Funding Opportunities


External Funding Opportunities

A number of UBC Faculties publish up to date lists of upcoming grant opportunities and deadlines. The Faculty of Science publishes a comprehensive list of national, provincial and topic specific agencies on their website, and it is a great place to watch for upcoming opportunities.

Useful UBC grant and award sites
Faculty of Science - Grant Deadlines
Faculty of Medicine - Grant Deadlines
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Faculty of Applied Science - Grant Deadlines
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Support Programs to Advance Research Capacity

Each funding agency has a variety of information available about the specific requirements and guidelines for their own funding competitions. Compiled here are links to some common national, provincial and topic specific agencies for reference.

National Government FundedProvincial/LocalTopic Specific
National Sciences and Engineering Research CouncilGenome BCHeart and Stroke Foundation
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Michael Smith Foundation for Health ResearchDiabetes Canada
Canadian Foundation for InnovationBC Innovation CouncilAlzheimer Society
Economic Development InitiativeVancouver Coastal Health Research InstituteStem Cell Network
(Trainee Funding)
Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Cancer Society
Rare Diseases Models and Mechanisms Network