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Understanding Racism: A Guide for Students, Faculty & Staff

Register for all 4 of the summer 2021 Anti-Racism Workshop Series today.
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Summer student positions have been awarded!

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award and Lassonde Undergraduate Research Awards have been awarded. Students have received notice by email.
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NSERC and Mitacs offer streamlined opportunity

An option is now possible for joint NSERC Alliance and Mitacs Accelerate applications. See details in the link.
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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunities with submission deadlines

An ORS Checklist is needed for all grant applications – The link will take you to a sign-in page. Once signed in, you will be redirected to the correct page, and the checklist will be automatically downloaded.

OpportunitySponsorValueDurationFirst Internal Deadline Final Agency Deadline
The J.M. Kaplan Fund
The J.M.K. Innovation Prize

J.M. Kaplan Fund$175,0003 yearsTo LSE, April 16, 2021To Agency, April 30, 2021
Connection Grants — Joint Initiative for Digital Citizen ResearchSSHRCUp to $50,000 depending on stream1 yearTo LSE, April 19, 2021To Agency, May 1, 2021
Early Researcher Award
*See Email from Research Office with full details on the process
Government of Ontario$150,0005 yearsIntent to LSE, April 23, 2021To Agency, June 1, 2021
Cancer Research Society and the Ovarian Cancer Canada
Strategic Partnership Grant
 
Cancer Research Society, Ovarian Cancer Canada$225,0002 yearsLetter of Intent to LSE,
April 15, 2021

Full Application to LSE, June 18, 2021
Letter of Intent to Agency,
April 29, 2021

Full Application to Agency, July 6, 2021
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Clinical Translation Pathway

Ontario Institute of Cancer ResearchUp to $500,000 depending on stream3 yearsLetter of Intent to LSE,
April 26, 2021

Full Application to LSE, July 28, 2021
Letter of Intent to Agency,
May 10, 2021

Full Application to Agency, August 12, 2021
1907 Research Trailblazer Award
*Requires endorsement from Lassonde. See details to apply here
1907 ResearchUp to $100,000 in costs; Up to $20,000 in prize2 yearsNotice of intent to apply to LSE,
May 1, 2021

SIRI coordinates submission on behalf of York U
Full application to Agency, June 30, 2021
Science Communication Skills grant (pilot)
NSERC$20,0001 yearTo LSE, May 3, 2021To Agency, May 15, 2021
Open Call for Proposals
*Multiple priority areas
Fisheries and Oceans CanadaUp to $300,000Up to 3 yearsTo LSE, May 6, 2021To Agency, May 20, 2021
WSIB 2021 Grants Program
Occupational Asbestos Exposure and Development of GI Cancers
WSIB$150,0001 yearTo LSE, May 14, 2021To Agency, May 31, 2021
Canadian Space Agency
Data and Sample Mining

Canadian Space Agency$70,0001 yearTo LSE, May 21, 2021To Agency, June 4, 2021
Canadian Space Agency
Research Model

Canadian Space Agency$150,0002 yearTo LSE, May 21, 2021To Agency, June 4, 2021
Trans-Atlantic Platform
Recovery, Renewal and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World

SSHRC$200,0002 – 3 yearsLetter of Intent to LSE,
May 31, 2021

Full Application to LSE, June 14, 2021
Letter of Intent to Agency,
June 28, 2021

Full Application to Agency, July 12, 2021
SSHRC 
Partnership Engage Grants

SSHRCUp to $25,0001 yearTo LSE, June 1 2021To Agency, June 15, 2021
Abbreviations: LSE, Lassonde School of Engineering

Opportunities with rolling submission

An ORS Checklist is needed for all grant applications – The link will take you to a sign-in page. Once signed in, you will be redirected to the correct page, and the checklist will be automatically downloaded.

OpportunitySponsorValueDurationFirst Internal Deadline Final Agency Deadline
Alliance – Option 1NSERC$20,000 – $1,000,0001 – 5 yearsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
Alliance – Option 2NSERC$30,000 – $100,0001 – 5 yearsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
Idea to Innovation NSERCVariableVariableTo LSE, June 14, 2021To Agency, June 28, 2021
Mitacs Accelerate


MitacsStarts at $15,000Starts at 4-6 monthsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
Ontario Centre of Innovation
Voucher for Innovation Productivity (VIP)


Ontario Centre of Innovation$20,000 – $150,000 / year6 months – 24 monthsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
Abbreviations: LSE, Lassonde School of Engineering