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
8 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, 2018E-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
1 SSHRC Connection Grant
Internal Deadline: January 29, 2018
SSHRC
1 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, 2018E-submission Deadline: February 2, 2018 (noon)
 SSHRC
2  Undergraduate Student Research Award I.K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
6 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
1 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
6 CIHR: Spring 2018 Project Grant
Internal Deadline: March 1, 2018
Registration Deadline was February 6, 2018
CIHR

CIHR e-Submission Guidelines 

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
18 France Canada Research Fund – Mobility Funding
Internal Deadline: March 15, 2018
All applicants must notify Deborah Watt of intent to apply by March 12, 2018 (Deborah.Watt@ubc.ca)
 France Canada Culture
 28 SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant
Internal Deadline: March 23, 2018 at 4:00pm
Proposal Review Deadline: March 5, 2018
SSHRC
Apr Program Sponsor
1 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
11  AAAS Fellowship Nomination Deadline AAAS Council
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

 

16 Order of British Columbia Nomination Deadline The Order of B.C. Advisory Council
May Program Sponsor
1 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
 1 Partnerships for Her Voice, Her Choice
Pre-Proposals due May 1, 2018
All interested applicants must contact Deborah.Watt@ubc.ca with the SPARC office
Global Affairs Canada

 

 24 Department of National Defence IDEaS
Internal Deadline: May 17, 2018 at 4:00pm
 Department of National Defence
 30 MSFHR Reach Competition
Internal Deadline: May 25, 2018 at 4:30pm
 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Jun Program Sponsor
1 CFI JELF; NOI Due for October Competition CFI: Applicant submits NOI to ORS. No RPIF required.
7 NSERC – Strategic Partnership Grants
Internal Deadline: May 31, 2018 (if invited – LOI was Feb.)
Final Portal Deadline: June 6, 2018
NSERC
7 E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships
Internal Selection Deadline: March 28, 2018
NSERC
15 CFI JELF Competition – if selected
Internal Deadline: June 12, 2018
*NOI Deadline was February 6, 2018
Canada Foundation for Innovation
15 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants
Internal Deadline: June 12, 2018
Proposal Review Deadline: May 22, 2018
 SSHRC
15 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program – NOI Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program
Jul Program Sponsor
3 NSERC: Idea to Innovation Grants
Internal Deadline: June 27, 2018
NSERC
Aug Program Sponsor and Info
1 2018 Banting Post-Doctoral Fellowship UBC Deadline
Internal UBCO Deadline: July 30, 2018
Internal Review Deadline: July 3, 2018
Banting Post-Doctoral Fellowships Program
1 Spencer Foundation – Small Research Grants
Internal Deadline: July 27, 2018
Spencer Foundation
1 SSHRC Connection Grants
Internal Deadline: July 27, 2018
Proposal Review Deadline: July 10, 2018
SSHRC
1 NSERC: Discovery Grants Program NOI
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018
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
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.
Sep Program Sponsor and Info
1 Hampton Fund Programs Full Details & Application Online Hampton Fund
15 Killam Faculty Research Fellowship UBC Faculty Awards Committee
17 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants
Internal Deadline: September 12, 2018
Proposal Review Deadline: August 21, 2018
SSHRC
 19  2018 Banting Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Internal Deadline: September 17, 2018
*Only open to applicants selected through the UBC internal process
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Program
22 NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE)
**LOI was due May 1, 2018**
Internal Deadline: September 19, 2018
NSERC
24 NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants
Internal Deadline: September 19, 2018
NSERC
 29  CIHR Doctoral Research Award (UBC Okanagan internal deadline)  CIHR
30 NSERC: Chairs in Design Engineering
**Prelim. Application was due April 15, 2018**
Internal Deadline: September 26, 2018, 2017
NSERC
Oct Program Sponsor and Info
1 Killam Faculty Research Prizes Killam
2 Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Research Grant UBCO Internal Research Grant Program
 3  SSHRC Connection Grants Hampton Co-Funding Program SSHRC
 3 CIHR Doctoral Research Award
Internal deadline: September 29, 2017
 CIHR
 6  Canada France Research Fund  (Notice of Intent due at noon) Canada France Research Fund
 13 Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship                                Letter of Intent  Killam
 15 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships
Internal Deadline: October 10, 2018
 NSERC
15  CFI JELF (Oct Competition- Full Application)
Internal Deadline: October 10, 2018
 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 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.
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
1 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
Proposal Review Deadline: October 16, 2018
SSHRC
1 SSHRC Partnership Grants
Internal Deadline: October 27, 2016
SSHRC
1 CHIR Fellowship Awards Sponsor Application   CHIR
1 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.
30 SSHRC Partnership Development Grant
Internal 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
MSFHR
13 Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize
Internal UBCO Deadline: December 1, 2017
 17 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants 
Internal Deadline: December 12, 2018
Proposal Review Deadline: November 20, 2018
 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