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The Research Office is here to connect UFV faculty with research funding opportunities and valuable grant-writing support.

Filter options using the dropdown selection menus or type a keyword into the search field. For a full list of Tri-Agency research grants, please check NSERC, SSHRC, and CIHR's websites regularly. To suggest a listing or notify us of an error, please email us. See list of sponsor acronyms.


Opportunity Funder Deadline Details Type
Centres and Institutes Sustainability and Innovation Fund UFV 2003-05-31

The fund can provide up to $50,000 per proposal. Funds from this initiative are not intended to cover the entire cost of the implementation plan, but must be leveraged with either internal or external funds at a minimum of a one to one basis. 

Discovery Horizons NSERC 2023-06-16

From $50,000 to $100,000 per year, over five years.

  • Letter of Intent - June 23, 2023
  • Full application - Oct 18, 2023
SAGE Concept grants   2023-06-23

Amounts of £15,000 to scale up, and £2,000 for new ideas.

Deadline: 2023-06-23 11:59pm (PST)

Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond
Jubilee Scholarships (QES)  

Funding of up to $300,000 CAD.

Discovery Grants NOI NSERC 2023-08-01

Notice of Intent (NOI) due August 1, 2023 at 8pm (ET)

International Joint Initiative for Research on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation NFRF 2023-09-12

Collaboration to leverage international expertise to tackle global challenges caused by climate change, to further the design and implementation of co-produced climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies for vulnerable groups. 

Application deadline: September 12, 2023

Banting Postdoc Fellowship NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR 2023-09-20

Valued at $70,000 (taxable) per year. 2 years (non-renewable)

NFRF Horizon Global Platform SSHRC 2023-09-30

Applications are now being accepted for projects funded through any Research and Innovation call under Pillar II (Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness) of Horizon Europe 

NSERC Alliance Quantum grants NSERC 2023-10-31

- Applicants may now request up to $500,000 per year (previously $300,000) for a duration of up to five years. 

- Proposals may address any challenges in quantum science, but their thrust must aim to advance one or more of the NQS missions

UFV Peace and Reconciliation Centre Funding and Scholarship Opportunities – Various UFV PARC Ongoing Amount: $250 to $3,000 (varies). For UFV faculty and students, visiting scholars, and community artists and activists. Accepting applications until funds are exhausted. Internal
NSERC Alliance International Catalyst grants NSERC Ongoing Catalyst grants will provide funding for one year to support Canadian researchers in initiating international research collaborations in the NSE disciplines. External
SNSF Scientific Exchanges program SNSF Ongoing

Scientific Exchanges is aimed at researchers who want to host their own scientific event in Switzerland, invite colleagues from abroad for a research visit to Switzerland, or visit their colleagues in another country. 
Deadline: Ongoing (but at least 4 months in advance)

Tri-Council Funding for Post Doctoral Scholars NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR Ongoing Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers play a crucial role in Canada’s research ecosystem by pushing the frontiers of knowledge.  External
Genome Canada GAPP Ongoing Genome Canada has relaunched the Genomic Applications Partnership Program (GAPP) and is actively accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI).
Amount: Up to 1/3 of the project budget with a max of $2 million.
NSERC Alliance International Grants NSERC Ongoing Amount: $25,000 (Catalyst grants) up to $100,000 (Collaboration grants) per year. Duration: 1 to 3 years. External
NSERC Alliance Grants NSERC Ongoing Amount: $20,000 to $1M/year. Duration: 1 to 5 years. External
NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grants NSERC Ongoing Amount: Up to $500,000. Duration: Up to 5 years. External
SSHRC Joint Initiative for Digital Citizen Research SSHRC Ongoing Supplementary funding for holders of SSHRC Insight Grants, Postdoctoral Fellowships, and Doctoral Awards. External
Nechako Environmental Enhancement Fund NEEF Ongoing   External
Health Research BC match funding Michael Smith Health Research BC Ongoing We provide match funding to qualifying BC-based researchers and research teams who are applying to non-BC government-funded research competitions that require applicants to source match funding as a condition of the application. External
SSHRC Explore Grants SSHRC April 15, 2023 SSHRC Explore Grants are made possible by block funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to UFV. Grants issued up to $7000 and must be spent within the fiscal year they are awarded. Please see link for more details.  

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Funder acronyms

  • aiSTS – Académie Internationale des Sciences et Techniques du Sport
  • ASRP – Alzheimer Society Research Program
  • BCCAT – BC Council on Admissions & Transfer
  • BC NEIHR – BC Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research
  • CFIA – Canadian Food Inspection Agency
  • CIHR – Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • EVA BC – Ending Violence Association of BC
  • GC – Government of Canada
  • MSFHR – Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • NEEF – Nechako Environmental Enhancement Fund
  • NFRF – New Frontiers in Research Fund
  • NSERC – Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
  • PSPC – Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • QES – Queen Elizabeth Scholars
  • RSC – Royal Society of Canada
  • SSHRC – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

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