External Funding

If you are an HHS Researcher and you have questions about applying for a grant, award or industry sponsorship please visit FAQ Grants & Scholarships.

Opportunities to fund research innovations, programs, personnel, infrastructure and equipment are available through Federal, Provincial and Agency funding opportunities. For internal opportunities visit Internal Funding.


Mitacs Elevate – Postdoctoral Funding

Mitacs Elevate is now accepting application for two-year postdoctoral funding:

•   $60,000 annual award (plus $7,500 per year non-cash value in training)
•    Exclusive, customized professional development training
•    Long-term collaborative research project with a non-academic partner

Deadlines:
•    Intent to Apply and Conflict of Interest declaration: June 13, 2018, at 5 p.m. PT
       o    Intent to Apply is not required to submit an application
•    Pre-review of draft applications: June 27, 2018, at 5 p.m. PT
•    Application: July 11, 2018, at 1 p.m. PT
•    Results announced: November 2018
•    Projects must start by February 6, 2019
 
For questions or more information, please contact us at elevate@mitacs.ca.  


The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR)

Deadline for applications – July 15, 2018

The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR) is now accepting applications for The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize.

The annual national Prize provides funding to outstanding rising star career researchers who are affiliated with a Canadian academic or clinical research institution in the field of mental health, to encourage them to continue to pursue their research interests. It recognizes those with a demonstrated track record in research with excellence in scientific rigor, innovative thinking, imagination and originality and a clear ability to work in partnership with other disciplines and/or research teams external to the institution with which they are affiliated.

This funding opportunity offering $100,000 each year for ten years, will be awarded to one person or a research team of up to three persons per competition. The Prize is awarded with the expectation that the recipient(s) will continue to demonstrate excellence in their field of work.

Candidates shall be exceptional rising star researchers who are 45 years of age or younger at the application date, are Canadian citizens or have landed immigrant status in Canada and are currently residing in Canada or are residing abroad but are committed to return to Canada within six months from the date the Prize is awarded. In addition, they shall be affiliated with a Canadian academic or clinical institution and their research shall be in a mental health discipline

For application and further details on how to apply, please visit http://www.theroyal.ca/research/about-imhr/the-royal-mach-gaensslen-prize-for-mental-health-research/