Funding Announcements

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SFU's Research Funding Application Signature Sheet ("SFU Signature Sheet") is required prior to all research applications. This completed/fully signed (i.e.; Applicant, Chair and Dean) sheet must accompany an electronic copy of the application (no CVs) for ORS records at the time of application.

Email these documents to

Completion of the internal SFU sign-off process is the responsibility of the applicant and is required prior to the Submission of the application to the funding agency. Applicants are strongly advised to allow sufficient lead-time for the proper consideration at each level.

ORS receives funding announcements from various agencies and advertises these announcements on these pages. You can receive the funding announcements directly by signing up to ORS' e-mail lists.  Faculty members interested in learning about new funding opportunities should sign themselves up to these e-mail lists as it requires a "Computing ID". E-mail list members also receive important news, reminders and updates from the VPR's office and ORS. All e-mail list correspondence is stored in the Archives tab.

SFU Funding Opportunity Calendars (for SFU Connect)

To add our SFU Funding Opportunity (External Deadline) Calendar to your SFU Connect account, please follow the instructions here: Subscribe to an External Calendar

Internal deadlines are usually one week in advance of the External deadlines. Please check the relevant page for the full funding opportunity.

Note we have not separated out these funding opportunities by research area.


SFU Adjunct Professors who plan on applying must have an Adjunct Professor appointment with a term that covers the applied for grant (eg Eligibility page. 01 SEP 2013 to 31 AUG 2015 -- for a 2 year grant).  Adjunct Professors should contact or the appropriate Research Grants team member as soon as possible for discussion about their eligibility.


Must complete the internal SFU sign-off process and email the signed SFU SIG Sheet + a brief description about their portion of the research to


RGFs are available to assist SFU researchers to obtain research funding. These individuals have extensive knowledge concerning funding sources and successful grant writing skills. See Research Facilitation for their names and contact information.


For information about potential industry partners, please contact SFU's Technology Managers in Industry Engagement (IE). Industry Engagement.

SFU Deadlines

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