed)
Summary: support the University’s commitment to build a more engaged university by facilitating mutually-beneficial collaborations
Value: up to $10k
Duration: Project must be complete by March 31, 2018
Deadline:
  • Submission to ORS – August 18, 2017
  • Submission to CEC – September 4, 2017
Summary: To assist faculty members with travel subsidies to participate in conferences, workshops, seminars and academic meetings in India or Canada with a view to establishing institutional and scholarly linkages.
Value: up to $1k
Duration: N/A
Deadline:
  • Submission to the ORS – September 1, 2017
  • Submission to the agency – September 18, 2017 by 11:00pm MST
Summary: To support new and ongoing collaborations between SICI’s Canadian and Indian member institutions that promote mobility and capacity building among faculty members and researchers.  
Value: up to $5k per project
Duration: Grants must be fully utilized between November 11, 2017 – May 31, 2018
Deadline:
  • Submission to the ORS – September 6, 2017
  • Submission to the agency – September 20, 2017 by 11:00pm MST
 

HEALTH-RELATED
Summary: Teams will address issues that are relevant to patients, parents and caregivers, improve the quality of life of individuals with NDD
Value: $100K/year
Duration: Up to 2 years
Eligibility: Applicants must have obtained their Ph.D. in Earth Science, Atmospheric Science, Astronomy, Space Science, and Space Engineering, or equivalent degree in the related fields.
Deadline:
  • Proposal registration with agency – May 31, 2017
  • Submission to ORS – August 28, 2017
  • Submission to agency – September 11, 2017

CIHR updates

ROLLING DEADLINES
 
NSERC Engage - New rules apply 
Value: Up to $25,000
Duration: Up to 6 months
Deadline: Rolling

NSERC Engage Plus
Value: Up to $12,500
Duration: 6 months
Deadline: Rolling

NSERC Collaborative Research and Development (CRD)
Value: Up to $500,000
Duration: Up to 5 years
Deadline: Rolling

  • Level 1 – Up to $5K
  • Level 2 – Up to $10K
  • Level 3 – Up to $25K
Deadline: Rolling

Value: Up to $50K
Eligibility: Workshops must be comprised of a core team of 3-4 international and interdisciplinary researchers who intend to address topics of global importance      
Deadline: Rolling

GIAN programme - collaboration with India
Value: Up to $15,500 to cover travel
Duration: variable
Deadline: NA

OCE TalentEdge
Value: $35,000
Duration: Maximum of two consecutive fellowships over 24 months
Deadline: Rolling

SOSCIP collaborative projects
Value: N/A
Duration: 2 years
Deadlines: Rolling

IC-IMPACT innovative technologies demonstration initiative
Value: Up to $25,000
Duration: Up to 24 months
Deadline: Rolling

Sustainable Development Technology Canada - SD Tech Fund and SD Natural Gas Fund
Value: $250,000 - $15 million
Duration: Up to 5 years
Eligibility: Applicants should have expertise in sustainable development technology and be part of a project consortium
Deadline: Rolling

Mitacs Globalink Partnership Award (send a student to a for-profit company abroad)
Value: $15,000
Duration: 16-24 weeks
Eligibility: Full-time graduate student
Deadline: Rolling, submit applications at least 12 weeks prior to project start