Funding Opportunity Archive

MSFHR Implementation Science Team Program

Sponsor: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

The MSFHR Implementation Science Team (IST) Program is a new funding opportunity designed to support the implementation and adoption of evidence-based, implementation-ready interventions that will improve the quality and effectiveness of health, health services and care in BC.

Value:
The IST competition consists of two phases, a Development Grant ($10,000) and a Project Grant ($500,000).

Deadlines:
Development Grant Letter of Intent deadline: April 16, 2018, 4:30 p.m. PT
Anticipated start of Development Grant: July 1, 2018
Project Grant full application due: January 14, 2019, 4:30 p.m. PT

2018 MSFHR Research Trainee Competition

Sponsor: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR)

The MSFHR 2018 Research Trainee competition supports BC health researchers in the training phase of their research career.

Value:
Each Research Trainee award provides funding for up to three years to help protect time for health research activities, enable career development and support the long-term success of the BC health research landscape.

Deadlines:
Letter of Intent: March 1, 2018 (4:30 PM PST)
Full Application: April 10, 2018 (4:30 PM PST)

CIHR Spring 2018 Project Grant

Sponsor: CIHR

The CIHR Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential for important advances in fundamental or applied health-related knowledge, the health care system, and/or health outcomes, by supporting projects with a specific purpose and a defined endpoint. The best ideas may stem from new, incremental, innovative, and/or high-risk lines of inquiry or knowledge translation approaches.

Value:
The combined total amount available for CIHR’s 2017-18 Investigator Initiated Research Programs (which will include the Project Grant: Fall 2017 and Spring 2018, and Foundation Grant: 2017-18 competitions) is approximately $575M. The proportion of investment between the Project Grant and Foundation Grant programs is under review.

Deadlines:
Registration Deadline: February 6, 2018
Application Deadline: March 6, 2018

Canadian Science Policy Fellowship

Sponsor: Mitacs

The Canadian Science Policy Fellowship is now accepting applications from prospective fellows interested in undertaking a 12-month policy project with a Canadian government host office.

Value:
Approved fellows receive remuneration from their host offices and professional development training and networking events facilitated by Mitacs.

Deadlines:
Sponsor Deadline: March 4, 2018 (11:59 PM)

MSFHR 2018 Scholar Competition

Sponsor: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

The MSFHR Scholar Program is designed to attract and foster the development of outstanding health researchers in BC. The intent of the Scholar awards is to allow early career researchers to establish an independent research career, build a leading research program, and expand their potential to make significant contributions to their field.

Value:
The Scholar award provides salary support at $90,000 per annum for up to a term of five (5) years.

Deadlines:
Sponsor Deadline: February 2, 2018 (4 PM)

2017 SSHRC Insight Grant

Sponsor: SSHRC

Value: $7,000 to $400,000, 3 to 5 years

Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for long-term research initiatives of three to five years.

The 2017 competition is not yet open, but please take note of the below deadlines.

Application Deadlines:

  • October 6 (10 AM): Deadline ORE/Kinesiology for Associate Dean/Director signature
  • October 6 (4:30 PM): Deadline ORS for RPIF + PDF copy of your full proposal
  • October 13 (4:30 PM): Deadline to hit “Submit” online through your SSHRC Portfolio
  • October 16: Deadline at SSHRC national

Mitacs Elevate

Sponsor: Mitacs

Mitacs Elevate trains emerging research management leaders through an exclusive professional skills curriculum. Fellows gain theoretical and experiential training in areas such as project management and presentations.

Value:
Postdoctoral fellows will receive $55,000 annual award (plus $7,500 per year non-cash value in training).
Elevate supervising professors will also get access to competitive funding, including up to $5,000 in research expenses.

Deadlines:
ORE Deadline: June 28, 2017 (9 AM)
Sponsor Deadline: July 5, 2017 (1 PM)

UBC Okanagan RSEDIC Seed Grants

Sponsor: Regional Socio-Economic Development Institute of Canada (RSEDIC)

The purpose of the RSEDIC seed grant is to provide funding to support new areas of regional socio-economic research, and to increase the capacity for regional socio-economic inquiry on campus. Activities undertaken through the seed grant can include for example knowledge syntheses, and/or the collection of pilot data on a new topic.

Value: Grants are for up to a maximum of $3,500 over 6 months. No extensions are available.

Deadlines:
ORE Deadline: April 18, 9 AM
ORS (Okanagan Campus) Deadline: April 18, 4 PM

Notes:
The RSEDIC seed grant is open to all full-time tenure-stream faculty in the professorial stream. The applicant shall have, at the time of application for the funding, a term of appointment spanning the period of funding, or a signed commitment for a term of employment spanning the period of funding.

CIHR Project Grant Spring 2017 Competition

Sponsor: CIHR

The Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes. It supports projects with a specific purpose and a defined endpoint. The best ideas may stem from new, incremental, innovative, and/or high-risk lines of inquiry or knowledge translation approaches.

Value: Project grant funding levels will be commensurate with need, which is expected to vary by research field, research approach, and scope of project activities.

Deadlines:
CIHR Registration Deadline: May 30, 2017 (Opens May 8, 2017)
ORE Review & Signature Deadline: Contact Heather Frost
ORS Signature Deadline: June 6, 2017
CIHR Application Deadline: June 13, 2017

MSFHR Reach Awards

Sponsor: Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research

These awards will provide funding to support the dissemination and uptake of research evidence to inform and improve further research, practice and policy-making. Awards will help teams of health researchers and research users collaboratively plan and implement dissemination activities, adapting messages and mode of delivery in order to reach audiences who can directly use the information.

Value: Maximum award amount is $10,000, for up to 12 months.

Sponsor Deadline: May 19, 2017

Note:
Each team must have at least one BC research/health professional trainee (e.g. undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral and/or clinical fellows) as a team member included in a meaningful way to enhance their knowledge translation experience and skills.