Funding Deadlines

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 and UBC Okanagan Contact
5 NSERC Idea to Innovation Grants

Internal Deadline: January 4, 2021 at 9:00 am

NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

10 Volvo Environment Prize

Internal Deadline: January 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Volvo Environment Prize Foundation

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

25 2021 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award

Internal Deadline: January 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Banting Research Foundation

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

25 Researcher of the Year

Deadline: January 25, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Notice of Nomination: January 6, 2021

Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

Feb Program Sponsor and UBC Okanagan Contact
1 SSHRC Connection Grant

Internal Deadline: January 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm

**Final proposal must be submitted in the portal by 12:00 pm  on sponsor deadline**

SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

2 SSHRC: Insight Development Grant

Internal Deadline: January 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm

**Final proposal must be submitted in the portal by 12:00 pm on sponsor deadline**

SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

5 NIH Research Project Grant Program (R01) New Applications

Internal Deadline: February 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm

NIH

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

8 MSFHR Scholar Program

Letter of Intent: February 8, 2021, at 4:30 pm

**Full Application Deadline: March 22, 2021**

MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

8 MSFHR Trainee Awards

Letter of Intent: February 8, 2021 at 4:30 at pm

**Full Application Deadline: March 29, 2021**

MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

10 SSHRC Partnership Grants – Stage 1

Internal Deadline: February 5, 2021 at 9:00 am

SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

15 Invited International Distinguished Visitor Fund

February 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

UBCO Internal Research Grant Program

UBC Okanagan Contact: Raina Reddecliff

15 Jacobs Research Funds
Internal Deadline: February 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Jacobs Research Funds

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

16 Critical Research Equipment & Tools Program

February 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation

UBC Okanagan Contact: Christine Humphries

18 Health System Impact (HSI) Fellowship

Internal Deadline: February 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm

CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Levitt

24 NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE)
Mandatory UBC Internal Selection Deadline:  February 24, 2021 at 12:00 pmUBC is permitted to submit six (6) proposals to the NSERC CREATE LOI competition.
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

Mar Program Sponsor
TBD Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship

The primary nominator must be a CAHS Fellow.

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

1 Spencer Foundation – Small Research Grants

Internal Deadline: February 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Spencer Foundation

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

4 2021 CIHR Project Grant 

Registration Deadline: March 4, 2021, at 5:00 pm

 **Full Application Deadline: March 31, 2021**

CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

5 Order of British Columbia – Call for Nominations

Internal Deadline: March 3, 3031 at 12:00 pm

 The Order of BC Advisory Council

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

15 SSHRC Explore/Exchange Pilot Grant

March 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

UBCO VPRI

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

15 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

Internal Deadline: March 11, 2021, 4:00 pm

 SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

18 The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Research Grants
Deadline for the compulsory initiation of a letter of Intent by obtaining a LIXXXX/20222 Reference number. This step is compulsory to initiate a Letter of Intent via the HFSP extranet site*.*Letter of Intent Deadline: March 30, 2021*
Human Frontier Science Program

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

22 MSFHR Scholar Program

Internal Deadline: March 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

**Full application due March 22, 2021 at 4:30 pm**

*Letter of Intent: Monday, February 8, 2021*

MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

30  The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Research Grants.

Internal Deadline: March 26, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Letter of Intent Deadline: March 30, 2021

Full application (by invitation only) in September 2021

Human Frontier Science Program

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

29 NSERC: Idea to Innovation Grant

Internal Deadline: March 25, 2021

NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

29 MSFHR Trainee Awards

Internal Deadline: March 25, 2021

**Letter of Intent: Monday, February 8, 2021**

MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

31 2021 CIHR Project Grant 

Internal Deadline: March 25, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Internal eSubmission Deadline: March 31, 2021 at 12:00 pm

CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

TBD Royal Society of Canada Medals and Awards

If you would like to proceed with a nomination under the institutional member category, please contact research.prizes@ubc.ca before January 29.

RSC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

Apr Program Sponsor
1 2021 CIHR Project Grant 

Internal eSubmission Deadline: March 31, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Full Application Deadline: April 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm

CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

1 Brockhouse Canada Prize – Call for Nominations
Internal Deadline: March 30 , 2021
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

1 John C. Polanyi Award – Call for Nominations
Internal Deadline: March 30 , 2021
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

1 CUFA BC Distinguished Academics Awards

Internal Deadline: March 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm

CUFA

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

1 Herzberg Medal – Call for Nominations
Internal Deadline: March 30 , 2021
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

TBD RSEDIC Seed Grant – Spring 2020 Competition RSEDIC
UBC Okanagan Contact: Mary Butterfield
9 International Prize for Biology

Internal Deadline: April 7, 2021

Japan Society

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

15 Lashley & Mary Haggman Memory Research Award
UBCO Internal Research Grant Program

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

15 Synergy Award for Innovation

Internal Deadline: April 13, 2021

NSERC

BC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

May Program Sponsor
1 SSHRC Connection Grant

Internal Deadline: April 29, 2020 at 4:00pm

SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

1 NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE)

Letter of Intent Deadline: May 1, 2020

Mandatory Internal UBC Selection Deadline:February 24, 2021

NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

TBD PICS Theme Partnership Program

By invitation only, LOI is due February 14, 2020**

Internal Deadline: May 12, 2020

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS)

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

TBD Canada Council for the Arts – Killam Research Fellowships

Internal Deadline: May 10, 2020

Canada Council for the Arts

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

Jun Program Sponsor
5 NIH Research Project Grant Program (R01) New Applications

Internal Deadline: June 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm

NIH

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

15 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants

Internal Deadline: June 11, 2020

 SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

24 NSERC: Idea to Innovation Grant
Internal Deadline: June 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

TBD Canada Council for the Arts – Killam Research Prize Canada Council for the Arts

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

TBD Frontiers of Knowledge Awards BBVA Foundation

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

TBD MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

Jul Program Sponsor
TBD NIH Research Project Grant Program

Internal Deadline: June 31, 2020

NIH

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

TBD  2020 Banting Post-Doctoral Fellowship Competition

UBC Internal Competition Deadline: July 16, 2020 10:00 am

Banting

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

TBD MSFHR 2020 Health Professional Investigator Program
Internal Deadline: July 14, 2020
**LOI deadline was February 10, 2020**
MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

TBD BC Interior Region Seed Grant Health Research Fund for Covid-19 Research IURC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Janice Larson

TBD UBC Faculty Research Awards

Notice of Interest: July 31, 2020

Application Deadline: October 15, 2020

UBC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

Aug Program Sponsor and Info
1 SSHRC Connection Grants
Internal Deadline: July 29, 2020
SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

1 NSERC: Discovery Grants Program NOI
Application Deadline: November 1, 2020
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

4 2020 Eminence Program – Notice of Intent
NOIs must be submitted through the online form by 4:00pm
UBC Okanagan Vice-Principal Research
Questions may be directed to christine.humphries@ubc.ca 
18 2020 New Frontiers in Research Fund – Exploration NOI
e-Submission Deadline: August 17, at 12:00pm*Your electronic NOI should be submitted via the Convergence Portal no later than Monday, August 17 at 2020 at 12:00pm as ORS will need to provide the required online approval.*An RPIF is not required until the full application stage
Government of Canada

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

31 SSHRC Explore/  Exchange Project Grant UBC Okanagan SSHRC Institutional Award

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

Sep Program Sponsor and Info
1 Hampton New Faculty Grant SSHRC/ UBC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

1 Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2020 NOI
Due at 12:00pm (Noon)
Please submit using this form
Killam

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

15 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants
Internal Deadline: September 11, 2020
SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

15 Public Humanities Hub Joint Fellowship Public Humanities Hub

UBC Contact: Public Humanities Hub

15 Public Humanities Impact Award Public Humanities Hub

UBC Contact: Public Humanities Hub

15 NSERC PromoScience
Internal Deadline: September 11, 2020 at 8:30amApplications limited to one per department – please check with your department for internal process
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

16 CIHR Project Grant Fall 2020 Registration Deadline CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

21 2020 Eminence Program – Full Application
Must be submitted via online form by 4:00pmNotice of Intent: August 2020
Office of the Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation

UBC Okanagan Contact: Christine Humphries

24 NSERC: Idea to Innovation Grant
Internal Deadline: September 18, 2020
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

28 MSFHR Convening and Collaborating
Internal Deadline: September 23, 2020
MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

28 MSFHR Reach Competition 
Internal Deadline: September 23, 2020
MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

Oct Program Sponsor and Info
1 SSHRC Insight Grant
Internal Deadline: September 28, 2020 at 12:00pm (Noon)
SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

1 2020 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Internal Competition Deadline: July 16, 2020 at 10:00 am
RPIF deadline: September 29, 2020 at 12:00pm (Noon)

Banting

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

5 NIH Research Project Grant

Internal Deadline: September 28, 2020

NIH

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

15 CIHR Project Grant Fall 2020 Deadline
Internal Deadline: October 13, 2020 at 8:30am
E-Submission Portal Deadline: October 14, 2020 at noon
CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

15 Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2020
UBCO Internal Competition Deadline + Referee Internal Competition Deadline
Full application and letters of reference from referees due at 12:00pm (Noon) to ResearchOffice.UBCO@ubc.ca.
Killam

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

15 Killam Faculty Research Fellowships

NOI was due July 31, 2020

UBC Faculty Awards Committee

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

15 Charles A. McDowell Award for Excellence in Research

NOI was due July 31, 2020

UBC Faculty Awards Committee

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

15 Jacob Biely Faculty Research Prize

NOI was due July 31, 2020

UBC Faculty Awards Committee

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

15 Killam Faculty Research Prizes 

NOI was due July 31, 2020

UBC Faculty Awards Committee

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

17 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowships
Internal Deadline: October 9, 2020
 NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

22 NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE)
**LOI was due Feb 19, 2020**
Internal Deadline: October 19, 2020
E-Submission Portal Deadline: October 21, 2020 at noon
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

20 New Frontiers in Research Fund Exploration 2020
Internal RPIF Deadline: October 16, 2020 at noon
E-Submission Portal Deadline: October 19, 2020 at noon
Government of Canada

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

25 NSERC RTI
Internal Deadline: October 21, 2020 at noon
Final Application must be submitted in the NSERC portal by October 23, 2020 at noon
 NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

27 NSERC Discovery Grant  RPIF Deadline at noon NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

Nov Program Sponsor and Info
1 NSERC Discovery Grant
Internal RPIF Deadline: October 27, 2020 at noon
E-Submission Portal Deadline: October 30, 2020 Noon
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

1 SSHRC Connection Grant
Internal Deadline: October 29, 2020
SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

5 Spencer Foundation – Small Research Grants
Internal Deadline: November 2, 2020
Spencer Foundation

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

12 2020 Killam PDF UBC Okanagan Finalists Deadline 9:00am
**NOI was due September 1, 2020, applicant portion was due October 15, 2020**
Deadline for the relevant Associate Deans of Research and/or UBCO School or Department’s Head to submit their completed Nomination Form for the 4 UBCO finalists to ResearchOffice.UBCO@ubc.ca
Killam

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

 

12 Operating Grant : Evaluation of Harm Reduction Approaches to Address the Opioid Crisis in the Context of COVID-19
Internal Deadline: November 9, 2020 at 9AM
CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

13 2021 France Canada Research Fund

RPIF Deadline: November 10, 2020

UBC will conduct an internal selection process to identify a maximum of 5 proposals for evaluation by the Embassy by December 11, 2020.

FCRF

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

15 SSHRC Partnership Development GrantInternal Deadline: November 13, 2020 SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

16 2020 Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize  Internal Selection Deadline
Due by 12:00pm (noon)
 Killam

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

 

19 Operating Grant : COVID-19 Knowledge Synthesis Network
Internal Deadline: November 16, 2020
*Expression of Interest (by email) due November 5, 2020*
CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

Dec Program Sponsor
1 CIHR Fellowship Award
Internal Signature Deadline: November 25, 2020
e-Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020 at 12:00pm
CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

3 2020 Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize
*Only if selected through internal UBCO competition – UBC Okanagan may submit one application to the Post Doctoral Fellowship Office. The internal competition deadline is November 16, 2020*
Killam

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

5 2020 Researcher of the Year
Deadline for Nominator to submit their nomination to their respective Dean
Full nomination package due to ORS January 29, 2020
Please see the website for full details and additional deadlines
UBCO Vice Principal Research

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

5 2020 Student Researcher of the Year
Deadline for Nominator to submit their nomination to their respective Dean
Full nomination package due to ORS January 29, 2020
Please see the website for full details and additional deadlines
UBCO Vice Principal Research

UBC Okanagan Contact: Danielle Lamb

7 Killam Accelerator Research Fellowships

Nominations must be submitted by the Dean or Dean’s designate. Nominations for faculty members with joint appointments must be submitted by the Dean (or designate) of the primary Faculty.

Killam

UBC Okanagan Contact: Research.Office@ubc.ca

7 MSFHR 2021 Scholar Program LOI
RPIF not required
MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

7 MSFHR 2021 Research Trainee LOI
RPIF not required
MSFHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

8 Indigenous COVID-19 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity
Internal Deadline: December 3, 2020
*Registration Deadline: November 10, 2020*
CIHR

UBC Okanagan Contact: Stacey Leavitt

15 SSHRC Partnership Engage Grants 
Internal Deadline: December 11, 2020
SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

17 SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant: Mobility and Public Transit
Internal Deadline: December 14, 2020
SSHRC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Brianna Wells

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

UBC Okanagan Contact:

Jennifer Tedman-Jones and Candice Loring 

Rolling NSERC Alliance Grants
*Two (2) business days are required to obtain required Institutional Signatures
NSERC

UBC Okanagan Contact: Denise Maines

Rolling Order of Canada Governor General of Canada

UBC Okanagan Contact: Paul van Donkelaar