Funding Opportunities

The following Funding Opportunities may be of interest to members and trainees at the Meakins-Christie Laboratories and the RESP Program. Please note this is not a complete list of all available funding opportunities. If you would like us to monitor specific deadlines, please let Inga know. Only agency deadlines are listed. Internal McGill deadlines for the various Departments vary greatly and are thus not listed below. Pulmonary Research Funding Opportunities.

Research Grants
Salary Awards (Faculty)
Salary Awards (Trainees)
Travel Awards

Research Grants

Funding Agency Title Type LOI Deadline App Deadline
MESI Health Collaboration Accelerator Fund Grant   TBC
MEDTEQ Fonds de soutien à l’innovation en santé et en services sociaux (FSISSS) Grant   TBC
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Research Grants Program Grant May 5, 2018 Aug 20, 2018
Michael J Fox Fdn Biomarkers in Protein Handling/Autophagy, Exosomes and Lipids Grant May 31, 2018 Aug 20, 2018
CIHR Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Core Core Grant Feb 13, 2018 Aug 21, 2018
CIHR Understanding the Health Impact of Inactivity Grant July 24. 2018 Aug 21, 2018
Heart and Stroke Fdn Grant in Aid Grant   Aug 30, 2018
John Templeton Fdn Small & Large Grants Grant   Aug 31, 2018
FQSR Subvention de Recherche – Pulmonaire Grant July 1, 2018 Sept 1, 2018
CIHR Pathways Implementation Research Teams – Component 3 Team Grant   Sept 6, 2018
Chron’s and Colitis Biology of Fibrosis in IBD Grant   Sept 7, 2018
CIHR Project Grant & Priority Announcements Grant Aug 15, 2018 Sept 12, 2018
Canadian Cancer Society Impact Grant Grant April 10, 2018 Sept 13, 2018
Kenneth Rainin Fdn IBD Synergy Awards Grant   Sept 17, 2018
CIHR ECI Award: Circulatory & Resp Health Grant   Sept 18, 2018
DoD Investigator-Initiated Award Grant June 12, 2018 Sept 20, 2018
CF Canada Basic and Clinical Research Grants Grant Aug 3, 2018 Oct 1, 2018
CIHR AMR: Point of Care Diagnostics in Human Health Grant   Oct 10, 2018
CIHR Epigenetic Clinical Translation Grant Sept 5, 2018 Oct 10, 2018
CIHR Transitions in Care – Best and Wise Practices Grants Grant   Oct 10, 2018
CIHR CHRP: Collaborative Health Research Projects Grant May 29, 2018 Oct 30, 2018
NSERC Discovery Grant Program Grant  Aug 1, 2018 Nov 1, 2018
FRQS Thematic Networks   Sept 5, 2018 Dec 11, 2018
FRQS AUDACE Program (Intersectoral Projects) Grant Sept 19, 2018 Dec 12, 2018
GlycoNet Collaborative Team – Cycle II Grant Reg: July 3
LOI: Aug 9
Feb 1, 2019
NIH R01 Research Grants Grant   Feb5/June5/Oct5
NIH Program Overviews & Deadlines Grant   Various
CQDM Canada/France Program Grant   Open Call
CQDM Quantum Leap
nnovative technolg
ies to facilitate drug discovery/development
Grant   Open Call
(reviewed quarterly)
CQDM SynergiQc
nnovative technologies with high commercial value
Grant   Open Call
(reviewed quarterly)
GSK Discovery Partnerships with Academia Grant   Open Call
Parent Project MD PPMD Exploratory Funds Grant   Not indicated
Parent Project MD PPMD Investigator Award Grant   Not indicated
Jesse’s Journey Duchenne Funding Program Grant   September (yearly)
RRDM Network Rare Disease Connections Grant   Open Call
Rare Disease Foundation Rare Disease Microgrant Grant   Jan/April/July/Oct (yearly)
NSERC Engage Grants, Connect Grants,
Collaborative Research & Development Grants
Grant   Open Call
Genentech Scientific Project Support Grant   Open Call

Salary Awards (Faculty)

Funding Agency Title Type LOI Deadline App Deadline
FRQS Chercheur-boursiers J1, J2, Senior Salary Aug 22, 2018 Oct 1, 2018
FRQS Chercheurs-boursiers cliniciens, J1, J2, Senior Salary Aug 22, 2018 Oct 1, 2018
FRQS Chercheurs-boursiers de mérite   Aug 22, 2018 Oct 1, 2018
CIHR Clinican-Scientist Salary Award Phase 2 Salary   Oct 2, 2018

Salary Awards (Trainees)

Funding Agency Title Type App Deadline
AllerGen Emerging Clinician Scientist Research Fellowship MD July 31, 2018
HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowships Aug 9, 2018 Aug 23, 2018
Horizon 2020 Marie Curie Fellowships Various Sept 12, 2018
CIHR Banting PDF Fellowship PDF Sept 19, 2018
FRQS Career Transition – NIH – Phase 2 PDF LOI: Aug 22, 2018
App: Oct 1, 2018
CIHR CIHR Doctoral Research Award PhD Oct 2, 2018
RSR-FRQS Complementary Fellowship Program MSc/PhD/PDF Oct 9, 2018
CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study MSc/PhD Oct 10, 2018
FRQS Masters Training MSc Oct 15, 2018
FRQS Masters Training for Professionals MSc Oct 15, 2018
FRQS Masters Training for MD-MSc MSc Oct 15, 2018
FRQS Doctoral Training Award PhD Oct 15, 2018
FRQS Doctoral Training for Professionals PhD Oct 15, 2018
FRQS Doctoral Training for Md-PhD PhD Oct 15, 2018
FRQS PDF Training (Canadian Citizens/Residents) PDF Oct 15, 2018
FRQS PDF Training (Citizens from other Countries) PDF Oct 15, 2018
FRQS Professional Postgraduate Training in Research (Fellowship)   Oct 15, 2018
CIHR Doctoral Research Award: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships PhD Oct 31, 2018
CIHR/Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships MSc/PhD Dec 1, 2018
CF Foundation Student Traineeship Award MSc/PhD Dec 31, 2018
CIHR Canada Grad Scholarship – Michael Smith Supplement Grad June 11 & Oct 10, 2018
European Research Society Short-Term Research Fellowship PDF Apr 1/Oct 1 yearly
Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD fellowship in Europe PhD Feb 1/ June 1/ Oct 1
Mitacs Accelerate Fellowship Graduate and PDF Open call
Mitacs Globalink Partnership Award (Industry) Grad Open call 
Mitacs Globalink Research Award Undergrad & Grad Jan/May/Sept
CF Foundation Student Traineeship Grant Various Open call 
Fulbright Canada Awards for American Scholars Various Various
Eur Resp Society ERS Fellowships Various Various 
McGill CaPS Various Scholarships and Awards Various Various 
McGill Faculty of Med Internal Studentship MSc & PhD April 23, 2018
Apr/May – yearly
McGill Faculty of Med PDF Fellowships PDF April 23, 2018
Apr/May – yearly 
McGill Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship PDF June – yearly
McGIll PBEEE/QC Merit Scholarships for Foreign Students GPhD June – yearly

Travel Awards (Trainees)

Funding Agency Title Type Deadline
CIHR Travel Awards Various Aug 23, 2018
McGill Exp Med Dr. Price Memorial Travel Award MSc & PhD Feb 28 / June 30 / Oct 31
AllerGen Travel Awards Various 4 weeks prior to travel
AllerGen International Trainee Research Visit Grad/PDF/Fellow Apr 30/ June 15/ July 30, 2018
AllerGen Research Skills Award Various 4 weeks prior to travel
AllerGen Funding and Training Awards Various Various
Mitacs Globalink Res Award Travel from CA Various Various
Mitacs Globalink Res Award Travel to CA Various Various
The Company of Biologists Travelling Fellowships MSc/PhD/PDF Feb 28/May 31/Aug 31/Nov 30
Canadian Cancer Society Travel Awards PhD/PDF Jan 15/ May 15/Sept 15
McGill Faculty of Med Graduate Mobility Award Graduate open call
Meakins Travel Awards Various open call

Links to common granting agencies.

Canadian Common CV

Canadian Common CV …………..

canadian cancer society research institute

Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute

Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Cystic Fibrosis Canada

National Institutes of Health

National Institutes of Health



Research Net


Canada Foundation for Innovation

Canada Foundation for Innovation …..

Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec

Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

CIHR link

Canadian Institute of Health Research

Canadian Lung Association

Canadian Lung Association  ………………

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Congressionally directed medical research programs: department of defense link

Department of Defense