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 (
Below you will find grants and fellowships listed under New Funding Opportunities, Grants and Fellowships, Health-Related, and Rolling Deadlines.

Lassonde Research Day, April 12, 2018
Opportunity to find new industry partners
NSERC Connect grants update
Level 2 and Level 3 have been combined to one level.


Lassonde Innovation Fund
Value: $25,000
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: March 15, 2018
MRI - Early Researcher Award - Round 14
Value: $100,000
Duration: 5 years
Eligibility: started academic career on or after July 1, 2013 AND comleted PhD after July 1, 2008
Deadlines: NOI due at ORS May 31, 2018, 10.00 am*
*additional internal deadlines apply
Azrieli Foundation and Brain Canada - Early Career Capacity Building
Value: Up to $100K per project
Duration: Up to 2 years
Eligibility: Max 3 years since first academic appointment
Deadline: April 17, 2018
Mitacs - Green jobs - hire a new graduate for a subsidized salary
Value: $12,500
Duration: 6 months
Deadline: March 15, 2018
DAAD - research stays in Germany
Value: EUR 2,000 - EUR 2,150
Duration: 1-3 months
Deadline: May 15, 2018, 5.59 pm (Toronto time)
Canadian Cancer Society - Impacts Grant
Value: Up to $250K/year to a maximum of $1.25M per grant
Duration: Up to 5 years
Deadlines: LOI to ORS – March 27, 2018
MTO: Road Safety Research
Value: $150,000 is available in total
Duration: Up to 2 years
Deadline: EOI - March 30, 2018
MTO: Highway Infrastructure Innovation Prgram
Value: approx $50K per project*
Duration: 1 year**
Deadline: March 16, 2018, 2:30 PM
The Killam Research Fellowship
Value: $70K per year
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: obligatory ORS deadline: May 10, 2018, 9.00 am
Embassy of France: 2018 Mobility Funding for Researchers
Value: Travel costs
Duration: take place between April 1, 2018 and November 1, 2018
Deadline: March 18, 2018
Canadian Cancer Society - Postdoc Scholarship Competition
Value: $40k - $60k
Duration: 1-2 years
Deadline: April 27, 2018
Canada–Germany 2+2 R&D Projects in Industry 4.0 Technology
Value: up to $300k per year
Duration: 26-36 months
Deadline: LOI: April 16, 2018
Weston Brain Institute Rapid Response Canada 2018 program
Value: up to $200k
Duration: up to 18 months
Deadline: LOI: April 19, 2018
Mitacs New Destinations: send a student abroad
Value: $6k
Duration: 12 – 24 weeks
Deadline: May 2018
SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants
Value: $7k - $25k
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: March 15, and June 15, September 15, December 15, 2018  Research on the Responsible Conduct of Research
Value: up to $150k
Duration: 1 year
Deadline: March 23, 2018
Genome Canada: Genomic Applications Partnership Program - new round
Value: $300k - $6M
Duration: 1 – 3 years
Deadline: EOI to ORS: April 16, 2018 (round 12)


The Killam Prize
Value: $100k per year
Deadline: Internal submission to MAAC: April 23, 2018


Value: up to $1.65M in total
Duration: 6 years
Deadline: Click link to learn more
NSERC Strategic Network
Value: Up to $5.5M in total
Duration: 5 years
Deadline: Click link to learn more
Summary: To fund proposals that will help hematologists stay abreast of emerging Anti-Tissue
Factor Pathway Inhibitor and other non-factor treatment options.
Value: Up to $25K
  • Application due at ORS – March 30, 2018; June 29, 2018 and October 1, 2018
  • Application due at agency – April 15, 2018; July 15, 2018 and October 15, 2018
OCE: Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network - R&D Partnership Fund Stream 1
Value: up to $100K + equal industry contribution
Duration: 1 year
Eligibility: 2 or more companies + Researcher
Deadline: Dec 31, 2017 (or later if not all funds have been alloated by the deadline)
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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