Funding Opportunities

The funding opportunities and deadlines listed below are those frequently accessed by UBCO researchers. This collection of major opportunities is provided as a service to our research community and is updated quarterly. Students should check with their faculty or College of Graduate Studies for scholarship and fellowship information. If there’s an opportunity you don’t see here that you feel should be listed, please let us know!

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Aspire Progam

Rolling UBC Internal Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Canada Research Chairs (October)

October 18, 2022 Canada Research Program (CRCP) External Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP)

Internal Deadline: December 9, 2022 at 12:00 PM

December 16, 2022 Department of National Defence External Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (February)

Internal Deadline: February 9, 2023 12:00 PM

NOI Deadline: October 5, 2022 12:00 PM

February 15, 2023 CFI External Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund (June)

Internal Deadline: June 12, 2023 12:00 PM

NOI Deadline: January 24, 2023 12:00 PM

June 15, 2023 Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) External Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

CIHR Catalyst Grant: Healthy Youth

Internal Deadline: October 22, 2022 at 9:00am

November 15, 2022 CIHR External Health

CIHR Operating Grant: Canadian Post COVID-19 Condition Research Network

Internal Deadline: November 18, 2022 12:00 pm

LOI Deadline: November 2, 2022 12:00 PM

November 23, 2022 CIHR External Health

CIHR Operating Grant: Evaluation of Harm Reduction Approaches to Address the Opioid Crisis in the Context of COVID-19

Internal Deadline: November 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm

November 12, 2021 CIHR External Health

CIHR Project Grant (Spring)

Internal Deadline: February 28, 2023 12:00 PM

NOI Deadline: February 8, 2023 5:00 PM

March 8, 2023 CIHR External Health

City of Kelowna and UBCO Partnership Fund

Internal Deadline: n/a

LOI Deadline: July 4, 2022 2:24 PM

August 22, 2022 UBC Internal Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Collaborative Research Mobility Awards (August)

August 5, 2022 UBC Internal Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Collaborative Research Mobility Awards (February)

February 7, 2022 UBC Internal Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Collaborative Research Mobility Awards (May)

May 5, 2022 UBC Internal Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Collaborative Research Mobility Awards (November)

November 5, 2022 UBC Internal Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Critical Research Equipment & Tools (CRET) Program

January 17, 2023 UBC Internal Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Eminence Program

NOI Deadline: August 10, 2022 4:00 PM

September 16, 2022 UBC Internal Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Hampton New Faculty Grant

September 1, 2023 UBC Internal Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Health Research BC Scholar Program

Internal Deadline: January 20th, 2023 12:00 pm

LOI Deadline: December 5, 2022 4:30 PM

January 30, 2023 Health Research BC External Health

Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)

Internal Deadline: December 13, 2022

December 20, 2022 Department of National Defence External Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Killam Accelerator Research Fellowship

NOI Deadline: September 15, 2022 2:38 PM

November 15, 2022 Killam Other Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration

Internal Deadline: October 12, 2021 at Noon

NOI Deadline: August 10, 2021 5:00 PM

October 19, 2021 NFRF External Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

NSERC Alliance

Internal Deadline: Please ensure a minimum of 2 working days for administrative review.

Rolling NSERC External Natural Sciences
Engineering

NSERC Discovery Grant

Internal Deadline: October 25, 2022 12:00 PM

NOI Deadline: August 2, 2022 5:00 PM

November 1, 2022 NSERC External Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments

Internal Deadline: October 18, 2022 12:00 PM

October 24, 2022 NSERC External Natural Sciences
Engineering

PacifiCAN RIE

Rolling PacifiCAN External Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

Principal’s Research Chairs Program

June 1, 2021 UBC Internal Natural Sciences
Engineering
Health
Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Bridge Funding Programs

Rolling UBC Internal Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Connection Grant (August)

Internal Deadline: July 27, 2023 12:00pm

August 1, 2023 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Connection Grant (February)

Internal Deadline: January 27, 2023 12:00pm

February 1, 2023 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Connection Grant (May)

Internal Deadline: April 26, 2023 12:00pm

May 1, 2023 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Connection Grant (November)

Internal Deadline: October 27, 2022 12:00pm

November 1, 2022 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Explore/ Exchange Project Grant

August 31, 2022 SSHRC Internal Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Internal Deadline: January 30, 2023 12:00pm

February 2, 2023 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Insight Grant

Internal Deadline: September 27, 2023 12:00pm

October 2, 2023 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Partnership Development Grant

Internal Deadline: November 10, 2022 12:00pm

November 15, 2022 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant (December)

Internal Deadline: December 12, 2022 12:00pm

December 15, 2022 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant (June)

Internal Deadline: June 12, 2023 12:00pm

June 15, 2023 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant (March)

Internal Deadline: March 10, 2023 12:00 pm

March 15, 2023 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant (September)

Internal Deadline: September 12, 2023 12:00pm

September 15, 2023 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

SSHRC Partnership Grant

Internal Deadline: February 8, 2023 12:00pm

February 10, 2023 SSHRC External Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

UBC Open Access Fund

Rolling UBC Internal Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

UBC Scholarly Publication Fund

Rolling UBC Internal Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

UBC-Exeter Catalyst Grant

Internal Deadline: June 10, 2022

June 14, 2022 UBC Internal Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

UBC-Exeter Initiator Grant

Internal Deadline: June 10, 2022 12:00 PM

June 14, 2022 UBC Internal Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts

UBC-Exeter Joint Fellowship/Visiting Artist

Internal Deadline: July 28, 2022

NOI Deadline: July 11, 2022 12:00 PM

August 1, 2022 UBC Internal Social Sciences
Humanities
Fine Arts