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
CHEST Various: a1-antitrypsin, severe asthma, COPD, CF, etc.. Grant   April 9, 2018
CIHR Nutrition and the Epigenome Team Grant   April 12, 2018
SickKids/CIHR New PI Child Health Grant Grant   April 20, 2018
CF Foundation Research Grants Grant   May 7, 2018
CF Foundation Pilot and Feasibility Awards Grant   May 7, 2018
CIHR Early Career: Maternal, Reproductive, Child and Youth Health   Grant April 17, 2018 May 15, 2018
CIHR Research Network: Rare Diseases Network   May 15, 2018
MEDTEQ Technologies médicales innovantes Grant   May 18, 2018
CF Foundation Impact Grants Grant   May 31, 2018
CIHR Network Environments for Indigenous Health Research Grant April 26, 2017 June 5, 2018
CIHR Transnational Cardiovascular Research Projects New PI Grant   June 15, 2018
E-Rare-3 E-Rare-3 JCT 2018 Team Grant Feb 6, 2018 Jun 19, 2018
ERA-NET ERA-NET PerMed Team Grant   July 5, 2018
LAM Foundation LAM Foundation Grants Grant June 15, 2018 July 15, 2018
CIHR AMR: Point of Care Diagnostics in Human Health Grant   Aug 15, 2018
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Research Grants Program Grant May 5, 2018 Aug 20, 2018
CIHR Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Core Core Grant Feb 13, 2018 Aug 21, 2018
Canadian Cancer Society Impact Grant Grant April 10, 2018 Sept 13, 2018
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

Salary Awards (Trainees)

Funding Agency Title Type App Deadline
AllerGen Emerging Clinician Scientist Research Fellowship MD July 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
RSR-FRQS Travel and Stage Awards MSc/PhD/PDF April 30, 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