Grants & Fellowships

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For further information on funding calls, please contact Diana Frasca at diana.frasca@lassonde.yorku.ca
 
Below you will find grants and fellowships listed under New Funding Opportunities, Grants and Fellowships, Health-Related, and Rolling Deadlines.
 
 

NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
 
Value: $125K/year
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Nominees should have successfully defended within last 12 years (i.e., 2005 or later) and hold a grant from NSERC. Parental leave is not counted as part of the 12-year period
Deadline:
  • Submission to Lassonde - April 17
  • Submission to VPRI for MAAC review – April 24
  • Submission of full application to ORS – June 2
  • Submission of full application to agency – June 7

Value: Up to $5M
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadline:
  • Submission of Notice of Intent to Lassonde – April 19, 2017
  • Submission of Notice of Intent to ORS (by Faculty) – April 20, 2017
  • Submission of Notice of Intent to agency (by ORS) – May 12, 2017
  • Submission of draft application to ORS (by invitation only) – August 21, 2017
  • Submission of full application to agency (by invitation only) – October 13, 2017

Value: Up to $250K       
Duration: Up to 12 months
Deadline: Submission to ORS – April 26, 2017; Submission to agency – May 10, 2017

The Drummond Foundation
Value: Up to $25K         
Duration: 1 year
Eligibility: new to the Drummond Foundation and : (1) an early career investigator (within 6 years of first university or clinical appointment), or (2) a mid-career or senior investigator clearly making a bridge to a new field
Deadline:
  • Submission of Letter of Intent to ORS – May 1, 2017
  • Submission of Letter of Intent to agency – May 15, 2017
  • Submission of full application to ORS – August 17, 2017
  • Submission of full application to agency (by invitation only) – August 31, 2017

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
 
Value: Up to $375K       
Deadline: Submission of internal NOI to Lassonde – April 12; Submission of NOI to ORS (by Faculty) – April 19

Killam Prize
Value: $100K
Eligibility: Must be a Canadian citizen.
Deadline:
  • Submission of draft to ORS – April 24
  • Submission of full application to ORS – June 5
  • Submission of full application to agency – June 15

Value: Up to 5000 DBP 
Duration: Up to 6 months
Eligibility: Applicants must be professional or academic staff of, or a nominee of an ACU member university
Deadline: Submission to ORS – April 28; Submission to agency – May 12

Value: $70K per year    
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status
Deadline: Submission to ORS – May 1; Submission to agency – May 15
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
**Please contact Paulina Karwowska-Desaulniers ASAP if you plan to submit as Faculty support is required

CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars Program
Value: Up to $100K       
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must hold a PhD or equivalent degree and be within five years of their first full-time academic appointment
Deadline: Submission to ORS – May 9; Submission to agency – May 23

Value: Up to $800K
Duration: Up to 3 years
Eligibility:
  • Industry partners may include industrial large emitters, SMEs and large enterprises
  • Projects must include one NSERC-eligible applicant from an NSERC-eligible postsecondary institution in Ontario (university or college).
  • OCE and NSERC will share project costs with other NSERC-eligible industry partners from across Canada in agreement with the cost-sharing ratios that apply to the NSERC CRD or ARD programs. R&D projects must leverage the unique capabilities of the academic
Deadline:
  • Submission of EOI to ORS – February 16, 2017;
  • Submission of EOI to OCE – February 28, 2017;
  • Submission of first NSERC CRD draft to NSERC (by invitation) – May 12;
  • Submission of final application to ORS – June 2, 2017;
  • Submission of final application to NSERC – June 16, 2017

Deadline:
  • Submission of LOI to ORS – March 27, 2017
  • Submission of LOI to Agency – April 10, 2017
  • Submission of (invited) Activity proposal to ORS for review – May 15, 2017
  • Submission of (invited) Activity proposal to agency – May 29, 2017

Value: not stated yet
Duration: 1 – 3 years
Deadline: Submission to ORS – January 18; Submission to agency – February 1; Submisison of full application (by invitation only) to agency - June 7

Value: $1M / year         
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: The activity will encompass discovery research and must involve international collaboration; it can involve industrial or receptor sector participation capacity, if appropriate.
Deadline:                           
  • Submission of iNOI to ORS – March 20, 2017
  • Submission of revised draft Preliminary Application to ORS – April 10, 2017
  • Submission to ORS for technical review – April 14, 2017
  • Submission of Preliminary Application to NSERC – April 17, 2017
  • NSERC “Invitation to Apply” results – June 2017
Value: Up to $200K/year
Duration: Up to 2 years
Deadline:
  • Submission of initial proposal to ORS for review – February 16, 2017
  • Submission of initial proposal to agency – March 3, 2017
  • Submission of detailed proposal to ORS for review – 10 working days before submission to the agency
  • Submission of detailed proposal to agency (by invitation only) – July 2017

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)

Program Launch: March 2017
Draft LOI due for SPORT review: March 15, 2017

Value: $1.65M
Duration: 6 years
Deadline: Submission to Lassonde - January 31, 2017; Faculty iNOI Submission to ORS - March 17, 2017

HEALTH-RELATED
 
Value: Up to $200K       
Duration: Up to 18 months
Deadline:
  • Submission of LOI to ORS – April 25;
  • Submission of LOI to agency – May 9
  • Submission of full proposal to ORS – July 27;
  • Submission of to agency (by invitation-only) – August 10

Value: Up to $1.5M
Duration: Up to 3 years
Eligibility: At or above the level of Assistant Professor or equivalent
Deadline: Submission of LOI to ORS – January 27; LOI to agency – February 10; Submission of full proposal to ORS – June 9; to agency (by invitation only) – June 23, 2017

ROLLING DEADLINES
 
NSERC Engage - New rules apply from Apr 2016
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

NSERC Connect
Value:
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