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, and Rolling Deadlines.
 
 
 

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NEW OPPORTUNITIES

Value: Up to $100k (more details enclosed)
Deadline:
Provide referee names to Christina Corre - August 9, 2019
Letters of Reference due at ORS - September 19
ORS Deadline - October 3, 2019
ORS will submit all applications to the Agency by October 10
summary of guidelines
PDF guidelines
application form

Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence Round 10
Value:
Tier 1 - $200k to $1M
Tier 2 - $1M to $4M
Duration: 5+ years
Deadline:
First draft of application due - July 22
Second draft of application due - Mid-August 
Final application due to SIRI Unit - September 18 
Submission of application to Ministry by SIRI Unit - September 20 
Note: Contact Paulina Karwowska-Desaulniers as soon as possible 
 

CIHR-NSERC: Collaborative Health Research Projects – Call for Artificial Intelligence, Health and Society
Value: approx. $160k to $200k per year
Duration: 3 years
Deadline:
ORS deadline - June 11, 2019
LOI Agency Deadline - June 25, 2019
ORS application deadline - Oct 15, 2019
Full Application Agency Deadline - October 29, 2019

New NSERC Alliance Grants - Option 1
Value: at least $150k per year
Duration: 1-5 years
Deadline: 
Rolling
Submission of application to ORS – 10 business days before submission to the agency
Slides from NSERC Alliance presentation: Click here

NSERC Discovery Grant
Value: Variable
Duration: 5 years
Deadlines:
NOI - August 1, 2019
Application deadline - November 1, 2019
Full application internal deadlines to follow

IBM: Call for Code Initiative
Value: $200k
Deadline:
ORS deadline - July 15, 2019
Application deadline - July 29, 2019

Sloan Research Fellowships
Value: $70k
Duration: 2 year term
Deadline:
ORS deadline - September, 2, 2019
Application Deadline - September 16, 2019

The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program
Value: $70k per year
Duration: 2 years
Deadline:
LOI due at Lassonde - July 15, 2019
LOI due at FGS - July 22, 2019
FGS Memo: Click Here

Operating Grant: Terry Fox New Investigator Award
Value: $150k per year
Duration: 3 years
Deadline:
ORS deadline - June 14, 2019
Registration to TFRI - June 28, 2019
Full Proposal to TFRI - September 13, 2019

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease
Value: up to $500k
Duration: 5 years
Deadline:
Submission of pre-proposal to ORS - June 28, 2019
Submission of pre-proposal to agency - July 15, 2019 12:00pm Eastern Time
Submission of full application to ORS - November 1, 2019
Submission of full application to agency - November 15, 2019 by 12:00 pm Eastern Time

NCGR - The Spectrum Of Gambling Behaviors And Policy-relevant Research
Value:
Seed grant - $30k/year
Large grant - $75k/year
Travel Grant - $1.5k/year
Duration: 1-2 years
Deadline: variable (more details enclosed)

Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences 2019
Value: up to $135k per year (more details enclosed)
Duration: 2 - 3 years
Deadline: 
Submission to ORS for full administrative review - August 27, 2019
Submission to ORS - no later than 9:00am, September 9, 2019
Submission of Stage 1 Proposal to agency - September 11, 2019 by 16:00 (UK Time)
Submission of Stage 2 Proposal to agency - September 11, 2019 by 16:00 (UK time) 

SSHRC CEAA Knowledge Synthesis Grant
Value: Up to $30k
Duration: 1 year
Deadlines:
ORS deadline for full review - June 25, 2019
ORS deadline for obtaining required institutional letter - 10:00am, July 8, 2019
Agency deadline - July 10, 2019




PREVIOUS OPPORTUNITIES

SSHRC CEAA Knowledge Synthesis Grant
Value: Up to $30k
Duration: 1 year
Deadlines:
ORS deadline for full review - June 25, 2019
ORS deadline for obtaining required institutional letter - 10:00am, July 8, 2019
Agency deadline – July 10, 2019

Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence Round 10
Value:
Tier 1 - $200k to $1M
Tier 2 - $1M to $4M
Duration: 5+ years
Deadline:
First draft of application due - July 22
Second draft of application due - Mid-August 
Final application due to SIRI Unit - September 18 
Submission of application to Ministry by SIRI Unit - September 20 

Operating Grant: Terry Fox New Investigator Award
Value: $150k per year
Duration: 3 years
Deadline:
Registration to TFRI - June 28, 2019
Full Proposal to TFRI - September 13, 2019
Abbreviated CIHR Application (201909TFX) - September 13, 2019

Collaborative Health Research Projects – Call for Artificial Intelligence, Health and Society
Value: up to $20.4M total
Duration: 3 years
Deadline:
LOI Agency Deadline - June 25, 2019
Full Application Agency Deadline - October 29, 2019) 

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease
Value: up to $500k
Duration: 5 years
Deadline:
Submission of pre-proposal to ORS - June 28, 2019
Submission of pre-proposal to agency - July 15, 2019 12:00pm Eastern Time
Submission of full application to ORS - November 1, 2019
Submission of full application to agency - November 15, 2019 by 12:00 pm Eastern Time

Open Research Area (ORA) for the Social Sciences 2019
Value: up to $135k per year (more details enclosed)
Duration: 2 - 3 years
Deadline: 
Submission to ORS for full administrative review - August 27, 2019
Submission to ORS - no later than 9:00am, September 9, 2019
Submission of Stage 1 Proposal to agency - September 11, 2019 by 16:00 (UK Time)
Submission of Stage 2 Proposal to agency - September 11, 2019 by 16:00 (UK time) 

Value: $150k
Duration: 1-5 years
Deadline: 
Application deadline – May 21, 2019

Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab - Open Call for EOIs
Value: up to $100k
Duration: 2-5 years
Deadline:
EOI due at agency – May 21, 2019 by 5:00pm ET
Full application due at ORS – 10 business days before submission to the agency

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship
Value: N/A
Duration: 12 weeks
Deadline:
Submission to ORS – May 22, 2019
Submission to agency – June 5, 2019, by 1:00pm PT 

Genome Canada: Genomics in Society Interdisciplinary Research Teams Program (GiSIRT)
Value: $500K - $1M
Duration: Up to 4 years 
Deadlines:
Final registrations due to Ontario Genomics – May 27, 2019
Application submission due to ORS – August 9, 2019
Final full application due to Ontario Genomics – August 23, 2019

Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship program
Value: up to $60k
Duration: 2 years
Deadline:
Letter of Intent and Conflict of Interest Declaration submission to agency – June 19, 2019
Draft application submission to agency for pre-review – July 3, 2019 by 5pm PST

Team Grant : NEURON (2019)
Value: $225k
Duration: 3 years
Deadline:
Application deadline – June 27, 2019
 
CSA Human Health Risks in Space
Value: $70k - $200k
Duration: up to 2 years
Deadline:
Closing date –  June 30, 2019 

Operating Grant: CIHR Summer Institute on Equitable AI for Public Health
Value: up to $525k
Duration: 5 years
Deadline:
Application deadline – Aug 1, 2019

Team Grant : Next Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex)
Value: up to $5M
Duration: 5 years
Deadline:
Application deadline – Dec 13, 2019

Cancer Research Society - Translational Research Partnership Program
Value: up to $1.5M
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadlines:
Submission of LOI to ORS for review – 10 working days before agency submission
Submission of LOI to agency – Rolling deadline

Value: TBD
Duration: Up to 2 years
Deadlines:
ORS deadline 10 working days before agency submission
Innovation in Housing - June 3, 2019
Cyber-Physical Systems - May 31, 2019
Creating Wealth from Waste - May 13, 2019

Banting PDF Competition 2019-2020
Value: $70K/year
Duration: 2 years
Deadlines:
Lassonde internal deadline for feedback - July 15, 2019
FGS internal LOI deadline - July 22, 2019

Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium
Value: TBD
Duration: TBD
Deadlines:
Submission of LOI to ORS - 10 working days before agency
Submission of LOI to agency - Rolling deadline

Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) - Summer 2018 Pilot Awards

Value: Up to $300K
Duration: Up to 2 years
Deadlines:
LOI submission to ORS - April 4, 2019
Full application due at agency - April 18, 2019

BioCanRx: Cycle II Call for Letters of Intent
Value: $100K - $850K
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadlines:
LOI submission to ORS - April 24, 2019
Full application due at agency - February 2020

American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund - New Directions Grant Program
Value: Up to $110K
Duration: 2 years
Deadlines:
Submission to agency – March 15, 2019

Human Frontiers Science Program 2020 Research Grants
Value:
 Up to $450K
Duration: 3 years
Deadlines: 
Letter of Intent due at agency – March 28, 2019
Application due at agency – TBA

CCS/CIHR Cannabis Research in Priority Areas Team Grants
Value: Up to $300K/year
Duration: 5 years
Deadlines:
Letter of Intent due at ORS – May 1, 2019
LOI due at agency – May 15, 2019

CCS/CIHR Cancer Survivorship Team Grants
Value: Up to $500K/year
Duration: 5 years
Deadlines:
Registration due at agency – May 29, 2019
Application due at ORS – August 27, 2019

SSHRC Open Research Area: Pre-call Announcement
Value: TBD
Duration: TBD
Deadlines:
ORA due to open April 2019
Closing estimated July 2019

NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship Nominations
Value: $250K
Duration: Two years
Deadlines:
Final submission to ORS - June 3, 2019
Deadline for NSERC submission - June 7, 2019

Genome Canada: Genomics in Society Interdisciplinary Research Teams Program (GiSIRT)
Value: $500K - $1M
Duration: Up to 4 years 
Deadlines:
Final registrations due to Ontario Genomics - May 27, 2019
Application submission due to ORS - August 9, 2019
Final full application due to Ontario Genomics - August 23, 2019

Cancer Research Society - Translational Research Partnership Program
Value: Max $1.5M
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadlines:
Submission of LOI to ORS for review – 10 working days before submission to the agency
Submission of LOI to agency – Rolling deadline

Weston Brain Institute Rapid Response: Canada 2019 Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases
Value: Up to $300K
Duration: Up to 18 months
Deadlines:
Submission of LOI to ORS  – March 19, 2019
Submission of LOI to agency – April 1, 2019

Weston Brain Institute Rapid Response: Canada 2019 Parkinson’s & Related Diseases – Round 2
Value: Up to $300K
Duration: Up to 18 months
Deadlines:
Submission of LOI to ORS  – May 1, 2019
Submission of LOI to agency – May 15, 2019

Cancer Research Society - Scholarships for the Next Generation of Scientists: 2019 Competition
Value: $50K-60K
Duration: 1-2 years
Deadlines:
Submission of full application to ORS - April 12, 2019
Submission of full application to agency -  April 26, 2019

Large Grant Preliminary Study Funding Opportunity
Deadlines:

Lassonde deadline - March 15, 2019
Please contact Christina or Paulina if you are interested in this opportunity

Weston Food Seeding Innovations Grant 2019
Value: Up to $250K  
Duration: Up to two years
Deadlines:
Submission to ORS - March 27, 2019
Submission of LOI to agency - April 10, 2019

The Killam Research Fellowship 2019
Value: $70K/year
Duration: Up to two years
Deadlines:
Submission to ORS for review  - May 1, 2019
Final submission to ORS - May 13, 2019
Submission to agency - May 15, 2019

Weston Brain Institute - Rapid Response Canada 2019 program
Value:
Up to $300K
Duration: 18 months
Deadlines:
LOI for Parkinson's & Related Diseases - May 15, 2019
LOI for Alzheimer's & Related Diseases - April 1, 2019

Lassonde Grant Writing Support Fund - Pilot 2018
Value: contact the research support team for more details
Deadlines: rolling

Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR)
Value:
Up to $5K for a QRP
Up to $10K for a PDC application
Duration: 1 year
Deadlines: rolling

Weston Brain Institute - Early Phase Clinical Trials
Value: Up to $1.5M
Duration: Up to 4 years
Deadlines: LOI - rolling deadline

Weston Brain Institute - Big Ideas Canada
Value: $5M - $20M
Duration: Approximately 5 years
Deadlines: LOI - rolling deadline

The Simon Foundation's Autism Research Initiative: Explorer Awards
Value: Up to $80K (including indirect costs)
Duration:1 year
Deadline: rolling

The Simon Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division: Targeted Grants in MPS program
Value: flexible
Duration: Up to 5 years
Deadlines: Rolling

Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship
Value: Up to $80K (including $36K from partner)
Duration: 36 months
Deadline: rolling

Ontario Genomics: Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program
Value: Up to $500,000 (including partner contributions)
Duration: 3 years
Deadline: Fall 2018 - date TBA

Funding for Indigenous Scholarly Events and Outreach Activities
Value:
$500-$1500
Duration: 12 months
Deadline: rolling

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants
Value: $7k - $25k
Duration: 1 year
Deadline:  June 15, September 15, December 15, 2018

OCE: Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network - Talent Development - Students
Value: $10,000 + equal match from partner
Duration: 4 months
Eligibility: Final-year undergraduate students or graduate student, or recent undergraduates and Masters graduates within three years of graduation from an Ontario-based post-secondary institution.
Deadline: Rolling

OCE: Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network - Talent Development - Postdocs
Value: $35K from OCE + $50K from partner
Duration: 1  year
Eligibility: Fellows must hold a PhD from within the last five years from an Ontario University.
Deadline: Rolling

 


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