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

Returning: OCE Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) Program
Value: Up to $150,000
Duration: 6 to 24 months
Deadline: rolling

NRC: Materials for Clean Fuels - invitation to collaborate
Value: expected $200K/year
Duration: expected 2 years
Deadline: express your interest by Oct 7, 2019

New Challenge Statement for ENCQOR 5G SME Technology Development
Value: $150K
Duration: 1.5 years
Deadline: September 26, 2019

Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholar Awards
Value: Up to $150k
Duration: 3 years
Deadline:
Applications will open –  September 3, 2019
Application will close – October 3, 2019 by 3PM

IDEaS Competitive Projects launches five new Challenges
Value: up to $200K
Duration: 6 months
Deadline:
Last day to request an epost connection – September 25, 2019
Lassonde deadline for signatures – September 26, 2019
ORS deadline – October 1, 2019
Agency deadline – October 3, 2019

SOSCIP - Collaborative Projects
Value: ND
Duration: 6 months - 2 years
Deadline: rolling

IDEaS contest: Pop-Up City
Value: $3.5 M
Duration: 2 years
Deadline: November 1, 2019
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Call for Applications: Gairdner Ontario Symposium Grant
Value: Up to $25K
Deadlines:
Proposals due at ORS – September 6, 2019
Proposals due at agency – September 9, 2019

Training Grant: CIHR-NSERC-SSHRC Healthy Cities Research Training Platform (HCRTP)
Value: up to $5.1M
Duration: N/A
Deadline:
Letter of Intent – December 10, 2019
Application deadline – August 27, 2020

Bank of Canada Fellowship Program
Value: $90,000 per year
Duration: Up to five years
Deadlines:
Lassonde deadline: September 23, 2019
SIRI deadline (MAAC review): September 30, 2019
VPRI memo

France-Canada Research Fund
Value: Up to $15K
Duration: Up to 2 years
Deadline: November 15, 2019

Solar Decathlon Middle East - Dubai 2020
Value: Up to $3.6M in prizes 
Duration: N/A
Deadline: N/A

Call for Applications: Canadian Hemophilia Society Research Programs 
Value: Up to $75k per year and per project for a maximum of $150k
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadlines:
ORS deadline – November 1, 2019
Agency deadline – November 15, 2019

SSHRC Connection Grants: Joint Initiative for Digital Citizen Research
Value:
Events - $7K to $25K
Outreach Activities - $7K to $50K
Duration: 1 year
Deadline:
ORS deadline for full review – October 18, 2019, and  January 20, 2020
Agency deadline – November 1, 2019, and February 1, 2020

     

     

     

     


    PREVIOUS OPPORTUNITIES

    Lassonde deadline: September 9, 2019
     
    Value: up to $200K
    Duration: 6 months
    Deadlines: extended! New dates bleow
    • Submission to Lassonde for signatures - Sep 5, 2019
    • Deadline to request a Secure epost conversation - Sep 7, 2019
    • Submission to ORS for signatures - Sep 10, 2019
    • Submission to DND - Sep 12, 2019
     

    Canadian Space Agency: FAST 2019
    Value: Up to $300,000
    Duration: 1-3 years
    Deadline: Due at CSA (by mail) on October 18
    ***obligatory internal deadlines will apply (tbc)***

    DRDC - Canadian Safety and Security Program
    Value: up to $2M per project
    Duration: Up to 36 months
    Eligibility: Each team needs to include a Canadian Lead Government Department (LGD).
    Deadline: Sep 20, 2019

    NSERC Research Tools & Instruments Competition
    Value: Up to $150K
    Duration: 1 year
    Deadlines: October 25, 2019 (internal deadlines will apply, tbc)
    ***The Lassonde RTI top-up program will be announced shortly.***

    Simons Foundation - Mathematics and Physics
    Value: Up to $200K per year 
    Duration: Up to 5 years 
    Deadlines: September 25, 2019

    Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, various opportunities
    Value: various
    Duration: various
    Deadlines: starting Aug 28, 2019

    HRF - AI Health Research
    Value: $100K/fellowship
    Duration: 1 year 
    Deadlines: September 27, 2019

    Bickell Foundation - Medical Research Program
    Value: Up to $65,000
    Duration: Not stated
    Deadlines:
    ORS deadline for internal adjudication – by 9:00am on Tuesday, October 1, 2019
    Agency deadline – Friday, November 1, 2019

    Guggenheim Fellowships
    Value: N/A
    Deadline:
    Foundation deadline - September 16, 2019 

    Canadian Cancer Society - Innovation Grants
    Value: Up to $100K/year to a maximum of $200K per grant
    Duration: Up to 3 years
    Deadlines: October 15, 2019

    Canadian Cancer Society - Innovation to Impact Grants
    Value: Up to $150K/year to a maximum of $450K per grant
    Duration: Up to 3 years
    Deadlines: October 15, 2019

    Call for proposals: Strengthening education systems with proven innovations in developing contexts
    Value: $1.35M to $2.7M
    Duration: Up to 42 months 
    Deadline: 
    Deadline for submitting proposals - October 1, 2019

    Canada-UK Artificial Intelligence Initiative
    Value: Up to $173,333 per year
    Duration: 3 years
    Deadline:
    NOI: Mandatory ORS deadline for signatures -  August 16, 2019
    Full application: Mandatory ORS deadline for signatures - Sep 9, 2019

    2019 Exploration competition - NFRF program
    Value: up to $125k per year
    Duration: 2 years
    Deadline:
    NOI  - August 7, 2019
    Application deadline - December 10, 2019


    Early Researcher Awards  
    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
     
    Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award
    Value:
    $7500
    Deadline
    Internal review for selection (2 per faculty) - August 16, 2019.
    Nominations submission -  September 6, 2019 

    NSERC Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering
    Value: up to $110k per year (details enclosed)
    Duration: 5 years with renewal term of 3 or 5 years
    Deadline:
    Application deadline - October 8, 2019
    Note: Please contact Paulina Karwowska-Desaulniers if you are interested.

    Biocodex Microbiota Foundation - Call for Projects
    Value: 25,000 €
    Duration: Up to 2 years
    Deadline:
    Submission of full application to ORS – October 17, 2019
    Submission of application to agency – October 31, 2019 by 5 pm PST

    NSERC PromoScience Program
    Value: up to $200k per year
    Duration: 3 years
    Deadline:
    Obligatory ORS deadline - Sep 11, 2019
    NSERC deadline -  before 8:00 p.m. (ET) on September 15, 2019
    Please let Paulina know asap if you intend to apply.
     

    IDRC Research Awards 2020 -for research focusing on developing countries
    Value: CA$41k - $47k
    Duration: 12 months
    Deadline: September 18, 2019 by 16:00 (EDT)

    Ontario HIV Treatment Network - The Endgame Program
    Value: $40k - $250k/year depending on award 
    Duration: 2 - 3 years
    Deadline:
    LOI due at agency – July 12, 2019 by 5:00pm EST
    Full Application due at agency - Oct 7, 2019

    Regional learning partners - Global Partnership for Education’s Knowledge and Innovation Exchange
    Value:
    Up to CA$3,360,000 for KIX hub 1,2,3
    Up to  CA$1,235,000 for KIX hub 4
    Duration: 50 months
    Deadline: August 21, 2019 by 23:30 (EDT)
    Important Note: Candidates must be located in a KIX hub region of focus. Details enclosed.

    Open Research Area (ORA) for Social Science 2019 Competition
    Value: SSHRC - Up to $400,000 per project (details enclosed)
    Duration: 24 to 36 months 
    Deadline:
    Mandatory ORS deadline - September 9, 2019

    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


    SSHRC: Open Research Area, 6th Call for Proposals
    Value: up to $135k per year 
    Duration: 2-3 years
    Deadline:
    ESRC outline proposal deadline - September 11, 2019

    Stem Cell Network (SCN): Research Funding Programs
    Value:
    maximum $75k for 25 months for Translation and Society Program
    maximum $500k for 25 months for Fueling Biotechnology Partnerships Program
    Duration: 25 months
    Deadline:
    The SCN application deadline is August 8, 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 
    Note: Contact Paulina Karwowska-Desaulniers as soon as possible 
     

    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

    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)

    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


    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

    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

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

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

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

     


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