External Grants

Nursing-related opportunities sponsored by government agencies, foundations, and organizations

Key Deadlines

See below for competition details. Application/LOI/NOI deadlines are internal UofC Research Services Office (RSO) submission deadlines.


Funding Digest

SSHRC Insight Grants

  • Funding: Stream A, $7,000-$100,000; Stream B, $100,001-$400,000
  • Period: 2-5 years

Insight Grants are expected to respond to the objectives of the Insight program.

Insight Grants support research excellence in the social sciences and humanities. Funding is available to both emerging and established scholars. Insight Grant research initiatives can be undertaken by an individual researcher or a team of researchers working in collaboration. 

The targeted success rate for Stream A is higher than for Stream B.



  • Funding: any request under $13.75M
  • Period: any

Open to applicants in all areas of health research that are aligned with the CIHR mandate: "To excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian health care system". More than ever before, the health of Canadians is deeply intertwined with the health of people around the world. Projects or programs that have a global health research focus, or include international collaborations, are eligible for support through the Project Grant program. The onus is on the applicant to clearly demonstrate the alignment of the application with CIHR's mandate.