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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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SAVE THE DATE!

On August 17, 2021, the Lassonde School of Engineering will host the annual Undergraduate Summer Student Research Conference.

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
Canadian Cancer Society
Challenge Grants
Canadian Cancer SocietyUp to $150,000Up to 3 years*Abstract Registration*
To LSE for full review, July 14, 2021

Full Application
To LSE for full review, September 8, 2021
*Abstract Registration*
To Agency, July 28, 2021

Full Application
To Agency, September 22, 2021
International Development Research Centre
Call for proposals: ‘Evidence for Innovation’
IDRCStage 1 grants (up to $100,000); direct-entry grants (up to $500,000) 12 months (stage 1 grants); 36 months (direct entry grants)To LSE for full review July 14, 2021To Agency, July 28, 2021
CIHR Team Grant: Health Cities Implementation Science (HCIS) Team Grants CIHRLetter of Intent
$25,000 to support development of their full application

Full Application
Maximum of $500,000/year
Up to 6 yearsLetter of Intent
To LSE for full review July 28, 2021

To SIRI August 6, 2021
Letter of Intent

To Agency, August 11, 2021
SSHRC Connection Grants SSHRCEvents
$7K – $25K

Outreach Activities
up to $50K
1 yearTo LSE for full review July 20th, 2021To Agency August 3rd, 2021
NSERC Discovery GrantNSERCVariable5 years*Notice of Intent*

Full Application
If intending to apply, email Christina Corre for details on the process
*Notice of intent*
To Agency, August 3, 2021

Full Application
To Agency, November 1, 2021
NFRF Exploration NFRF$125,000 per year (including indirect costs)Up to 2 years*Notice of Intent*
Final deadline to LSE, August 4, 2021

Full Application
To LSE for full review, October 5, 2021
*Notice of Intent*
To Agency, August 10, 2021

Final Application
To Agency, October 19, 2021
International Development Research Centre
Call for proposals in East, West, and Southern Africa: Generating and mobilizing knowledge and innovation for early learning
IDRCCA$700,000-CA$1MUp to 22 monthsTo LSE for full review August 9, 2021To Agency, August 23, 2021
Mitacs and Mental Health Research CanadaWinter 2022 Mental Health InternshipMitacs$15,0006 monthsTo LSE for full review, August 16, 2021To Agency, August 30, 2021
SSHRC Aid to Scholarly JournalsSSHRCUp to $30,000 / year (base grant); Up to $5,000 / year (supplementary funding)Up to 3 yearsTo LSE for full review, August 26, 2021To Agency, September 10, 2021
Sony Research Award ProgramSony Research Award ProgramFaculty Innovation Award – up to $100K USD 

(40% overhead)
1 year, with the possibility of extensionTo LSE for full review, August 31, 202111:59 pm PDT on September 15, 2021  
Sony Research Award ProgramSony Research Award ProgramFocused Research Award – up to $150K USD 

(40% overhead)
1 year, with the possibility of extensionTo LSE for full review, August 31, 202111:59 pm PDT on September 15, 2021  
NSERC Idea to InnovationNSERCVariableVariableTo LSE for full review, September 13, 2021To Agency, September 27, 2021
Ataxia Canada Foundation
Research Grants Program
Ataxia Canada Foundation$15,000 – $50,000Up to 2 yearsTo LSE for full review September 16, 2021To Agency, September 30, 2021
Fullbright Canada Research Chairs ProgramFullbright Canada$25,000 – $50,000 USD4 – 9 months To LSE for full review,, November 1, 2021To Agency, November 15, 2021
Traditional Fulbright Scholar AwardFullbright Canada$12,500 USD4 monthsTo LSE for full review,, November 1, 2021To Agency, November 15, 2021
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Global Call for Ideas – The Future of Being Human
CIFARAfter approval from CIFARNo time limit*Registration*
To Agency, August 17, 2021

Letter of Intent
To LSE for full review, January 12, 2022
*Registration*
To Agency, August 17, 2021

Letter of Intent
To Agency, January 26, 2022
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
NSERC Idea to Innovation NSERCVariableVariableLSE requires a full review, the next application cycle is posted above.To Agency:
January 5, 2021
March 29, 2021
June 28, 2021
September 27, 2021
Mitacs Accelerate


MitacsStarts at $15,000
(Now with a discount for SME partners)
Starts at 4-6 monthsMust submit to LSE for approvalRolling
Mitacs Business Strategy InternshipMitacsUp to $15,000 4 monthsRollingRolling
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