External Funding

External Funding

External Grants

Professors can apply for grants to a large number of organizations outside the university. The most important ones are the following:

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT)
Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS)
Fonds de recherche du Québec- Société et culture (FRQSC)


Main External Program Deadlines*

Canada Foundation for Innovation

John R. Evans Leaders Fund
Full Application*: October 15, 2019/ February 15, 2020/ June 15, 2020

Canada Research Chairs

Nominations
Full Applications: October 21, 2019/ April 20, 2020

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et Technologies

Research Support for New Academics
Full Application: September 18, 2019

Team research projects
Full Application: September 11, 2019

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé

Research Scholars – Junior 1, Junior 2, Senior

Letter of Intent: August 22, 2019
Full Application: October 1, 2019

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et Culture

Research Support for New Academics
Notice of Intent: August 1, 2019
Full Application: September 26, 2019

Research Team Support Program
Notice of Intent: August 22, 2019
Full Application: October 17, 2019

Audace
Letter of Intent: September 18, 2019
Full Application: December 11, 2019

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

Discovery Grants
Letter of Intent: August 1, 2019
Full Application: November 1, 2019

Subatomic Physics Discovery Grants
Letter of Intent: August 1, 2019
Full Application: November 1, 2019

Research Tools and Instruments Grants
Full Application: October 25, 2019

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Knowledge Synthesis Grant
Full application: July 10, 2019

Connection Grants
Full Application*: August 1, 2019/ November 1, 2019/ February 1, 2020/ May 1, 2020

Insight Development Grants
Full Application: February 2, 2020

Insight Grants
Full Application: October 15, 2019

Partnership Engage Grants
Full Application*: September 15, 2019/ December 15, 2020/ March 15, 2020

 

* Or the following business day should the deadline fall on a weekend or holiday.