Grants & Fellowship

To see the details of each opportunity, click on each title. For further information on funding calls, please contact Reagan Brown at rbrown@glendon.yorku.ca.
Below you will find grants and fellowships listed under New Funding Opportunities, Grants and Fellowships, and Rolling Deadlines.
 
Downlaod the Updated ORS checklist 2017-2018 here

Funding opportunities

Call for proposals: 2018-2019 Catalyst Grants

The CEC is proud to announce another round of Community Engagement Catalyst Grants to support creative and innovative collaborations between community partners and York University.  Catalyst Grants are intended to provide start-up funding for innovative collaborations between York University and the community.  Any organization or organized resident group in the Black Creek community, or any faculty member or unit of York University is eligible to apply as the lead applicant for a Catalyst Grant.  The CEC can assist in identification of appropriate partners if you have an idea but are unsure of a partner. 

Applications will be accepted until June 15th, 2018 at 11pm.  Please note that projects must be completed by March 31, 2019.

If you’re thinking of applying we’d like to invite you to a Community information session on May 31st  2018,  at 3pm  at York u TD Community Engagement Centre (1 Yorkgate Blvd, suite 232A) . This will be an opportunity to ask questions, met potential York U/ Community partners and hear from this year’s grantees. If you’d like to attend the information session please RSVP at talishar@yorku.ca

For More Information Please contact Talisha Ramsaroop, CEC Community Projects Coordinator at talishar@yorku.ca or phone 416-736-2100 x20318.  We strongly encourage you to discuss your idea prior to submitting a formal application.

Please see the application below to apply

Catalyst Grant Criteria 2018-2019 Final

York University – TD Community Engagement Centre
Yorkgate Mall, 1 York Gate Blvd., Suite 232, North York, ON  M3N 3A1
(416) 736-5980

www.yorku.ca/cec


2018-2019 Banting PDF competition revised LOI requirements 

The 2018-19 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship competition has officially launched. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and research-based growth. Details on this year’s competition, including changes to the program, are available http://banting.fellowships-bourses.gc.ca/en/news-nouv_2018-19.html

New this year is that maximum length of the supervisor’s statement has been reduced to 4 pages (previously 5 pages) and FGS has revised our LOI requirements to reflect this change. The attached revised process memo includes this change, and a link to Banting’s updated eligibility criteria as additional allowable reasons of career interruptions have been added to extend the eligibility window for applicants. 

Information on the Banting PDF process at York is available on the FGS website: http://gradstudies.yorku.ca/postdoctoral-fellows/banting-postdoctoral-fellowship-competition/

 

York’s Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Process Memo 2018-2019 REVISED


CHILD-BRIGHT NETWORK: KT INNOVATION INCUBATOR GRANT COMPETITION

The CHILD-BRIGHT Network recently announced a call for knowledge translation projects for its KT Innovation Incubator Grant competition.  A summary is provided below. 

Objectives
–    To promote and facilitate innovative knowledge translation projects in childhood disability
–    To improve the outcomes for children with brain-based developmental disabilities and their families

Value
$20K

Duration
1 year

Deadlines
Submission to ORS – February 2, 2018
Submission to agency – February 16, 2018

To obtain further information on this funding opportunity, please consult the following link:
https://www.child-bright.ca/kt-innovation-incubator


JOINT CANADA-ISRAEL HEALTH RESEARCH PROGRAM

Objectives
This program seeks to support fundamental research at the cutting-edge of biomedical science.  This call is directed toward basic biomedical sciences in neurobiology, while building capacity and furthering the knowledge-base in low and middle income countries.

Value
Up to $390K/year.  Please visit the link at the bottom of this email for details on how the funds will be divided between the Israeli Principal Applicant’s (PA) institution and the Canadian PA’s institution.

Duration
3 years

Deadlines
Registration due at agency – January 16, 2018
Submission of application to ORS – January 30, 2018
Submission of application to agency – February 13, 2018

For further details on this funding opportunity, please consult the following web site:
https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?prog=2775&view=currentOpps&org=CIHR&type=EXACT&resultCount=25&sort=program&next=1&all=1&masterList=true
 


NSERC CALL FOR PROPOSALS: COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AND TRAINING EXPERIENCE (CREATE) PROGRAM

Value
$1.65M over 6 years

Application Procedure
Phase 1: Letter of Intent – Due May 1, 2018
Phase 2: Full Application (by invitation only) – Due September 24, 2018

York University Internal Selection Process – Internal Notice of Intent

All researchers planning to submit an application to the CREATE program – Phase 1: Letter of Intent  – are required to submit an internal Notice of Intent (iNOI) along with an indication of financial and other resource commitments to the project, by no later than March 13, 2018 to Maheen Hasan, Strategic and Institutional Research Specialist in the Office of Research Services. 

Please note: NSERC CREATE Grants are institutional awards and require substantial support from researchers’ respective Departments, Faculties, and Organized Research Units. We will prioritize proposals with institutional supports to move forward to the funder. 

Applicants must notify their Faculty and VPRI as soon as possible about their intention to apply.  Doing so will both streamline the process of securing Faculty-level support for the partnership and ensure that researchers receive adequate support in application preparation.

An information session on the NSERC CREATE program will be held in early 2018, details to be confirmed later. For more information and to schedule a consultation, please contact Maheen Hasan, Strategic and Institutional Research Specialist, in the Office of Research Services at mhasan@yorku.ca. 

Please see the NSERC website for more details on the CREATE grant. The following changes to the CREATE program will be introduced shortly:


CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY – FLIGHTS AND FIELDWORK FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (FAST 2017)

Objectives
To support Canadian post-secondary institutions research projects that will contribute to the Advancement of space scientific knowledge and the development of technologies while providing with hands-on experience to students and young researchers (post-doctoral fellows or PDFs).

Value
Category A – Up to 3 years
Category B – Up to 3 years
Category C – 2 to 3 years

Required Overhead
10%

Duration
Category A – $400,000
Category B – $200,000
Category C – $100,000

Deadlines
ORS deadline – January 3, 2018
Agency deadline – January 15, 2018

Please contact Michelle Galloro (mgalloro@yorku.ca), the Research Applications Coordinator, to indicate your interest in applying to this opportunity.

For more details on this opportunity, please visit the following link:
http://asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/ao/2017-fast.asp

 


CIFAR AZRIELI GLOBAL SCHOLARS PROGRAM – 2017 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Objectives
This programs provides funding and support to help early career researchers build networks and essential skills to position them as leaders and agents of change within academia and beyond.

Applicants must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and be within the first five years of a full-time academic appointment.

Value
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars receive:
•    $100, 000 CDN in undesignated research support
•    A two-year appointment in a CIFAR research program, a global network of top-tier research leaders
•    Opportunities to network, collaborate and form a community with colleagues from a range of disciplines
•    Mentorship from a senior researcher within a CIFAR research program
•    Specialized leadership and communication skills training, a support to put skills into action

Duration
2 years

Deadlines
Submission to ORS – February 8, 2018
Submission to agency – February 22, 2018

For more information on this funding opportunity and how to apply, please visit the following link:
http://www.cifar.ca/global-scholars/

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ONTARIO GENOMICS: BIOINFORMATICS AND COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY FUNDING COMPETITION-CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Ontario Genomics has launched a Genome Canada funding opportunity for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. It is aimed at supporting research projects that address any aspect of bioinformatics and computational biology (B/CB) as it relates to genomics (and other high throughput ‘omics technologies) across all of Genome Canada’s sectors (i.e. human health, agriculture, aquaculture/fisheries, forestry, energy, mining and environment).

Please see the following Ontario Genomics website for further details on the funding program: http://www.ontariogenomics.ca/funding-opportunities/open-competitions/bioinformatics-and-computational-biology-competition/

 


PFIZER INDEPENDENT GRANTS FOR LEARNING & CHANGE – CALL FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS

Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change recently announced a Call for Grant Applications (CGA) – Anti-Tissue Factor Pathway Inhibitor Approaches in Hemophilia Treatment Supporting Local and Regional Activities.  A summary is provided below.

Objectives
•    To support independent education for hematologists focusing on increasing the awareness and understanding of novel approaches to hemophilia treatment including Anti-Tissue Factor Pathway Inhibitor.
•    To fund proposals that will help hematologists stay abreast of emerging Anti-Tissue Factor Pathway Inhibitor and other non-factor treatment options.

Proposals may include activities such as: Grand Rounds, Local/Regional live meetings, workshops, Mini symposia alongside established conferences, etc.

Value
Up to $25K

Required Overhead
28%

Duration
N/A

Deadlines
Application due at ORS – January 3, 2018; March 30, 2018; June 29, 2018 and October 1, 2018
Application due at agency – January 15, 2018; April 15, 2018; July 15, 2018 and October 15, 2018

For further information on each grant and how to apply, please visit the following link:
http://www.pfizer.com/files/IGLC_CGA17HEM1_AntiTFPI.pdf


IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR NSERC ENGAGE APPLICANTS – DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS TO QUALIFY FOR A 2017-18 AWARD

Objectives
–    intended to give companies that operate from a Canadian base access to the unique knowledge, expertise and capabilities available at Canadian universities and colleges;
–    intended to foster the development of new research partnerships, by supporting short-term research and development projects aimed at addressing a company-specific problem; that is, a problem related to the company’s core competencies or activities.

Value
Up to $25,000

Duration
Up to 6 months

Deadlines
Submission to ORS – January 18, 2018
Submission to agency – Applications are normally submitted at any time, however if applicants would like to receive a result assigned to the current fiscal year (2017-18), you MUST submit your application to NSERC by February 1, 2018. 

Note: Applications that are submitted to NSERC as of February 2nd will automatically fall into the new 2018-19 fiscal year.

For further information on the Engage Grant program, please visit the following web link:
http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Professors-Professeurs/RPP-PP/Engage-Engagement_eng.asp


OPC CONTRIBUTIONS PROGRAM

This year, the OPC is increasing the maximum amount that can be allocated to a single project to $100,000. A maximum of $450,000 is being made available to applicants under the present call.

All proposals must be submitted by January 16, 2018.

For more information see the news release.


THE OFFICE OF THE PRIVACY COMMISSIONER OF CANADA – 2018-19 CONTRIBUTIONS PROGRAM

Objectives are to:

  • Strengthen existing privacy research capacity in academic and not-for-profit sectors;
  • Generate new knowledge and support the development of expertise in selected areas of privacy and data protection;
  • Increase awareness and understanding among individuals and organizations across Canada of their privacy rights and obligations; and,
  • Promote uptake and application of research results by relevant stakeholders,

Value 
Up to $100K

Required Overhead
15%

Duration 
One year

Deadlines
Submission to ORS – January 3, 2018
Submission to agency – January 16, 2018, by 11:59 PM

For further details on this program, please consult the following links:
https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/opc-actions-and-decisions/research/funding-for-privacy-research-and-knowledge-translation/

https://www.priv.gc.ca/en/opc-actions-and-decisions/research/funding-for-privacy-research-and-knowledge-translation/how-to-apply-for-contributions-program-funding/applying-for-funding-under-the-contributions-program-annual-call-for-proposals/cp_guide/

 


 


Grants & Fellowships

2017-18 POGO Seed & Fellowship Grant Competition

Seed Funding Grant

The Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) is accepting applications for its Seed Funding Grant and Research Fellowship Clinician Scholar Award programs. Summaries of both programs are provided below.

Value
Up to $15K

Deadlines
Mandatory registration to Dina Skvirsky (dskvirsky@pogo.ca) – October 6, 2017 by 5:00pm
Submission to ORS – November 3, 2017
Submission to agency – November 17, 2017 by 5:00pm

Research Fellowship Program – Clinician Scholar Award

This award is open to licensed clinicians and health practitioners of any discipline working in the field of pediatric oncology

Duration
1 or 2 years

Deadlines
Mandatory registration to Dina Skvirsky (dskvirsky@pogo.ca) – October 6, 2017 by 5:00pm
Submission to ORS – November 3, 2017
Submission to agency – November 17, 2017 by 5:00pm

For more information on these funding opportunities, including how to apply, please visit the following link:
http://www.pogo.ca/research-data/research-funding/

 


SSHRC Introduces New Partnership Engage Grants

Objectives

  • To provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform decision-making at a single partner organization from the public, private or not-for-profit sector;
  • To respond to immediate needs and time constraints facing organizations in non-academic sectors; and
  • To allow non-academic organizations and postsecondary researchers to access each other’s unique knowledge, expertise and capabilities on topics of mutual interest.

SSHRC welcomes applications involving Aboriginal research, as well as those involving research-creation.

SSHRC invites all applicants to review Imagining Canada’s Future’s six future challenge areas and subquestions, and to consider addressing one or more of these areas in their research proposal.

Value: $7K – $25K

Duration: 1 year

Deadlines

Submission to ORS: September 1, December 1, March 1, and June 1

Submission to agency: September 15, December 15, March 15, and June 15