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FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES

NSERC Discovery Horizons

Discovery Horizons
Value: $50K – $100K per year
Duration: up to 5 years
Objectives: support Discovery research projects that would significantly benefit from being assessed by a tri-agency interdisciplinary peer review committee
Eligibility: Team or individual; individuals are only allowed to hold or apply for one Discovery Horizons grant (as either applicant or co-applicant)
Deadlines:
LOI: to LSE – June 10 | to ORS – June 14 | to agency – June 16
Full application, by invitation only: to agency – October 18 (internal deadlines tbd)

Tri-Agency NFRF Exploration 2022

NFRF Exploration 2022
Value: 
up to $100,000 per year
Duration: 
up to 2 years
Eligibility: 
individuals can participate in only one application of the NFRF Exploration grants stream at a time, either as NPI, co-PI or co-applicant.
Objective: 
high risk, high reward, interdisciplinary
Deadlines:
NOI: to LSE – June 22 | to ORS – June 24 | to agency – June 28
Full application: to LSE – September 7 | to ORS – September 9 | to agency – September 13

Mitacs Elevate postdoctoral fellowship

Mitacs Elevate – postdoctoral fellowship
Value: $60,000 pear year or $80,000 per year in key priority sectors (agriculture and food, AI, biomanufacturing, clean technology, entertainment and media, quantum science or social innovation )
Duration: 2 years
Deadlines:
LOI: to agency – June 10
Full application: to LSE – June 29 | to ORS – July 4 | to agency – July 6

  • If you are interested in applying to this competition, please contact Rachel Sung, Mitacs Business Development Specialist at sungr@yorku.ca
  • Post-docs should contact Kim McIntyre, Post-doctoral Services Coordinator, at kimmcint@yorku.ca or extension 22993, once they have approval from Mitacs to submit an application. 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Events and Workshops

Event DetailsLinksDescription
June 3, 2:30 – 3 pmMeeting link | Meeting ID981 0573 3318  | Passcode: 625959Lassonde Research Celebration 2022
June 3, 1pm – 3pmMeeting link | Code: 2429 432 5407 Password: acAmWJ8nC77Information sessions for all NSERC Alliance Quantum opportunities
June 14, 5 pmRSVP linkInfo Session: Lab2Market NSERC I2I Market Assessment Grant

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 LSE Deadline Final Agency Deadline
New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Exploration 2022Tri-CouncilUp to $100,000 per yearup to 2 yearsJune 22NOI: June 28

Full app: September 13
Dorothy Killam Research FellowshipNational Killam Program, NRCteaching and admin release2 yearsJune 8June 15
Discovery HorizonsNSERCUp to 5 yearsUp to 5 yearsJune 10LOI: June 16

invited full applications: October 18
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship$50,000-$100,000 per year2 yearsFGS – LOI: July 13 Invited full application: September 14
Mitacs Globalink Research InternshipMitacsflight & accommodation for international UG student visitor12 weeksnaJune 8 (register a project)
Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral FelloswhipMitacsUp to $80,000 per year (sector-dependent)2 yearsLOI: June 10

full app: June 29
LOI: June 10

full app: July 6
Living Planet PDF FellowshipEuropean Space AgencyUp to 110,000 Euro plus match from host of 30% of cost2 yearsnotify LSE asap – statements and signatures requiredJune 15
Arctic and Northern Challenge ProgramNRC$50,000 to $150,000 per yearUp to 3 yearsLOI: June 13
full app: Oct 17
LOI: June 17
full app: Oct 21
Homegrown Innovation Challenge – Shepherd PhaseWeston Family FoundationUp to $1 MUp to 18 monthsSIRI: JuneDecember 20
Open Call for Integrated Discovery ProgramsOntario Brain InstituteUp to $15 MUp to 5 yearsSIRI: JuneSeptember 15
Tri-agency CRCP: Robins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in EquityTri-Council CRCPUp to $100,000 plus $100,000 match from VPRI1 yearVPRI: June 6July 29
Canadian Frailty Network: Springboard Grants Program –  Early Career Researcher CompetitionCanadian Frailty NetworkUp to $100,00018 months July 18
Lab2Market programLab2MarketTotal $20,0004 monthsJune 21June 27
New Ideas to Advance Knowledge in NeurodevelopmentAzrieli FoundationUp to $50,000 per year1-2 yearsJuly 25July 29
Breakthrough Team Grants: Transforming low Survival CancersCanadian Cancer SocietyUp to $1.5MUp to 5 yearsEOI – June 22
Registration – July 26
October 19
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada – 2022 Research Grant ProgramBrain Tumour Foundationup to $50,000up to 2 yearsJune 13June 17
Gerda Henkel Foundation – Call for Applications on Forced MigrationGerda Henkel FoundationFunding will cover associated costs for personnel, travel, acquiring relevant materials, and/or other necessary expenses.June 9June 15
Women RISEIDRCUp to $1M per team24 monthsAnticipated April and July
NSERC Idea to Innovation (I2I) GrantsNSERCdepends on stagedepends on stageto LSE – 4 business day prior to submission
June 27
and
September 26
NSERC-National Science Foundation – Collaboration on quantum science and artificial intelligenceNSERCUp to $300,0001 to 5 yearsto LSE – 4 business days prior to submissionfollow NSF deadlines

Instructions for Canadian researchers

Instructions for US researchers
Canadian Frailty Network: Springboard Grants Program –  Early Career Researcher CompetitionCanadian Frailty NetworkUp to $100,00018 months July 12July 18
Partnership Engage Grant – Residental Schools Joint InitiativeSSHRCUp to $50K1 yearMay 30June 15
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
Data Access GrantsCANSSI Ontario$5,000NA4 business days before submissionRolling
Special Response Fund for Ukrainian traineesNSERC$20-$45K depending on level1 yearto LSE – 4 business days prior to submissioncontinuous intake until December 22
Alliance International Quantum GrantsNSERCUp to $25 K1 yearTo LSE – 4 business days before submissionRolling
Alliance Quantum GrantsNSERC$50,000 – $300,000 per year1-5 yearsTo LSE – 4 business days before submissionRolling until October 31, 2023
Alliance Consortia Quantum grantsNSERC$500,000-$1,000000
per year
3 to 5 yearsplease contact Paulina Karwowska-Desaulniersrolling until October 21, 2022
NSERC Alliance Collaboration grantNSERCup to $100,000 per year (will match value obtained by international collaborator)Up to 3 yearsTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
NSERC Alliance Catalyst grantNSERC$25,0001 YearTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
Alliance – Option 1NSERC$20,000 – $1,000,0001 – 5 yearsFor applications involving private-sector partner, a National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships’ Risk Assessment form and draft proposal needs to be submitted to LSE two weeks before submission

Application review:
To LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submission
Rolling
Alliance – Option 2NSERC$30,000 – $300,0001 – 5 yearsFor applications involving private-sector partner, a National Security Guidelines for Research Partnerships’ Risk Assessment form and draft proposal needs to be submitted to LSE two weeks before submission

Application review:
To LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submission
Rolling
Mitacs Accelerate


MitacsStarts at $15,000
(Now with a discount for SME partners)
Starts at 4-6 monthsTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
Mitacs Business Strategy InternshipMitacsUp to $15,000 4 monthsTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
Ontario Centre of Innovation
Voucher for Innovation Productivity (VIP)

Ontario Centre of Innovation$20,000 – $150,000 / year6 months – 24 monthsTo LSE – 4 business days before submission; to ORS – 2 business days before submissionRolling
Abbreviations: LSE, Lassonde School of Engineering

Internal Funding Opportunities

 Visit this link to see internal funding opportunities at the bottom of the page.

OpportunitySponsorValueDurationFirst Internal DeadlineAgency Deadline
Junior Faculty FundYUFA$500 – $1,000naJune 30na
Minor Research GrantYUFA$500 – $8,000naJune 30na
Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research ClustersVPRI$150,000 per year3 yearsclosedLSE: July 15
VPRI: July 29
EDI Seed FundingLassonde School of EngineeringVariableVariableMay 1 and November 1N/A
York Indigenous Incentive GrantYork UniversityUp to $3,000VariableRollingN/A
York Incentive GrantYork UniversityUp to $6,000VariableRollingN/A