Internal Research Grants

Internal funding opportunities from the Faculty of Nursing & UofC

Key Deadlines

Summary of Awards

The University of Calgary Research Grants Committee (URGC) invites applications for its 2020 seed funding opportunities. Applications to the following competitions are due to the Research Services Office by 4:30 pm (MST), Monday, February 3, 2019:

  • URGC Faculty Seed Grants (Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine):  This competition is open to applicants whose research falls within the domains of CIHR and NSERC.  Seed Grants are designed to aid individual researchers and leaders of research teams in the development of applications for external funding. The assumed target is an application for funding to one of the two relevant federal granting councils (CIHR, NSERC) or other, equivalent, external funding agencies as appropriate to the researcher's academic discipline. Applicants may request a maximum of $15,000 for 18 months. For program guidelines, submission process, and application form, consult the URGC website and the Funding Deadline Calendar.
  • URGC SSHRC Explore Faculty Seed Grants:  This competition is open to applicants whose research falls within the domains of SSHRC.  Seed Grants are designed to aid individual researchers and leaders of research teams in the development of applications for external funding.  The assumed target is an application for funding to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) or other, equivalent, external funding agencies as appropriate to the researcher’s academic discipline. Applicants may request a maximum of $15,000 for 18 months. For program guidelines, submission process, and application form, consult the URGC website and the Funding Deadline Calendar.
  • URGC SSHRC Exchange Partnership Seed Grants (Development Stream):  This program provides support for the development of partnership arrangements and research activities that will be suitable for future SSHRC Partnership Grant or SSHRC Partnership Development Grant funding opportunities. Applicants may request a maximum of $10,000 for 12 months. For program guidelines, submission process, and application form, consult the URGC website and the Funding Deadline Calendar.
  • URGC SSHRC Exchange Partnership Seed Grants (Engage Stream):  This program provides support for the development of partnership arrangements and research activities that will be suitable for future SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant funding opportunity. Applicants may request a maximum of $2,500 for 6 months. For program guidelines, submission process, and application form, consult the URGC website and the Funding Deadline Calendar.

Direct questions regarding the URGC Faculty Seed Grants and URGC Partnership Seed Grants to the Research Services Office:

Denise Ward

Research Grants Officer

Email:  rsogrants@ucalgary.ca

Telephone:  (403) 220-5925


Faculty of Nursing Endowment Award

No current opportunities