The Research Office is here to connect UFV faculty with research funding opportunities and valuable grant-writing support.
- Search grant and funding opportunities below
- Ask a question or request feedback on a funding proposal (allow 2-3 weeks)
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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.
|UFV Accelerate Research Fund (ARF)||UFV||Ongoing||Amount: Up to $6,000.||Internal|
|Faculty/Student Research and Scholarly Activity Fund (FSRSAF)||UFV||Ongoing||Support active student involvement in faculty research and scholarly activity.
Deadlines: April 30 and September 10
Amount: Up to $4,000 (stream A)
Up to $8,000 (stream B)
|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|
|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 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 Postdoctoral Fellowships||SSHRC||2022-09-15||
SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowships are expected to respond to the objectives of the Talent program. These fellowships support the most promising Canadian new scholars in the social sciences and humanities, and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers.
The program offers eligible Canadian, degree-granting institutions an opportunity to establish highly funded research chairs in the Government of Canada’s ST&I priorities for the CERC and CFREF programs.
|Partnership Engage Grants||SSHRC||2022-09-15||Partnership Engage Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program and the Connection program. Valued at $7,000 to $25,000 for one year.||External|
|New Frontiers in Research Fund: 2022 Transformation competition||NFRF||2022-09-20||
The objective of the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change.
|Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships||Government of Canada||2022-09-21||
Areas of research:
|SSHRC and WAGE Gender-Based Violence Research Inititive (GBV)
||SSHRC, WAGE||2022-10-06||The Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Research Inititive launched by SSHRC and Women and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE), seeks to support academic researchers to advance knowledge on, and analyze the causes and persistence of GBV in Canada.
Amount: Up to $700,000 over 4 years.
|SSHRC Explore Grants||UFV||2022-10-11||
Explore grants are to support small-scale Social Science and Humanities research projects for researchers at any stage in their careers. Funds are provided by SSHRC and adjudicated/distributed by UFV.
Intake twice a year: March 1 and October 1
|Fullbright Scholars US||Fullbright||2022-11-15||
Fulbright Canada Research Chairs are intended for Canadian citizens who are exceptional scholars and/or experienced professionals who wish to conduct research and/or lecture in the United States.
|UFV Sabbatical Leave||UFV||2022-11-15||
Annual deadline November 15.
|Knowledge Synthesis Grant: "The Shifting Dynamics of Privilege and Marginalization"||SSHRC / Genome Canada||2022-12-15||
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) has launched a Knowledge Synthesis Grants funding opportunity to assess the state of research knowledge on the topic of “The Shifting Dynamics of Privilege and Marginalization”, under SSHRC’s Imagining Canada’s Future initiative.
|TANAKA FUND Grant to Support Promising Junior Japanese Studies Scholars 2023||Tanaka Fund||2023-01-08||
Funding is made available for the support and promotion of Japanese studies at universities and colleges in Canada.
Annual value: Total of $60,000 for this year's awards
Masters or Doctoral level students: Grants up to $10,000
Duration: Maximum of three months in Japan.
Deadlne: January 8, 2023
|NSERC Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF)||NSERC||2023-01-13||
The Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF) program provides support to a core of the most promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers.
|My question is about...||Contact|
|Requesting feedback on a grant proposal
Please allow at least 2-3 weeks. Responses will be slower during periods of high demand.
Dr. Garry Fehr
|Budget development, standard fees, eligible expenses, etc.||Kelly Tracey
Grants and Contracts Officer
|Research Option / Scholarly Activity (ROSA)
Dr. Garry Fehr
|All remaining inquiries|
- 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