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

The Weston Brain Institute – Early Phase Clinical Trials: Canada

To provide funding to support translational research that accelerates the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative disease of aging.

Eligibility
Principal applicants must be at or above the level of Assistant professor or equivalent

Value
Up to $1.5M

Duration
Up to 4 years

Deadlines
Submission of Letter of Intent (LOI) to ORS – 10 working days before submission to the Institute

Submission of LOI to Institute – Applications can be submitted at any time.  Applicants can expect to receive the outcome of their LOI application within ~2 months of submission.

Submission of full proposal to ORS – 10 working days before submission to the Institute

Submission of full proposal to agency (by invitation only) – Applicants who are invited to the proposal phase will have ~2 months to submit the full application after the invite notification.
For complete details on this opportunity and application process, please consult the following link:
http://westonbraininstitute.ca/early-phase-clinical-trials-canada/

 


Call for Nominations for the Gerda Henkel Prize 2018

Value of Award:

Euro 100,000

Nomination Deadline:

19 January 2018

More information on the call for nominations and the selection process is available on the Gerda Henkel Foundation website (https://www.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/prize). Please use the online nomination form to make your nomination (https://www.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/prize2018/form).

 


Genome Canada: Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) – Round 10

Please see the following GAPP website for further details on the funding program:
http://www.ontariogenomics.ca/funding-opportunities/open-competitions/genomic-applications-partnership-program-gapp/

Value of Award:
$300,000 to $6 million

Award Period:
1 to 3 year maximum

Funding Proviso
GAPP investment may not exceed 1/3 of the total project budget.

Application Forms and Submission:
For copies of the current forms or to submit an EOI, please contact Shobha Ramsubir, Senior Manager Senior Manager, Business Development & Research at sramsubir@OntarioGenomics.ca


Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative: 2018 Pilot and Research Awards RFA

objectives

  • To fund a broad range of ASD-relevant science
  • To seek applications that are grounded in biology and will complement SFARI’s grants portfolio, which aims to connect autism etiology to brain function and behavior

Value

Pilot Awards – Up to $330K
Research Awards – Up to $975K

Required Overhead
20% (Not applicable on equipment with a unit cost of more than $10,000, tuition, or Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) or Simons Variation in Individuals Project (Simons VIP) biospecimens)

Duration
Pilot Awards – Up to 2 years
Research Awards – Up to 3 years

Deadlines
Letter of Intent due at ORS – Friday, November 17, 2017
Letter of Intent due at agency – Friday, December 1, 2017
Full application due at ORS – February 12, 2018
Full application due at agency – February 26, 2018

For more information, including the program guidelines and application forms, please visit:
https://www.sfari.org/grant/pilot-and-research-awards-request-for-applications/


Weston Brain Institute: 2018 Rapid Response Program for P arkinson’s & Related Diseases

Objective
To provide funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research that will accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Value
Up to $200K

Duration
Up to 18 months

Deadlines
Submission of Letter of Intent (LOI) to ORS – November 20, 2017
Submission of LOI to agency – December 4, 2017 at 2:00pm EDT
Submission of full proposal to ORS – March 21, 2018
Submission of full proposal to agency (by invitation only) – April 4, 2018 at 2:00pm EDT

For complete details on this opportunity and application process, please consult the following link:
http://www.westonbraininstitute.ca/rapid-response-canada-2018/


France-Canada Research Foundation – New Scientific Collaboration Support Program

The program aims to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Support developing new expert partnerships between France and Canada
  • Promote the advancement of research and innovation,
  • Prepare and structure scientific cooperation between the two countries,
  • Promote researcher mobility, particularly for young researchers, and
  • Provide research training for young researchers.

Value
$8,000 – $15,000 CDN per project for travel and living expenses.

Important Note: These funds are primarily intended to support the mobility of researchers and their students.  No more than 10% of the total budget can be allocated to equipment or the like.

Deadline
Submission to ORS for administrative review – October 27, 2017
Electronic submission to agency AND to ORS – November 10, 2017 by Midnight Pacific Time

For further information and the application form and guidelines, please consult the following web link:

http://highereducation.francecanadaculture.org/en/node/13615


Simons Foundation – Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards 2018 Request for Applications

To help launch the careers of outstanding investigators who will advance our understanding of marine microbial ecology and evolution through experiments, modeling or theory.

Projects focusing on the microbiomes of invertebrates or vertebrates or on paleontological records will be considered.

Value
$180,000 USD per year

Duration
3 years

Deadlines
Submission of Letter of Intent to ORS – October 23, 2017
Submission of Reference Letters to agency – October 30, 2017 by 5:00pm Eastern Daylight Time
Submission of Letter of Intent to agency – November 6, 2017 by 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Submission of Full Application to ORS – February 8, 2018
Submission of Full Application to agency (by invitation only) – February 22, 2018

For more information, including the program guidelines, application forms and eligibility, please visit:
https://www.simonsfoundation.org/grant/simons-early-career-investigator-in-marine-microbial-ecology-and-evolution-awards/

 


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