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Updated prior to April 11, 2019
- Graduate Fellowships, up to $6500, deadlines vary, search GA3 to see availability
- External Dissertation Awards, recognize students who are graduating with outstanding thesis dissertations at master's and doctoral levels
- Tri-Agency Awards (CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC) - Visit the Award Holder Resources page on the Scholarships and Awards section of our website to find out how to accept, defer, interrupt your award payments.
Updated prior to April 11, 2019
- Mitacs Accelerate, supports collaborative research between grad students or postdocs and non-academic partners, including industry and eligible not-for-profit organizations. You can create your own research partnership, paid at $10–15,000 per term. The program is open to all academic disciplines, applications are non-competitive. Apply anytime.
- Mitacs Accelerate International, up to $15,000 for research with a company anywhere in the world. Apply anytime.
- Mitacs Elevate, $55,000 per year award for a customized research management training program, along with a two year research project with a non-academic organization. The program is open to all academic disciplines. Multiple rolling deadlines a year.
- Mitacs Globalink Research Awards provide $6,000 travel funding for research collaborations of 12-24 weeks at a university in any of Mitacs’ partner countries. Learn more about eligible destinations and award details. Multiple rolling deadlines a year.
- Left & Mitacs Research Grant, offering 16 post graduate positions, alongside co-op positions, over the next 3 years. Various deadlines.
Questions about anything Mitacs-related? Please email SFU’s Mitacs rep Allison Brennan at email@example.com. Allison is available to meet at any of SFU's campuses.
- Bertram Scholarship 2019, it awards $15,000 to PhD students whose research project is focus on a topic directly related to organizational governance. Deadline: May 24, 2019
- CCS Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research, several awards comes with $20,000 each contributed to the recipient’s research program. Deadline: May 29, 2019
- Canadian Blood Services Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, it provides salary support plus benefits, and a one-time research allowance of $20,000. Deadline: July 15
Updated prior to April 12, 2019
- Data Science Approaches to Improve Maternal and Child Health in Africa, it awards Innovation Seed Grants of up to $100,000 and Innovation Transition Grants of up to $500,000 to the continent's most impressive solutions. Deadline: April 26
- 2019 USDN Fellowship, 7 summer 2019 fellowship opportunities with local governments. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through April 2019.
- The Association of Moving Image Archivists, it awards three annual scholarships – the Sony Pictures Scholarship, The Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship, and the Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship. These scholarships – each in the amount of $4,000 – are given as financial assistance to students of merit who intend to pursue careers in moving image archiving. Deadline: May 1
- Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health and Aging Gerontology Research Centre, for recent doctoral degree graduate with strong quantitative or multimethod research skills and interest in health and aging research. Deadline: May 1
- Women in Technology & Indigenous Women in Technology Scholarships, 10 Scholarships valued at $10K each will be awarded in June. Deadline: May 15
- Elizabeth Henry Scholarship for Communities and Environmental Health, this $2000 award supports graduate student research on environmental health issues and promoting environmental sustainability through cooperative community initiatives. Deadline: May 10, 2019
- Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics, it awards $3,500 to BA/MA Economics or MBA students who is the recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics. Deadline: May 15, 2019
- IDRC Doctoral Research Awards, approximately 20 awards of a maximum of $20,000 each. Deadline: May 23
- Royal Canadian Legion Masters Entrance Scholarship in Veteran Health Research, $15,000/year for 2 years to a Master’s level student specializing in research related to Veterans and their families. Deadline: June 3
- SRK Canada Graduate Scholarship, this program assists students undertaking mining industry related graduate studies. Deadline: June 30
- John G. Bene Fellowship 2019, open to Canadians and permanent residents of Canada pursuing master’s or doctoral studies. One award of a maximum of CA$15,000. Deadline: July 4
- Wounded Warriors Doctoral Scholarship in Military and Veteran Health Research, $18,000/ year for 2 years to a Doctoral level student conducting research on issues relevant to military members, Veterans and families. Deadline: September 4
- RADIUS Opportunities, a list of RADIUS opportunities which includes funding, a fellowship, labs, and more; various deadlines
- IGH Funding Opportunities, trainee Travel Award, Transitions in Care (Team Grant), Transitions in Care - Evaluation Grants (Operating Grant); various deadlines
- Translink Mobility Grant, up to $50,000 to academics looking to conduct research projects related to new mobility; no deadline
- Data Incubator 8-week fellowships for grad students looking to enter industry, any discipline (Why they don't care about your discipline), rolling deadlines
- Weston Brain Institute Open Funding Opportunities, international fellowship and postdoctoral scholar, rolling deadlines
- NSERC Student Ambassador, $1,000 grant for post-secondary students and fellows to share their science and engineering experience with youth from groups that are under-represented in STEM; no deadline
- Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction Quick Response Program, up to $10k for social scientists to quickly deploy to a disaster-affected area in the aftermath of an extreme weather event or earthquake to collect perishable data; rolling deadlines
External Postdoctoral Fellowships Roundup
A list of external fellowships for postdoctoral fellows
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Spring 2019 External Doctoral Opportunities Roundup
A list of external doctoral opportunities
Research Funding and Award Opportunities Database
Contains hundreds of research grant and faculty award opportunities[SM1]
Open Educational Resource Grants
Available through the university[SM2]