Funding Opportunities 

For more information on research funding opportunities, please contact research@ocadu.ca

Funding Opportunities by Month (PDF)

January
February
March
April
May
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July
August
September
October
December
Ongoing Deadlines

January

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

January 2020 (for summer term)

TBD

Mitacs Globalink

 

 

To cover the costs of bringing a talented international student here to work on your research project for 12 weeks from May to September.

$5,000

12 weeks

Winter 2020

TBD

Mitacs Elevate

To support a postdoctoral researcher In a collaboration between the university and a partner organization.

$55,000 ($30,000 partner/$25,000 Mitacs)

2 years

 

February

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

February 1, 2020

January 6, 2020

SSHRC Insight Development Grant

To support research in its initial stages. Funding is provided for short-term research development projects, of up to two years, proposed by individuals or teams.

$7,000 - $75,000

1-2 years

February 1, 2020

January 6, 2020

SSHRC Connection Grant

To support events and outreach activities geared towards short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

$7,000 - $25,000

1 year

 

March

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

March-April each year

TBD

CBIE Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program/Canada-CARICOM Leadership Program/Canada-Chile Leadership Exchange Scholarship

To support students and researchers from Latin America and the Caribbean who wish to come to Canada for a short-term research exchange.

$7,200 - $9,700

4-6 months

March 15, 2020

February 17, 2020

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

To provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities with a non-academic organization.

$7,000 - $25,000

1year

 

April

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

Spring 2020

TBD

Mitacs Elevate

To support a postdoctoral researcher In a collaboration between the university and a partner organization.

$55,000 ($30,000 partner/$25,000 Mitacs)

2 years

 

May

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

May 1, 2020

April 6, 2020

SSHRC Connection Grant

To support events and outreach activities geared towards short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

$7,000 - $25,000

1 year

 

June

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

June 15, 2020

May 19, 2020

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

To provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities with a non-academic organization.

$7,000 - $25,000

1year

 

July

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

August

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

August 1, 2019

July

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

To provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities with a non-academic organization.

$7,000 - $25,000

1 year

NOI: Aug. 7, 2019

 

LOI:
Sept. 4, 2019

 

Full Deadline:

Dec. 10, 2019

NOI: Aug. 7, 2019

 

LOI: Aug. 12, 2019

SSHRC New Frontiers in Research Fund- Exploration

To support high risk, high reward and interdisciplinary research that is not easily supported through funding opportunities currently offered by the three agencies.

Up to $125,000/year

Up to 2 years

 

September

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

September 13, 2019

August 6, 2019

Vanier-Banting Secretariat: Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships

To support top-tier postdoctoral talent, develop their leadership potential and position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow.

$70,000/year (taxable)

2 years

September 15, 2019

August 19, 2020

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

To provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities with a non-academic organization.

$7,000 - $25,000

1year

September 20, 2019

August 24, 2020

MEDJCT Ontario Research Fund: Research Excellence

An ORF-RE provides research institutions with funding to support the operational costs of major projects of strategic value to the province. The fund provides up to one third of the total value of a project, with the remaining two thirds coming from a combination of private sector and institutional contributions.

$200,000 - $400,000

Up to 5 years

September 11, 2019

August 28, 2012

NWO Open Research Area

Supports joint research projects in the social sciences in participating countries. The scheme will provide funding for integrated projects by researchers coming from at least three of the four subscribing countries. There is also a special opportunity for co-operation with projects in Japan.

Up to $135,000 per year for a maximum of $400,000

2-3 years

 

October

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

October 10, 2019

September 9, 2019

MEDJCT Early Researcher Awards

To support eligible new leading researchers to build a research team of research assistants and post-doctoral fellows over a 5-year period.

$100,000; must be matched by an additional $50,000 from other sources of funds.

5 years

October 15, 2019

September 9, 2019

SSHRC Insight Grant

To support both emerging and established scholars for research initiatives of two to five years.

Stream A: $7,000 to $100,000
Stream B: $100,001 to $400,000

2 to 5 years

 

November

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

NOI: Aug. 1, 2019

 

Full application:

Nov. 1, 2019

October 4, 2019

NSERC Discovery Grant

To support ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or collection of projects.

~$25,000/year

Up to five years

November 1, 2019

October 7, 2019

SSHRC Connection Grant

To support events and outreach activities geared towards short-term, targeted knowledge mobilization initiatives.

$7,000 - $25,000

1 year

November 15, 2019

October 21, 2019

SSHRC Partnership Development Grants

To foster new partnerships with existing and/or potential partners, or design and test new partnership approaches for research and/or related activities.

$75,000 to $200,000

1 - 3 years

 

December

Deadline

Internal Deadline

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

December 15, 2019

November 17, 2019

SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant

To provide short-term and timely support for partnered research activities with a non-academic organization.

$7,000 - $25,000

1year

 

Ongoing Deadlines

Grant

Purpose

Amount

Duration

NSERC Alliance Grant

 

To encourage university researchers to collaborate with partner organizations, which can be from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. These grants support research projects led by strong, complementary, collaborative teams that will generate new knowledge and accelerate the application of research results to create benefits for Canada.

$20,000 - $1,000,000

1-5 years

OCE Talent Edge

**Ongoing, on hold for now

 

To support co-funding a student (grad or undergrad) internship with an industry partner.

$15,000 to 30,000 (OCE matches the industry cash 2:1)

4 months

OCE Voucher for Innovation and Productivity

**Ongoing, on hold for now

 

To support a research partnership with an Ontario based company.

Level 1: $15,000 to $30,000

Level 2: $75,000 to $225,000

(OCE matches the industry cash 2:1)

Level 1: 1 year

Level 2: 1 to 2 years

Mitacs Accelerate

 

To co-fund a graduate student internship with an industry partner.

$15,000 ($7,500 partner/ $7,500 Mitacs)

4 months