Funding Deadlines

The following list of funding opportunities has been compiled by the Office of Research Services and the Office of the Vice President Research. This list is updated as often as possible; however, funding deadlines may be changed at any time by the funding agency. Please ensure that you visit the funding agency's site to confirm deadline dates and award availability.

Jan Program Sponsor/Notes
NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants
Internal Deadline: January 3, 2018
NSERC
8 CFI JELF Internal Selection Due Date
CFI 
12  SSHRC Insight Development Grant Support
Internal Deadline for Proposal Submission for full criteria review 
SSHRC 
19

MSFHR 2018 Health Professional Investigator Program
Internal Deadline: January 16, 2018
LOI was due November 3, 2017

MSFHR
19 CCFC Grants in Aid of Research
Internal Deadline: January 16, 2018
Crohn's and Colitis Canada
23

SGBA Health Policy-Research Partnerships
Internal Deadline: January 18, 2018 

CIHR
24  SSHRC Insight Development Grant Support
Internal Deadline for Proposal Submission for Final Module Review 
 SSHRC
26  NSERC - Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects - LOI
Internal Deadline for RPIF and LOI materials to ORS.
 NSERC/Deadline is 4 pm. Please note that your department may have due dates prior to this in order to have the RPIF signed for this date.
30 International Undergraduate Student Research Award
For internal deadlines, please contact your faculty
UBCO International Student Initiative
30 SSHRC: Insight Development Grant
Internal Deadline: January 30, 2018

E-submission Deadline: February 2, 2018 (noon) 

 SSHRC
 31

NSERC - Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects - LOI
Deadline to submit materials online and notify ORS.

 NSERC/ Full finalized LOI and all materials must be uploaded to portal, and ORS must be notified of completion. 
Feb Program Sponsor and Info
SSHRC Connection Grant
Internal Deadline: January 29, 2018
SSHRC
Spencer Foundation - Small Research Grants
Internal Deadline: January 29, 2018
Spencer Foundation
1 NSERC - Strategic Partnership Grants for Projects - LOI
Full application due June 7, 2018 (if invited)
NSERC Deadline
1 Community-University Engagement Support (CUES) Fund
Internal Deadline: January 29, 2018
UBC Community Engagement
 2

MSFHR Scholar Program
Full application due at 4:30 PT

MSFHR
2

SSHRC: Insight Development Grant
Internal Deadline: January 30, 2018

E-submission Deadline: February 2, 2018 (noon) 

 SSHRC
2  Undergraduate Student Research Award
I.K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

CFI JELF Competition - LOI
Full Application due June 15, 2018 (if invited)
All applicants must contact Rick Federley

Canada Foundation for Innovation
15  CFI JELF Deadline (February Competition)
All applicants must contact Rick Federley
CFI: Applicant submits proposal to CFI after approval from IPO
15  Transformational Research: Canada 2018 - LOI
Internal Deadline: February 9, 2018
Full applications due early July 2018
Weston Brain Institute
15 Invited International Distinguished Visitor Fund
UBCO Internal Research Grant Program
15

SSHRC Partnership Grants Stage 1
Internal Deadline: February 9, 2018

SSHRC
15

Jacobs Research Funds
Internal Deadline: February 9, 2018

Jacobs Research Funds
23 IHSPR Article of the Year Award 2018
Nomination Deadline: February 23, 2018
CIHR
23 City of Kelowna 2018 Community Grants
Internal Deadline: February 20, 2018
City of Kelowna
23 IHSPR Rising Star Award 2018
Internal Deadline: February 20, 2018
CIHR
Mar Program Sponsor
1 Brockhouse Canada Prize - Call for Nominations
Nomination Deadline: March 1, 2018
NSERC
1 John C. Polanyi Award - Call for Nominations
Nomination Deadline: March 1, 2018
NSERC
1 Herzberg Medal - Call for Nominations
Nomination Deadline: March 1, 2018
NSERC
Cystic  Fibrosis Canada - 2018 Summer Studentship
Internal Deadline: February 24, 2018
Cystic Fibrosis Canada
2 Order of British Columbia - Call for Nominations
Nomination Deadline: March 2, 2018
The Order of BC Advisory Council
CIHR: Spring 2018 Project Grant
Internal Deadline: March 1, 2018
Registration Deadline was February 6, 2018
CIHR 
9 Fellowship - The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Nomination Deadline: March 9, 2018
The Council of Canadian Academies
 15 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant     
Internal Deadline: March 12, 2018 at 4:00pm
Proposal Review Deadline: February 26, 2018                                    
 SSHRC
 28

SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant 
Internal Deadline: March 23, 2018 at 4:00pm 
Proposal Review Deadline: March 5, 2018

SSHRC
Apr Program Sponsor
NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for Networks - Preliminary Applications
Internal Deadline: March 27, 2018
NSERC
3 NSERC: Idea to Innovation Grant
Internal Deadline: March 27, 2018
NSERC
4 CIHR: Health System Impact Fellowship 2018 
Internal Deadline: March 28, 2018
CIHR 
10 NSERC: Chairs in Design Engineering (Prelim. Application)
Internal Deadline: April 7, 2018
Full Application: August 28, 2018 (by invitation only)
NSERC
10  MSFHR: 2018 Research Trainee Competition
LOI due March 1, 2018 at 4:30pm
Internal Deadline: April 7, 2018 
MSFHR 
15 Lashley & Mary Haggman Memory Research Award
UBCO Internal Research Grant Program
16  MSFHR: Implementation Science Team Program LOI
Internal Deadline: April 12, 2018
Development Grant Start Date: July 1, 2018
Project Grant Full Application due mid-January 2019

MSFHR 

 

18 RSEDIC Seed Grant Regional Socio-Economic Development Institute of Canada
May Program Sponsor
Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants
Internal Deadline: April 26, 2018 at 4:00pm
Spencer
1

SSHRC Connection Grant
Internal Deadline: April 26, 2018 at 4:00pm
Proposal Review Deadline: April 10, 2018

 SSHRC
1 NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE)
Internal Selection Deadline (mandatory): March 13, 2018
LOI Deadline: May 1, 2018
Internal ORS signature deadline for LOI: April 26, 2018
Application Deadline: September 22, 2018
NSERC
Jun Program Sponsor
1 CFI JELF; NOI Due for October Competition CFI: Applicant submits NOI to ORS. No RPIF required.

NSERC - Strategic Partnership Grants
Internal Deadline: May 31, 2018 (if invited - LOI was Feb.)
Final Portal Deadline: June 6, 2018

NSERC
15  CFI JELF Competition - if selected
Internal Deadline: June 12, 2018
*NOI Deadline was February 6, 2018
Canada Foundation for Innovation
28 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program - LOI
See timeline for all key dates for this competition
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program
Jul Program Sponsor
4 NSERC: Idea to Innovation Grants
Internal Deadline: June 28, 2017
NSERC
 10  SSHRC Connection Grant                                                       Proposal Review Deadline  SSHRC
14 Equipment Replacement, Repair, or Purchase (NSERC)
Deadline: 4:00pm July 14, 2017 
UBCO Internal Funding Opportunity
 27  SSHRC Connection Grant                                                       UBC Okanagan Internal Deadline SSHRC 
Aug Program Sponsor and Info
1 Spencer Foundation - Small Research Grants
Internal Deadline: July 27, 2017
Spencer Foundation
SSHRC Connection Grants
Internal Deadline: July 27, 2018
SSHRC
1

NSERC: Discovery Grants Program NOI
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

NSERC: Applicants submit NOI directly to NSERC via Research Portal, no internal signatures or RPIF required for NOI submission. Due to NSERC by 8:00 pm Eastern Time
15 Conference / Workshop Grant
UBCO Internal Research Grant Program

15

Graduate / Undergraduate Student Travel Grants

UBCO Internal Research Grant Program
 21  SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant                                          Proposal Review Deadline  SSHRC
22 Discovery Grant Proposal Workshop ORS: To Register or for further info please email Richard Federley
25 CFI JELF: Internal Selection Deadline for October Competition CFI: Applicants submit both complete JELF and BCKDF proposals directly to ORS. No RPIF required. Due by 4:00 pm PT.
26 NSERC: Chairs in Design Engineering
**Prelim. Application was due April 8, 2017**
Internal Deadline: August 23, 2017
NSERC
Sep Program Sponsor and Info
1 Hampton Fund Programs Full Details & Application Online Hampton Fund
 4  SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants Proposal Review  SSHRC
12

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants                                   UBC Okanagan Internal 

 

SSHRC

17

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant                                          SSHRC Application Deadline

SSHRC
15 

Killam Faculty Research Fellowship  

UBC Faculty Awards Committee
18

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships UBC Okanagan Proposal Review

SSHRC
 20

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships Sponsor Application Deadline

 

SSHRC

22 NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE)
**LOI was due May 1, 2017**
Internal ORS signature deadline: September 19, 2017
NSERC
 25  SSHRC Insight Grants (Research Facilitator Feedback Deadline). Send final version of the summary, budget, and budget justification to pierre.rondier@ubc.ca for feedback.  SSHRC
 29  CIHR Doctoral Research Award (UBC Okanagan internal deadline)   CIHR
Oct Program Sponsor and Info
Killam Faculty Research Prizes Killam
2 Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Research Grant
UBCO Internal Research Grant Program
 2 SSHRC Insight Grants (Research Facilitator Feedback Deadline). Send full application to pierre.rondier@ubc.ca for feedback.  SSHRC
2 NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants
Internal Deadline: September 27, 2017
NSERC

 3  SSHRC Connection Grants Hampton Co-Funding Program
SSHRC
 3

CIHR Doctoral Research Award (Sponsor deadline)

Internal deadline: September 29, 2017

 CIHR
 4  SSHRC Insight Grants  UBC Okanagan Final Review SSHRC
 6  Canada France Research Fund  (Notice of Intent due at noon) Canada France Research Fund
 11  SSHRC Insight Grants UBC Okanagan Internal deadline. (See SSHRC Insight Grant eSubmission Procedures)  SSHRC
12  CFI JELF (Oct Competition): Institutional Signatures Due
(for those selected to apply)
CFI: Signed RPIF and CFI-JELF grant due to ORS by 4:00 pm PT.
12  NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships                                       UBC Okanagan Proposal Review  NSERC
 13 Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship                                Letter of Intent   Killam
 15 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships                                             Sponsor Application   NSERC
15  CFI JELF (Oct Competition): CFI Deadline
(for those selected to apply)
 CFI: Applicant submits proposal to CFI after approval from IPO
15

Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research

UBC Faculty Awards Committee
15

Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize    

UBC Faculty Awards Committee
 16 SSHRC Connections Grants UBC Okanagan Proposal Review  SSHRC
 16  SSHRC Insight Grants 

 (online application system remains open until 5:00 pm PDT)

 SSHRC
18 NSERC RTI Internal Submission Deadline NSERC: Signed RPIF and RTI grant due to ORS office (FIP 336) by 4:00 pm PT. You may continue to make minor revisions following this deadline.
23 NSERC RTI Final Application Deadline NSERC: Applicants submit finalized application to NSERC via Research Portal, AND notifies ORS. Notification to ORS due by 4:00 pm PT.
25 NSERC RTI
Internal Deadline: October 18, 2017
 NSERC: ORS submits final application to NSERC.
25 Discovery Grants Internal Submission Deadline NSERC: Signed RPIF and Discovery grant due to ORS office (FIP 336) by 4:00 pm PT. You may continue to make minor revisions following this deadline.
29

SSHRC Connection Grants Internal Submission

 SSHRC
27 CIHR Fellowship  Awards UBC Okanagan Proposal Review  CHIR
30  Discovery Grants Final Application Deadline  NSERC: Applicants submit finalized application to NSERC via Research Portal, AND notifies ORS. Notification to ORS due by 4:00 pm PT.
Nov Program Sponsor and Info
NSERC Discovery Grant
Internal Deadline: October 25, 2017
NSERC: ORS submits final DG application to NSERC
1

SSHRC Connection Grant
Internal Deadline: October 29, 2018

SSHRC
1 SSHRC Partnership Grants
Internal Deadline: October 27, 2016
SSHRC
1 CHIR Fellowship Awards Sponsor Application 
 CHIR
Spencer Foundation - Small Research Grants
Internal Deadline: October 27, 2017
Spencer Foundation
7 Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship                                UBC Okanagan Full Application (LOI due October 13, 2017)  Killam 
 8  Canada France Research Fund Final Deadline (due by noon). NOI due October 6, 2017.  Canada France Research Fund 
15 CFI JELF (Oct Competition): BCKDF application due
(for those selected to apply)
IPO submits BCKDF application.
 20  SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant                                          Proposal Review Deadline SSHRC
 27

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant UBC Okanagan Internal Submission

 SSHRC
30

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant SSHRC Application Deadline (Internal UBCO Deadline: November 27, 2017) 

  SSHRC

Dec Program Sponsor
 1  Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize

Internal UBCO Deadline 12:00 (noon)

 
 1

Michael Smith Foundation Scholar Program (Letter of Intent)

Full application February 2, 2018

MSFGR
 4

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants Research Facilitator 
Proposal Review Deadline.

Send full proposal to pierre.rondier@ubc.ca for feedback. Please allow 5 business days to receive your feedback. 

 SSHRC
12 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants                                 UBC Okanagan Internal Deadline 4:00 pm  SSHRC
13

Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize
Internal UBCO Deadline: December 1, 2017


 17

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants  due 4:30 pm                  (Internal UBCO Deadline: December 12, 2017) 

 SSHRC

Open Program Sponsor
Open

NSERC: Engage Grants
*Two (2) business days are required to obtain required Institutional Signatures*

NSERC
Open

Mitacs: Accelerate Development Internship Proposals
*Two (2) business days are required to obtain required Institutional Signatures*

Mitacs

SSHRC

Last reviewed shim2/15/2018 4:13:03 PM