Award & Funding Opportunities

Find details about awards and funding opportunities to support research.

NameFoM DeadlineFoM Deadline (Hide)Sponsor DeadlineSponsor Deadline (Hide)EligibilityDescription
Canada Research Chairs (CRC)March 22, 20232023/03/03Not applicable0000/00/00FacultyUBC/FoM Calls for CRC Tier 1 & 2 applications.
Canada Excellence Research Chairs (CERC)December 22, 20212021/12/22October 13, 20222022/10/13FacultyOffers UBC an opportunity to establish highly funded research chairs in specific science, technology, and innovation priority areas.
Canada First Research Excellence FundDecember 13, 20212021/12/13August 31, 20222022/08/31FacultySupports Canada’s postsecondary institutions in their efforts to become global research leaders.
Charles A. McDowell Research AwardNot applicable0000/00/00November 15, 20222022/11/15FacultyMedal presented to an outstanding young faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in pure or applied scientific research.
Chew Wei Memorial Prize in Cancer ResearchMarch 17, 20232023/03/17Not applicable0000/00/00FacultyPrize awarded annually to a Canadian who has made outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration, or cure for cancer.
CIHR 2022 Fellowship AwardSeptember 28, 20222022/09/28October 5, 20222022/10/05PostdoctoralFellowships provide support for highly qualified applicants in all areas of health research at the post-PhD degree or post-health professional degree stages to add to their experience by engaging in health research either in Canada or abroad.
CIHR Spring 2023 Project GrantMarch 1, 20232023/03/01March 8, 20232023/03/08FacultyThe Project Grant program is open to applicants in all areas of health research that are aligned with the CIHR mandate.
Distinguished University ScholarJune 29, 20232023/06/29Not applicable0000/00/00FacultyRecognizes exceptional members of faculty in the areas of research and/or teaching or learning.
FoM Multidisciplinary Research Program in MedicineMarch 24, 20232023/03/24Not applicable0000/00/00Faculty
Provides undergraduate students with an opportunity to explore their interest in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research. Applications for supervisors and students are completed separately at two different timepoints.
FoM New Faculty Research AwardJune 26, 20232023/06/26Not applicable0000/00/00FacultyStart up funding for new recruits in the Faculty of Medicine.
FoM Seminar Series FundAugust 12, 20222022/08/12Not applicable0000/00/00FacultyFunds intended for the support of seminar series in the UBC Faculty of Medicine.
FoM Summer Student Research ProgramFebruary 15, 20232023/02/15Not applicable0000/00/00UndergraduateProvides undergraduate students with an opportunity to explore their interest in medical research by undertaking a project during the summer.
Friedman Award for Scholars in HealthNot applicable0000/00/00March 10, 20232023/03/10GraduateProvides funding to graduate students or medical residents so that they can pursue a learning opportunity to further their career.
Jacob Biely Research PrizeNot applicable0000/00/00November 15, 20222022/11/15FacultyPrize and certificate awarded annually to an active faculty researcher for a distinguished record of published research.
Killam Accelerator Research FellowshipOctober 24, 20222022/10/24November 15, 20222022/11/15FacultyIntended to support exceptional early career researchers across all disciplines who have the potential for significant impact in their field of scholarship and are ready to launch the next stage of their career.
Killam Faculty Research FellowshipNot applicable0000/00/00November 15, 20222022/11/15FacultyAssist promising faculty members who wish to devote full time to research and study in their field during a recognized study leave.
Killam Faculty Research PrizeNot applicable0000/00/00November 15, 20222022/11/15FacultyPrize awarded annually to full-time faculty members in recognition of outstanding research and scholarly contributions.
Margolese National Brain Disorders PrizeMarch 17, 20232023/03/17Not applicable0000/00/00FacultyPrize awarded annually to Canadian physicians or scientists who have made outstanding contributions to brain disorders research.
Margolese National Heart Disorders PrizeMarch 17, 20232023/03/17Not applicable0000/00/00FacultyPrize awarded annually to Canadian physicians or scientists who have made outstanding contributions to heart disorders research.
MSHRBC 2023 Research Trainee AwardFebruary 10, 20232023/02/10February 13, 20232023/02/13PostdoctoralSupports health researchers in the training phase of their research career to enable career development and enrich BC’s health research talent.
MSHRBC 2022 Health Professional-Investigator AwardJune 6, 20222022/06/06Jun 20, 20222022/06/20Health ProfessionalIntended to help decrease the gap between health research and its implementation by supporting health professionals to conduct and apply research relevant to health and/or the health system.
MSHRBC 2023 Scholar AwardJanuary 17, 20232023/01/17January 30, 20232023/01/30FacultyDesigned to attract and foster the development of outstanding health researchers in British Columbia.
NSERC 2022 Discovery GrantOctober 24, 20222022/10/24November 1, 20222022/11/01FacultyAssists in promoting and maintaining a diversified base of high-quality research capability in the natural sciences and engineering in Canadian universities.
NSERC 2022 Research Tools & InstrumentsOctober 18, 20222022/10/18October 25, 20222022/10/25FacultyFoster and enhance the discovery, innovation and training capability of university researchers in the natural sciences and engineering by supporting the purchase of research equipment.
NFRF 2022 TransformationJanuary 4, 20222022/01/04January 12, 20222022/01/12FacultySupports large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change.
NFRF 2022 ExplorationSeptember 6, 20222022/09/06September 13, 20222022/09/13FacultySupports high-risk, high-reward and interdisciplinary research.
President's Award for Public Education through MediaNot applicable0000/00/00February 15, 20222022/02/15FacultyResearch stipend presented to a faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding service to the University and the community by sharing research expertise via the news media.
Schmidt Science PolymathsAugust 19, 20222022/08/19August 31, 20222022/08/31FacultyAims to encourage the best “polymath” scientists to expand their research portfolios by exploring a substantive disciplinary shift soon after achieving tenure.
SSHRC 2022 Insight GrantSeptember 23, 20222022/09/23October 3, 20222022/10/03FacultySupports research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars for research initiatives of two to five years.
SSHRC 2022 Insight Development GrantJanuary 26, 20222022/01/26February 2, 20222022/02/02FacultySupports research in its initial stages. The grants enable the development of new research questions, as well as experimentation with new methods, theoretical approaches and/or ideas.
Susan G. Komen Career Catalyst Research GrantJuly 30, 20212021/07/30October 13, 20212021/10/13FacultySupports early career researchers conducting breast cancer research.
University Killam ProfessorsJuly 8, 20222022/07/08Not applicable0000/00/00FacultyRecognizes exceptional members of faculty who are extraordinary teachers and researchers, leaders in their academic fields, and have received national and international recognition.
V Foundation for Cancer ResearchMarch 6, 20232023/03/06April 24, 20232023/04/24FacultyFunds to support cancer research. Internal selection required.
WiSTEM2D Scholar AwardAugust 24, 20222022/08/24September 30, 20222022/09/30FacultyIntended to fuel the research passion of the awarded women and inspire career paths in their respective STEM2D fields.

Global Affairs Canada – Resilient Health Systems for All
June 2, 20232023/06/02June 26, 20232023/06/26FacultyThe Resilient Health Systems for All Call is a 2-stage application process contributing to Canada’s 10-Year Commitment to Global Health and Rights. The total amount of funding available under this Call for proposals is up to $300 million over 7 years.

Trainee Funding Opportunities

More funding and award opportunity information for trainees can be found on the Faculty of Medicine’s Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Awards website or MD and Undergraduate Student Research website.