Internal Opportunities

Team Building Grant

Provides up to 4 awards valued at $25,000 for interdisciplinary research teams focusing on respiratory health. 

Registration Deadline: September 1, 2019
Application deadline: September 30, 2019
Funding Start Date: January 1, 2019

For more information on this funding announcement click here
Download the application package


External Opportunities

CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health:

Current upcoming opportunities associated with the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health:


CCS/CIHR Cancer Survivorship Team Grant
Funding Available: $500,000. For a maximum of $2,500,000 over a five-year period.
Registration Due Date: May 29, 2019
Application Deadline: September 10, 2019
Funding Decisions: December 1, 2019
Click here for further information.

Cannabis Research in Priority Areas Team Grant
LOI Due Date: May 15, 2019
Application Deadline: October 8, 2019
Funding start date: January 1, 2020
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2019 Early Career Investigator Awards in Circulatory and Respiratory Health
Funding Available: $345,000 ($115,000/year for 3 years)
Application Deadline: September 25, 2019
Anticipated Notice of Decision: March 31, 2020
Funding Start Date: April 1, 2020
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CIHR Funding Opportunity: Sex and Gender Science Chair
CIHR has announced funding for 19 chairs across a range of disciplines, including one in Circulatory and Respiratory Health (for a mid-career investigator). Candidates do not need to be previously established in the sex and gender area but, rather will use this chair to investigate sex and gender as a primary question within their own field of research. $700,000 is available to fund one application relevant to the  Mid-Career CIHR Sex and Gender Science Chair in Circulatory and Respiratory Health (sponsored by ICRH). 
Application deadline: October 8, 2019.
For more information click here.

Student Funding

Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship - Applications are accepted at any time

"The Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship provides long-term funding for a significant part of graduate degree programs:
Master’s students can complete an 18-month project (minimum $30,000 stipend)
PhD students can complete a three-year project (minimum $72,000 stipend)
Along with their research experience with an industry or not-for-profit partner, participating students receive training that helps them ensure the success of their projects and further their careers.
Fellowships can form new Accelerate projects or be added to existing ones, and applications are accepted any time. Regular Accelerate grants for larger or smaller projects with any number of interns or industry partners are available as usual."


Travel Awards

The Travel Awards program to support PhD or MD/PhD students and post-doctoral/medical/clinical fellows to present data at a conference, symposium or other appropriate professional meeting will be launched April 1st for the May 15, 2019 deadline.

Application deadline(s): May 15, 2019, September 15, 2019
Results announcement: July and November 2019
Funds available: $2,000
Maximum amount per grant: $1,000
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Indigenous Peoples' Health Research Centre (IPHRC) and SCPOR Awards for Indigenous Health Research

Application Deadline: September 1, 2019
The values for each award are as follows:
- PhD: $30,000 for 1 year
- Master's: $20,000 for 1 year
- Post Doctoral Fellows: $70,000 for 1 year

*All awards have the possibility of being renewed for a second year (2 years total), but is not guaranteed.*