Research Funding Opportunities

University of Northern British Columbia
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Fellowship / research funding

Deadline: July 30, 2019

The New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Exploration stream generates opportunities for Canada to build strength in high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research.

Notice of Intent due: August 7, 2019 at 8:00 pm EasternLetter of Intent due: September 4, 2019 at 8:00 pm Eastern Full Application due: December 10, 2019 at 8:00 pm Eastern

NOI's must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the NOI deadline as RGO's are required to confirm the status of all applicants and approve/submit the NOI. The same process will be required at the LOI and Full Application stages. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval. An Amendment to the original Romeo file can be created at the LOI and Full Application stages using the event form, which is tied to the original Romeo file.

Deadline: August 01, 2019

Support ongoing programs of research with long-term goals.  These grants focus on promoting and maintaining a diversified base of high-quality research capability in the natural sciences and engineering, foster research excellence, and provide a stimulating environment for research training.

Notice of Intent deadline: August 1, 2019 (mandatory)

Full Application deadline: November 1, 2019

Full applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the full application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Deadline: August 01, 2019

Letter of Intent due: August 1, 2019 (mandatory)

Application Deadline: September 30, 2019

Applications must be recieved in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Deadline: August 14, 2019

Support projects designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential for important advances in fundamental or applied health-related knowledge, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. Projects mus have a specific purpose and a defined endpoint.

CIHR Registration Deadline: August 14, 2019 (mandatory)

CIHR Full Application Deadline: September 11, 2019

Full applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the full application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

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Deadline: September 03, 2019

The 6th round of the ORA is based on an agreement among the French National Research Agency (France), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Germany), the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada). The scheme will provide funding for integrated projects by researchers coming from at least three of the four subscribing countries. There is also a special opportunity for co-operation with projects in Japan. Proposals may involve any of the disciplines, thematic areas or approaches eligible for SSHRC funding.

Application Deadline: September 11, 2019, 4:00 pm Greenwich Mean Time (8:00 am Pacific Time)

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Deadline: September 06, 2019

The Rhodes Scholarship, established in 1902, were designed to bring outstanding students from across the world to study at Oxford University in the interests of promoting international understanding and public service. Eleven Canadians are selected each year to join a class of 84 Scholars from across the world.  A Rhodes Scholarship is tenable at the University of Oxford with election to the Scholarship normally for two years depending on the degree program pursued by the scholar.Application Deadline to UNBC: September 6th, 2019, 12:00pm 

Deadline: September 09, 2019

Provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private or not-for-profit sector.

Full application deadline: September 15, 2019

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the full application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Deadline: September 18, 2019

Support the most promising Canadian new scholars in the social sciences and humanities, and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers.

Full application deadline: September 18, 2019

Because these fellowships only provide stipendiary support (no research support) to recent PhD graduates and funds are distributed directly to awardees, there is no need to submit these applications for review and approval by the Office of Research (and no requirement to submit applications through Romeo). If applicants wish to have their applications reviewed by Office of Research staff, they are more than welcome to make this request, however, please allow a minimum of 5 business days to do so.

Deadline: September 23, 2019

Provide support for highly qualified applicants in all areas of health research at the post-PhD degree or post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in health research either in Canada or abroad.

Agency application deadline: October 1, 2019

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo (and ResearchNet). Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Phone: 250-960-5815

Deadline: September 27, 2019

The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada's ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health. Canadian and international students are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier Scholarship, which is valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years.UNBC’s internal deadline: September 27, 2019 (4:30pm)Institutions must forward their selected nominations to the Vanier CGS program by November 6, 2019 (8:00 pm EDT)

Deadline: October 01, 2019

The CGS-MSFSS Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at recognized universities in Canada. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian universities and foreign institutions. The MSFSS covers costs associated with travel, living and other expenses, including accommodation, meals, tuition, insurance and other necessary costs unrelated to research during the research study period abroad. Eligibility Criteria:

  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier (SSHRC);
  • Vanier CGS (if eligible);

For complete eligibility criteria and program details, please review the Agency websites below. Applications will vary depending on agency:    Agency deadlines are June 10 th and October 10 th annually.

Deadline: October 01, 2019

Open to  masters, doctoral and undergraduate students (In their 3rd or 4th year).  To provide funding for student led research projects. The RPA provides up to $5,000 in funding for a research project that must be spent during the fiscal year (April to March).  Application form and award guidelines can be found on the Office of Research website under Internal Funding Opportunities. Contact:

Deadline: October 18, 2019

The Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (CGS D) program is a federal program of scholarships awarded through national competitions by the granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).In addition to the CGS D, each agency has its own doctoral awards. Refer to the appropriate literature for CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC for further details. Meritorious CGS D applicants may also be eligible for agency-specific doctoral awards. Applicants complete and submit one application to be considered for both a CGS D scholarship and an agency doctoral award. CGS D scholarships are offered to top-ranked eligible applicants.Applications through the appropriate agency portal: 

Deadline: November 15, 2019

Fulbright Canada Research Chairs are intended for Canadian citizens who are exceptional scholars and/or experienced professionals who wish to conduct research an/or lecture in the United States. Please visit the Fulbright Canada Research Chair Program website (via the link below) to view available Research Chair opportunities.

Application deadline: November 15, 2019

Award values range from US$25,000 to US$50,000 for 4 to 9 month periods.  Awards typically begin in either September 2020 or January 2021.

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Agency application deadline: December 1, 2019

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the full application deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enought time for Chair and Dean approval.

Deadline: December 01, 2019

The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.

The CGS M Program provides financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in eligible master’s or, in some cases, doctoral programs in Canada. This support allows these scholars to fully concentrate on their studies in their chosen fields.

Depending on the research subject matter, students will apply under the following awards: 

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate ScholarshipsNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) – Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate ScholarshipsSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) – Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships 

Deadline: January 01, 2020

Put your talent to work with an organization that needs it and apply your skills in a non-academic environment. Accelerate grants are open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Agency application deadline: continuous intake. Allow six to eight weeks for peer review.

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval

Deadline: January 01, 2020

The Mitacs Globalink Research Award provides $6,000 for senior undergraduate and graduate students in Canada to conduct 12–24-week research projects at universities overseas.

Agency application deadline: continuous intake.

Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of submission to the agency for review and signature.

Deadline: January 01, 2020

Support research that is co-led by community members and researchers to learn more about the root causes of pressing issues impacting the health of communities.

Agency application deadline: continuous intake

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Deadline: January 01, 2020

Support projects that take action to address the root causes of pressing social, environmental or cultural issues by influencing the behaviours of populations, organizations, and institutions.

Agency application deadline: Continuous Intake

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of the agency deadline. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean approval.

Deadline: January 01, 2020

Encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. These grants support research projects led by strong, complementary, collaborative teams that will generate new knowledge and accelerate the application of research results to create benefits for Canada.

Alliance will be launched in a phased approach. As of May 21, 2019, Option 1 will be open for applications requesting $150,000 or more annually from NSERC.

Application deadline: Continuous Intake. Allow 4-16 weeks for the review process (depending on the size of the project).

Applications must be received in the Office of Research a minimum of 5 business days in advance of submission to the funding agency. Applications must be submitted to the Office of Research via Romeo. Please allow enough time for Chair and Dean Approval.

Deadline: March 02, 2020

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) are meant to stimulate your interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields. The award provides funding for a 16 week research position with $4500.00 from NSERC and the University (supervisors) supplementing the amount of the award by at least 25% (or to meet minimum wage). Travel allowances may also be granted.

Eligibility Criteria can be found on the funding description link below. 

Application​s

Applicants must submit the NSERC application through the NSERC portal by the deadline.  Applicants, in addition to completing the NSERC application requirements, must also submit a one-page project summary and a letter of reference to the Office of Graduate Programs by the application deadline.  The project summary and the reference letter will accompany the NSERC application materials in the adjudication process.

On the NSERC website:

1.     Complete Form 202 Part I, which includes uploading official transcripts (from all post-secondary institutions attended).   Please note: Students must upload their own official transcripts to their application using NSERC's Online Services.  A legend is only required if transcripts are from outside of UNBC.  Students  must retain hard copies of all official transcripts in case NSERC requests to see them at any time in the application process.  NSERC USRA applications must be prepared using the  NSERC Online Services by selecting Login to the System or Register as a New User.

2.     Once Form 202 Part I is completed, you must provide your reference number to your proposed supervisor to enable him or her to complete Part II.  Please ensure you leave enough time for your proposed supervisor to complete Form 202 Part II.

Submit to UNBC:​​

3.     UNBC requires students to submit (by the March 2nd application deadline) a one-page project summary (written by the student) and a letter of reference (from the project supervisor or other faculty member).  These can be submitted as harcopies to the Office of Graduate Programs or electronically to grad-scholarships@unbc.ca.

Evaluation Criteri​a

  • Academic Excellence (50%)
  • Written Communication Skills (10%)

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