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.
 
 
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

New Rules About Access to Unspent Funds in NSERC and SSHRC Cost Centres

Lassonde Research Innovation Awards - deadline extended to March 15

Micro-Fabrication Needs - Survey 

Call for Summer 2019 Research at York (RAY) Submissions

Lassonde Research Day - Register by April 1st


NEW OPPORTUNITIES

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

NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship Nominations
Value: $250K
Duration: Two years
Deadlines:
Internal Lassonde deadline - April 8, 2019
Faculties submit internal nominations to VPRI - April 22, 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


PREVIOUS OPPORTUNITIES

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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