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
 

NEWLY ADDED FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES THIS WEEK 
 
Summary:The goal of the Early Researcher Awards program is to attract the best and brightest innovators and researchers from around the world, keep home-grown talent here and seize opportunities for global leadership. These goals are key to the Government of Ontario’s Innovation Agenda.
Value: up to $100K
Duration: up to 5 years
Deadline
  • Submission to ORS - July 6, 2017
  • Full application due - Aug  16, 2017
Summary:  provide opportunities for accomplished investigators still early in their careers to study what happens at the points where the systems of humans and potentially infectious agents connect.
Value: up to $500K
Duration: 5 years
Deadline:
  • Submission of pre-proposal to ORS for review – June 30, 2017
  • Submission of pre-proposal to agency – July 14, 2017 4:00pm EDT
  • Submission of full application to ORS for review – November 1, 2017
  • Submission of full application to agency (by invitation only) – November 15, 2017 by 4:00pm, EST
Summary: The award is intended to provide financial support for an outstanding new full-time faculty member who is beginning his/her academic career.
Value: $7.5K
Duration: N/A
Deadline:
  • Complete nomination - Sept 6, 2018 by 4:00 PM
Summary: Reminder to all researchers who are considering applying for a NSERC Discovery Grant
Value: N/A
Duration: N/A
Deadline:
  • Internal Process to be announced
  • Submission of NOI - August 1st, 2017
 
Summary: The program will fund between 15 and 35 non-renewable chairs, each with a term of seven years, and valued at either $350,000 per year or $1 million per year. 
Value: $350k per year or $1M per year
Duration: 7 years
 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES 
 
 
Summary: The development of new and alternative products provides potential to increase the diversification of agriculture.
Value: Up to $200K per project
Duration: Up to 3 years
Deadline:
  • Submission of LOI to ORS – Wednesday, June 14, 2017
  • Submission of LOI to agency – Wednesday, June 28, 2017
  • Submission of full application to ORS – 10 working days prior to agency deadline
  • Submission of full application to agency – Agency will notify applicants of the deadline date

Summary: Expansion of livestock production in Northern Ontario with a particular focus on the Great Clay Belt.
​Value: Up to $200k per project (includes a maximum of 25% indirect cost)
​Duration: Up to 3 years ​
Deadline:
  • Submission of LOI to ORS – Wednesday, June 28, 2017
  • Submission of LOI to agency – Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  • Pre-submission consultation: Thursday, May 25th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Summary: collaborative approach to designing research-based solutions for workforce development challenges.
Value: funding depends on project needs
Duration: 1 year
Deadline:
  • Stage 1 – June 30, 2017
  • Full application due at ORS – July 31, 2017
  • Full application due at agency – Aug 14, 2017
  • Stage 3 – Aug 31, 2017
Value: up to $500k
Duration: up to 2 years
Deadline: 
  • Submission of EOI - June 21, 2017 by 2:00pm ET
  • Submission of full application - August 21, 2017 by 2:00pm ET 
Summary: Nominate York faculty members for the York Research Chairs (YRC) 2017-18 competition
Value: up to $200k
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 $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 $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

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
 
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
Summary: For researchers with a focus in criminal justice system and forensic services, support and residential models for people with exceptional needs, and direct funding.
Value: up to $800k
Duration: up to 2 years
Deadline:
  • Submission to ORS – June 20, 2017
  • Submission to agency – July 5, 2017 by 12:00pm
Summary: Contribute additional validity evidence for Paragon’s tests, and investigate new methods.
Value: Up to $30K
Duration: Up to 1 year
Deadline: 
  • Submission to ORS – June 26, 2017
  • Submission to agency – July 10, 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
 
Summary:  funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research ideas to accelerate the development of safe and effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.
Value: Up to $200K       
Duration: Up to 18 months
Deadline:
  • Submission of LOI to ORS – June 21
  • Submission of LOI to agency – July 5
  • Submission of full proposal to ORS – Oct 5
  • Submission to agency (by invitation-only) – Oct 19
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
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
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